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Digital Seminar

Overcoming Trauma-Related Shame and Self-Loathing with Janina Fisher, Ph.D.



Shame has an insidious impact on our traumatized clients’ ability to find relief and perspective even with good treatment. Feelings of worthlessness and inadequacy interfere with taking in positive experiences, leaving only hopelessness. This 60-minute recording was webcast live from the office of Dr. Janina Fisher and introduces shame from a neurobiological perspective—as a survival strategy driving somatic responses of automatic obedience and total submission.

Learn to help clients relate to their symptoms with curiosity rather than automatic acceptance, discriminate the cognitive, emotional, and physiological components of shame, and to integrate somatic as well as traditional psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioural techniques to transform shame-related stuckness.


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Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.6
Faculty:
Janina Fisher, Ph.D.
Duration:
58 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Dec 09, 2013
Product Code:
POS046675
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.

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Continuing Professional Development Certificates - PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 1.0 hours CPD.

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Janina Fisher, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice; Assistant Educational Director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute; and EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Credit Provider; former president of the New England Society for the Treatment of of Trauma and Dissociation; and a former instructor, Harvard Medical School. An international writer and lecturer on the treatment of trauma, she is co-author with Pat Ogden of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Attachment and Trauma, and author of Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Self-Alienation and Transforming the Living Legacy of Trauma. Dr. Fisher lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on topics related to the integration of the neurobiological research and newer trauma treatment paradigms into traditional therapeutic modalities. For more information, go to www.janinafisher.com.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Janina Fisher is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Janina Fisher has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Discriminate the clinical implications of physiological and cognitive contributors to shame.
  2. Determine cognitive-behavioral, ego state, and psychoeducational interventions to address shame in clients.

Outline

The Neurobiology of Shame
  • The role of shame in traumatic experience
  • Shame as an animal defence survival response
  • Effects of shame on autonomic arousal
Shame’s Evolutionary Purpose
  • Shame and the attachment system
  • Rupture and repair in attachment formation
Making Meaning of Shame
  • Feelings of disgust, degradation, and humiliation are interpreted as “who I am”
  • Cognition and the body
  • Internal working models predict the future and determine our actions
Working from the “Bottom Up”
  • The role of procedural learning and memory
  • Physiological effects of mindful dual awareness
  • Using mindfulness-based techniques to inhibit self-judgment
A New Relationship to the Shame: Acceptance and Compassion
  • Re-contextualizing shame as a younger self or part
  • Bringing our adult capacity to our childhood vulnerability
  • Healing shame through compassionate acceptance
The Social Engagement System and the Healing of Shame
  • Social engagement and the ventral vagal system (Porges)
  • The incompatibility of shame and social engagement
  • The therapist’s own social engagement system as a healing agent

Target Audience

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

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Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 361

Comments

Jacey Y - Centennial, Colorado

"Dr. Fisher is a master at explaining the very complicated world of trauma!"

Sheila P - Wayland, Massachusetts

"Janina Fisher is the best! "

Marissa O - SAN JOSE, California

"Excellent information, thank you. "

Maralyn F - FALLS CHURCH, Virginia

"I had never "studied" before with Dr. Fisher. This presentation was very rich with content, and Dr. Fisher is compassionate & articulate. Her warmth, caring, and authenticity were huge bonuses. Thank you SO much for this opportunity! With sincere appreciation, Maralyn Farber, hospice social worker"

Autumn L - Kennesaw, Georgia

"Dr. Fischer was not very engaging, but the information was relevant "

Rita M - Wollongong, nsw

"great content excited to learn more on this topic "

Ronald S - GERMANTOWN, Tennessee

"Dr. Fisher is wonderful."

MARSHA O - TALLAHASSEE, Florida

"Very good session. Thank you."

Jan W - WOODBRIDGE, Virginia

"Good information that collaborates with my current understanding & training"

Thomas L - Rockaway, New Jersey

"Nice synthesis and review of educational material acquired during my professional career"

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