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  • Compassion

    A common definition of compassion is “being moved by the suffering of oneself and others, and being motivated to reduce that suffering”. »

  • Compassion-Focused Therapy

    Compassion-focused therapy is a multi-method, integrative therapy that utilizes compassionate mind training as part of a process-oriented therapy to help people develop »

  • Loving-Kindness

    Loving-kindness is an aspect of the caring feelings we can have in life that includes feelings of good-will, benevolence, unselfish friendliness, and »

  • Mindfulness

    Mindfulness is moment-to-moment awareness of experience without evaluation or judgment. Mindfulness is presence to this moment and to what is happening in »

  • Psychological Associate

    A psychological associate is a registered member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario who is authorized to provide psychological services autonomously in the province of Ontario. »

  • Self-Compassion

    Self-compassion is an aspect of caring in life that deals specifically with how we relate to our own being in the face »

  • Self-Injury

    Self-injury is the intentional hurting of one’s body tissue done by oneself in a physical way without conscious suicidal intent and for »