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If your mind keeps scrolling with negative thought processes and you’re plagued with self-doubt, you’re not alone. Self-doubt — defined as confusion about your accomplishments, abilities, and competence — is normal and quite common.
It’s also one of the top reasons people in Denver, Colorado, seek self-improvement counseling from dedicated psychologist Andrea Liner, PsyD, at Flux Psychology.
Some telltale signs that you’re struggling with self-doubt are:
In addition, you may have chronically low self-esteem.
There are a few well-known ways self-doubt plays out in the minds of those it affects.
When you repeatedly talk down to yourself and say that you’re not capable of accomplishing something, your negative loop of words come true.
Self-doubt and imposter syndrome go hand-in-hand because they’re rooted in feelings that you are a fraud — no matter how successful you are — and that anything you’ve achieved has been happenstance or luck.
Self-doubt can manifest as self-sabotage when you undermine success by acting in opposition of your goals, such as purposely eating things that derail your weight loss goal, procrastinating frequently and missing deadlines, or not studying for a test because you’re afraid you won’t pass it.
If you’re overcome with self-doubt, consider confidential counseling. Dr. Liner has years of experience helping people beat self-doubt by getting to the root cause of the issue. She tailors your therapy to meet your unique needs.
Here’s how psychotherapy and self-improvement counseling can help you:
Self-doubt doesn’t have to paralyze you and keep you from living your best life. Turn to Dr. Liner at Flux Psychology to work through the thoughts and actions that are blocking or limiting your success.
She literally wrote the book — #Adulting: Psychological Secrets to Finally Feeling Like a “Real” Grown-up (Without Faking It) — on learning what motivates you, how your past affects your present, how you can develop a strong sense of self, and how your core values can help you accomplish your dreams and goals.
Due to COVID-19, Dr. Liner is offering virtual therapy options through our secure telehealth platform. Call or request an appointment online.
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