CBT For Low Self Esteem

What Is Low Self Esteem?

At the heart of self-esteem lays your own idea or opinion of the kind of person you are. Usually underlying low self-esteem are negative beliefs which are taken to be facts or truths about who you are and as such can lead to a negative impact on you as a person and on your life.

cbt in sheffield for low self esteem

What Are The Symptoms Of Low Self Esteem?

  • Uncertainty about yourself
  • Low self-confidence
  • Doubting about your abilities
  • Think negatively about yourself, usually in particularly stressful or challenging situations
  • A negative opinion of yourself
  • Judge or evaluate yourself negatively

For more information or to check appointment availability call us now on 0114 383 0004

How Can Therapy Help?

Your therapist will work with you to understand more about how low self-esteem has developed, and how your thinking habits and behaviours may keep low self-esteem going in the present day.

You will earn new skills to evaluate your negative self-talk and challenge unhelpful beliefs about yourself. You will be asked to keep a record of your self-talk and learn new ways to challenge them, helping you to move towards a place of self-knowledge, self-acceptance, and create a more balanced and healthy view of yourself.


How Many Sessions Will I Need?

Low self esteem can be part of current difficult and stressful life situations. If you’re experiencing depression, low self esteem can be a by product of your depressed mood. Having a negative view of oneself is a symptom of depression. As such treatment will usually follow recommendations treatment of depression lasting between 8 – 12 sessions.