Alain Braconnier

Protecting Your Inner Self To Live Fully Publication date : January 12, 2012

Alain Braconnier is the author of such immensely successful books as Mères et Fils and Les Filles et leurs Pères. A psychiatrist, psychologist, psychoanalyst and former director of a mental health association in Paris, he teaches at the University of Paris-V and at the School for Clinical Psychologists.

All studies confirm that we possess a wide range of tools of self-defence and self-protection to move forward in life, despite the difficulties that may arise.
What are those tools that we all possess, often unawares? How to make the best use of them and under what circumstances? Which tools are most effective in dealing with job-related stressful situations? Which ones are more appropriate for dealing with partners and family?

• The trade edition sold more than 15,000 copies.
•How parents can teach their children to build the psychological barriers that will enable them to defend themselves as adults.
• How, as adults and according to our personalities, we can learn to activate the right “buttons”, those that will allow us to react in the best possible manner.