Mel Schwartz, LCSW

The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 013: You Can’t Love Another If You Don’t Love Yourself

In this episode Mel delves into the nature of healthy self-love. This love for self is not self-interested or narcissistic, but a bountiful relationship with… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 013: You Can’t Love Another If You Don’t Love Yourself

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

Freeing Yourself from the Grip of Low Self-Esteem

To further our exploration of developing authentic self-esteem, I’m pleased to announce the launch of the Self-Esteem Workshop, a live, interactive videoconference, beginning Tuesday, August… Continue reading Freeing Yourself from the Grip of Low Self-Esteem

Self Esteem or Other Esteem?

In my previous article, Self-Esteem: A Missed Diagnosis, I proposed that a devaluation of one’s self lies at the heart of most psychological and emotional… Continue reading Self Esteem or Other Esteem?

Low Self-Esteem: A Missed Diagnosis

According to the National Institute of Health, one in every two Americans will ultimately be diagnosed with some form of mental illness. What’s behind this… Continue reading Low Self-Esteem: A Missed Diagnosis