CATEGORY: Shame 10 articles

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Feeling Lonely: How to Fight the Stigma

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Feeling Lonely: One day you are sitting alone after a long day and it hits you: you are feeling lonely. Whether you moved to a new city, had a falling…


How To Share Your Shame In Therapy

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Shame can come when we least expect it and wear on us. If we cannot talk about our shame it will continue to hold us back even when we are…


How Do You Feel About Feelings?

Posted by: Libby Gilbertson, ABD, MEd, LMFT, Director of Quality Assurance

Understanding Meta-Emotions

People have a way that they feel about the feelings they are experiencing which is called meta-emotion that happens in normal human development. Throughout your life, you have emotional…


Attachment

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Have you ever wondered why some people have such a difficult time sustaining close, personal relationships while others seem to do so with relative ease?

How we manage the balance between…


Sexual Trauma and Shame

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Sexual Trauma and Shame

There are many aspects of shame that can develop for a survivor of sexual trauma. Here at the Center for Growth in Philadelphia, a common false belief…


The Gifts of Shame

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

The Gifts of Shame 

Shame tends to be viewed as this negative emotion that we shouldn’t talk about, let alone experience. Very seldom do people talk about the gifts of…


Narcissism and Shame Treatment and Tips

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Narcissism and Shame 

Narcissism and shame go hand in hand in so many ways. Narcissists carry a LOT of shame. From mistakes made in the past, fear of not being…


Sex Addiction and Shame

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Sex addiction and shame 

When it comes to sex addiction, shame plays a significant role. Shame is a primary drive and trigger in sex addiction, from having shame and guilt for…


Body Image Basics

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Body Image Basics

 

While some men may indeed suffer with body image issues, this tip is specifically written for women.  Imagine a continuum with extremes at either end:

Anorexia nervosa or…


Letting Go of Expectations

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Opening Yourself Up to More by Letting Go of Expectations

Do you find yourself often disappointed when things don’t go your way? Do you find yourself constantly disappointed by friends…