Two Therapists Talking: Shame vs. Guilt

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss the difference between shame and guilt.

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About awentherapy

I am Jay Blevins, LMFT ( I am a licensed systems therapist with a private practice in Madison, WI. While I work with individuals and partners around a wide variety of issues, my primary focus in on alternative relationship structures, alternative sex and sexuality, and power dynamics. I am a contributor to various relationship and sexuality blogs and publications and have been a frequent presenter at alternative lifestyle events and psychotherapy conferences.
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1 Response to Two Therapists Talking: Shame vs. Guilt

  1. Shame and guilt are two really intense emotions especially among those battling eating disorders. I really love how you both explain both emotions in a way that anyone can understand it. The notion that doing a bad thing does not make one a bad person is an important concept for individuals to understand (while I think it’s also a difficult one because a good amount of our society tends to run off of “black and white thinking” rather than accepting that we are human, we are ultimately imperfect and we acknowledge that we are willing to do better next time). So glad I found your blog!! Very interesting!!
    -Ali Hougnou (Founder of Project HEAL- Utah Chapter)

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