Critical. Suffering. Feeling. Inadequate.
What is low self-esteem?
The way you feel about yourself is often seen by you as being very factual however it is merely your opinion of yourself. These opinions are determined by the experiences you’ve had in your life and what you took away from those lessons.
How to know if you have low self-esteem
If your experiences have been negative then you’ll find that your opinion of yourself may very well be negative too. There are a number of different situations and experiences that can have an effect on your self-esteem, such as:
• Failing to meet parental standards
• Failing to meet peers’ standards
• Receiving other people’s stress and distress
• Being mocked
• Being abused, neglected or systematically punished
• Being absent of praise, affection or warmth from loved ones
• Feeling like the odd one out with family and or friends
Counselling for low self-esteem
Arranging professional counselling for low self-esteem can help you improve your image of yourself.
The methods we use to help our clients recover from low self-confidence can vary – we will always tailor your therapy to suit your needs.
All our therapists know the level of courage it takes for you to contact us to start your journey, we aim to match the same level of courage in our therapists. We have therapists working from Kay’s Counselling office in Birmingham and therapists across the UK on our directory. Check out our directory, we’re very selective about who we work with, we aim to have therapists who have the expertise to help you with your issues.