Overcome Core Shame and Reconstruct the Authentic Self
If your therapy clients have anxiety, depression, mood disorders, relationship difficulties, or chronic low self-esteem, they may also be struggling with underlying shame. This workbook will give you proven tools and techniques to help your clients overcome the debilitating negative thought patterns and feelings of never being good-enough that often result from core shame.
Combining 40 years of experience as an educator, child development specialist, and clinician, Dr. Patti Ashley created Shame-Informed Therapy to help clinicians crack the code on the often unseen and unspoken aspects of core shame, and develop more effective treatment for even your most resistant clients.
owns and operates Breakthrough Psychotherapy and Parent Coaching in Boulder, Colorado. Combining elements of developmental, cognitive, strength-based, and positive psychology, Dr. Ashley has created a psychotherapy model that helps clients excavate authenticity and life purpose. Identifying dysfunctional patterns and treating shame-based disorders are integral parts of her work with individuals, groups, couples and families.
Patti has over thirty-five years of experience in the fields of education and psychology. These include developing continuing education courses for physicians and hospital wellness programs; instructing undergraduate and graduate courses for universities; and counseling individuals, couples and families in mental health agencies, psychiatric hospitals, and private practice settings.
Dr. Ashley completed a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in 2002. she is the author of the book Living in the Shadow of the Too-Good Mother Archetype, (2014) Dr. Ashley is currently writing two other books scheduled for release in 2018: Reconciliation of the Heart: How Beliefs, Choices and Forgiveness Influence Authenticity and Life Purpose,and Letters to Freedom: A True Story of Grief and Love that Never Dies. Patti is also a featured journalist for numerous publications, and a frequent workshop presenter.
Financial: Patti Ashley maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Patti Ashley has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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