Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast

Episode 22: Trauma, Shame, and Unworthiness

Posted on February 13, 2018

Episode 22: Trauma, Shame, and Unworthiness

Trauma is devastating on so many levels. One of the most significant psychological wounds following traumatic events is feelings of shame and unworthiness. These powerful emotions haunt many for decades resulting in a variety of struggles and consequences. In this episode, Matt, Curt, and Jerry explore why shame and unworthiness often occur from traumatic experiences and how we can help others reestablish a sense of worth and esteem.

Discussion Questions

  1. What is shame and how have you seen in manifest in those we work?
  2. Why and how does trauma steal away someone’s positive view of one’s self?
  3. How can we help people reestablish a healthy sense of self-worth as part of the recovery and growth process?

Video of Podcast

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