The Compassionate Mind (Compassion Focused Therapy)
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We can stimulate patterns in our brains that are self-nourishing, supportive, encouraging and soothing so that in whatever we do to help ourselves, we create in our heads and experience (brain patterns) of warmth, kindness and support as our primary starting position. If we do this, we may find that things will be slightly better for us." a b Stroud, James; Griffiths, Carys (September 2021). "An evaluation of compassion‐focused therapy within adult mental health inpatient settings". Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. 94 (3): 587–602. doi: 10.1111/papt.12334. ISSN 1476-0835.
The Compassionate Mind (Compassion Focused Therapy) : Paul
Using CFT enriches the compassion-based soothing system, while withdrawing from the threat-focused emotional regulation system. In turn, this will augment the ability to activate (drive) and work towards valued goals.  :11 Applications [ edit ]Gilbert, P. (2010). Compassion focused therapy. CBT Distinctive Features Series. New York: Routledge.
Compassion Focused Therapy Diploma - Paul Gilbert
Allan, S & Gilbert, P. (1997). Submissive behaviour and psychopathology. British Journal of Clinical Psychology 36, 467-488. humans have at least three types of emotional regulation systems: threat-focused and protection and safety-seeking; drive, excitement, and vitality; affiliative-focused soothing system;A really refreshing look at very simple concepts with interwoven complexities, and how we can all seek to better know and understand ourselves. Gilbert, P., Allan, S. & Goss, K. (1996). Parental representations, shame interpersonal problems and vulnerability to psychopathology. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 3, 23-34.