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8-Week Mindful Self Compassion Course, Toronto , Ontario , Canada

Rainer Beltzner and EILEEN BELTZNER

October 25, 2017 - December 13, 2017

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Wednesday evenings

Learn to manage difficulty with more ease and kindness

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our emotional well-being. While mindfulness increases our awareness of the present, self-compassion encourages greater kindness and understanding of periods of suffering. It also helps us accept our flaws and better understand our challenges.

MSC is a research-supported program developed by Dr. Kristin Neff and Dr. Christopher Germer. Research on self-compassion have shown that it boosts happiness and improves relationships while reducing anxiety, depression and shame. Increased levels of self-compassion can transform empathy fatigue into wholehearted engagement with others.

Participants Will Learn
To befriend their self–critic, develop self-compassion skills, and foster goodwill towards themselves and others. The 8-week program explores typical responses as difficulties arise.

Who Should Attend
All are welcome. It is especially beneficial for graduates of mindfulness-based programs, such as MBCT/MBSR. No previous experience with mindfulness or meditation is required. This program qualifies as the prerequisite for training as a Mindful Self-Compassion teacher.

Timing
Wednesday Evenings
Intake Interviews*: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 & Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Sessions 1-5: October 25, 2017 – November 22, 2017 | 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Silent Retreat: Saturday, November 25, 2017 | 1pm – 5pm
Sessions 6-7: November 29 – December 6, 2017 | 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Session 8: December 13, 2017 | 5:30pm – 9pm
* registrants will be assigned a time slot for their intake interview

Facilitators
Eileen Beltzner SCC, BA, MSW, TITC-CFST, RSW (CERTIFIED MSC TEACHER) & Rainer Beltzner FCPA FCA FCMC ICD.D (CERTIFIED MSC TEACHER)

Upon request, an insurance receipt will be provided on behalf of Eileen Beltzner (Social Worker). Insurance receipts will not be available prior to the last program session.

Fee: $595 (includes handouts and guided meditation download or CD)
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

Details

Start:
October 25, 2017
End:
December 13, 2017
Register:
https://centreformindfulnessstudies.ticketleap.com/17-114-04/details

Venue

Centre For Mindfulness Studies
180 Sudbury Street
Toronto, Ontario M6J 0A8 Canada
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Phone:
647-524-6216
Website:
http://www.mindfulnessstudies.com

Notes

Note that there is a mandatory intake interview Tuesday Oct. 17 and Wednesday Oct. 18. Registrants will be assigned a time slot for their interview.

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