In a perfect world, people wouldn’t be judged based on their abilities, gender, or ethnicity.
But all too often, our clients come to us having taken in the harsh, critical messages they’ve received from family members or society.
Shelly Harrell, PhD is a licensed psychologist who specializes in multicultural and community psychology. And in her work at UCLA, she’s seen firsthand how cultural messages can affect people’s beliefs about themselves.
In the video below, Shelly shares how she works with clients to help them deconstruct negative views of their sense of worth.
Take a look – it’s about 6 minutes.
What approaches have you used in working with clients who feel “never good enough”? Please leave a comment below.