Clinical Applications

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....

September 16, 2019

The Case for Surgical Self-Compassion

By Center For Mindful Self-Compassion

The ubiquitous story that the road to excellence and high performance should be paved with external or internal criticism and shame is a psychological barrier that needs to be broken down in the world of medicine. Retired thoracic surgeon Michael Mad...

September 15, 2019

Break the Cycle of Anxious Thinking and Get the Sleep You Need: Mindfulness for Insomnia

By Catherine Polan Orzech

There are few things that can bring out our common humanity more than the maddening struggle with sleeplessness. Trained mindfulness expert and MSC teacher, Catherine Polan Orzech, teams up with behavioral sleep specialist, William H. Moorcroft, to o...

December 6, 2018

The Use of Self-Compassion in Eating Disorder Recovery

By Ann Biasetti

Perhaps the greatest gift self-compassion offers is that it can hold the recovery process strong enough for people to recover fully—even if they feel self-love still has to grow. Self-compassion becomes the “good enough” re-parenting throughout...