Mindful Self-Compassion Training
The full 8-week training, individual and group sessions, workshops,
retreats and supervision in Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) are available
throughout the year.
Bookings are now being taken for the next MSC Training in 2018
Monday evenings 7pm to 9pm on the following dates:
March: 5, 12, 19, 25
April 9, 16, 23, 30
Retreat on Sunday 8th April from 10am to 2pm
Cost: £250 (8x2 hour sessions, all materials and audio guides
and half-day retreat)
Location: The Retreat Farm Holistic Living Centre, Tofts Chase,
Little Baddow, CM3 4BZ.
Maximum places: 14
Contact Mary Younger for further details and to register your place on
07850 702640 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The full 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training consists of 8 2-hour weekly sessions, a half-day retreat plus handbook and audio guides. It is designed to help you learn and develop the
skill of self-compassion. MSC is a major development in Mindfulness approaches
that teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond
to difficult experiences in their lives with kindness, care and understanding.
Three key components of self-compassion are: self-kindness, a sense of common
humanity, and balanced, mindful awareness. Together they comprise a state of
warm-hearted, connected presence.
Self-compassion provides emotional strength and resilience, allowing us
to admit our shortcomings, motivate ourselves with kindness, forgive ourselves
when needed, relate wholeheartedly to others, and be more authentically
Benefits of developing Mindful Self-Compassion include:
Increase in emotional wellbeing
Decrease in anxiety depression and stress
Handle difficult emotions with greater ease
Motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism
Help to manage caregiver fatigue
Transform challenging relationships, old and new
Practice the art of savoring and self-appreciation
I have practiced meditation and mindfulness since 2003 and trained to
became a Mindfulness Teacher in 2009. Since 2012 I have had the good fortune to
be trained by the founders of MSC: Kristin Neff, Ph.D and Christopher Germer, Ph.D., alongside the team at University San Diego Center for Mindful
Self-Compassion. I am qualified to teach Mindful-Self-Compassion Training and I have a Doctorate in Cultivating Mindful Self-compassion. I am delighted to offer courses and workshops in Essex, East Anglia and
To support past and present MSC students, four MSC Practice Workshops will be held during the year on Mondays from 7 to 9pm. Cost is £20