How to live compassionately in an uncompassionate world

13 December 20237:00pm - 9:00pmSouth West
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Social and behavioural
Free (registration required)
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In person
South West of England Branch

What is 'compassion'?

Why do humans need it?

How can it help us on a day to day basis?

Clinical Psychologist Dr Sophie Mayhew will be talking about current understandings of the concept of compassion, how it is essential to our health and wellbeing, why it is so important for humans and what we can do ourselves to sprinkle more of it into our lives.

  • Date: 13 December 2023
  • Time: 19:00-21:00
  • Venue: Vertigo, Truro

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About our speaker

Dr Sophie Mayhew is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with 22 years experience as an NHS Psychologist working in adult mental health, spending 11 of those years as the lead for NHS adult inpatient and recovery services in Plymouth. 

She left the NHS in 2018 to set up her private psychology practice.

Sophie worked alongside Professor Paul Gilbert in the early development of compassion-focused therapy 20 years ago, looking at its application to people with severe mental illness.

More recently she uses compassion-focused approaches with her clients in private practice.

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