Making the Invisible Visible: Working with Shame in the Therapeutic Relationship

 A partial presentation as part of Cottage Hospital Santa Barbara 

 Psychiatric Grand Rounds

 March, 2016  

 Shame  is an invisible barrier that interferes with personal development and  relationship success. Until we acknowledge our shame and work through  it, we continue to be stuck in old destructive patterns. Therapy can  release the grip of shame, creating a better relationship with self and  others. 

Mindful Matters in the Psychotherapeutic Relationship

 A partial presentation as part of Cottage Hospital Santa Barbara 

 Psychiatric Grand Rounds

 January, 2010  

  The  therapist's interactions with the client illuminate the psychological  difficulties that cause the client’s suffering. By working in the  present, the relationship between therapist and client becomes a  microcosm of the relational patterns that interfere with well being.