Mental Health Awareness: How Early Experiences Shape Self-Esteem

2018-10-30T12:29:45-04:00By |Blog, Everyone|25 Comments
  • Mental health at an early age

In honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month,  I am vlogging on the topic of self-esteem and how early experiences affect the self-esteem we have today. Many mental health conditions are systemic of low self-esteem (as well as genetic predispositions or life experiences), and according to the APA, 1 in 4 Americans are diagnosed with a mental health condition every year.  Mental health effects everyone and learning skills at an early age, to combat negative self-esteem is a proactive way shift these numbers.

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Emily Roberts MA, LPC is The Guidance Girl. Her goal is to help YOU become the most confident person you know! Emily is an award-winning author Express Yourself: A Teen Girls Guide to Speaking Up and Becoming Who You Are, Psychotherapist, TV & Media Contributor, Educational Speaker, and parenting consultant. She travels around the country educating girls, women, and parents. Express Yourself is available at bookstores nationwide and on Amazon. To learn more about Emily click here.

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Emily Roberts, M.A., LPC is a Psychotherapist, Parenting Consultant, Educational Speaker and Published Author. Her Book Express Yourself: A Teen Girls Guide to Speaking Up and Becoming Who You Are was published by New Harbinger Publications. The Guidance Girl is a concept created by Emily as an innovative, powerful approach to help you achieve goals and feel your best by redefining traditional therapy for the girls and women of today.

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