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he non-profit Center for Mindful Self-Compassion is devoted solely to disseminating self-compassion. Self-compassion can be defined as learning to treat yourself the way you would treat a good friend when they suffer, fall short or fail in some way. Founded in 2012 by Kristin Neff, PhD and Christopher K. Germer, PhD, the center is a place where people can learn about self-compassion, find out where to train in MSC, continue to practice MSC skills, and explore how to teach MSC to others. We invite you to explore the site and find out how self-compassion may help you or those you care about.

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Unearthing Me:
A Psychologist’s Journey with Self-Compassion

By Jennifer Ayres, PhD A cherished painting, a well-loved game of Candy Land, and an old journal: A Texas psychologist excavates the many layers of her self-compassion (r)evolution.​

Mindful Self-Compassion benefits health care providers, especially those lacking in self-compassion

by Krista Gregory, MDiv
Amidst unprecedented rates of burnout and suicide, RCT shows that abbreviated MSC program provides much-needed relief to health care professionals.

MSC Expands to the Middle East to Ease Barriers to Self-Compassion Training

By Helle Laursen
By offering MSC in the Middle East, CMSC is expression its vision of bringing self-compassion training to areas of the world where securing visas can be difficult and financial resources can be extremely limited.



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