Returning guest, Wendi L. Dumbroff, MA, LPC, discusses shame, an issue many suffer with – yet rarely discussed. Shame is a huge issue for it creates the feeling there is something wrong with the person. This is common in people who are survivors of sexual abuse, trauma, or if someone feels unloved by a parent or receives other negative messages from a loved one. She provides vital information for anyone who may be suffering in silence.
Wendi is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice where she specializes in individual, family, couples, and sex therapy. She is a highly trained couple and sex therapist who provides a safe, non-judgmental, and sex-positive environment. In addition, Dumbroff is a certified teacher of mindfulness and meditation and brings these tools into her practice. As she explains, “Mindfulness helps people create a pause. It allows one to step back and say, ‘what are my thoughts and what are my feelings’ – it creates a space for people to make different choices, among many other benefits.”
A sought-after media resource, Wendi has appeared in numerous print and broadcast outlets.