The Compassionate Mind Foundation promotes wellbeing by facilitating the scientific understanding and application of compassion. We are a charitable organisation that supports research and teaching of an evolution and contemplative informed compassion-focused approach to human difficulty. We also support individuals with training and resources and run specific programmes to apply a compassionate approach in both schools and organisations.



Compassion: Integrating Body, Mind and Culture. Join us for a day of workshops and 2 days of symposia and keynotes with renowned speakers.


We have an exciting new programme of CFT workshops for practioners on topics including self- esteem, trauma and group therapy.

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We are a charitable organisation and rely on the generous support of our members and supporters. There are a number of ways you can get involved including attending our events, fundraising or becoming a member. 

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The CMF takes Compassion to California

26th April 2016

Members of the Compassionate Mind Foundation have spent the last few weeks touring California in the USA, meeting, teaching and sharing ideas with different audiences interested in Compassion Focussed Therapy.

Paul Gilbert, the Foundation’s founder and leader, began the tour with a keynote address at the International &...

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