Self-esteem can affect people in different ways. Self-esteem is used to describe a person's overall sense of self-worth, value and how they may perceive themselves. It is often based on our personal view and beliefs about ourselves, which can sometime feel impossible to change. Many of us experience a sense of self-esteem in our lives and there are various factors that can contribute to our self-esteem, such as:
Low self-esteem is not a sign of weakness. If left untreated, it can develop into a serious mental health problem. Self-esteem can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can have an impact on a person’s ability to function at work and at home. Here are just some examples of issues that can manifest from low self-esteem:
Fortunately, it is also manageable with the right professional support and treatment. There’s no need to suffer with self-esteem. Proven treatment exists and your self-esteem can improve with online video psychological therapy and simple changes to your mindset and lifestyle. Let us help you identify the negative beliefs you have about yourself, and challenge them.
The reference of “esteem” can be easily explained in the fourth level of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs pyramid. Maslow’s esteem needs are more focused on external factors, such as accomplishment, respect, recognition, prestige, and status (McLeod, 2017).
We all know how important it feels to be valued and recognised for our achievements. When an individual’s self-esteem needs are impaired, then our desires for love and a sense of belonging are limited. Maslow explained that for one to achieve self-actualization and grow, their need for inner-respect and esteem from others must be met.
If you feel you are having trouble with self-esteem, then please contact us for your FREE 15 minuet consultation.
CBT is a evidence-based talking therapy that can help you manage your problems by changing the way you think and behave.
Counselling is a talking therapy that involves a trained therapist listening to you and helping identify core beliefs and discover at what point in life or childhood such beliefs were formed. Talking therapy will help you find ways to deal with self-esteem issues.
Mindfulness is a tool that many therapists teach and develop individuals to be become more aware of how they truly think and feel about their problems. Mindfulness helps individuals to develop a greater focus and appreciation on the experiences they are presently having.
EMDR therapy is an effective treatment for prolonged stress that may be causing depression, such as alcohol, addictions, anxiety, bereavement and trauma.