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Shame in Psychological Disorders and Psychological Practice

Event number: 19294
3.5 CPD hours
Presenter(s): Dr Michael Proeve

Shame is an important emotion which contributes to a range of psychological disorders. This workshop will address the difference between guilt and shame, and will discuss the role of shame in psychological disorders and in forensic psychological practice. Interventions for shame will be discussed, including the therapeutic alliance, and cognitive behavioural, mindfulness and compassion-based interventions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand guilt, shame and types of shame
  • Understand contribution of shame in psychological disorders and clinical practice
  • Gain knowledge of suitable clinical interventions for shame

About the presenter(s)

Michael is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide. He has been a registered psychologist for 25 years and has endorsement in clinical and forensic psychology. His professional practice, supervisory and managerial experience has been in mental health, correctional, and private practice settings. His research interests and publications are in the areas of the emotions of remorse and shame, mindfulness, and assessment and treatment of sexual offenders.


Registration from 1.00pm, workshop 1.30pm

Online registration


Education Development Centre
Milner Street Hindmarsh
Hindmarsh, SA 5007
Venue is wheelchair accessible
Start date: 28/9/2018
End date: 28/9/2018
Time: 1.30pm - 5.00pm


CCLP member $50
CCLP student member $20
APS member: $70
APS student member: $40
Non APS member: $90


APS - College of Clinical Psychologists - SA
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