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March 2015

Self-Compassion and Emotional Resilience, Endicott City, MD

March 6, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unnamed Venue Endicott City, 21042

This course is relevant for all mental health and healthcare professionals and is of immediate personal benefit to all who attend. Armed with greater self-compassion, your clients will be better able to manage their depression, anxiety, despair, shame and trauma. Teach your clients how to overcome difficult emotions with greater ease and to better self-motivate with kindness rather than criticism. Practices will also be introduced to help ease stress for caregivers.

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5-Day Intensive Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Training, Kripalu, Stockbridge, MA

March 15, 2015 - March 20, 2015
Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, 57 Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States

This 5-day residential program is an intensive form of the internationally recognized, eight-session Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff. It is open to everyone, including professionals who wish to teach self-compassion to others. Participants will learn to: motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism, understand the science of self-compassion, handle difficult emotions, transform challenging relationships, and teach self-compassion practices to others.

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The Science of Self-Compassion, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

March 26, 2015
Unnamed Venue Denton, TX

This talk presents theory and research on self-compassion, which empirical literature has shown to be powerfully associated with psychological well-being. Dr. Neff will distinguish self-compassion from self-esteem, self-pity and self-indulgence, and discuss research indicating that self-compassion is a more powerful and effective motivational tool than self-criticism. Data from a randomized controlled trial will also be presented on the Mindful Self-Compassion program, an eight-week course developed in conjunction with Chris Germer that is designed to teach self-compassion skills.

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April 2015

Learn more about MSC teacher trainings

April 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

To find out more about the procedure for becoming a teacher of MSC, please see the University of California at San Diego Center for Mindfulness.

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Self-Compassion for Professionals, Parents and Caregivers, Los Angeles, CA

April 9, 2015
California Endowment in Los Angeles, 1000 N Alameda St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING AS A WEBINAR

This workshop will present theory and research on self-compassion, which burgeoning empirical literature has shown to be powerfully associated with psychological wellbeing. Data will be presented indicating that self-compassion is a powerful source of emotional resilience, reducing depression and stress while boosting happiness, physical health and creating better interpersonal relationships.This workshop will help professionals, caregivers, and parents learn simple tools for responding in a kind, compassionate way whenever they are experiencing difficult emotions. We will also learn how to motivate ourselves with self-compassion rather than self-criticism and why this is actually more effective. Practices will be introduced to help ease caregiver stress and to cultivate equanimity.

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The Science of Self-Compassion, York, PA

April 16, 2015
York College of Pennsylvania, 441 Country Club Road PA 17403 United States + Google Map

Co-sponsored by York College's Psychology Program and Cultural Series, this talk presents theory and research on self-compassion, which empirical literature has shown to be powerfully associated with psychological well-being.

Dr. Neff's talk will distinguish self-compassion from self-esteem, self-pity and self-indulgence, and discuss research indicating that self-compassion is a more powerful and effective motivational tool than self-criticism. Data from a randomized controlled trial will also be presented on the Mindful Self-Compassion program, an eight-week course developed in conjunction with Chris Germer that is designed to teach self-compassion skills.

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May 2015

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training, Santa Fe, NM

May 15, 2015 - May 16, 2015
Eldorado Hotel & Spa, 309 W San Francisco St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States

Participants of this two-day workshop will learn the core skills of the 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training, an empirically-supported program designed to cultivate self-compassion using meditation, daily life practices, lecture, group exercises and discussion. You will be provided with essential tools for treating yourself in a kind, compassionate way whenever you suffer, fail, or feel inadequate. This workshop is relevant for the general public as well as practicing mental health professionals.

Sponsored by FACES Conferences

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