Working with Mindfulness in Therapy

Mindfulness is all the rage these days. It has been adopted in schools, workplaces and by individuals, often in search of the promise of an all-elusive peace of mind. In…

What is Compassion Focused Therapy?

There was so much to take away from the event that we couldn’t possibly summarise it all here, but in case you missed it and would like to know more about integrating compassion focused therapy (CFT) into your work then here’s an introduction.

The Present Moment Part 5: Conclusions and References

This is the final part of our series on mindfulness and psychotherapy, and concludes the series.

The Present Moment Part 4: Challenges in Mindfulness

Previously, we focused on how mindfulness and psychotherapy fit together naturally. But let’s now look at the challenges of working mindfully in the present moment.

The Present Moment Part 3: Mindfulness

Previously, we looked at the issues of compassion and empathy. We shall now look at how mindfulness and psychotherapy interact.

The Present Moment Part 2: Compassion

Previously we discussed empathy, social bonding, and trauma. The article ended with an example of a colleague of mine who, upon hearing the account of a young refugee’s traumatic past, went into a state of shock herself.