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Self Esteem


Improving healthy self-esteem and quality of life

The term self-esteem refers to how a person regards themself. A healthy or high self-esteem results in confidence to pursue goals, develop rewarding relationships, and facilitates an overall higher life satisfaction. 

An unhealthy or low self-esteem can lead to feelings of stagnation, abusive or unfulfilling relationships, and a lack of motivation to pursue one’s full potential. Low self-esteem can be the result of negative feedback from parents, friends, coworkers, bosses, teachers, or anyone else in a position of authority or trust.

An inflated sense of self-esteem can lead to patterns of manipulation, entitlement, arrogance, and difficulties in work and relationships. Significant inflation may be diagnosed as narcissism.

Understanding that no person is inherently more or less worthy than another person is key to developing a healthy sense of self-esteem. Accepting the differences among all people and resisting the temptation to compare oneself to others is also helpful. 

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    Locations: Salvéo Counseling Kirkland, Virtual Telehealth Sessions

    Helps with: Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Complex Trauma, Addiction, Adjustment Disorders, Low self-esteem, Women's Issues, Grief/loss, Co-occurring Disorders, Interpersonal Issues, LGBTQIA+, Addiction, ADHD, OCD, Autism

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    Locations: Salvéo Counseling Kirkland, Virtual Telehealth Sessions

    Helps with: Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Compassion Fatigue, Cross Cultural Issues, Depression, Identity Development, Life Transitions/Adjustments, Parenting Strategies, Racial Identity, Racial Trauma, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Trauma and PTSD, Women’s Issues, Addiction, ADHD

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    Locations: Salvéo Counseling Redmond, Salvéo Counseling Seattle, Virtual Telehealth Sessions

    Helps with: Depression, Grief/Loss, Self-Esteem, Shame and Guilt, Physical and Sexual Abuse, Childhood and Domestic Abuse, Trauma, Anxiety, Spirituality, Eating Disorders, Suicidal Thoughts, Sexuality, Sleep disorders, Couples

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    Locations: Salvéo Youth Counseling, Virtual Telehealth Sessions

    Helps with: ADHD, Anxiety, Attachment Disorders, Bipolar, Parenting, Cultural Issues, Domestic Violence Recovery, Depression, Family Dysfunction, LGBTQIA+, Grief in Teens & Kids, Chronic Medical Illness, Mood Disorders, Postpartum, Trauma, Panic, Phobias, Sexual/ Physical Abuse Recovery, Self-Esteem, Stress Management, Self-Harm, Women's Issues, Emotional Regulation

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    Locations: Salvéo Counseling Seattle, Virtual Telehealth Sessions, Salvéo Counseling Redmond

    Helps with: Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorders, Grief, Trauma/PTSD, OCD, Self-esteem, Intersectionality, Race and Religious issues, Stress management, Anger management, Emotional regulation, Life transitions, Couples

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