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Mindful Self-Compassion 8-Week virtual Course – starts 10/28/22

Colleen O'Brien and Staci Berman

October 28, 2022 @ 8:30 am - December 30, 2022 @ 11:30 am

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Certified Mindful Self-Compassion teachers, Colleen O’Brien, LCPC, and Staci Berman, LMFT, will be teaching a virtual Mindful Self-Compassion 8-week course, starting Friday, October 28, 2022.

Fall 2022 Course Details:

  • Dates: Fridays, October 28th – December 30th, 2022*
  • *Skipping November 24th & December 23rd for the holidays
  • Time: 8:30am – 11:30am (Central Time)
  • Retreat Day: Saturday, December 3rd 10am-1pm
  • Facilitated by: Colleen O’Brien, LCPC & Staci Berman, LMFT
  • Cost: $500
  • Scholarships available for financial hardship
  • No previous mindfulness or meditation experience required
  • CEs are offered through this course, details below. 

During the 8-week course participants will learn to:

  • Practice mindfulness and self-compassion in daily life
  • Understand the science and research of self-compassion
  • Use self-compassion to live in accord with personal core values
  • Handle difficult emotions with greater ease
  • Motivate oneself with kindness rather than criticism
  • Work with challenging relationships
  • Manage caregiver fatigue
  • Practice the art of savoring and self-appreciation
  • Teach and/or model simple self-compassion tools to others

Colleen and Staci offer the Course several times a year in a virtual format, allowing participants from all over the country, as well as internationally, to join. Based on the work and research of Dr. Kristin Neff and Dr. Christopher Germer, MSC is designed to offer participants the skills for emotional resilience and learning to be kinder to oneself during the difficult times in life.

CE info:

Continuing Education Credit Psychologists: Continuing Education Credit for this program is provided by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course offers 24.0 CE credit.

California licensed MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, LCSWs: Continuing Education Credit for this program is provided by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. 24.0 CE credit may be applied to your license renewal through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For those licensed outside California, please check with your local licensing board to determine if CE credit is accepted.

Nurses: UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16351, for 28.75 CE credit.

Details

Start:
October 28, 2022 @ 8:30 am
End:
December 30, 2022 @ 11:30 am
Register:
https://www.selfcompassionchicago.com/

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