Chris Irons (Author) Dr Chris Irons is a clinical psychologist, researcher, author and trainer. He is co-director of Balanced Minds (www.balancedminds.com), a London-based organisation providing compassion focused psychological interventions for individuals and organisations. He is the author of a number of books, including The Compassionate Mind Workbook.Elaine Beaumont (Author) Dr Elaine Beaumont is a psychotherapist who specialises in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), compassion focused therapy (CFT) and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR). Elaine is a part-time lecturer in counselling and psychotherapy at the University of Salford, where her research explores the impact that compassionate mind training has on people working in the helping professions and on people who have experienced trauma. Elaine provides workshops regarding mental health, compassion and wellbeing for a variety of organisations and her research has been presented worldwide. www.beaumontpsychotherapy.co.ukElaine co-authored The Compassionate Mind Workbook: A step-by-step guide to developing your compassionate self, The Compassionate Mind App and The Kindness Workbook: Compassionate and Creative ways to Boost your Wellbeing.