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Proactive Change Books


Serge Prengel's books include several Self Coach Tools, several inspirational fables (Bedtime Strories For Your Inner Child) and other books.

You can download a free PDF version of any of these books before you buy it, to see if you like it (and you keep the PDF in any case).
Go to any book's page.

Self Coach Tools


Self-Leadership Workbook

Self-discipline is a wonderful thing. But what do you do when it doesn't work? This book helps you understand how you get in your own way, and how to go beyond that.

couples communication

Feel Heard, Not Hurt! Proactive Couples Communication Workbook

You and your partner talk... but do you feel heard? This book helps you gain a new perspective on how to better communicate with your partner.

Commitment Phobia Workbook

Commitment Phobia Workbook

This book is designed for people who deal with fear of commitment. It is meant for both:
- the commitment-phobe,
- and the partner of the commitment-phobe.

Inspirational fables:
Bedtime stories for your inner child


The Cat & The Box:
A fable about feeling stuck

A whimsical fable, featuring a cat who feels stuck inside a box... and how she gets unstuck.


A fable about empowerment

This whimsical parable makes a deep point in a deceptively simple manner. It helps you gain a new perspective on finding your true strengths.

In the moment

In the moment: A fable about life

A gentle little story about life, and the impermanence and beauty of Now.

Other books:

12 steps workbook

The Proactive Twelve Steps

Describes the 12 steps as a self-directed process—as opposed to a mystical process in which change somehow happens to you.

Still a dad

Still a Dad: The divorced father's promise

This book validates the hurt and anger that many divorced dads feel. It goes on to deliver an inspiring message of hope, as well as practical advice.

For therapists:

Defining Moments For Therapists

Defining Moments For Therapists

If therapy is a relational process, it takes a person on the therapist’s end. This book captures the therapist’s evolving sense of self as it is shaped by our experiences as active participants in a creative interaction.


Proactive Change FAQ

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