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Let's Talk About CBT


Welcome to Let's Talk About CBT! This is a podcast about cognitive behavioural therapy: what it is, what it's not and how it can be useful. Dr Lucy Maddox interviews experts in the field including people who have experienced CBT for themselves.  A mix of interviews, myth-busting and CBT jargon explained, this accessible podcast is brought to you by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies.

Sep 20, 2018

This episode of BABCP’s Let’s Talk About CBT is all about Compassion Focussed Therapy, or CFT, one of the wider family of CBTs. Professor Paul Gilbert and Chris Winson talk to Dr Lucy Maddox about what CFT is, how it can be helpful, and what it feels like to experience the therapy.

If you’re interested in finding out more about the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, or about Compassion Focussed Therapy here are some resources:

Websites

babcp.com is the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies website and it links to the CBT register of accredited CBT therapists in the UK (or go straight to cbtregisteruk.com). BABCP also has a Compassion special interest groups which members can join.

https://compassionatemind.co.uk/ is the website of the Compassionate Mind Foundation. 

https://underwaterbreathes.wordpress.com/ is Chris Winson's blog. 

On Twitter, the hashtag #365daysofcompassion was created by Chris and connects you to other people using principles from CFT to help with everyday life. 

Books

Gilbert, P. (2010). Compassion focused therapy: Distinctive features. Routledge. 

Welford, M. (2016). Compassion focused therapy for dummies. John Wiley & Sons.

Irons, C., & Beaumont, E. (2017). The Compassionate Mind Workbook: A step-by-step guide to developing your compassionate self. Robinson. 

Welford, M. (2012). The Compassionate Mind Approach to Building Self-confidence Using Compassion Focused Therapy. Constable & Robinson.

Papers

Gilbert, P. (2014). The origins and nature of compassion focused therapy. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 53(1), 6-41.

Gilbert, P. (2015). Affiliative and prosocial motives and emotions in mental health. Dialogues in clinical neuroscience, 17(4), 381.