Compassion in a T-Shirt: In Session With Johannes Graser


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Transforming shame with people who have intellectual disabilities: "I'm not all bad with stuff like this. I'm quite good!" Dr Johannes Graser is a Clinical Psychologist, licensed CBT-Therapist, Researcher and Lecturer based at Witten/Herdecke University in Germany. He has extensive training in CFT and has presented workshops on CFT and Loving Kindness Meditation. His research focuses on CFT for patients with intellectual disabilities and patients with persistent depressive disorder. He is founder of a German volunteering platform to bring together volunteers and social institutions ( In his free time, he writes jokes which he loves to perform at rather small standup-comedy clubs. Time Stamps: 4.00 Please tell us a little bit about yourself 11.04 Tell us about your PhD, working with persistent depressive disorder using CFT 13.06 CFT with people who have mild to moderate intellectual disability 15.14 What has your research found in terms of process of change for those with persistent depressive disorder? 19.02 What has your research found in terms of process of change for those with intellectual disabilities? 19.46 How might you adapt CFT to work with people who have intellectual disabilities? 25.05 What challenges arrive when working with this group? 31.29 Working with shame with people who have intellectual disabilities. 40.00 How have compassion and self-compassion found their way into your personal life? 43.55 What are three tips you might offer others who are on their own compassionate journey? 46.57 Where can people find you and engage with you and your work? Website: Harvard Review of Psychiatry Publication: Graser, Johannes MSc; Stangier, Ulrich PhD Compassion and Loving-Kindness Meditation: An Overview and Prospects for the Application in Clinical Samples, Harvard Review of Psychiatry: 7/8 2018 - Volume 26 - Issue 4 - p 201-215 doi: 10.1097/HRP.0000000000000192

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