2 For You

Keith Bjorge, Psy.D.

Host Dr. Bjorge, a senior therapist at Cherry Hill Counseling, covers a range of topics from intimate relationships to every day issues everyone struggles with. Each episode is only a couple of minutes long, and has great insight into how to re-think the world around you.

Episode 5

Shame: 3 Responses and the Antidote

Shame Dec 4, 2021

Shame is defined as “Something is flawed, wrong, or broken about me that would cause you to reject me if you knew.”

People generally have 3 responses to shame:

  1. Hide.
  2. Project idealized version of self.
  3. Blame others.

The antidote to shame is empathy. Be known and vulnerable in a safe and trusted relationship. Experience being fully seen and fully accepted.