Do You Feel Guilty When You Don’t Feel Guilty?

Some people are so well practiced at feeling guilty that they feel guilty when they don’t feel guilty. What do I mean by this riddle?  Let’s consider a scenario of a young woman, Charlotte (fictionalized account) who has been estranged from her grandfather for years....

How to Identify Low Self-Worth in Children

 Would you believe that I can spot low self-worth and poor shame tolerance even in a child as young as three?  It’s true. Sometimes it is obvious. I have worked with three- and four-year old children who say things like: “I’m no good,” and “I’m a bad kid.” These...