Practicing mindfulness, acceptance, and compassion have in recent years become widely accepted as part of biofeedback therapy. Compassion, in particular, has a measurable physiological basis through the conventional HRV biofeedback instrumentation. The present article reviews the research basis for the integration of compassion in the treatment of biofeedback beyond the essential eclectic use of compassionate practices in biofeedback therapy. Also, it offers two ways of integrating compassion within biofeedback-based interventions.

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