Prof Paul Gilbert CFT Workshop
3 – Day Workshop
Date: 15, 16 & 17 December, 2021
Location: Crowne Plaza Belfast
117 Milltown Rd, Belfast BT8 7XP
Registration: 9.30 am – 10 am
Start: 10 am
Finish: 4.30 pm
Coffee/Tea, Refreshments and Lunch will be provided on the day.
This three day workshop is designed for people who have some training and experience in using compassion focused therapy having attended either a two or three day training course; are familiar with the basic evolutionary model; the role of affiliative emotion in threat regulation, distinctions between shame and guilt and competitive versus caring motivational systems and the dimensional nature of our minds.
The workshop provides opportunities including:
- deeper understanding into the nature of compassion
- working within the therapeutic relationship
- developing the compassion focused formulation
- the nature of functional analysis
- using functional analysis to work with self-criticism and shame
- explaining and exploring multi-self and the interaction between threat-based emotions such as anger, anxiety and sadness
- how to use chair work to engage in different aspects of the self
- ways of deepening the concepts of the compassionate self and compassionate image
- ways of working with the fear and resistance to compassion
Gilbert, P. (2018) Living Like Crazy. Annwyn House
Gilbert, P. (ed) (2017) Compassion: Concepts, Research and Application. Routledge
Gilbert, P. (2010) Compassion Focused Therapy Distinctive Features Series. London: Routledge
Gilbert. P. (2009). The Compassionate Mind. Robinson
Gilbert P. (2007). Psychotherapy and Counselling for Depression (3rd edition): London. Sage.
Gilbert, P. (2000) Social mentalities: Internal ‘social’ conflicts & the role of inner-warmth & compassion in cognitive therapy. In P.Gilbert & K.G. Bailey (Eds). Genes on the Couch: Explorations in Evolutionary Psychotherapy. London: Routledge.
Gilbert, P. & Irons, C. (2005). Therapies for shame and self-attacking, using cognitive, behavioural, emotional imagery, and compassionate mind training. In P.Gilbert (Ed) Compassion: Conceptualisations, Research and use in Psychotherapy. London: Routledge.
Irons, C. & Beaumont, E. (2017) The Compassionate Mind Workbook. Robinson
Kolts, R. L. (2016) CFT Made Simple: A Clinician’s Guide to Practising Compassion Focused Therapy. New Harbinger.
Lee, D. (2005) The perfect nurturer: A model to develop a compassionate mind within the context of cognitive therapy. In P.Gilbert (Ed) Compassion: Conceptualisations, Research and use in Psychotherapy. London: Routledge
Welford, M. (2016) Compassion Focused Therapy for Dummies. John Wiley & Sons.
Prof Paul Gilbert FBPsS, PhD, OBE is the founder of Compassion Focused Therapy, and is the President of the Compassionate Mind Foundation. He is an internationally renowned Professor of Clinical Psychology, who is particularly recognised for his expertise in the treatment of depression and shame. He has researched evolutionary approaches to psychopathology for over 35 years with a special focus on shame and the treatment of shame based difficulties, for which compassion focused therapy (CFT) was developed. He has written and edited 22 books and established the Compassionate Mind Foundation in 2006. He was awarded an OBE in March 2011.
Earlybird Price (available until 15/10/2020)- £490
Standard Price – £545
Student Price – (please bring student ID with you on the day) – £375
Booking and Payment
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Terms and Conditions
Please note that information about the event and venue are subject to change and cancellation. In the unlikely event that a workshop may have to be cancelled or postponed, we will inform you directly via email as soon as possible via email. We cannot be held responsible for any resulting costs you many incur for travel, accommodation or any other related goods or services.
We will contact you via email prior to the event with any handouts/materials you may need to print out and bring along to the workshop.
Prof Paul Gilbert CFT Workshop