Contributed by Tim Desmond

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VIDEO: Overcoming Barriers to Self-Compassion

Tim Desmond on Self-Compassion in Therapy

In this video, Tim walks us through his process for engaging a client who’s resistant to self-compassion. It’s a great step-by-step example that will give... Read more

consultation March 1, 2012

A Buddhist Approach to Helping Low Self-Esteem

Teaching Self-Compassion in Therapy

A Buddhist approach to enhancing self-esteem. Read more

Tim Desmond

Tim Desmond, LMFT, is a Buddhist scholar, therapist in private practice, and co-founder of Morning Sun Mindfulness Center in Alstead, NH. He is the author of Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy (W.W. Norton, 2015) and co-author of The Self-Compassion Deck (PESI, 2016) He offers training and consultation to therapists around the world, helping them to integrate mindfulness practices into their work.
Tim has presented at Yale University, the Institute of Meditation and Psychotherapy Colloquium, Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Conference, and the International Society for Ethics in Psychology and Psychiatry. His writings on mindfulness and self-compassion have appeared in the Psychotherapy Networker and the Mindfulness Bell magazines. Tim was interviewed about practices for self-compassion by the Huffington Post, and writes for major mental health websites such as