Mel Schwartz, LCSW

#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 #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?