A brief outline of the evolutionary approach for compassion focused therapy.
AffiliationUniversity of Derby
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AbstractAbstract Humans are evolved animals set up to pursue various life tasks. This gives rise to different phenotypes some of which are conducive to well-being, while others are not. Compassion focused therapy seeks to harness the evolved importance of affiliative and caring motivational processing to help alleviate individuals who are caught in high levels of shame and self-criticism and conse
CitationGilbert, P. (2017) 'A brief outline of the evolutionary approach for compassion focused therapy.', EC Psychology and Psychiatry, 3(6): 218-227.
JournalEC Psychology and Psychiatry
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