In this show, you'll hear Melissa interview Kristin Duncombe a therapist and couples counsellor, life coach, and author. She’s based her career on working with international and expatriate individuals and families following her own experience of growing up across Africa and Asia as the child of a diplomat and having lived internationally most of her adult life. You can check out her work at her website here: https://www.kristinduncombe.com/
The cognitive distortions identified by David D. Burns can be found in his 1999 book, The Feeling Good Handbook and the article Kristin referenced was published on 19 March 2020. It was an opinion piece in the New York Times by Jennie Weiner, an associate professor of educational leadership, called “I refuse to run a Coronavirus home school: my kids are watching TV, playing video games and eating cookies.”
This podcast series is part of the CHS Alliance Initiative to Cultivate Caring, Compassionate aid organisations being led by Melissa Pitotti and Mary Ann Clements who host this podcast and which you can read about here:
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What is Embodying Change: Cultivating Caring and Compassionate Organisations?
A podcast for people who’ve dedicated their careers to helping others – but eventually realise they need help, too. Conversations about promoting care and compassion in humanitarian and development settings and sharing what we are learning about promoting and supporting aid worker well-being and organisational culture.