Shame Series: The Self-Conscious Emotions

I’m on a shame kick. And by shame kick, I mean that I am trying to dive into the information and research and interventions focused on shame. Shame is an emotion that I see time and time again with clients; even though it is rarely the “identified problem” when a client first reaches out to me. A lot of times, shame doesn’t even get named by the client until we’ve established a real rapport. Shame is hard to touch, it is hard to look at, it is hard to feel. It would be much, much easier to leave shame covered and hidden and work on the other things that don’t feel quite as scary. But, that is not me serving the best interest of my clients. I’ll be doing a “shame series” here on the blog- if you have any of your own questions, let me know!

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