I am a Mindful Self-Compassion Trained Teacher, based in Maine.

I am currently offering courses and workshops virtually, open to all.

Introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion (Free)

  • Learn the three components of self-compassion
  • Experience a self-compassion practice for difficult moments
  • Learn about available resources for yourself, and to share with others
Wed. May 5th, 1 – 2 pm ETRegister

Short-course in Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)


Take time just for you to relax, turn inward, and explore befriending yourself in new and meaningful ways. This course includes 6 hours of training and practice focused on informal self-compassion practices for daily life. 

Themes include:

  • Practicing self-compassion / Practices for daily life and stressful moments
  • Discovering your compassionate voice / Motivation with compassion
  • Self-compassion and resilience / Working with difficult emotions
  • Addressing burnout / Compassion with equanimity
  • Living deeply / Reconnecting with our values

Program activities include short talks, experiential exercises and brief meditations, and discussion, offered in a relaxed and spacious way.  Practice between sessions is optional.

Upcoming 6-week Short Course in MSC
Wednesdays, 1 – 2 pm ET
September 22 – October 27, 2021
Registration includes course sessions and a course handout booklet.

$225 Early Registration (until August 22); $250 Regular Registration
A few partial scholarship registrations are available at the rate of $175

Registration opening soon!

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Program

10 weeks

An immersive self-care experience.

Join us for the empirically-supported Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program to pause, rest and reflect, and to gently expand your capacity to navigate life’s many ups and downs with a bit more compassion, wisdom and ease.

This course includes 24 hours of self-compassion training and practice with highlights of relevant research and theory, self-compassion meditations and exercises, discussions, and a 3-hour retreat. With time between course sessions, participants are invited to integrate and apply learnings to everyday life.

Explore compassion practices to:

  • Soothe the mind, body, and heart
  • Explore motivation with compassion
  • Transform difficult relationships
  • Manage burnout and compassion fatigue
  • Cultivate loving-kindness, gratitude and savoring
  • Soften self-criticism
  • And more…

This course is the empirically supported Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program, developed by Drs. Kristin Neff and Chris Germer.

Attending the MSC course is a prerequisite for MSC teacher training and for the new Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy Certificate program offered through the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion.

Upcoming 10-week MSC courses
Offered Tuesdays, 7 – 9 pm ET
Fall Course: August 31 – November 16, 2021
Winter Course: December 7, 2021 – February 22, 2022

$525 regular registration; $425 early registration
A few partial scholarships are available at the rate of $325.
Registration includes the Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook.

Registration opening soon!

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”

Jack Kornfield

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