Loading Courses
  • This course has passed.

8-week Mindful Self-Compassion Course, Shrewsbury , Shropshire , United Kingdom

Helen Scholes

April 19, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - June 14, 2018 @ 8:45 pm UTC-8

Course Navigation

Rapidly expanding research has clearly demonstrated that self-compassion enhances emotional wellbeing, increases levels of happiness and self-confidence, helps to maintain healthy habits such as diet and exercise, and is related to better personal relationships.

This empirically-supported, 8-week course is based on pioneering research by leading psychologists Kristin Neff, PhD and Chris Germer, PhD.

Self-compassion can be learned by anyone, even those who didn’t receive enough affection in childhood, or who find it embarrassing to be kind to oneself. It’s a courageous mental attitude that stands up to harm, including the discomfort that we inflict on ourselves through self-criticism, self-isolation, and self-rumination when things go wrong. Self-compassion provides emotional strength and resilience, allowing us to admit our shortcomings, forgive ourselves, and respond to ourselves and others with care and respect.

The course is a skills based training using formal mindfulness practices, informal daily practices, talks, exercises and discussions. 25 different practices will be explored and you will be helped to create a bespoke system of practice to support your habit of self-compassion after the course ends.

The course starts on Thursday 19th April, 6.15 – 8.45pm with a break for half-term on the 31st May. The 1/2 day retreat will be on Sunday 20th May 1pm-5pm at Upton Magna Village Hall.

The facilitator is Helen Scholes, a Trained Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher, BACP Accredited Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor. Helen completed her MSC teacher training with Kristin Neff in association with Bangor University and the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion.

The cost is £195 (£145 concessions) which includes the course, email support, handbook and the ½ day retreat.

For more information, or to book a place either email Helen at helenyscholes@gmail.com or call her on 07817 124531

Details

Start:
April 19, 2018 @ 6:15 pm
End:
June 14, 2018 @ 8:45 pm

Teacher

Helen Scholes
Phone:
07817124531
Email:
Contact Via Email

Venue

Roy Fletcher Centre
Cross Hill
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 2SD United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Phone:
07817124531

Notes

Our events are listed on Eventslist.org