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Paul Gilbert



Paul Gilbert, PhD, OBE, is a British clinical psychiatrist, author, and creator of Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), which integrates elements from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other psychological approaches, Buddhist psychology, and neuroscience. His works emphasizes the scientific understanding and effectiveness of compassion.

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Compassion Based Therapy

Wendy Wood talks to Dr Christopher Germer, Dr Kristin Neff and Professor Paul Gilbert about the development of Compassion-Based Therapy.

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Human Nature and Suffering

This volume explores the implications of humans as evolved social animals. Gilbert suggests that evolution has given rise to a varied set of social competencies which form the basis of our personal knowledge and understanding.

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16 Compassion Focused Therapy Training Exercises and Worksheets

Compassion gets a lot of attention in positive psychology, and for good reason – it’s a major concern of many religious and philosophical leaders, including the Dalai Lama and Pope Francis.

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Compassion: Concepts, Research and Applications

Paul Gilbert brings together an international line-up of leading scholars and researchers in the field to provide a state-of-the-art exploration of key areas in compassion research and applications.

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Shame and Compassion: Q&A With Paul Gilbert, Part 1 of 2

How do shame and compassion relate to one another?

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Compassion Focused Therapy (CBT Distinctive Features)

Research into the beneficial effect of developing compassion has advanced enormously in the last ten years, with the development of inner compassion being an important therapeutic focus and goal.

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Overcoming Depression: A Step-by-Step Approach to Gaining Control Over Depression

St. John's Wort, Prozac, psychotherapy, support groups--today's individual suffering from depression has a laundry list of treatments to choose from.

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How Mindfulness Fosters Compassion

Author and therapist Paul Gilbert explores how awareness of how our own minds work can help break negative thought patterns and help us to become more compassionate.

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Shame and Compassion: Q&A With Paul Gilbert, Part 2 of 2

Psychology of compassion is discussed (part 2)

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Compassion for the Dark Side

Having compassion for the shadow parts of ourselves is key for our personal healing.

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