KJ Foster, PhD, LMHC, CAP is the Founder & CEO of Fostering Resilience™. She is a leading expert on fostering resilience for overall health and wellbeing. Dr. Foster specializes in working with individuals and family members who are impacted by substance abuse issues, helping them to effectively communicate from a place of forgiveness and compassion, instead of anger and shame. She is an author, speaker, and YouTube creator. Her latest book is entitled Fostering Resilience for the Family in Recovery: A Guide to Helping You and Your Loved One Get Out of the Swamp of Substance Abuse and Addiction. Available on Amazon and on her website.
Occupation:Author, Speaker and Founder of Fostering Resilience™
Compassion is often confused and used interchangeably with other concepts, such as empathy, sympathy, and pity. To know if you are truly being compassionate, there are two key characteristics of compassion that distinguish it from these other constructs. One is in the element of suffering that is...
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