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Stethoscopes to Swaddles Podcast

Feb 1, 2021

Shame Resilience Theory (SRT) . (Credits- Brene Brown)

SRT offers a working definition of shame and a conceptual identity for shame. Through the

development of a continuum schematic, SRT describes the main concerns of women experiencing shame and identifies the strategies and processes women find effective in developing shame resilience (see Figure 2).

 Additionally, the theory identifies 11 topical areas that present distinct challenges for women.

  1. Appearance and body image,
  2. Sexuality,
  3. Family, 
  4. Motherhood,
  5. Parenting, 
  6. Professional identity and work
  7. Mental and physical health
  8. Aging
  9. Religion
  10. Speaking out
  11. Surviving trauma.Shame Web- Copyright Brene Brown


Components of shame resilience

  1. Empathy
  2. Connection
  3. Power
  4. Freedom