The purpose of the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion is to alleviate human suffering and to improve the collective well-being of our world through the practice of self-compassion. Welcome, we are so glad you are here.
Introduction to Self-Compassion with Kristin Neff
December 12, 4:00 – 7:00 pm PT: Learn the essentials of self-compassion practice in this live online workshop with MSC co-founder Kristin Neff. Ph.D.
Compassion and Resource-Accentuated Crisis Intervention
November 29, 2023 from 7-10am PST: Please join Margarete Malzer-Gertz, Specialist in psychotherapeutic medicine in private practice in Germany, certified MSC teacher and developer of MIRAKI, for a 3-hour online workshop including conversation, meditation, exercises, research and discussion.
March 10-15, 2024 with Chris Germer & Sydney Spears in Sedona, Arizona: Join us in the wonderful landscape of Sedona for five days of MSC activities include short talks, experiential exercises, meditation, group discussion, and home practices.
Are you interested in bringing Mindful Self-Compassion to your organization or company? We would love to talk to you about how we work with professional, educational and health organizations with the proven power of self-compassion.
Free Practices and Meditations led by Kristin Neff and Chris Germer
Meditations and practices are drawn from the MSC program, and are presented in order of the particular MSC sessions in which they are taught. Recorded in English by MSC founders Chris Germer and/or Kristin Neff. All recordings can be downloaded by using a right click on the name of the practice.
The Center for Mindful Self-Compassion (CMSC) was founded in 2012 by Dr. Chris Germer and Dr. Kristin Neff to be the global leader in self-compassion training and practice. The Center is a US-based nonprofit that serves students and certifies MSC teachers internationally. Through online and in-person public programs, workshops, and professional training, we create a world that is kinder, healthier and more enjoyable for all.