In Person and Online Therapy Sessions Available | (616) 309 0737
2460 Burton St SE #101, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
In Person and Online Therapy Sessions Available | (616) 309 0737
2460 Burton St SE #101, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Counseling For Self-Esteem


Welcome to Evolve Therapy Group. Here, we focus on helping individuals develop a healthy sense of self-worth and improve their overall self-esteem. Our team of compassionate therapists provides support, guidance, and evidence-based techniques to help you build a positive self-image and lead a more fulfilling life.

Understanding Self-Esteem:

Self-esteem refers to the overall subjective evaluation of one’s worth and value as a person. It plays a crucial role in our mental and emotional well-being, affecting our confidence, relationships, and overall quality of life. At Evolve Therapy Group, we believe that everyone deserves to have a healthy and positive self-esteem, and we are here to help you achieve that.

Signs of Low Self-Esteem:

Low self-esteem can manifest in various ways, and it’s important to recognize the signs. Some common indicators of low self-esteem include:

– Negative self-talk and self-criticism

– Constant comparison to others

– Difficulty accepting compliments or positive feedback

– Fear of failure or taking risks

– Social withdrawal or isolation

– Perfectionism or setting unrealistic standards

– Lack of self-confidence in various areas of life

Our Approach:

At Evolve Therapy Group, we take a client-centered and collaborative approach to help individuals improve their self-esteem. Our therapists provide a safe and non-judgmental space where you can explore the underlying causes of low self-esteem and develop strategies to build a healthier self-image.

Services We Offer:

  1. Individual Therapy: Our therapists work one-on-one with clients to address the root causes of low self-esteem, challenge negative beliefs, and develop self-compassion and self-acceptance.
  2. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT): CBT techniques are effective in challenging negative thought patterns and replacing them with more positive and realistic beliefs. Our therapists incorporate CBT strategies to help you reframe negative self-perceptions and develop a more positive self-image.
  3. Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Practices: Mindfulness and self-compassion techniques can help individuals cultivate a kind and non-judgmental attitude towards themselves. These practices promote self-acceptance, self-care, and resilience.
  4. Emotion Focused Therapy: (EFT) is an evidence-based approach that focuses on the importance of emotions in our lives and the therapeutic power of emotional processing. It recognizes that emotions play a central role in our well-being and that difficulties arise when emotions are suppressed, avoided, or misunderstood. EFT aims to help individuals develop a more adaptive relationship with their emotions, leading to improved mental health and overall functioning.
  5. Psychodynamic therapy: is an evidence-based approach that focuses on exploring the unconscious mind and the impact of past experiences on our current thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. It recognizes that unresolved conflicts and unconscious patterns can contribute to difficulties in our lives and well-being. Psychodynamic therapy aims to help individuals gain insight into these underlying dynamics, leading to personal growth and improved mental health.

Benefits of Improving Self-Esteem:

– Increased self-confidence and self-worth

– Improved mental and emotional well-being

– Better resilience in the face of challenges

– Enhanced relationships and communication skills

– Greater motivation and willingness to pursue goals

– Improved decision-making and assertiveness

Benefits of Therapy for Building Self-Esteem: Confidence, Self-Acceptance, and Personal Growth

Therapy can be a transformative journey for individuals seeking to build and improve their self-esteem. It provides a supportive and non-judgmental space to explore and address underlying issues, develop self-awareness, and foster personal growth. Here are some key benefits of therapy for building self-esteem:

  1. Identifying and Challenging Negative Beliefs:

Therapy helps individuals identify and challenge negative beliefs and thought patterns that contribute to low self-esteem. By exploring the origins of these beliefs, therapy enables individuals to develop a more realistic and positive self-perception.

  1. Developing Self-Awareness:

Therapy promotes self-awareness by encouraging individuals to explore their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Through this process, individuals gain a deeper understanding of themselves, their strengths, and areas for growth. Increased self-awareness is a crucial foundation for building self-esteem.

  1. Building a Positive Self-Image:

Therapy supports individuals in developing a positive and realistic self-image. It helps individuals recognize their unique qualities, strengths, and accomplishments. By focusing on these positive aspects, therapy can shift the perception of oneself, leading to improved self-esteem.

  1. Enhancing Self-Acceptance:

Therapy fosters self-acceptance by helping individuals embrace their imperfections and vulnerabilities. It encourages individuals to practice self-compassion and let go of self-judgment. Therapy provides tools and techniques to challenge self-criticism and cultivate a greater sense of self-acceptance.

  1. Setting Boundaries and Assertiveness:

Therapy empowers individuals to set healthy boundaries and practice assertiveness. It helps individuals develop effective communication skills, express their needs and desires, and establish boundaries in relationships. By asserting oneself, individuals can build self-esteem and cultivate healthier relationships.

  1. Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs:

Therapy supports individuals in identifying and overcoming self-limiting beliefs that hinder their self-esteem. It helps individuals challenge fears, self-doubt, and negative self-talk. Therapy provides strategies to reframe thoughts and develop a more positive and empowering mindset.

  1. Encouraging Personal Growth:

Therapy is a catalyst for personal growth and self-improvement. It provides individuals with tools and strategies to set and achieve goals, develop new skills, and cultivate a sense of purpose and meaning in life. As individuals make progress and witness their own growth, self-esteem naturally improves. Therapy equips individuals with resilience-building skills to cope with setbacks and challenges. It helps individuals develop problem-solving abilities, manage stress, and bounce back from adversity. Cultivating resilience contributes to a stronger sense of self and increased self-esteem.

Therapy offers numerous benefits for building self-esteem, including identifying and challenging negative beliefs, developing self-awareness, building a positive self-image, enhancing self-acceptance, setting boundaries, overcoming self-limiting beliefs, encouraging personal growth, and cultivating resilience. By seeking therapy, individuals can embark on a journey of self-discovery, self-acceptance, and personal empowerment. Remember, building self-esteem takes time and effort, but therapy can provide the guidance and support needed to make lasting positive changes.

Why Choose Evolve Therapy Group?

– Experienced therapists specializing in self-esteem and self-worth

– Tailored approach to meet your unique needs and goals

– Safe and supportive environment for exploration and growth

– Evidence-based techniques and therapeutic modalities

– Commitment to ongoing professional development and staying up to date with the latest research in self-esteem


We believe that every individual has the capacity to evolve and thrive through life's challenges. Let us support you on your journey of growth and healing. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards a more fulfilling and resilient life.

Contact Us:

If you are interested in improving your self-esteem or seeking support in building a positive self-image, we invite you to contact us at Evolve Therapy Group. Our team of dedicated therapists is here to support you on your journey towards greater self-worth and self-acceptance.

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