Compassion Special Interest Group

Aims

  • To provide a forum where the role of compassion in promoting wellbeing can be discussed and explored.

  • To explore the potential for a compassion focus to enhance recognised cognitive-behavioural protocols for common mental health problems.

  • To make available training in compassion-focused CBT.

  • To support and encourage research into compassion-focused CBT.

  • To participate in conferences.

  • To collaborate, cultivate and maintain active links with other individuals, groups and organisations in this developing field

Committee Members

Co-Chairs

Lisa Johnston and James Acland

Co-Secretaries

Charlie Heriot-Maitland (until 25/7/17) and Natalie Englander

Treasurer

Eva Rea

Ordinary Members

Megan Edwards

Connie Poon

Paul Sigel

Jessica Hottinger

Contact

If you wish to become a member of the SIG please email babcp@babcp.com

If you wish to contact the SIG please do so via the Honourary Secretary using the details above.

Resources

BABCP is not responsible for the content of external websites. However, the following websites may be of interest:

www.compassionatemind.co.uk

(The Compassionate Mind Foundation, Paul Gilbert and his team. This website provides a wealth of information about CFT and maintains a collection of core research papers)

www.mindfulcompassion.com (Dennis Tirch)

www.mindfulselfcompassion.org (Christopher Germer)

www.self-compassion.org (Kristin Neff)

www.facebook.com/CompassionFocusedTherapy

The SIG welcomes contact from any CBT practitioner seeking further information.

Events

Compassion SIG

25 September 2017

Helping to build shame resilience across the disorders

Presented by Tara O’Donoghue & Lisa Williams

Venue:

The British Psychological Society Office
30 Tabernacle Street
London
EC2A 4UE

9.30am to 4.30pm
(Registration from 9.00am)

Further Information [PDF]

Registration Form [Word]