Breaking Free from the Shackles of Shame

January 21st, 2015Lorna Benton, LCSWHost: Barry Erdman

About The Presentation

Let’s get one thing straight: everyone experiences shame. The degree to which it rules our lives varies from person to person but it’s clear, that the less we talk about it, the more it negatively impacts our lives. Shame keeps us disconnected from ourselves, our friends, families, and our communities. On the contrary, people who are most resilient to shame operate from a place of awareness which empowers them to be comfortable in their own skin, compassionate with themselves and others, and are able to build meaningful relationships. What a Gift! Informed by the work of Dr. Brené Brown’s Shame Resilience Theory, Lorna will discuss how using this work has enriched her personally and has deepened her professional work to the transformational benefit of her clients, particularly those with anxiety disorders

About the Presenter

Lorna Benton, LCSW, CDWF is a licensed psychotherapist working with children, adolescents, young adults, and adults in individual therapy, family therapy, and groups. She is a Certified Connections Facilitator and a Certified Daring Way ™ Facilitator in the works of Dr. Brené Brown.

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