FACES conference – Mindfulness & Compassion in Psychotherapy:
Cultivating Freedom and Resilience
Why does one person to recover quickly from adversity, while another gets derailed? Can we cultivate this capacity for resilience even if we’ve had a rough attachment history? This presentation will explore how mindfulness and compassion practices can help both us and our clients bounce back from painful experiences and engage more fully in our lives.
• Identify the natural factors that contribute to psychological resilience
• Describe the core mechanisms by which mindfulness and compassion
practices can foster resilience
• Specify how mindful awareness, compassion, and equanimity practices work
together to help us recover from adverse experiences