How to Develop Self-Compassion

excerpted from and based on the Compassion-Focused Therapy protocol by Paul Gilbert, PhD, FBPsS Feelings of shame, inadequacy, or low self-worth are core causes of most emotional and behavioral problems, such as anxiety, depression, anger, and substance abuse issues....

Stopping Teen Abusive Relationships

This statistic should shock:  Approximately one in three adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner.(1) I hear about these relationships all the time in therapy, from teens experiencing toxic...