Do you sometimes criticise yourself when you make a mistake? Do you find that you treat yourself more harshly than you do your friends? It is hard to take care of yourself when you’re struggling, or to allow others to care of you?
If so, you might find this 8-week Compassionate Mind Training (CMT) online course helpful.
Compassionate Mind Training (CMT) involves ideas & exercises that are scientifically proven to increase compassion for ourselves & others.
Research conducted on this course found that it led to a number of positive benefits, including improvements in compassion, self-reassurance, self-criticism, and emotional wellbeing. Read more about the research here.
This is a self-guided online course. Each of the 8 sessions is 2 hours (approx), involving a mixture of taught content and experiential exercises (e.g. mindfulness, imagery, and compassion).
In between sessions, you’ll have access to guided audios and reading material to support your journey in cultivating your compassionate mind.
Hi, i’m Chris. I’m a clinical psychologist specialising in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Compassionate Mind Training (CMT).
I’ve got many years of experience in helping individuals, groups and organisations cultivate their compassionate minds – becoming more compassionate with themselves and others. I’ve published lots of research on the benefits of compassion, and have authored a number of compassion-related books, including the Compassionate Mind Workbook & Compassionate Mind Approach to Difficult Emotions.
Hi, I’m Charlie. I am a clinical psychologist specialising in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Compassionate Mind Training (CMT).
I provide compassion-focused interventions for individuals, groups, and organisations. I have also run over a hundred various compassion training workshops both nationally and internationally.
During this self-guided (online) 8-week course, participants will be guided in learning how to develop their ‘compassionate minds’. Based upon the work of Professor Paul Gilbert and Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), each session will involve a mixture of taught content and experiential exercises and practices (e.g. mindfulness, imagery, compassionate mind skills development). As the sessions progress, participants will learn how to develop and access their ‘compassionate minds’, and how they can use this to reduce self-criticism, balance strong negative emotions (e.g. anger, anxiety, shame), and become more compassionate to themselves and other people.
During the course, participants will learn: