Health and Wellness

ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope

JoAnne Dahl, Ph.D.

ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – How to develop Self Compassion

Working with self compassion
Welcome to ACT taking hurt to hope. Today we are going to talk about something can be helpful to all of us no matter what situation we are in. Acting in a kind and loving way towards ourselves. Self compassion. Self compassion is about developing a kind and helpful relationship with yourself. It is the opposite of being harsh with or even punishing yourself. Today you are going to get a chance to talk to an expert on self compassion and how to develop it. Dr Paul Gilbert. Paul is a professor at the Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust at the Mental Health Research Unit at Kingsway Hospital in the United Kingdom. Paul is the
founder of Compassion focused therapy and the author of the book (The Compassionate Mind, www.compassionatemind.co.uk . You can read more about Paul and Compassion focused therapy by looking at his home page which you can find by clicking on his name on this week’s episode of ACT taking hurt to hope. http://www.derby.ac.uk/schools/fehs/research/mhru/
www.compassionatemind.co.uk