What is Compassion Focused Therapy?

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Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) emphasizes utilizing compassion to understand yourself and the people around you. It’s a good option for people dealing with shame or self-criticism that causes emotional distress.

Developing compassion for yourself and others requires practice. Practicing self-compassion exercises can help you manage shame and guilt, which can help you develop compassion for the people around you.

Therapists Who Specialize in Using CFT

As an integrative psychiatric provider, I take a holistic and comprehensive approach to mental health care and blend both conventional psychiatry with complementary approaches. My focus is beyond treating symptoms and takes into consideration the gut-brain connection, genetics, interpersonal, lifestyle, and environmental contributions to create a personalized treatment plan, enhance self care, ...

Lisa Curtain, PMHNP-BC

Boston

Massachusetts

My treatment philosophy centers around providing personalized and compassionate care to individuals struggling with mental health challenges. I believe in taking a holistic approach that considers the unique needs and experiences of each client. By fostering a collaborative and nonjudgmental therapeutic relationship, I aim to empower individuals to explore their strengths, overcome obstacles, a...
As a psychiatric provider, I approach patient care with empathy, compassion, and a commitment to personalized treatment. I believe in taking a holistic approach to mental health and value building trusting and collaborative relationships with my patients, where open communication and mutual respect are paramount. I strive to create a safe and non-judgmental space.
I strive to provide high quality-care, education, and coordination of care with other health-care providers to ensure the best possible patient outcome. I value having the capability of delivering affordable health care to all members of the community regardless of medical insurance/financial status.
My practice centers on enhancing mental wellness and overall quality of life for my patients. I specialize in the comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders, always approaching each individual with dignity and compassion. With a focus on compassion, hope, and the eradication of stigma surrounding mental health, I am dedicated to providing p...
When individuals experience severe life stressors and traumas, it is not out of the ordinary for their lives to unravel. As human beings we have the power to overcome our greatest obstacles, so long as effort is put in place. The pursuit of growth brings its challenges, as well as its rewards. Through personal experiences with addictions, as well as its consequences, I've come to understand its...
I am a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who believes in each client’s uniqueness, and ensures a holistic treatment based on individual needs. I specialize in treating psychiatric disorders including, but not limited to, Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorders, Bipolar, PTSD and ADHD in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. I am very passionate about contributing to the...

Amy Reznik

New York

New York

Therapy is an explorative healing process. Through it one can achieve growth and change that did not seem previously possible. I offer psychotherapy for anyone experiencing emotional and mental distress in their lives. I have experience working with individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, body image struggles, and relationship issues. There are several values that I hold dear to my…