Compassion Focused Therapy

When: April 9, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
Presenter: Dr. Ashleigh McLellan, Clinical Psychologist
Pricing List:
Student/Retired: $20.00 + HST ($22.60)
OAMFT and AAMFT Members: $30.00 + HST ($33.90)
Non-member: $40.00 + HST ($45.20)
Session Description: Compassion Focused Therapy was pioneered by Professor Paul Gilbert initially to work with people with high levels of shame and self-criticism. Over the past decades the CFT principles have been applied to a broad range of settings and has helped create systemic change.
In this webinar I will give you an overview of the core theoretical concepts of Compassion Focused Therapy and invite you to learn some of these concepts from the ‘inside out’; experiential learning and reflection is a key aspect of the model. You will become familiar with the concepts of our ‘tricky brain’, the loops in our mind, and the three systems model to help us understand our emotions. The model is likely to help you develop a helpful perspective to yourself and your work, and you will be able to take something from this session that you can weave into your existing practice.
I have used this model in my work with military veterans and asylum seekers as well as at an organizational level. It is an incredibly helpful approach to understanding ourselves, the systems we are in, and what we can do to cultivate a compassionate mind and society.

Dr Ashleigh McLellan is a consultant clinical psychologist with 20 years’ experience in the NHS working with complex mental health presentations.  She was the clinical lead for the Humber Traumatic Stress Service in Hull with a specialism in military trauma, refugees and asylum seekers and a range of cPTSD presentations.  She is involved in teaching on the Hull, Leeds and Sheffield ClinPsyD courses, and has supervised a number of Hull trainee clinical psychologists in CFT research.  In 2020 Ashleigh started working exclusive in independent practice using the compassionate mind model with organisations and businesses, working with teams, individuals and delivering training.  She is the director of her own company Ubuntu Psychology where she continues her clinical work and co-director of Your Virtual Mind Trainer.  www.ubuntupsychology.co.uk www.yvmtrainer.com 

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