Learn to manage difficulty with more ease and kindness
Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our emotional well-being.
For more details, visit our MSC page.
Orientation: Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 6pm – 7pm ET
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 7pm – 9pm ET and Thursday, April 20, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 1-8: April 25, 2023 – June 20, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
NOTE: May 30 is the 3-hour silent retreat during the normal session time
Helpful Insurance & Registration Info
Insurance receipts can be given from the following healthcare providers to registrants from the provinces listed below:
- Registered Social Worker with a Masters of Social Work (MSW RSW): Ontario & Quebec
Please consult your extended health benefits provider to see if you have coverage for these clinical designations. For more information see About Insurance.
If you live outside the provinces listed above, you may only take this program for professional development reasons, as the facilitators are only licensed to practice in those specific regions. You will be required to complete a specific Professional Development Questionnaire and Informed Consent. If requested, you can receive a certificate of participation signed by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies upon completion of the program.
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required.
For technical requirements, click here.
Strongly recommended reading:
The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength and Thrive by Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer (available on Amazon.ca and Guilford.com)
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion by Christopher Germer, Ph.D.
Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff, Ph.D.