MEET DR. JOEY WEBER
THE EQUANIMITY ENTHUSIAST
About Dr. Joey
Dr Joey developed and validated one of world’s first psychometric scales that solely focuses on the construct of equanimity – The Equanimity Barriers Scale [EBS] in 2018. His research (spanning 6 years) includes operational definitions of inner and outer equanimity relevant for clinical psychology, theoretical models of judgement and the validation of the EBS. He has recently published a book entitled ‘Why Mindfulness is not Enough: Unlocking Compassion with Equanimity’, which is an overview of his research and includes case studies and guided meditations in order to bring equanimity down from the mystical and into the lap of the practical.
About the Equanamee Method
Dr Joey who is a long-term practitioner and spent his early years living in a Tibetan monastic community believes he has designed a model for everyone to cultivate equanimity. The Equanamee method helps individuals and groups unpack why we discriminate and how to find compassion. Dr Joey is dedicated to instructing businesses and individuals seeking to improve themselves and their empathy and compassion using the Equanamee method. The method is made up of self-assessment of the Equanimity Barriers Scale, implementing the 7-step method and guided meditations.
Dr Joey is available for talks about equanimity that align with your business needs. He is interested in developing systemic culture change within organisations that seeks to promote mental health, wellbeing and compassion in the workforce.
Equanimity Based Compassionate Action [EBCA]
Weekend or Weekly course formats available throughout 2022/2023.
The signature ‘Equanimity Based Compassionate Action [EBCA]’ programme is the only course to focus
solely on the latest scientific construct of equanimity.
These 3 hour/half day taster sessions introduce mindfulness and equanimity and provide guidance on how to deal with organisational challenges.
Dr Joey runs bespoke training to align with your organisational needs in a professional or social context. This process takes the challenges your organisation faces and provides definitive application of how to deal with them through compassion and equanimity. Enhancing self-awareness in the context of a professional contract provides the foundation for a deeper appreciation towards ethical and empathic business interactions. Dr Joey is particularly interested in working with organisations seeking to elicit culture change within their business. Solutions can be tailor made and may include conflict resolution, team building, attainment of strategic objectives through pro-social interventions, addressing religious conflict and tolerance, reducing socio-economic biases and understanding and managing political bias. Furthermore, Dr Joey has a background in health and social care and has created an 8-week equanimity intervention, ‘striking the balance between compassionate care for self and others’ which has been validated by the University of Bolton.
Dr Joey is available for speaking appointments.
Overcoming Emotional Imbalance
Here are some free videos to give you a flavour of what we offer.
The Equanamee Method
Your Seven Steps to Equanimity
1. Recognize your categorisations
Despite it being human nature (categorising things into good, bad or neutral) this does not always mean it is healthy. Becoming aware of how we categorise everything is a crucial first step.
2. Deepen awareness of the identification process
After awareness, comes a loosening of your identification net. Our likes, dislikes and neutralities influence us only if we allow them to. Heightened awareness enables you to disidentify with your categories.
3. Let it go
Being mindful of how phenomenon are transient moments in time rather than a fixed and rigid reality enables us to not dwell so much and assist us in advancing our journey.
4. Look inwards
Equanimity enables you to observe your psychological makeup as it occurs. Give your fullest and compassionate attention towards everything regardless of the type of thought or experience.
5. Turn it outwards
Appreciating that others must harbor the same mental processes and emotions in varying intensities, can help you to empathize with others and act more compassionately.
6. Cultivate compassion
Understanding how these categories bind our opinions and the opinions of others and seeking to work with our biases is a significant step in growing our compassion.
7. Create a new relationship with yourself
Regulate your emotions, mentally protect yourself and actively cultivate positive mental states.
Buy the Book
Buy a signed copy
Unpack the science behind Equanimity and learn how to implement equanimity in your daily life. The book includes case studies and guided meditations. Professor Willem Kuyken, Ritblat Professor of Mindfulness and Psychological Science, University of Oxford writes the foreword for the book,
‘Dr Weber is well-placed to write this book, writing as he does on both his research programme and his personal embodied mindfulness practice.’