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Advanced 2: ShameShifting: Transforming Toxic Shame Into Healthy Shame - Online - 13 CE Credits

  • Worldwide - Live and Recorded (map)

How do we learn from and modify our words and behaviors without going into the toxic freeze state of shame? Even when we have been shamed or abused, how do we take responsibility for the part of what happened that is ours, even if it is quite small, and learn from it? 

In this advanced workshop, you will learn to help yourselves and your clients shift the shame, transforming it from toxic freeze to helpful change agent.We will cover the shame produced in many situations in which we feel we have let someone down or broken some important rules, including affairs. 

This workshop is open only to people who have taken at least two workshops with us—or by special permission—so we can really get down to business.  If you have taken two or more workshops with us, this will increase your competence in working with shame.  It is also a final step on the path to certification.

ONLINE via Zoom

13 CE credits available
CAMFT Approved CE Provider #134393

My work with clients has deepened as I am seeing and addressing shame so much more and educating clients about it, often with dramatically positive results. Your Workshop has really helped me recognize, name, and gently explore shame that is binding other primary emotions, attachment needs and fears.
— Dinah Bachrach, MFT, Santa Rosa, CA

Four Fridays: January 31, February 7, 14, 21
10:30am - 1:30pm Pacific Time

Live and recorded, using the Zoom platform.

13 CE credits* (See CE info at bottom of this page.)
CAMFT Approved CE Provider #134393

This course is for therapists and helping professionals. If you're not sure if it's the right class for you, please contact Bret Lyon at This workshop can be applied toward certification as a Healing Shame Practitioner

$375 / $350 with full payment by December 27, 2019(Use coupon code EARLYBIRD) Note: To receive the discounted price you must pay in full by the early bird deadline. The $100 deposit does not qualify you for the early bird discount.
Special rate for interns - $80 off full price. (Use coupon code INTERN 20)

Once you have registered for the workshop, please fill out and sign our Ethics and Scope of Practice formClick the link, then download the form, fill it out and sign it, and return it to us by email.

If you have questions about this online course, please contact Sheila Rubin at
415-820-3974 or

For assistance with registration and with R. Cassidy Seminars, please contact Elizabeth at

NOTE: For participants applying for CE credits through R. Cassidy Seminars, CE credits are available for live participation only. In order to receive CE credits for this workshop, you must participate live on all calls, due to the stipulations guiding continuing education credit for online courses. Unfortunately, credit is not available for partial attendance (i.e., attending some classes live and listening to others via the recording), or for those who are only participating via the recordings. For more information, please contact Sheila Rubin at 415-820-3974 or

Guarantee Your Spot:

This is a workshop for therapists and other helping professionals, taught by Sheila Rubin, LMFT, RDT/BCT and Bret Lyon, PhD, SEP.


Bret Lyon and Sheila Rubin have co-led workshops on Healing Shame for over a decade in many cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Berkeley, New York, Montreal, Ottawa and Victoria, BC. Both have trained in EFT with Sue Johnson and in AEDP with Diana Fosha.

 * The Center for Healing Shame is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs in California - CAMFT Approved CE Provider #134393. PhDs in California and PhDs and licensed therapists outside California may be able to receive CE credits through the co-sponsorship of R. Cassidy Seminars. (Apply for CE credits from R. Cassidy Seminars prior to the workshop at

The Center for Healing Shame maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

CANCELLATION POLICY: No refunds. The amount paid can be applied toward a future workshop within 12 months. Registrations are not transferable.

The Center for Healing Shame welcomes people who have disabilities. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs. Location is wheelchair accessible.