This book will introduce you to a new and different approach to anger management. With compassion focused therapy, and this dynamic book, you will get deeper understanding and the tricky human brain relieved from shame and toward responsibility! A must read if you struggle with anger

Erosion: The Psychopathology of Self-Criticism (English Edition) par [Golan Ph.D. Shahar]

Erosion, from Golan Shahar is a very good book in the sens that it offers an exhaustive syntheses of the researches on self-criticism with a theoretical model and clear links between self-criticism, perfectionism and rumination. It also gives an overview of longitudinal researches on the effect of self-criticism on the development of emotional disorders and an historical vision of the different therapeutic approaches working with self-criticism. He finally proposes his own therapeutic approach.

Research into the beneficial effect of developing compassion has advanced enormously in the last ten years, with the development of inner compassion being an important therapeutic focus and goal. This book explains how Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) – a process of developing compassion for the self and others to increase well-being and aid recovery – varies from other forms of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. 

Comprising 30 key points this book explores the founding principles of CFT and outlines the detailed aspects of compassion in the CFT approach. Divided into two parts – Theory and Compassion Practice – this concise book provides a clear guide to the distinctive characteristics of CFT.

Compassion Focused Therapy will be a valuable source for students and professionals in training as well as practising therapists who want to learn more about the distinctive features of CFT.

The Compassionate Mind Approach to Overcoming Anxiety: Using Compassion-focused Therapy (Compassion Focused Therapy) (English Edition) par [Dennis Tirch]

We know what it’s like to worry from time to time, but for some of us, our worrying can take over and have a serious impact on our lives. When our anxiety gets out of hand and starts to dominate our lives, affecting how we function and our general sense of wellbeing, it’s time to do something about it. 

This accessible self-help guide provides the reader with a clear understanding of how problem anxiety develops, the kinds of problems it’s causing them and sets out ground-breaking Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) techniques to overcome their anxiety . 

CFT was initially developed by Professor Paul Gilbert OBE, author of the bestselling The Compassionate Mind which set out his ground-breaking approach, to treat those with high levels of shame and self-criticism. It uses the proven, research-based techniques of CBT and other therapies with a special focus on the importance of developing inner compassion, in order to alleviate feelings of shame, develop a more balanced outlook and promote resilience. It incorporates elements of mindfulness and Tibetan Buddhism with recent research on human development and studies of the brain. It is increasingly used to treat a wide range of emotional and psychological problems including depression, overeating, shyness, trauma, anxiety and anger.