Self-Compassion offers expert advice on how to limit self-criticism and offset its negative effects, enabling you to achieve your highest potential and a more contented, fulfilled life.
Kristin Neff, Ph.D. is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on self-compassion, being the first one to define and conduct research on the topic over a decade ago. In addition to her pioneering research into self-compassion, she has developed an eight-week program to teach self-compassion skills. The program, co-created with her colleague Chris Germer, affiliated with Harvard Medical School, is called Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC). Her book, Self-Compassion, was published by William Morrow in April, 2011.
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Next workshop with space available:
Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training
With Chris Germer and Kristin Neff
Sept. 10-11, 2015 Portland, Oregon
TEDx Talk: The difference between self-compassion and self-esteem
Mindful Self-Compassion combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion, providing a powerful tool for emotional resilience. A randomized controlled trial demonstrated that MSC significantly increased self-compassion, compassion for others, mindfulness, and life satisfaction, as well as decreased depression, anxiety and stress. Visit the Center for Mindful Self Compassion to learn more about MSC and how it can help you have a healthier relationship to yourself.
For more information about the MSC teacher training program, please contact the University of California at San Diego Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute.
In this six-session training, Dr. Neff offers guided meditations, experiential practices, and on-the-spot techniques to help you build a strong foundation of self-compassion in your daily life.
Connect with Dr. Neff
Kristin Neff, Ph.D.
Human Development and Culture
Educational Psychology Department
The University of Texas at Austin
1912 Speedway, Stop D5800
Austin, TX 78712-1289