Compassion in a T-Shirt: In Session With Lisa McLean

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"The shame is not for survivors to carry." Dr Lisa McLean is a psychologist in private practice at Ocean Psychology, Sunshine Coast, Australia who provides support to adults across a wide range of mental health and other life concerns. Lisa offers a safe, warm, and compassionate space where clients are empowered to create positive change. Lisa has over twenty years’ experience working across private practice and community-based settings, and has a special interest in working with clients who have been impacted by trauma. Her PhD was titled "Compassion focused therapy (CFT) as a group-based intervention for adult female survivors of childhood sexual abuse" and her findings shed light on the possibilities of CFT being particularly helpful for this client group. Time Stamps: 2.02 Tell us a bit about yourself, your work, your life. 4.20 How do you use compassion focused therapy in your work? 12.55 Tell us a bit about embarking on your PhD research. 15.31 How did your PhD research evolve from that core motivation? 28.39 What are some of the challenges you face taking a CFT approach with people who have experienced trauma? 48.01 How have compassion and self-compassion found their way into your life or made a difference for you personally? 50.59 What projects are you working on next? 51.52 What are three tips you would offer others who are making their way on their own compassionate journey? 54.19 How can people find you and engage with you and your work? Website: www.oceanpsychology.com.au Research: Perspectives on Self-Compassion From Adult Female Survivors of Sexual Abuse and the Counselors Who Work With Them. [ https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0886260518793975 ] Compassion-Focused Therapy as an Intervention for Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse. [ https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10538712.2017.1390718?journalCode=wcsa20 ]

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