Low self-esteem affects many, if not all of us at some point in our life - if affects our confidence, our ability to assert ourselves, how we relate to others and how we seek to have our needs fulfilled. It influences our self image - and the level of worth we place on ourselves next to others
A healthy level of self-esteem serves us well in life - especially at work and in our relationships.It can help to bring about long-lasting self confidence, and a sense of comfort in your own skin and way of doing things.
What does low self-esteem look like?
- Poor confidence
- Limited self-belief
- Feelings of worthlessness and inadequacy
- Valuing others opinions and views above your own
- Reliance on drugs/alcohol to feel more confident
What are the benefits of counselling?
Improve our self image
Understanding the root causes of your feelings of self worth, self belief and confidence
Examine the thoughts, feelings and behaviours that contribute to low self-esteem
Gain self understanding and self awareness