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Culture of Empathy Builder:  Russell Kolts

 

Russell Kolts & Edwin Rutsch: How to Build a Culture of Empathy and Compassion

Russell Kolts is a professor in psychology at Eastern Washington University. His current research and professional work is focused upon Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and the application of CFT in working with emotional difficulties, particularly anger and attachment disturbances.

Russell is author of 'The Compassionate Mind Approach to Managing Your Anger.' The Compassionate-Mind Guide to Managing Your Anger will show you how to take responsibility for your anger and your life by cultivating a new strength: the power of compassion. 

 

Russell hosts the CompassionateMind.net website, which is the online hub of the Inland Northwest Compassionate Mind Center. The center is committed to the development and application of evidence-based practices utilizing the purposeful cultivation of compassion and mindfulness to promote wellbeing.
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Russell Kolts & Edwin Rutsch: How to Build a Culture of Empathy and Compassion

 
 

 
Anger, Compassion, and What It Means To Be Strong | Russell Kolts | TEDxOlympia
While anger can feel powerful in our bodies, many of us use angry behavior to avoid dealing with things that make us uncomfortable. Compassion gives us a way to be strong that helps us courageously face the things that scare us—about the world, and about ourselves—and help make them better.