Researcher biography

James is a Lecturer and Clinical Psychologist. He graduated with his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Queensland in 2013. His focus of research is on compassion. He has a broad research interests in compassion, however, specific research areas include: a) examining compassion focused therapy; b) measuring compassion; c) examining compassion with children; d) what fears, blocks, & resistances people have towards compassion; & e) developing and evaluating compassion interventions. James also holds an Visiting Fellowship at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University and is an Honorary Member of the Compassionate Mind Foundation UK. If you are interested in undertaking a PhD focused on compassion please contact me.