Web and online resources

Books, leaflets and handouts

  • Mind on self-esteem leaflet.
  • OTCT leaflet on improving self-esteem.
  • Fennell, M. (2016). Overcoming low self-esteem. A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques. Robinson.
  • Hooks, B. (2002). Rock my soul: Black people and self-esteem. Atria Books.
  • Marsh, J (2016). How to Be You: Stop Trying to Be Someone Else and Start Living Your Life. Tarcher Perigree.
  • Martinez, F (2015). What the **** is normal? Ebury.

Videos, films and talks

The space between self-esteem and self-compassion.

Brené Brown – The power of vulnerability.

Shane Koyczan - To this day for the bullied and beautiful.

The perfectionist trap.

J.K. Rowling - The fringe benefits of failure.

Audio downloads and podcasts


Support groups (face-to-face and online)

Other counselling services

There are a range of other counselling services who can help support you with improving self-esteem.

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