“Addressing Shame with Clients in a Clinical Setting”
Presented by Jeff Peterson, LPC, LCPC, NCC
Friday, January 29, 2016 ♦ 8:00 – 10:00 AM
Research Psychiatric Center
Curry Auditorium (Park in Lot B)
Kansas City, MO 64131
Objectives of this Presentation:
- Differentiate between shame and guilt
- Explore the ways shame manifests through cultural messaging and microaggressions
- Examine how individuals attempt to reduce or avoid shame
- Introduce the Compass of Shame Model for understanding the developmental trajectory of shame
- Investigate how some individuals turn against themselves as an attempt to regain efficacy
- Identify those who are most at-risk
- Discuss what providers can do to help clients process and overcome the long-term effects of shame
- Share current best practices for shame management and shame reduction
Cost: The workshop is free for GKCPA members. The cost for non-members is $15, payable at the door by check or cash. Or you may join GKCPA and attend workshops free (membership dues $75 for professional members and $30 for students).
Dues Renewal Reminder to GKCPA Members: You can renew your annual membership dues at the workshop with a check payable to GKCPA for $75 ($30 for students).
About Jeff Peterson, LPC, LCPC, NCC
Jeff Peterson is a graduate of the University of Iowa and Walden University. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the States of Missouri & Colorado, and a PhD doctoral candidate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Education and Supervision. He is also psychology department faculty at Avila University in Kansas City and mental health counseling faculty at Argosy University in Denver, Colorado.
Jeff is a member of Golden Key and Chi Sigma Iota graduate honors societies, and a two-time graduate scholarship recipient with over 4000 hours of mental-health based volunteer community service. He is also the co-founder of the Kansas City LGBT-Affirmative Therapists Guild, also called the Healthcare Guild (healthcareguild.com), a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping sexual and gender minorities find affirming and culturally competent health care.
Jeff is currently in private practice with Kansas City Psychotherapy, and focuses on communication and relationship enhancement, performance and general anxiety, depression and loss, sexual or gender identity issues, and addiction. He is also a behavioral health assessment clinician for St Luke’s Healthcare System and a CARF (Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) IOP (Intensive Outpatient) Dual-Diagnosis program facilitator.
Jeff serves on the editorial review board for the American Counseling Association’s Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling. For the past two years he has been an invited keynote speaker for Laureate Education, presenting TED-style talks to over 500 people in major metropolitan areas such as San Diego, Hawaii, Orlando, and Houston. His talks focus on the topic of diversity, global responsibility, and fostering positive social change. Over the past year Jeff presented at the national American Medical Association (GLMA) Conference about ethical concerns in psychotherapy, at the national ACES (Association for Counselor Education and Supervision) Conference on how to deal with the psychological effects of shame, at the Colorado Counseling Association Conference on how to avoid Microaggressions in a clinical setting, and has presented on these topics at Mental Health America (MHA), Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC), and several community mental health centers in Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado.