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Guidelines for Permissions and Approval of Adaptations

The following guidelines are designed to facilitate widespread dissemination of the principles and practices of the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC™) program while maintaining the integrity and consistency of the program, the quality of teaching, and the intellectual property of Chris Germer and Kristin Neff

New Years Message

by Chris Germer
I had the privilege of hosting the MSC Circles of Practice on New Year’s Eve day with MSC graduates and teachers from all over the world. As a community, I think we stepped beyond the usual new year “fix this and do that” and into a shared space of potential and power.

Taking to the Road With an Open Heart: Adventures in Mindfulness and Self-Compassion in Vietnam

Written by Cassondra Graff, M.S., LCSW

Something inside me said “Go!” So I did.

I went to Vietnam in the Spring of 2018 with an international delegation of like-minded people with two objectives: firstly, to bring the Mindful Self-Compassion, MSC program to Vietnam and make the program more accessible to the locals; and secondly to enable Vietnam to self-sustain MSC programs in the future. We would ultimately achieve these objectives with our Vietnamese partners and the generosity of people from all over the world…

Zoom 컨설테이션 회기: 좋은 사례가 아닌 경우

모든 MSC지도자는 Trained Teacher가 되기 위해 반드시 그룹 Zoom 컨설테이션 회기에 참여해야 합니다. 그런데 컨설테이션 회기에 한번도 참석하지 않거나 10회기를 마치지 않고 MSC를 가르치는 선생님들이 있다는 사실을 알게 되었습니다. 그래서 CMSC는 trained teacher가 되기 위한 절차에 대해서 분명하게 알려드립니다. 일단 6박 7일간의 MSC지도자 훈련과정을 마치게 되면 여러분은 [훈련 중에 있는 지도자 (Teacher in Training)]로간주됩니다.이 때반드시 10번의 온라인 Zoom 그룹컨설테이션에 등록해야 MSC 프로그램을…

Zoom 网络督导:不仅仅是一个好主意

我们注意到,在世界各地有一些教授MSC的人从未参加或完整参加过成为静观自我关怀正式老师(Trained Teacher)所必须参加的Zoom网络督导——这是获得正式老师资质的必修课。这一令人警醒的消息促使CMSC进一步阐明和澄清我们关于教授MSC的政策,以及如何成为一名静观自我关怀正式老师。

Self-Compassionate Parenting Through Addiction Recovery

by Catherine Polan Orzech
Mothers in recovery face the challenges as parents that others of us will never have to face. But they also face many of the same internal hurdles that bedevil all parents. We can learn from them, and with them, how learning to parent ourselves with mindfulness and compassion can help us engage with and recover from our own daily challenges in the amazing journey of being a parent.

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