Our expert says:
As Maria wisely points out, even if you do well in work that's basically not satisfying for you, you can have such feelings of failure, even when you succeed. Maybe it's about failing at something you're not doing yet.
Dissastisfaction with what you are doing is especially troubling when combined with a fear of trying something different or new. Counselling, especially of the CBT format, could be really very helpful, and your counsellor could als help to assess whether you might also be significantly depressed. If so, CBT can also help that, as can some medication, or both
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