Dr. Steiner's Psychotherapy Tools

About Chronic Illness

  1. Introduction
  2. About Dr. Steiner's Audio CD: The Rollercoaster of Chronic Illness
  3. Other Articles:
    1. Toolkit for Families Living with Chronic Medical Illness
    2. Healing Power of Groups
    3. Why Nickname your Illness?
  4. Books:
    1. Believing in Ourselves
    2. My New Book

Books: Believing in Ourselves

Believing in Ourselves

Ann Steiner, Ph.D. is one of the inspirational women profiled in Believing In Ourselves: A Celebration of Women (Andrews McMeel, 2002), along with such other notable women as Sonia Sotomayor, now a Supreme Court Justice, Antonia Novello, former Surgeon General of the United States, Marty Evans, national executive director, Girl Scouts of America, and other inspiring women. Dr. Steiner is a psychotherapist, writer, and disability rights advocate who was diagnosed with arthritis when she was fourteen. She is a national keynote speaker and presenter, giving talks throughout the country, presenting new ways for consumers and professionals to bring compassion and comfort to life with chronic illness.


"Believing In Ourselves is a book of beautiful photos and compelling essays profiling thirty-five women who have succeeded in achieving extraordinary personal goals or overcoming significant hardships in their lives.

The women profiled are a diverse group, and the details of their success stories vary widely. Yet the stories all share the same fascinating plot twist: Even when faced with major obstacles along the way, each woman made a choice to become the person she wanted to be.

These are stories of women who refused to allow their fates to be dictated to them... This remarkable book will inspire women of all walks of life."

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