Unmasking Shame to Heal and Move Forward

Monday, December 06, 2021 9:28 PM | Preston Patterson (Administrator)

Unmasking Shame to Heal and Move Forward
Presented by Sandra B Stanford, LMHC | 1 CEU Available

We are pleased to offer this on-demand webinar to or MHCCF members and non-members (fee applicable). Please feel free to watch the video at any time. Successful completion of the post-presentation survey below will be required to ensure you receive CEU credit for your viewing of this online presentation.


Original Air Date: November 19, 2021 at 9:30 AM

Have you ever wondered what role shame plays in your clients’ lives and how to help them to unmask shame and to heal from it? It is now acknowledged that shame is one of the most important and frequent client experiences in the counseling process. Sandra B. Stanford is a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator for an effective and empirically established approach based on the research of Dr. Brene’ Brown, a shame researcher. Sandra also studied Diane Poole Heller’s Therapy Mastermind Circle: Shame Healing Hidden Wounds. With Sandra’s expertise and using the research of Brene’ Brown and Diane Poole Heller, not only will shame triggers be identified but an awareness will be gleaned of how shame interactions contribute to conflict and deeply impacts relationships. In cultivating awareness about shame, a community of people can discover how to heal and utilize shame resilience strategies to live courageously.

Learning Objectives  

  1. Define and identify the physiology of shame.

  2. Define the differences between guilt and shame.

  3. Explain three common shame shields we use to protect ourselves from feeling shame.

  4. Explore, explain, and discuss shame resilience strategies:

*Deb Dana’s hand on back exercise

*Reducing Shame Exercise-Spiraling Technique

*Shame Shields

*Permission Slips

*Dr. Robert Miller’s Shame Release Protocol


Sandra B Stanford works as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor at Charis Counseling Center’s satellite office in Titusville, FL. Sandra earned her Master of Arts degree in Psychological Counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Sandra’s therapeutic style is collaborative in nature where her goal is to help clients recognize, define, and achieve growth and healing in their hearts and homes. Sandra and her husband David have been married over 30 years and have two adult children, Jonathan and Anna Beth, a son in love, Christopher, and two grandsons, Ashton and Elliot.

Sandra is Certified in EMDR Therapy which is a powerful psychotherapy approach that has helped an estimated two million people of all ages relieve many types of psychological distress.

Additionally, Sandra enjoys working with couples and is certified in the Prepare/Enrich program. She is trained in Emotional Intimacy which teaches couples how to connect on a deeper level. Sandra specializes in Affair Healing. She is the founder of Our Marriage Matters and offers faith-based retreats for couples. She is also a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator utilizing the work of Brene’ Brown. Sandra is an active member of the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association and the American Association of Christian Counselors.




Please be sure to complete the post-webinar quiz for CEU credit. Once the post-presentation survey is complete, allow our team up 30 days to process your CEU credits. You will receive your CEU Certificate once your CE's have been submitted to CE Broker.

Please email all questions regarding CEUs to CE@mhccf.com or feel free to call us at 407-502-0344, M-F, 9 AM - 5 PM (EST). 


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