Replace Rejection and Fear with Self-Respect Almost everyone feels shy or slightly stressed in certain kinds of situations -- with new people, on a job interview, or on a first date. Jonathan Berent has helped thousands who suffer from shyness become calm, confident, and socially adept. He shows how even extremely shy people can overcome the low self-esteem and frustration that settle in after years of social disappointments and rejection, and gradually move toward mastery of the situations they find most difficult. * Learn about treatment for adults, teenagers, and children (with special advice for parents) * Practice specific goal-setting exercises and new treatment techniques * Overcome symptoms that block careers, relationships, and personal fulfillment * Conquer the entire range of problems -- from mild shyness to crippling social phobias * Achieve lasting self-esteem Through interactive exercises and supportive, encouraging words, Beyond Shyness gives shy people a new chance in the social world, a chance at ease in situations that have long been agonizing. Berent shows how to instill a healing confidence and replace rejection with real self-respect.