Shame reactions are often uncomfortable, even excruciating, for clients to work through in therapy. When not adequately treated, shame reactions can seriously disrupt the therapy process. This article seeks to equip Christian mental health professionals with practical strategies for effectively assessing and treating shame reactions. Theoretical perspectives on shame within a Christian context are also briefly discussed.
Thurston, Nancy S., "When "Perfect Fear Casts Out All Love": Christian Perspectives on the Assessment and Treatment of Shame" (1994). Faculty Publications - Grad School of Clinical Psychology. 119.