Mindful Self-Compassion Training

Facilitators: CC Gneist , Patricia Williams

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an empiricallybased eight-week program that teaches the core skills associated with mindfulness and self-compassion. MSC teaches core skills associated with mindfulness and self-compassion and brings mindful self-compassion from an abstract concept into a living reality, offering practical tools readily applied to the challenges of daily life. It is proven to reduce anxiety and depression and foster well-being and mental health across many domains.

MSC is a skill that can be learned by anyone, including those with little or no mindfulness or meditation experience.  Because of the unique integration of self-compassion, MSC is also beneficial for individuals who have been practicing mindfulness and/or meditation for a long time. The course is for people who want to improve general well-being, decrease anxiety and depression, increase happiness, resilience, motivation and improve relationships and self-care.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Practice self-compassion and self-acceptance in daily life
  • Understand the empirically-supported benefits of self-compassion
  • Motivate with self-kindness rather than criticism
  • Handle difficult emotions with ease
  • Transform challenging relationships
  • Manage caregiver fatigue
  • Practice the art of savouring and self appreciation

Course Dates: Mindful Self-Compassion Training

For more information about this course please contact Professional and Continuing Studies