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Clinical Treatment of Shame, Anger, and Aggression

For New and Intermediate Level Social Workers

Thursday, November 2, 2017 • BRMC Auditorium

5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. • 2 CEU Credit Hours

Registration and light dinner at 5:30 p.m., Seminar begins promptly at 6 p.m.

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Seminar Highlights:
Participants will learn about the commonality of ‘shame affect’ among patients seeking mental health treatment. They will also learn about shame and its correlation to other diagnoses. Different types of shame, anger, and rage will be highlighted. Specific clinical social work interventions, using group and individual therapy to address shame and anger, will be presented. Case examples will be used to illustrate the topics.

Participants will learn:

• The definitions of two types of shame affect.

• About the four ways patients most often respond to shameful feelings.

• How shame is correlated to four other emotional disorders.

• How to use five specific strategies to help patients cope with internalized shame.


Speaker: Phil Feldman, PhD, LCSW
Dr. Phil Feldman is the Director at Bridge Back to Life clinic and an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University, Graduate School of Social Work. Dr. Feldman has experience working as a psychotherapist for 27 years. He has presented over 250 seminars on various mental health topics including Personality Disorders, Emotional Disorders and Psychotherapy Models. He completed his BA at Emory University, MSW at Yeshiva University, and PhD at Rutgers University. In addition, Dr Feldman is the author of “The Psychotherapy Manual,” “Co-occurring Disorders Manual”, and “Shame Affect – Theory, Research, and Clinical Treatment.”

Attendants must attend the entire seminar and complete the evaluation form to receive Certificate of Attendance. The certificate will be given at the end of the seminar. This seminar is for 2 Clinical CEU hours. For CEU approval information – If you have questions or concerns about the course content, references or content evaluation, contact