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Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Spring Course

Lisa Kim and Maria Cimino

April 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

|Recurring Course (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 16, 2020

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Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our capacity for emotional well-being. Click here to view an overview of the themes explored over the 8 weeks and learning objectives and outcomes. MSC is an empirically-supported 8-week program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion, co-developed by Dr. Christopher Germer, a senior advisor of our CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion. We welcome you to explore Mindful Self-Compassion tools and resources, including guided meditation and a course overview, through the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion (CMSC) website.

Course Participant Testimonials
“MSC helped me to welcome, soften, and let go of my inner critic. Practicing Self Compassion has changed my life.” “MSC supported me, for the first time in my life, to have the course to really see myself as I am, without a mask, the guard of my inner critic, or a fake outer smile.”

Why Take a Mindful Self-Compassion Course?
• Learn the science and components of self-compassion

• Practice self-compassion to live in alignment with your values

• Gain tools to manage difficult emotions with greater ease

• Build emotional strength for dealing with daily stresses

• Motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism

Course Details
This program is designed for the general public: no meditation experience required. Participants will complete a background form and connect with instructors for final acceptance in to the course.

Time: Tuesdays, 6-8:30pm

8-Week Course: April 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16

Retreat: Saturday, May 23 | 12-4pm (After class 4)

Platform: Zoom videoconference

Course Rate:

Early Bird through April 6: $600

Regular Rate from April 7 – April 28: $650

The course requires a Mindful Self-Compassion workbook. You can purchase it on Amazon here. 

Minorities and Need-Based Scholarships Available – complete the application at www.chacmc.org/scholarship.

15% Discounts available for members of Tufts and Harvard Pilgrim – contact us at [email protected] to learn more.

50% Discounts available for CHA Staff and Patients – contact us at [email protected] to learn more.


April 28, 2020
6:00 pm


Online: Zoom platform due to COVID