Description - Shame and the Origins of Self-esteem by Mario Jacoby
Shame is one of our most central feelings and a universal human characteristic. Why do we experience it? For what purpose? How can one cope with excessive feelings of shame? Informed by many years of helping people to understand feelings of shame, Jungian analyst Mario Jacoby provides an exploration of the many aspects of shame and shows how it occupies a central place in our emotional experience. Jacoby shows a lack of self-esteem to be at the root of excessive shame. As well as providing practical examples of how therapy can help, Jacoby draws upon historical and cultural scholarship to discuss how important shame is for us in both its individual and social aspects.
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Author Biography - Mario Jacoby
Mario Jacoby is a training analyst, lecturer and member of the Curatorium of the C. G. Jung Institute in Zurich. He is the author of Numerous Articles and Books in Analytical Psychology Such as Individuation and Narcissism, Longing for Paradise and The Analytical Encounter.