Compassion Focused Therapy: Distinctive Features

May 13, 2010|
Compassion Focused Therapy: Distinctive Features by Paul Gilbert
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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. 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.

Comprising 30 key points this book explores the founding principles of CFT and outlines the detailed aspects of compassion in the CFT approach. Divided into two parts -TheoryandCompassion Practice- this concise book provides a clear guide to the distinctive characteristics of CFT.

Compassion Focused Therapywill be a valuable source for students and professionals in training as well as practising therapists who want to learn more about the distinctive features of CFT.

Paul Gilbertis 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 ha...
Title:Compassion Focused Therapy: Distinctive Features
Product dimensions:248 pages, 7.25 X 4.75 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:248 pages, 7.25 X 4.75 X 0.5 in
Published:May 13, 2010
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780415448079

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