Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST
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Meghan Maxwell 
National Association of Social Workers / Connecticut Chapter 

Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame 

November 10, 2020
4:30 p.m.to 6:00 p;.m.
via Zoom

Join us for "Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame." Shame is often over-looked as a dynamic influence in emotional functioning. Gaining awareness of the roots and impact of shame, and learning how to implement relevant clinical skills helps social workers assist clients in shame reduction to attain their goals.

Chronic shame is painful, corrosive, and elusive. It resists self-help and undermines even intensive psychoanalysis. Using the book “Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame: A Relational/Neurobiological Approach”, by Patricia A. DeYoung, presenter Dr. Dee Unterbach will clarify the key principles, discuss implementation of techniques, and encourage participants to recognize the role of shame when assessing their clients. Ms..DeYoung, MSW, PhD, is a relational psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, and a founding faculty member of the Toronto Institute for Relational Psychotherapy.

DeYoung describes how chronic shame is wired into the brain and developed in personality, clarifies complex concepts and makes them available for everyday therapy practice.

DeYoung’s clear, engaging writing helps clinicians recognize the presence of shame in the therapy room, think through its origins and effects in their clients’ lives, and decide how best to work with those clients. Therapists will find that Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame enhances the scope of their practice and efficacy with this client group, which comprises a large part of most therapy practices.

Reading the book prior to the sessions is recommended but not required.

1.5 CECs approved by NASW/CT

$10.00/Members ~ $25.00/Non-members