Want to feel confident about yourself?
Self-esteem refers to whether you appreciate and value yourself. Having a low self-esteem can affect every aspect of your life. It can impact your relationship, your family, job and physical and emotional health. But you can boost your self-esteem by visiting a therapist!
Cognitive behavioral therapy is effective in the treatment of low self-esteem, anxiety, and depression. It helps you recognize the cause and get rid of the negative thoughts and doubts, and anxiety in order to diminish hurtful feeling and enable you to take action.
Ingredients of effective cognitive behavioral therapy for low self-esteem include:
- Replacing self-criticism with self-compassion.
- Developing healthier (more flexible) rules and beliefs.
- It helps recognize the cause of negative beliefs, thoughts, and emotions to modify them into positive beliefs.
- Facing your fears and confronting anxiety provoking situations.
Dr Matthew Whalley, Dr Hardeep Kaur. “Low Self-Esteem.” Psychology Tools, 18 May 2022, https://www.psychologytools.com/self-help/low-self-esteem/.
Lancer, Darlene. “Self Esteem Therapy: Counseling for Low Self Esteem.” TherapyTribe, https://www.therapytribe.com/therapy/self-esteem-therapy/.