Session Nine - Shame: Attachment and Relational Perspectives for Psychotherapists, Part II
June 7, 2023
Session Nine – Content Level: Advanced
Shame: Attachment and Relational Perspectives for Psychotherapists, Part II
This session focus on additional concepts related to shame within systems. There will be discussion of shame and the legacy of internalized oppression. This will be followed by the issue of the aggressor within: attachment trauma, segregated systems, and the double face of shame. Also, the sovereignty of shame in the dissociated mind will be covered. The accompanying journal article will discuss the dynamics of felt emotions during intimate partner abuse, anger, and shame being the most prevalent. There will be an opportunity to present case reports.
After the completion of this class, participants will be able to:
- Outline the mentalization of shame in groups
- Interpret the impact of shame in the dissociated mind
- Prepare and present case reports and process therapeutic options
- Epstein, O. (Ed) (2022) Shame Matters: Attachment and Relational Perspectives for Psychotherapists. Routledge, New York, NY. Chapters 5-9 (pp. 77-168).
- Tamara L. Newton (2021) In Their Own Words: Women’S Memories of Felt Emotions During Worst Incidents of Intimate Partner Abuse, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 22:5, 563-580, DOI: 10.1080/15299732.2020.1869649
75 minutes: Book Chapter(s)
15 minutes: Journal Article
60 minutes: Case presentations
- 2.50 APAThe International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- 2.50 ASWB ACEThe International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), #1744, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ISSTD maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/20/2021 – 08/20/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 2.50 continuing education credits.