It presents the importance of an evolutionary framework for understanding the proclivities and dispositions for mental suffering and antisocial behaviour, and how they are choreographed in different sociodevelopmental contexts. Social rank theory argues that emotions and moods are significantly influenced by the perceptions of ... Paul Gilbert … Human Nature and Suffering is a profound comment on the human condition, from the perspective of evolutionary psychology. See search results for this author. Paul Gilbert˜ Mental Health Research Unit, Kingsway Hospital, Derby, UK This study explores the associations between shame, depression and social anxiety from the perspective of social rank theory (Price and Sloman, 1987; Gilbert, 1989, 1992). Paul Gilbert, FBPsS, PhD, OBE is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Derbyshire Health Care Foundation Trust. Paul has written/edited 23 books and over 300 papers and book chapters on evolutionary and contextual approaches to psychopathology and process focused interventions. Professor Paul Gilbert (who has been knighted Order of the British Empire, for his life’s contribution to the field of Psychology) has proposed that we have three main types of emotion regulation systems, and that adverse early experiences can lead to an unbalance between these systems. ... Paul Gilbert. PAUL GILBERT is professor of clinical psychology at the University of Derby and, until his retirement from the NHS in 2016, was consultant clinical psychologist at the Derbyshire Health Care Foundation Trust. Paul Gilbert explores the implications of humans as evolved social animals, suggesting that evolution has given rise to a varied set of social competencies, which form the basis of our personal knowledge and understanding. Paul Gilbert (Editor) › Visit Amazon's Paul Gilbert Page. Recently (2019) he edited a special edition of the journal Psychology and Psychotherapy on the need for integrative psychotherapies for the 21st century. Paul Gilbert* Mental Health Research Unit, Asbourne Centre, Kingsway Hospital, Derby, UK Compassion focused therapy (CFT) is rooted in an evolutionary, functional analysis of Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Dr. Paul Gilbert serves as Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Derbyshire Health Care Foundation Trust. Compassion-focused therapy is an integrated and multimodal approach that draws from evolutionary, social, developmental and Buddhist psychology, and neuro science. The fields of evolutionary biology, psychology and ethology were ahead of Jung’s time – so he had no way of naming the structures of the archetypal forms other than how they seemed to appear in the his own mind, the minds of his patients, and his reading of history.