Self Esteem Test

The Self Esteem test is a self-assessment tool used to measure thoughts, core beliefs and ideas representative of self esteem.


Subjectivity & Objectivity in the Self Esteem Test

It is important to be aware that the possible responses are subjective in nature and so the outcome is the result of subjectivity (based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions).

Unlike a blood test, which produces a definitive, or objective, result, self-administered tests are only as reliable as the responses that are given.

Because of this, the results are NOT definitive, but only serve as an indication.

In fact, there is no objective test available to determine if a person has high or low self esteem or not and this test actually measures behavioural responses.

Taking the Self Esteem Test

This test contains 20 questions and you must answer each question to complete the test.

Self Esteem

1 / 20

I often consider myself to be a bit of a failure.

2 / 20

It’s important to me that people like me.

3 / 20

I tend to focus more on my failures than on my successes in the things I do.

4 / 20

On the whole, I prefer to stick to doing things I already know I’m good at rather than attempt new things.

5 / 20

It’s rare for me to praise myself when I achieve things.

6 / 20

When making a decision I like to check what others think about it before proceeding.

7 / 20

I feel uncomfortable when people pay me compliments.

8 / 20

How I feel about myself is more important than what others think of me.

9 / 20

When people challenge my views, I will often agree with them to avoid having an argument.

10 / 20

I’m generally happy about the way I look.

11 / 20

I believe its better to keep your emotions and feelings undercover.

12 / 20

If I don't think I can succeed at something, I’d rather not do it at all.

13 / 20

I feel really uncomfortable when people criticise me.

14 / 20

I will often compare myself to others in order to gauge how well I’m doing.

15 / 20

I rely on the opinion of my work colleagues in order to gauge if I’m doing a good job.

16 / 20

I wish I could change parts of my body.

17 / 20

If I can avoid confrontations, then I will always try to do so.

18 / 20

Overall, I think people would regard me as rather boring.

19 / 20

If I had the chance to live somebody else’s life, I probably would.

20 / 20

Overall, I fall short of my own expectations.

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During this consultation we will discuss your particular issues and the different types of mental health counselling we offer (including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – CBT) without you having to commit to any counselling going forward.

The consultation lasts around 50 minutes and is a great opportunity to meet with either Paul or Joan and decide if you would like to proceed with any support.


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If you’d like to learn how to improve your self-esteem then why not learn how to change the way you make sense of your experiences with the CORE Programme.

If you believe that your problems are the result of what has happened to you and not because there is something wrong with you, then this is the solution you’ve been looking for.

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Counselling Locations

We offer counselling for self esteem problems for people living in:

  • Wombourne
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  • West Midlands
  • Shropshire
  • South Staffordshire
  • Telford
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You can also access our services around the World using online therapy with Paul.