Research into the beneficial effect of developing compassion has advanced enormously over the years. This book explains how Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) - a process of developing compassion for the self and others to increase well-being and aid recovery - varies from other forms of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.
Paul Gilbert is Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Derby and has been actively involved in research and treating people with shame-based and mood disorders for over 30 years. He is a past President of the British Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapy and a fellow of the British Psychological Society and has been developing CFT for twenty years.
Prof Paul Gilbert
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Psychiatry & Clinical Psychology: Professional
CBT Distinctive Features
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