Compassionate Mind Foundation's 8th International Conference

The Compassionate Mind Foundation hosts an annual international conference each year. This year's conference is the Foundation's 8th International Compassion Focused Therapy Conference and will take place on 8-11 October 2019 in EDINBURGH at the Royal College of Physicians (9 Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ) 

The theme of this year's conference is The Compassionate Mind in its Social Context: From the Body to the Social World

To see the programme, please click here

For more information about the Dinner tickets and Accomodation, please see below in the additional information section.

If you have any queries, or would like more information before booking, please contact

Conference Details

Presented By: Various Speakers

Date/Time: 8th October 2019 at 8:30am until 11th October 2019 at 5:00pm

Venue: Royal College of Physicians, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

Location: Edinburgh

Keynotes & Symposia
Guidelines for Poster Presentations

Booking workshops & events:

Our workshops and training are available to book through payment by credit/debit card on our website. If you are unable to pay by credit/debit card please contact us to request an invoice. 

All places booked for our event, must be paid for prior to attending the event unless pre-agreed with management. 

Please note that we cannot confirm your place until we have received payment.

Terms and Conditions: 

Please contact us as soon as possible on for any cancellations. Refunds, less a 20% administration fee, will be made if cancellations are received in writing up to six weeks before the event.  Any cancellations received after this time will not be eligible for a refund.  We regret, refunds for failure to attend cannot be made but you can transfer your event fee to a future event within 12 months.

Please note that information about the event and venue are subject to change and cancellation. Occasionally, an event may have to be cancelled or postponed.  We will try and inform of any changes and cancellations as soon as possible via email.  We cannot be held responsible for any resulting costs you may incur for travel, accommodation, any other related goods or service or other compensation.

We will confirm the final details of the event, 7-10 days before the start date.

Lunch provided at the event will be vegetarian and will include eggs, but no meat or fish. However, please advise us of any dietary requirements in the notes section whilst booking online and we will try to accommodate your request. 


Royal College of Physicians, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ, Edinburgh

Additional Information

Dinner Tickets

On Thursday the 10th October, we will be having our annual conference dinner, and we'd love to have you with us. Details and tickets will be added to this shortly. Please note - ignore the dinner section on the registration forms, you can still book the conference, and we will have this rectified shortly



Convention Edinburgh has negotiated rates for the 8th International Compassionate Mind Foundation Conference and is pleased to offer a free online accommodation booking service to delegates attending this event.

To view and book the various accommodation options please click on the link below: