Episode 1 – Compassionate Minds
HIV Matters is back, and we have an amazing second series to share with you. This episode of HIV Matters explores with leading expert Chris Irons what compassion focused therapy is and how this theory can be applied in everyday life to enhance psychological well-being. During the course of the conversation, we explore how our brain works and ways of dealing with difficult emotions. Chris explains key concepts in a clear and user friendly way that will enable listeners to consider how this can be applied to them to enhance their wellbeing.
Episode Guest: Dr Chris Irons
Chris is a Clinical Psychologist, he has many years of experience working in the NHS and is now co-director of Balanced Minds. Here, he provides psychological assessment, formulation, therapy and training courses. In his clinical work, he uses Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT; Gilbert & Irons, 2005) in working with people with a wide range of mental and physical health distress.
Additional Information and Links
Balanced Minds https://balancedminds.com
Self-Compassion App details https://www.selfcompassion.me/balancedminds?ref=balancedminds
National HIV Nurse Association (NHIVNA) www.nhivna.org.
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