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Integrated Psychiatry, Psychology & Therapy Services located in Iowa City, IA

Self-esteem services offered in Iowa City, IA

Your self-esteem generally increases with age but can fluctuate over time. During periods of low self-esteem, the specialists at Rein Center in Iowa City, Iowa, can provide in-person and telehealth care, including psychological counseling and medication. Call Rein Center or book an appointment online to gain more self-confidence through therapy today.

Self-esteem Q & A

What is self-esteem?

Your self-esteem is how you value and feel about yourself. It involves many factors, including self-confidence, motivation and drive, and mental well-being. Your confidence in your abilities and attributes both play roles in constructing your self-esteem.

Over the course of your life, your self-esteem tends to increase. It may start out quite low during childhood and adolescence as you learn about who you are and develop a sense of identity. 

Healthy self-esteem involves a strong sense of identity, confidence, and the ability to maintain relationships. You might sometimes go through phases of low self-esteem, even during adulthood, that can involve feelings of self-doubt and unworthiness. These feelings can become a self-fulfilling prophecy and impact your ability to excel in your life. 

What causes low self-esteem?

Low self-esteem can come from a number of different factors, with some being more under your control than others. Rein Center helps you explore the parts of your life that have a negative impact on your self-esteem through individualized counseling. They might include:

  • Trauma from your past
  • Relationship problems
  • Physical or mental illnesses
  • Your socioeconomic status
  • Life transitions
  • Work challenges
  • Racism and discrimination

Fortunately, the worries and self-doubt you experience from having low-self esteem are reversible through holistic counseling and care at Rein Center. 

How can I improve my self-esteem?

Working on your mental and physical health can improve your self-esteem over time. You can work with the specialists at Rein Center toward the goal of higher self-esteem and more confidence as a result. 

Personalized care is always a priority at Rein Center and is the most effective approach for managing life’s problems. After a thorough mental health evaluation, Rein Center provides you with an individualized care plan to boost your self-esteem. It might involve:

  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Yoga and meditation
  • A custom wellness plan 
  • Treatment for depression
  • Treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma
  • Treatment for anxiety

Your specialist explores the factors contributing to low self-esteem, like recent life changes or mental health disorders. They plan your treatment accordingly. 

To get healthier self-esteem through counseling and individualized care, call Rein Center or schedule an appointment online today.