Low Self Esteem & Self Worth for Children & Teens

Low Self Esteem & Self Worth 

Given the messages sent out on a regular basis from our media, it is not surprising that children and teens struggle so often with feelings of low self-worth and self-esteem. Kids today struggle with many forms of unhealthy competition. Our culture tells kids in a variety of ways that they don’t measure up and in one way or another are out of touch with their peers. Loving parents, unknowingly, can often reinforce some of these self-defeating messages. A child counselor or teen counselor at Pathways Psychological Services is trained to listen to the negative messages children are repeating to themselves and help them replace those messages with more productive, positive messages highlighting their unique strengths and talents. When their attitude improves, so do their feelings and behaviors.

One or more of these signs may be present

Harmful self talk internally or out loud

Inability to set boundaries

Difficulty making decisions

Feelings of worthlessness

Not feeling they deserve more

Suicidal thoughts

What should I do?

Children are constantly changing and may have self-esteem issues. Pathways can help children with low self-esteem and self-worth. We help them change their negative messaging and learn to appreciate themselves.
Call us , Email us or  Contact Us  to request an appointment. Day and evening counseling sessions are available, and we would be happy to answer all of your questions.