Mel Schwartz, LCSW

The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 009: The Power of Authentic Self-Esteem

The concept of self worth remains tragically misunderstood in our culture. Most people seek to bolster their sense of self by being well thought of,… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 009: The Power of Authentic Self-Esteem

Why Acting Strong is Actually Weak

A troubling theme that I come across in my work as a therapist — and in my observation of people in general — is the… Continue reading Why Acting Strong is Actually Weak

Self-Esteem or Other Esteem?

After some consideration and many years of practice as a therapist, I have come to believe that the term self-esteem appears to be a misnomer.… Continue reading Self-Esteem or Other Esteem?