Life After Shame

Shame can be the door we push through to enter upon a wider life. In this conversation with Jacob Towery MD, All Things CBT’s 2022 World Champion Of Shame Attacking, we look at both the personal and political freedom and power that come to us when we attack the shame that would imprison us in a smaller life. We also open the 2023 World Championships and invite YOU to submit your entry at!

About Daniel Mintie

Daniel Mintie is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University's School Of Medicine. He has a private practice in Taos New Mexico, USA and teaches cognitive-behavioral therapy at universities and training centers worldwide.

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  1. Charlotte says

    Dear Daniel, dear Jacob Towery,
    wow, I am deeply moved and thankful for your conversation about shame and especially connecting the topic to sexual assault!
    Its rarely talked about with that kindness and compassion and it brings tears to my eyes because I feel very understood!
    Much warmth from Berlin, Germany to u!

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