Ken Goss, DClinPsy, is a consultant clinical psychologist and head of Coventry Eating Disorders in the United Kingdom. He has pioneered the use of compassion-focused therapy for the treatment of eating disorders. He was a student of Paul Gilbert, author of The Compassionate Mind and Overcoming Depression, and has worked within the field of compassion-focused therapy since the early 1990s. He is on the board of the Compassionate Mind Foundation and is one of the country’s leading experts on using compassion-focused therapy for the treatment of eating disorders.
Foreword writer Paul Gilbert, PhD, is professor at the University of Derby in the United Kingdom, Director of the Mental Health Research Unit at Derbyshire Mental Health Trust, and author of The Compassionate Mind.