Recognizing Low Self-Esteem & Getting Proper Treatment

Self-esteem makes you feel valuable, confident, and worthy of respect, which can further influence the overall well-being of an individual. Your high self-esteem makes you feel good about yourself and your progress in life, while low self-esteem often makes you feel shame and self-doubt. You start spending time criticizing yourself. The

effects of negative self-talk

could result in several mental health conditions like anxiety, fear, and depression.

Therapy For Low Self-esteem By Dr. Joseph Lancaster

Therapy for self-esteem and changing your beliefs and behavior about how you think about yourself are the only ways to raise your self-esteem. If you have been struggling with self-esteem issues from early childhood until now, self-esteem therapy becomes necessary; otherwise, it could lead to serious mental health issues and even self-harm. I treat my patients with self-esteem issues with “person-centered” therapy. I help individuals recognize the cause and monitor negative beliefs, doubt, and anxiety to alleviating painful feelings. For more information on self-esteem therapy, feel free to contact me!

Frequently Asked Questions

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is considered one of the most effective treatments for low self-esteem.

CBT helps the therapist recognize the real cause and monitor negative beliefs, doubts, and anxiety to alleviate pain and let you take constructive actions. 

Therapists help through a number of psychological treatments, such as Cognitive behavioral therapy, compassion-focused therapy, and competitive memory training, which directly target low self-esteem.

Below are 5 ways to nourish your self-esteem.

  1. Use positive affirmations correctly.
  2. Identify your abilities and work on them.
  3.   Learn to accept compliments.
  4. Don’t self-criticize and introduce self-compassion.
  5. Know your real worth.

Yes, definitely! You can take the help of a therapist to help you and guide you on how you can improve your low self-esteem.

Some Signs of Low Self-esteem are:

  •       Saying negative things about you.
  •       Always joking about and criticizing you.
  •       Blaming you when things go wrong.
  •       Thinking others are better than you.