Bradshaw, John, 1933-

Healing the shame that binds you / John Bradshaw. - Expanded and updated ed. - Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, c2005. - xix, 315 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. - Recovery classics .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-315).

The problem-spiritual bankruptcy -- Introduction: shame as demonic (The internalization process) -- The healthy faces of shame (HDL shame) -- The toxically destructive faces of shame (LDL shame) -- The major sources of toxic shame -- The hiding places of toxic shame -- The solution--the recovery and uncovery process -- A parable: The prisoner in the dark cave -- Introduction: the externalization process -- Coming out of hiding and isolation -- Twelve steps for transforming toxic shame into healthy shame -- Liberating your wounded inner child and redoing toxic shame scenes -- Integrating your disowned parts -- Confronting and changing your toxic inner voices -- Choosing to love and forgive yourself for your mistakes -- Dealing with toxic shame in relationships -- Spiritual awakening--the discovery process -- Introduction: Healthy shame as the source and guardian of spirituality -- Spirituality and sexuality -- Shame as revelatory and revolutionary: discovering your spiritual destiny -- Seven major spiritual blessings that come from developing healthy shame.

This recovery edition is completely updated and expanded by the author, including follow-up on past studies, today's most cutting edge information, answers to the questions that have come up time and again since this book was first published twenty years ago and new chapters on the intersection between spirituality and emotional healing.

0757303234 : $14.95 9780757303234

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Shame.
Psychotherapy.
Psychotherapy.
Shame.

RC455.4.S53 / B73 2005 HV

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