Laura Silberstein-Tirch, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist and Director of The Center for Compassion Focused Therapy. Dr. Silberstein-Tirch is committed to evidence-based psychotherapy grounded in compassion, mindfulness, and psychological flexibility. She is the author of the book How to Be Nice to Yourself and co-author of the books, Buddhist Psychology and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, A Clinicians Guide; The ACT Practitioners Guide to the Science of Compassion; and Experiencing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy from The Inside Out.