Shame-Attacking Exercise Worksheet

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What is the theory behind the Shame-Attacking exercise worksheet pdf?

Alber Ellis, who was the founder of Rational Emotive Behavior therapy proposed the term “Shame-Attacking exercises”. Shame is also like a fear, irrational and dysfunctional shame can only be eradicated by gradual exposure to shameful and embarrassing feelings, and sensations. Shame-attacking exercises are practiced to experience the shame and fear that a person has to make themselves accustomed to it. 

How will this worksheet help you?

This worksheet provides you with many shame-attacking exercises and activities that you can perform in your daily life. It has a bunch of exercises that are not really triggering and you can perform them without any harm or a lot of effort. You can also list down your own shame-attacking behaviors and perform them. Doing these activities can help you in making your brain and body used to things that you find shameful and in this reduces the fear of catastrophic consequences of such behaviors.

How to use this worksheet?

This worksheet can be used by anyone who has some dysfunctional shame or fear of involving in shameful acts. It has variety o exercises that can be performed as it is or you can make any changes in it anf the perform it. You can also find shame-attacking behaviors according to your own problems and list them down. Perform them gradually starting from small steps. 

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