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Healing Shame: Mindfulness and Self-Compassion in Clinical Practice



  • Teach your clients to heal shame by utilizing self-compassion to regulate their emotions
  • Show clients how to relate to their thoughts
  • Release trauma from your clients’ bodies

Shame is epidemic, and at times invisible, yet it undergirds addictions, PTSD and depression. Shame needs loving attention so that it can relax its grip on mind and body. As clinicians, we need to approach shame gently and safely so that it is released rather than reinforced.

Conclusive research shows that mindful self-compassion releases the body and mind of shame imprints and embeds kindness and understanding in their place. Mindful compassionate practices as therapy interventions are infusing clinical work with hope, healing and positive outcomes.

Join Mary NurrieStearns for a highly experiential day of training. Learn how to:

  • Teach your clients to heal shame by utilizing self-compassion to regulate their emotions
  • Show them how to relate to their thoughts
  • Release trauma from your clients’ bodies

An expert presenter, Mary’s teaching is light-hearted and relevant to your work. Infused with practical clinical examples and practices that you try for yourself this seminar focuses on how to utilize mindful self-compassion as a powerful clinical resource in your day to day work. You will leave the seminar with understandings and skill sets for yourself and your clients.


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Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.4
Faculty:
Mary NurrieStearns
Duration:
6 Hours 17 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
25 May, 2017
Product Code:
POS051765
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.

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Mary NurrieStearns's Profile

Mary NurrieStearns Related seminars and products: 10

MSW, LCSW, RYT, Psychotherapist

Private Practice


Mary NurrieStearns, MSW, LCSW, C-IAYT, teaches seminars and retreats to teach clinicians how to take mindfulness skills, brain based protocols for treating shame and office-based yoga  back to their clients. These evidence based clinical interventions  move therapy forward by  improving emotional regulation, restoring healthy  nervous system functioning and cultivating healthier thought patterns. Both mindfulness and yoga practices have brought healing and calm to Mary’s clients and students.

Mary provides participants with the latest research results and pulls together the work of experts in the mental health field who are proponents of both practices (i.e. Bessel van der Kolk, Jon Kabat-Zinn). She draws on 37 years as a mental health professional counselor and 27 years of meditation and yoga practice. She is a certified yoga therapist, seasoned yoga teacher and ordained member of Thich Naht Hahn’s Order of Interbeing.

Mary is the author of Healing Anxiety, Depression and Unworthiness: 78 Brain-Changing Mindfulness & Yoga Practices (PESI, 2018), Yoga for Anxiety with Rick NurrieStearns (New Harbinger, 2010), Yoga for Emotional Trauma with Rick NurrieStearns (New Harbinger, 2013), Yoga Mind – Peaceful Mind with Rick NurrieStearns (New Harbinger, 2015)and Daily Meditations for Healing and Happiness: 52 Card Deck (PESI, 2016).  Mary is the co-editor of Soulful Living (Hci, 1999) and former editor of Personal Transformation magazine.  She has produced DVDs on yoga for emotional trauma and depression.  Mary teaches across the United States.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Mary NurrieStearns maintains a private practice. She receives royalties as an author for New Harbinger’s Publishing. Ms. NurrieStearns receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial:  Mary NurrieStearns has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.


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Objectives

  • Identify the three key components of self-compassion.
  • Describe research supporting therapeutic benefits of mindful self-compassion.
  • Summarize the difference between self-compassion and self-esteem.
  • Explain shame roots, physiology and cognitive narrative of shame.
  • Apply specific mindful self-compassion practices that regulate emotions and heal shame.
  • Demonstrate mindful self-compassion interventions that create emotional resiliency, dis-identify from shame.

Outline

Toxic Shame

  • Interpersonal origins – cultural, developmental and trauma
  • Causes of shame in men, shame in women
  • Physiology and narrative of toxic shame
  • Self-criticism, self-protection, shame collapse triangle

Research on the Healing Power of Self-Compassion

  • Mindfulness as the foundation of self-compassion
  • Components of self-compassion
  • Physiology and neuroscience of compassion
  • Research on how yoga heals toxic shame
  • Self-compassion as intervention for low self-esteem
  • Self-compassion for emotional resiliency

Repairing Toxic Shame Using Mindful Self-Compassion Skills

  • First Skill set –cultivating safety with heart centered mindfulness, and/or sensory awareness practice
  • Second skill set– emotional regulation and calming body with body centering, gentle yoga movement and/or breathing awareness
  • Third skill set – naming thoughts, reflection (I am not my story), inquiry and understanding, larger perspective
  • Fourth skill set– naming and taking care of painful emotions, including grief, with compassionate self-talk, cultivating inner loving mother
  • Fifth skill set – using self-compassion to make desired changes

Practices of Self-Compassion and Clinical Uses

  • 3 part self-compassion letter- embrace shame like loving mother
  • Compassion prayer to self – softening resistance to compassion
  • Tonglen practice – link shame to compassion
  • Healing self-touch, comforting self-talk – regulation of painful emotions
  • Self-compassion break –accessing self-compassion
  • Heart centered yoga – for healing the physiology of shame
  • Experience these practices for yourself

Necessity of Self-Compassion for Therapist

  • Empathy vs compassion in your brain
  • Importance of healing presence
  • Modeling self-compassion

Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers, and other Mental Health Professionals

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