Teacher

John Bradshaw



John Bradshaw, MA, (1933–2016) was an American author, counselor, psychologist, and founding father of the self-help movement. He wrote several New York Times bestsellers and hosted PBS television programs focused on addiction and recovery, family systems, relationships, and spiritual and emotional growth, and he was credited with popularizing the terms “inner child,” “dysfunctional family,” and “toxic shame.”

John Bradshaw
FindCenter Video Image
09:41

John Bradshaw - Oprah - Childhood Wounds Seminar - Pt2a

The next segment from some of my work on Oprah.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Healing the Shame that Binds You

Shame is the motivator behind our toxic behaviors: the compulsion, co-dependency, addiction and drive to superachieve that breaks down the family and destroys personal lives.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Challenging the Anti-Shame Zeitgeist

Despite a culture organizing to oppose shaming, it remains inevitable. But it doesn’t have to ruin lives.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

FindCenter Quotes ImageTo truly be committed to a life of honesty, love, and discipline, we must be willing to commit ourselves to reality.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image
06:44

John Bradshaw - Oprah - Childhood Wounds Seminar - Pt3

Here is the final segment from my Childhood Wounds Seminar on Oprah

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Family Secrets—The Path fom Shame to Healing

Family Secrets gives you the tools you need to understand your family—and yourself—in an entirely new way. In his bestselling books and compelling PBS specials, John Bradshaw has transformed our understanding of how we are shaped by our families.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

6 Steps to Help Heal Your Inner Child

According to John Bradshaw, author of Home Coming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child, the process of healing your wounded inner child is one of grief, and it involves these six steps (paraphrased from Bradshaw).

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image
27:42

Bradshaw On: The Eight Stages of Man (1982) E2: Who Do You Trust?

Episode Two: Who Do You Trust?. Psychologist/Theologian John Bradshaw traces human life through eight stages of psychosocial development (based on the works of Erik Erikson) focusing on the ego needs and strengths of each stage.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child

In this powerful book, John Bradshaw shows how we can learn to nurture that inner child, in essence offering ourselves the good parenting we needed and longed for.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

John Bradshaw, Self-Help Evangelist Who Called to the ‘Inner Child,’ Dies at 82

Mr. Bradshaw found fame with books and television shows proposing that emotional and psychological damage experienced in childhood was the root of adult ills.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Loader Image

UP NEXT

Abraham Maslow