During this lecture, Chris will provide an overview of the theory and research on self-compassion and why self-compassion matters and why it is suddenly so popular throughout the world. Healthcare professionals and mindfulness practitioners will learn key principles and practices that can be integrated into their personal and professional lives. This lecture is open to the general public.
Cost: $20 Community/Free for Current Ramapo Faculty, Staff & Students with ID at the door.
Please note, we are unable to give refunds if you are unable to attend for any reason.
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Christopher Germer, PhD is a co-developer of the MSC program and a co-founder of the Center for MSC. He is the author of the popular book, The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion, and co-author (with Kristin Neff) of the professional text, Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program, and a workbook, The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook. Chris is an MSC Teacher Trainer and leads MSC intensives and workshops around the world.
Chris is also a clinical psychologist and lecturer on psychiatry (part-time) at Harvard Medical School. Chris has been integrating the principles and practices of meditation into psychotherapy since 1978. He has co-edited two influential volumes –Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, and Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy – and he is a founding faculty member of both the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy and the Center for Mindfulness and Compassion, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School. Chris maintains a small private practice in Arlington, Massachusetts, USA, specializing in mindfulness and compassion-based psychotherapy.