Here in the dog days of summer, our judges have selected the bronze, silver and gold medalists in All Things CBT’s 2021 World Shame Attacking Championships. We met this week with two of our finalists, announced all the 2021 winners and chatted together about the wonderful world of shameless living. Please join us!
When someone verbally attacks us, we can disarm the attack by finding and agreeing with the truth in their criticism. As soon as we join an attack on ourselves, the attack ends. We and our attacker are both standing on the same side now: there’s simply nobody left to be attacked. A subscriber to ourContinue Reading: The Martial Art Of Disarming Verbal Attacks
All Things CBT’s 2021 World Championships Of Shame Attacking is attracting A-list talent from around the world. Week-one entries arrived from Canada, Europe, India, Japan and the United States. Pomona Valley California’s Low-Intensity CBT promotoras have stepped forward with entries of their own – and raised the bar for the rest of us (as IContinue Reading: Maria Elena’s First Song
An Old Norse root for the English word shame – kinnroði – denotes “cheek-redness.” Our body as well as our mind protests when we break a rule we have for ourselves, when we do or are something we’ve been telling ourselves we shouldn’t do or be. We may want to continue holding onto rules likeContinue Reading: 2021 World Shame Attacking Championships
The relationship between a therapist and patient lays the foundation for the work these two can do together. Join my colleague Heather Clague MD and I for a consideration of two key elements of therapeutic alliance: emotional connection and collaboration