Shame can walk into a therapy session in the form of any of the following issues -
These are just a handful of examples; there are many more.
In a previous article I mentioned the phrase ‘shame tattoo’, and that is still such a great phrase to use: Shame permeates beneath the skin, and it acts as a constant reminder of the pain we once experienced. Sometimes we can still feel that pain fizzing through the muscle and veins deep within.
Here is another look at my article on shame. If hope you find it useful.
Chris Warren-Dickins LLB MA LPC
Psychotherapist, (Licensed Professional Counselor), Northern New Jersey