Information and Resouces for Professionals

Papers, blogs and other resources

Information and resources for professionals

Welcome to my resources section. Here you will find useful academic articles, books, blogs and details of training opportunities specifically for shame and compulsive sexual behaviours. I add to this page regularly so please feel free to check this page out




  • Online training is now available for psychotherapists and allied professionals, such as social workers, offering an introduction to shame containment theory

In person training can be provided on request. Please email [email protected]


  • Shame in Medicine blog discusses shame in the sex therapy room

  • Shame in Medicine blog discusses the power of permission to have shame

  • A selection of blogs on shame containment theory are available here

Compulsive sexual behaviour

Books and other publications