Compassionate-Mind Model Check-In

Based on the work of Paul Gilbert’s book, The Compassionate Mind (2009), Ann Pettit invites students  to use this simplified version of Paul Gilbert’s Drive or Threat System (see image below) to name where they are as they enter her classroom.  This allows her to invite them into specific mindful compassion practices that allow them to honor and then soothe their reactivity.

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