Jan Deelstra
Most Recent Book Title
Escaping the Chrysalis: Introduction to Gestalt Techniques for Self-Esteem Transformation
Book Description
Escaping the Chrysalis: Introduction to Gestalt Techniques for Self-Esteem Transformation is the life manual you wish your parents had read! Based on Gestalt techniques, the book is designed to empower readers in all arenas of life. From enhanced communication skills to acute self-awareness, this book delivers on the promise of a more fulfilled life. The basis of all experience lies in one's self-esteem level. Self-esteem impacts wealth, health, and over-all satisfaction. Escaping the Chrysalis uses the analogy of a butterfly, struggling to escape the confines of the chrysalis, but needing that struggle to build strength in order to ultimately fly. The metaphor is hard to miss. A great book that readers will return to often as it encourages, and provides real time solutions to all of life's possible ills.
Additional Book Titles
The Flying Game
Blessings in the Mire: A True Story of Miracles & Recollections
Shadows Attached: Mad Woman Poetry Volume 1
Author bio
Author Bio: Jan Deelstra
Motto: Gestalt means whole and so are you.

Self-Esteem Specialist, Jan Deelstra is the transformational author of:
•Blessings in the Mire, A True Story of Miracles & Recollections
•The Flying Game
•Escaping the Chrysalis: Introduction to Gestalt Techniques for Self-Esteem Transformation
•Shadows Attached: Mad Woman Poetry volume 1
•Infinite Pie

Deelstra's life's calling is in helping others transform into their greatest version of themselves using self-esteem-bolstering gestalt techniques, including dream analysis and hot-seat work.

With a background in social issues, Deelstra has championed diverse populations, including working to provide gestalt therapy techniques to marginalized members of society. She worked for over ten years at the Department of Human Services in varied positions, offering self-sufficiency classes and counseling to adolescent parents, and to single mothers receiving public
assistance, and also worked as an internship placement supervisor to graduate students studying social work.

Realizing that true social change begins inside, Deelstra is committed to improving the lives of others. She teaches and writes in the vein of gestalt self-awareness, and bridges the waters of psychology and metaphysics. An avid reader and writer, Deelstra has written for children, adolescents, and adults, and is currently editing her latest book, working title Gestalt Techniques for Wellness, due out in early spring 2015.

Correspondence is welcomed at JanDeelstra@JanDeelstra.com.
Professional Speaker Topics
Self-Esteem: How it affects every facet of our lives.
Gestalt means "whole" and so are you: Whole and Perfect in YOUR Humanness.
Communication Matters: Learning Assertive (not to be confused with aggressive) communication is a crucial component of success tools.
Let Go/Let Gestalt: Using Gestalt Techniques to FREE Energy for SUCCESS & Fulfillment.
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto

Gestalt means "whole" and so are you.

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