Practical Tools for Tailoring Interventions to High Shame, Attachment Trauma and Low Mentalizing Clients

What you will learn

To design trauma-sensitive and shame-sensitive case conceptualizations and compassion-based interventions for your clients which consider their attachment style and mentalizing capacity.

#1 how to safely integrate self-compassion into individual therapy

#2 how to find safe starting points based on client’s attachment history and fears of compassion

#3 how to match interventions to your client’s mentalizing capacity

#4 how to focus and dose compassion in high shame clients

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What you will get

Duration: 2hr 7min

approx. 117 minutes of video for streaming

approx. 17 minutes of audio for streaming

10 worksheets and practice diaries for clinicians and for clients

Fun animations portraying realistic cases

Educational videos

Practical tools for assessing, selecting and tailoring compassion-based interventions for and with your clients

Graded Quizzes


Woman taking part in the online course Self-Compassion in Clinical Practice

What you need

Knowledge of self-compassion exercises | Internet | Printer

Meet the Teacher

Christine Brähler (DClinPsy, PhD) is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, author and lecturer. She has been teaching compassion for self and others around the world since 2008. She is a key contributor to the first clinical adaptations – Compassion Focused Therapy - and to the non-clinical training program, Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), and its teacher training.

She has pioneered research into compassion-based psychotherapy for complex mental health issues.

Through her books, online courses and transformative workshops she guides us to overcome obstacles to gentle and fierce self-compassion and to relate to each other from a place of genuine good will, wisdom, and empowerment to co-create and live our purpose. Her approach integrates evidence-based methods, compassion-based parts work with a deep respect for and intuitive understanding of our innate wisdom and shared humanity.

She is a multilingual global citizen with a German passport and a popular speaker and workshop leader.



This module does not contain self-compassion exercises for clients.
It provides you with tools and principles for how to adapt self-compassion exercises to your clients.
Get free self-compassion exercises for the general population and download simple meditations for clients here.

Let Compassion Do The Work