Dr Elaine Beaumont

Elaine is a psychotherapist who specialises in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), compassion focused therapy (CFT), compassionate mind training (CMT) and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR)Elaine works with a range of organisations and charities primarily working with people who have experienced primary or secondary trauma. 

Elaine is a part-time lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of Salford. Her academic interests focus on therapeutic interventions for trauma, compassion in healthcare and the importance of practitioner self-care.   

Elaine is passionate about helping people cultivate self-compassion and her research explores the impact CMT and CFT has on people working in the helping professions and on people who have experienced primary trauma.  

Elaine provides workshops regarding mental health, compassion and wellbeing for the NHS, charities and a variety of organisations. 

Postgraduate Research Supervision Interests

Compassionate Mind Training, Compassion Focused Therapy, primary and secondary trauma, self-compassion, compassion in healthcare.

Find out more about my work

Open Access: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/profile/28018

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8259-5858


Compassionate Mind Training, Compassion focused therapy, Trauma, Burnout, Primary & Secondary Trauma, self-compassion, Compassion in Healthcare