International Teacher Training Partners

Devoted to the global dissemination of self-compassion practices, the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion supports our global community creating empowerment and well-being. Our commitment to spreading the transformative benefits of self-compassion is amplified through a vibrant community of like-minded organizations. United by a shared vision, these dedicated groups collaborate to make Mindful Self-Compassion accessible to individuals worldwide, transcending cultural boundaries and fostering emotional resilience. With a diverse multitude of initiatives and partnerships, this collective endeavor embodies the profound impact that self-compassion can have on individuals and communities alike, resonating with the belief that compassion is a universal language that bridges gaps and cultivates a more compassionate world.

CMSC recognizes organizations around the world who offer programming by those trained in MSC and who are currently connected to CMSC through shared development of best practices in MSC.

Below is a listing by region of CMSC International Partner organizations:


  • Arbor-Seminare gGmbH,
    – Upcoming Events
  • Verein zur Kultivierung von MSC – Achtsames Selbstmitgefuehl
    (Mindful Self- Compassion),
    Germany, Austria, Switzerland,
    – A network of MSC teachers in German-speaking countries, a recognized “International Partner” of the Center for MSC.
    – MSC 8 Week Courses, Teacher Trainings and other MSC Programming
  • The Self-Compassion Academy, Netherlands
    Upcoming Events
  • Sussex Mindfulness Centre,
    United Kingdom
    Upcoming Events
  • Mindful Self-Compassion UK,
    United Kingdom
    – MSC 8 Week Courses, Teacher Trainings and other MSC Programming
  • GlobalC Mindfulness y Compasión Training Institute,
    – MSC 8 Week Courses, and Teacher Trainings and other MSC Programming
  • MSC Formation,
    French-speaking Europe & Québec
    – MSC 8 Week Courses, Teacher Trainings and other MSC Programming


  • Institute of Korean Meditation and Psychotherapy (IKMP),
    – MSC Programming
  • Hailan Family and Wellbeing,
    – MSC 8 Week Courses
  • Tokyo Mindfulness,
    – MSC 8 Week Courses, Teacher Trainings and other MSC Programming

For more information please contact one of the listed organizations in your region.

Global Translation Team

Translation teams are an important part of our Global Community as well, the following list are languages and dialects into which the MSC Teacher Guides are being translated by the CMSC translation teams:

Spanish, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Korean,  Chinese Mandarin, Hong Kong Cantonese, Taiwanese Mandarin, Japanese, Vietnamese, Polish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Danish, Serbian, Turkish, Swahili, Finish, Icelandic, Ukrainian, Russian, Swedish, Norwegian, Estonian, Greek, Farsi, Hindi

Translations of the Teacher Guide that have been made available to CMSC can be found by MSC teachers through the Teacher Dashboard.

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