Inspirations

Facilitating compassion is great – but it can be countercultural in many organisations.

As well as feeling inspired, you may well encounter frustration, isolation and opposition.

All the more reason to find inspiration from elsewhere!

That’s what this page is for – to inspire you on your compassion journey.

The Game of Teams interview with Alister Scott

The Game of Teams interview with Alister Scott

In this podcast (recorded originally on September 15th 2021), Alister Scott is interviewed by Tara Nolan as part of her Game of Teams series. Tara is a Master Certified Coach with global business experience and an insightful line of questioning!

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How do we cope with the pain that we see and feel in the world?

How do we cope with the pain that we see and feel in the world?

The pandemic has touched most of us in difficult ways and the parallel epidemic of unkindness to people and planet can be hard to bear.

In this interview with Liz Hall, author of multiple books and editor of Coaching at Work magazine, our Co-founder Dr Alister Scott talks about “Going Towards” both the pain and the opportunities that change – and the need for change – can bring. Plus a poem!

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Compassion Circles Case Study: CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO

Compassion Circles Case Study: CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO

Recognizing the unique contribution our care providers bring to their roles every day combined with the need for personal and professional recovery, Children’s Hospital Colorado provides compassion circles in several formats. The Intention is to create a safe space...

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Compassion Practices:  Use in a Clinical Psychology Setting

Compassion Practices: Use in a Clinical Psychology Setting

For those involved in clinical psychology who would like to know how these practices have been used in that setting, here is an introduction to how Compassion Circles have been adapted for use by clinical psychology services in the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, probably the most extensive use and evaluation of the practices to date. From Clinical Psychology Forum, 2018.

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Chukumeka Maxwell on Compassion Circles

Chukumeka Maxwell on Compassion Circles

In this 4 minute video Chukumeka Maxwell, Founding Director and CEO of Action to Prevent Suicide, talks about his experiences with Compassion Circles and how helpful they can be.

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Sustaining Compassion in Challenging Times

Sustaining Compassion in Challenging Times

A talk by Benna Waites, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Joint Head of Psychology, Counselling and Arts Therapies at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board in Gwent, Wales, in March 2020 – The Implementation of Taking Care Giving Care rounds in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

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Compassionate Leadership in a Caring Culture

“If you are able to identify the humanity of the patient as well as provide them with technical competence it’s such a win-win situation. It’s so rewarding for the patient to be treated sensitively and technically competently. And for the healthcare professional to...

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