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The Simple Guide to Understanding Shame in Children

What it is, What Helps and How to Prevent Further Stress or Trauma

Betsy de Thierry



Emma Reeves


Full of helpful information and advice, this is the perfect introduction for any adult caring for or working with a child who has experienced shame. It explains what shame is, how it affects children and what adults can do to help them overcome it.
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* What is shame?
* How does it affect children?
* How can adults help?

The perfect starting point for any adult or carer working with children who have experienced shame, this guide provides straightforward answers and explanations to both common and complex questions.

At a time when children are more likely than ever to experience shame, the accessible advice in this book helps adults to boost children's self-esteem. Betsy de Thierry navigates the need to understand its impact and the reasons behind it, as well as how to reduce its hold on self-confidence. Reassuring advice will also help revitalize adults' abilities to face the challenges of supporting children affected by shame. It will teach them how to restore self-esteem.

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Book publisherJessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date18 Oct 2018
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