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8-week Teen Mindful Self-Compassion “Tools for Teens” (aka MSC-T)

Blair Carleton

December 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-8

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Tools for Teens: Stress Management and Emotional Resilience

3:00 – 4:45 PM
CCFW, 3903 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA
Registration at the link here.

About this course:

This course teaches stress management and emotional resilience skills using an evidence-based curriculum of mindfulness and self-compassion. It is an adaption of Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), and fully supported by Kristin Neff and Chris Germer, who developed MSC. This course is designed to reduce stress and increase a sense of feeling relaxed, happier, in control, and connection to others. Research indicates that this course may aid in reducing depression and anxiety in teens and may positively impact academic performance. Through practices and exercises developed just for teens, students have the opportunity to learn how to navigate the emotional ups and downs of life with greater ease. This class is designed for teens, ages 14 – 18.

This course helps teens:

Calm the inner critic (self-kindness vs. self-judgment)
Understand “I am not alone” (common humanity vs. isolation)
Learn Strategies for handling moments of struggle (mindfulness vs. over-identification)
8-week Class Overview

Class runs on Sundays, March 15 – May 3, 2020

Week 1: Introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion

Week 2: Paying Attention on Purpose (Mindfulness)

Week 3: Lovingkindness

Week 4: Self-Compassion

Week 5: Self-Compassion and Self-Esteem

Week 6: Living Deeply (Core Values)

Week 7: Managing Difficult Emotions

Week 8: Embracing Yourself with Gratitude and Self Appreciation


December 12, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Blair Carleton


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