Putting Compassion Into Action

Broadcast on July 09, 2015
With Emily Hine & Lori Wong & Gonzalo Brito Pons, PhD

In this talk, Gonzalo Brito Pons, Lori Wong & Compassion Summit host, Emily Hine, will summarize several ways that you can put compassion into action in your life. They will provide an overview of many compassion education training protocols available. Next, they will summarize compassionate actions that were offered by the featured speakers in the Global Compassion Summit. Finally, they will provide ways you might connect with the many wonderful sponsoring organizations whose missions are in alignment with creating a more compassionate world.

For more resources on putting compassion into action and a summary of the entire Global Compassion Summit, please visit http://theshiftnetwork.com/page/putting-compassion-action

Gonzalo Brito Pons, PhD

Gonzalo Brito Pons, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who has worked with diverse populations in Chile, Peru, and Spain, integrating Western psychological approaches with traditional medicine and contemplative practices. As a certified yoga teacher and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) instructor, he has included these practices in his clinical work and workshops for health care professionals and educators over the last decade. Gonzalo is a certified instructor of the Compassion Cultivation Training Program (CCT) and serves as a supervisor for Spanish-speaking teachers in training at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University. He obtained his PhD doing experimental research on the individual and relational effects of CCT and MBSR. Currently living in Granada, Spain, Gonzalo combines his therapeutic work with ongoing compassion-based and mindfulness-based programs, collaborating regularly with several educational and health organizations. He is the co-author of “The Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance Workbook” and "Presencia Plena: Reflexiones y prácticas para cultivar mindfulness en la vida diaria" (Full presence: Reflections and practices to cultivate mindfulness in daily life).