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- DVD Video - 8+ hours Instructions
- 13 hr 0 min
- Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- PAVEL SOMOV, PH.D.
- PESI Inc.
- 4/11/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
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- Characterize how shame, guilt, and apathy can function as impediments to clinical progress.
- Establish how clinicians can teach clients techniques to negate the sweeping generalizations that can lie behind shame.
- Discriminate guilt from regret and communicate how this informs therapeutic approach.
- Communicate how normalizing strategies can be used with clients to dissipate self-doubt.
- Articulate how Choice Awareness Training can be used in therapy to combat motivational apathy.
- Specify how techniques that reframe symptoms as strengths can be used to increase therapeutic effectiveness with self-critical clients.
- Assess the impact of exposure and mindfulness interventions on affect avoidance.
- Establish how exercises that help clients rediscover their self-worth can be used in trauma treatment.
- Communicate how shame pushes clients into binge eating and clarify how self-acceptance interventions can be used to reduce emotional eating.
- Determine how shame acts as a cover for anger and explain how compassion exercises can be employed to help clients let go of anger.
- Analyze research that establishes shame as a risk factor for suicide in depressed individuals.
- Address the importance of managing shame in clients with substance use issues in efforts to prevent relapse.
Shame, Guilt and Motivational Apathy as Impediments to Clinical Progress?
Tools for Catalyzing Progress in Therapy
- Therapy as a trigger and affect avoidance
- Clinical impasses (underutilization, stagnation, premature termination)
- Shame, guilt and a sense of not-deserving
- Secrets from self and from therapist
Shame: Clinical Techniques to Move Therapy Forward
- Normalizing, de-pathologizing, un-diagnosing
- Dialectic reframing & evolutionary psychology
- Mindfulness & metacognition
- Self-acceptance & self-compassion
- Neuroplasticity of internalization
Guilt: Help Clients Overcome the Debts of Guilt
- Debunking the myth of self-sabotage
- Manage outside judgement with a self-referenced identity
- Techniques to negate sweeping generalizations
- Foster self-forgiveness with motivational innocence
Self-Doubt, Dilemmas & Indecision: Interventions for Clients Paralyzed by Uncertainty
- Differentiate guilt from regret
- Ordinary perfection & self-acceptance
- Master the fear of making mistakes
Motivational Apathy & Self-Inefficacy: Strategies to Improve Motivation and Autonomy
- Normalizing strategies to dissipate self-doubt
- Manage the anxiety of unpredictability with uncertainty training
- Make decisions easier with the art of arbitrary choice
- Reframe a dilemma as a choice between two rights
Self-Criticism and Self-Stigmatization: Quiet Your Client’s Inner Critic
- Find a reason-to-change with the change equation
- Techniques that leverage intrinsic motivation
- Find freedom-to-change with Choice Awareness Training (CAT)
- Pattern interruption for habit change – get clients off autopilot
Working through Affect Avoidance
- Varieties of self-deprecation (self-criticism, self-loathing, etc.)
- Techniques to reframe symptoms as strengths
- Compassion exercises for problematic habits of self-care
- Recover from the disease model
Connect Specific Strategies to the Treatment of:
- Exposure, mindfulness & metacognition
- Top-down & bottom-up emotional self-regulation
- Cue-conditioning of self-Regulation
Stress and Anxiety
- Damaged goods, survivor’s guilt & avoidance of conflict
- Somatic interventions to restore the original goodness
- Strategies to survive without guilt
- Conflict avoidance: Paper tigers v. real tigers
- Exercises to rediscover self-worth
Emotional Eating & Binge Eating
- Mediate the paralysis of perfection with self-acceptance
- Non-neurotic, stress-free perfectionism
- Social anxiety as shame & self-doubt: disapproval inoculation & self-referencing
- Mindfulness-based, non-anxious self-consciousness
- How shame pushes clients into binge eating
- Choice Awareness Training for moderation & presence
- Self-acceptance strategies for emotional eating
- Transcend body shame by dis-identifying from the physical
- Shame of fear: Shame as a cover for anger
- The vicious guilt-anger loop
- Self-acceptance techniques for internal damage control
- Compassion exercises to let go of anger
- Depression as self-exile
- Shame as a risk factor for suicide
- Mindfulness for managing rumination
- Metacognitive silence: From negative self-talk to selfaccepting non-talk
Betrayal, Secrecy & Deception
- Addressing the shame of relapse
- Self-assertive trigger avoidance
- Choice awareness techniques for habit modification
- Build craving/impulse control skill power
Research, Limitations and Potential Risks
- Separation & divorce as self-care & progress
- Secrets from therapist without rupture of rapport
- De-pathologizing the motives behind lying & deception
PAVEL SOMOV, PH.D.
Pavel Somov, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist with over 20 years of clinical experience and has worked and trained in a variety of clinical settings (community mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, college counseling centers, correctional setting, behavioral medicine/pain clinic settings, VAs).
Dr. Somov has lectured domestically and internationally on the topics of mindful eating, perfectionism, anger management, and mindfulness applications for addressing worry, dysthymia, insomnia and substance use. His work has been discussed in a variety of interviews and print publications including Martha Stewart’s Body + Soul Magazine and Oprah Winfrey’s O Magazine.
A member of the Advisory Board of the London Mindfulness Center (UK), he is the author of Anger Management Jumpstart: A 4-Session Mindfulness Path to Compassion and Change, Reinventing the Meal (2013), Present Perfect: A Mindfulness Approach to Letting Go of Perfectionism and the Need to Control (2010), The Lotus Effect (2010). His essays and blogs have appeared on Huffington Post, PsychCentral.com, Intent.com, Psychology Today online and he has appeared on Sirius Radio’s “Fully Alive”.
Financial: Pavel Somov maintains a private practice. He receives royalties as an author for New Harbinger Publishing and PESI Publishing & Media. Dr. Somov receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Pavel Somov is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Greater Pittsburgh Psychological Association.
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