Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an 8 week skill-development program initiated by Kristin Neff Ph D and Christopher K. Germer PhD.  Designed to cultivate and recover compassion for the self and the ability to self-soothe in challenging times.   Participants report increased self-care and health-related behaviours, reduced symptoms of anxiety and depression, improved self-acceptance and emotion tolerance, and life satisfaction.  Research also indicates MSC helps reduce burnout, or caregiver fatigue.

When:  TBA

Where:  TBA

Investment in self: $350 per person*   ​

Target Audience:  the general public, caregivers, helping professionals...anyone looking to improve their capacity to manage life's challenges.   

​​​Recommended Readings and Resources:

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself  by Kristin Neff

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing yourself from destructive thoughts and emotions by Christopher Germer

More recommendations can be found here.

Additional Research information  click here and here.



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