What is Compassion-Focused Therapy?

Compassion-focused therapy (CFT) is a kind of psychotherapy designed to help those who suffer from high levels of self-criticism and shame. It helps you to learn how to feel kinder towards yourself and others, and to feel safe and capable in a world that can seem overwhelming. Founded by British clinical psychologist Paul Raymond Gilbert, CFT is an

Chronic Stress Found to Trigger Mental Disorders Like Schizophrenia

Stress has been quite a headline stealer in the last decade, and it hasn’t all been negative press. Recent psychological studies have, for example, questioned the detrimental effects of workplace stress, and others point to the possible positives certain types of stress can offer if managed correctly. But the latest research on chronic stress, coming