TI09 – The Hidden Life of Shame
Location: Sand Pebble A-C
Difficulty: All levels
Consequences to living with chronic loss and abandonment, be it from living with addiction, violence or simply unavailable parents creates a legacy of internalized shame. Claudia will describe the underpinnings and consequences to shame-based beliefs that fuel the compulsive processes. She will identify and explain shame screens such as victimization, perfectionism, rage, procrastination and control that are common to clients struggling with addiction and other mental health disorders.
- Describe the relationship of shame to core clinical issues
- Describe the relationship of abandonment and boundary distortion to the creation of unhealthy shame
- List 8 shame screens