SOLD OUT – Compassionate Leadership Workshop with Dr. Deborah Lee

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1 Day Workshop

Date: November 6, 2020

Location: ONLINE

Teaching times:

Start:  9.30 a.m.

Finish: 4.30 p.m.


Recently there has been a rise of interest in bringing Compassion focused practices to the workplace in order to improve team functioning and wellbeing.  The concept of compassionate leadership brings leadership into every grade and domain in the workplace so that regardless of grade or seniority compassionate leadership is everyone’s business. Over the last three years, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust has developed and rolled out a compassionate leadership programme and has trained over 1300 of its staff. The programme will be presented alongside the evaluation.

Then, by using the underlying theoretical principles of Compassionate Mind Training as a framework to explore self- compassion and team compassion. The workshop explores ways to identify inhibitors   and facilitators to compassionate practice in the workplace, so that threat focused team functioning and bring about commitments to more compassion team cohesion. 

Workshop Facilitator

Dr Deborah Lee, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Berkshire Traumatic Stress Service & South Central Complex Treatment Service for Veterans.

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical Psychology, University College London

Brief Biography

Dr Deborah Lee is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Head of Berkshire Traumatic Stress Service and South Central Complex Treatment Service for Veterans. She is also an honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London.  She is author of the Compassionate-Mind Guide to Recovering from Trauma and PTSD: Using Compassion-Focused Therapy to Overcome Flashbacks, Shame, Guilt, and Fear (2013). New Harbinger, New York.

Dr Lee has worked in the field of trauma for 25 years and specialises in the treatment of Complex PTSD.  Her particular area of clinical and research interest is in shame- based PTSD and self-criticism. She has pioneered the use of developing compassionate resilience as part of a phased based treatment approach to complex PTSD. She has widely contributed to the dissemination of her clinical knowledge through writing and delivering over 150 clinical workshops and talks in North America,  Europe Japan and Australia.


·         Christiansen, A., O’Brien, M. R., Kirton, J. A., Zubairu, K., & Bray, L. (2015). Delivering compassionate care: the enablers and barriers. British Journal of Nursing, 24(16), 833-837.

·         Crawford, P., Brown, B., Kvangarsnes, M., & Gilbert, P. (2014). The design of compassionate care. Journal of clinical nursing, 23(23-24), 3589-3599.

·          Gilbert, P., (2009). Introducing Compassion Focused Therapy. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 15 199-208. Doi:10.1192/apt.bp.107.005264

·         Li, A., Early, S. F., Mahrer, N. E., Klaristenfeld, J. L., & Gold, J. I. (2014). Group cohesion and organizational commitment: protective factors for nurse residents’ job satisfaction, compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction, and burnout. Journal of Professional Nursing, 30(1), 89-99.

·         Pawson, R., & Tilley, N. (1997). Realistic evaluation. Sage.

Booking and Payment

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** Student price is available.  Enter discount code STUDENT15 to receive 15% off the price of a regular ticket.  Proof of student ID will be required prior to attending. **

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 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.

Welcome & Registration
  • Deborah Lee
Session 1
9.30 AM - 11:15AM
Clinical Psychologist, Researcher & Speaker
Morning Break - Grab a Cuppa
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Deborah Lee
Session 2
11.30 AM - 1.00 PM
Clinical Psychologist, Researcher & Speaker
1.00 PM - 1.45 PM
  • Deborah Lee
Session 3
1.45 PM - 3.00 PM
Clinical Psychologist, Researcher & Speaker
Afternoon Break - Grab a Snack!
3.00 PM - 3.15 PM
  • Deborah Lee
Session 4
3.15 PM - 4.30PM
Clinical Psychologist, Researcher & Speaker
Deborah Lee

Deborah Lee

Clinical Psychologist, Researcher & Speaker

    Event Detail

    November 6, 2020 9:30 am
    November 6, 2020 4:30 pm


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