Low self-esteem is a common issue.
Fortunately for most people they feel low self-esteem in particular circumstances or with particular people.
For these clients psychotherapy can be straightforward equipping them with the skills to perform better in those particular situations.
Examples of this kind of low self-esteem issue might be dating, speaking in public or family get-togethers’.
For other clients, low self-esteem is a more global and stable part of their life.
In such circumstances, it is important in psychotherapy to locate where the low self-esteem was generated, and tackle the underlying issue.
Often this can be found in poor parenting, sexual abuse or bullying in childhood.
Low self-esteem, in whatever form it takes, is important to tackle.
It is not just that you deserve to feel good about yourself.
If you don’t feel good about yourself, you will always put a limit on what you can achieve in life.
Just imagine what that might cost you in the long run …
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