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“Compassion: An Introduction” — 2016 Video by The International Center for Compassionate Organizations

At this link you can watch a video on compassion that was produced, recently released, and generously shared by The International Center for Compassionate Organizations. For those who have participated in compassion-focused therapy sessions (e.g., via the mindful compassion group therapy program), some of the lines early on in the video will sound very familiar—I hope! Read more ›

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Compassion for Voices Video: A Tale of Courage and Hope

Compassion is the courage to descend into the reality of human experience. —Paul Gilbert, founder of Compassion Focused Therapy

This quote appears toward the end of a fantastic, very moving animated short-film that psychologist, Dr. Charlie Heriot-Maitland, worked on with animator Kate Anderson. It is the story of Stuart who experiences internal voices that criticize him, frighten, and overwhelm him, and of his journey of gaining confidence Read more ›

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The voices in my head: TED Talk by Elanor Longden

In the previous post, I announced the newly published book, Treating Psychosis: A Clinician’s Guide to Integrating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness Approaches within the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Tradition. I also wrote that the book’s accompanying website (treatingpsychosis.com) is well worth exploring (and bookmarking).

One of the resources on that website is a very moving and powerful video Read more ›

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A visit to Avenstone in August: Magical and Meaningful

Just as there exists in writing a literal truth and a poetic truth, there also exists in a human being a literal anatomy and a poetic anatomy. One, you can see; one, you cannot. One is made of bones and teeth and flesh; the other is made of energy and memory and faith. But they are both equally true.
—Elizabeth Gilbert, quoting her friend, Bob, in “Eat, Pray, Love,” p. 144

Avenstone is a residential property located not far from Kingston, just north of Camden East, owned and cared for by Jane and Peter Good. Read more ›

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Three free anxiety-related resources on Dr. Martin Antony’s website

I read a comic posted on Facebook recently that said something like “what a nice winter we’re having this spring”. It has been indeed.

One of the ways to enjoy a winter-like day in spring is to do some reading. On that note, I was revisiting the website of Dr. Martin Antony recently. Dr. Martin Antony is a psychologist in Ontario who specializes in anxiety disorders and cognitive-behaviour therapy in part. Below are three helpful axiety-related resources that are currently posted on his website and available to download for free. Read more ›

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