Clinical Applications

October 2, 2020

New brain imaging study shows self-compassion training alters neural responses to chronic pain

By Center For Mindful Self-Compassion

A new brain imaging study shows that self-compassion training alters neural responses to chronic pain....

September 10, 2020

New Research Demonstrates Benefits of Self-Compassion on Physical Health

By Admin

According to recent research that synthesized findings from 94 studies and 29,588 individuals, our physical wellness can be supported by an inner resource that is already available within us and can be accessed at a moment’s notice: self-compassion...

September 3, 2020

How does self-compassion protect depressed adolescents? Quieting the self may be the key.

By Guanmin Liu
CMSC Guest Author

Excessive focus on one’s own negative aspects can have harmful effects, such as depression. It is especially so for adolescents, because they are more vulnerable to peers’ negative appraisals. We […]...

February 10, 2020

Noticing what you need and then asking for it: Self-compassion 101

By Anna Lannstrom

Like so many other women, my fierce self-compassion is still very much a work in progress.  But I’m getting better at the self-awareness part. And so, for today, I practice self compassion by congratulating myself on how far I have come – and I ...

December 27, 2019

Call to Sign Up: Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy Global Discussion Group

By Cori Rosenthal

How do you integrate self-compassion with your psychotherapy clients? Join other MSC teachers for a global discussion on this important new frontier in mental health care....