Compassion Focused Therapy Questionnaires

Are you interested in finding out how compassionate you are? Or maybe whether you can be self-critical at times? We’ve got a variety of Compassion Focused Therapy questionnaires to take to help you understand yourself better, and see how your scores compare to other people.

The Compassion Engagement and Action Scale


Learn how compassionate you are across the three flows of compassion – to others, from others and to yourself


Compassion For Others

Compassion for others

Compassion From Others




The Fear of Compassion Scale


Do you find compassion a bit difficult, or even anxiety provoking? Learn whether you have any fear of compassion (to others, from others and to yourself) with below questionnaires 


Fear of Compassion For Others

Fear of compassion for others

Fear of Compassion From Others

fear of compassion

Fear of Self-Compassion

Fear of self compassion

Self-Criticism – Shame – Social Comparison Scales


Do you ever find yourself being harsh or critical of yourself? Do you sometimes feel like other people look down on you? Do you ever feel you compare yourself negatively to others? Take a look at the three different questionnaires below to learn more



function of self-criticism, Self-Compassion vs Compassionate Self, Image of the Self-Critic

External Shame

External Shame

Social Comparison

Social Comparison 1



If you’d like to find ways to grow your compassionate mind, your ability to be compassion to others and yourselves, whilst also reducing self-criticism, take a look at some of our compassion self-help courses 




You can find more information about these questionnaires (along with many other wonderful resources) at


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