Coping With Toxic Shame

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    A lot of people carry shame – about who they are, things they’ve done – or failed to do. And when that shame becomes overwhelming, therapists refer to it as “toxic shame.” What are the roots of that kind of deep shame – and how can people get over it?

    In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb explore this issue.

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