ADHD? ODD? Or Low Self-Worth?

I have had several requests lately for information on how Self-Acceptance Psychology reframes emotional and behavioral problems. Rather than using the false "disease model" of "mental disorders" advocated for decades by psychiatrists and the Diagnostic and Statistical...

Mollie Tibbetts: A Murder Caused By Shame 

Mollie TIbbetts, a 20-year-old student at the University of Iowa, was allegedly murdered by Cristhian Bahena Rivera, a 24-year-old Mexican man.  Many of the media narratives are about Rivera’s immigrant status or about women being treated as sexual objects and prey by...

How to Develop Self-Compassion

excerpted from and based on the Compassion-Focused Therapy protocol by Paul Gilbert, PhD, FBPsS Feelings of shame, inadequacy, or low self-worth are core causes of most emotional and behavioral problems, such as anxiety, depression, anger, and substance abuse issues....