Cohort 3 Application

Admission to the third cohort of the Self-Compassion In Psychotherapy Certificate Program is now open! Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Because of the intimate and interactive nature of this program, admission will be granted to professionals motivated to actively engage with the curriculum and with fellow students.

Application Steps

1) Check the prerequisites. If you have not yet completed an MSC course, you may still apply to SCIP now. Be sure to make plans to complete your MSC course by October 14, 2022.  Find Live Online MSC courses.   (Awake Members, click here.)

2) Complete the application form below and pay $300 non-refundable deposit, which will be credited to tuition upon acceptance.

3) Applications will be reviewed by the Education Director, typically within 5 business days of application.

4) Accepted participants will be sent further details about the program and information about how to pay tuition or request one of the partial scholarships available.


The SCIP Program has a two-tiered tuition model:

  • $4950 USD – Standard fee
  • $5450 USD – Lend A Hand fee for those with the means to help others and support our scholarship program

The SCIP Team will send fee and payment information after your application is accepted. If you have a discount code, please apply it at final registration checkout. Tuition may be paid in full or in a two-part payment plan. Initial payment is due within 30 days of acceptance and all tuition must be paid in full by October 1, 2022.


Wednesdays from October 19, 2022 – June 21, 2023 from 8 – 11:30 AM PT + Opening Retreat October 15 & 16, 2022, Closing Retreat June 24 & 25, 2023


32 live online weekly sessions with MSC trained teachers and leading psychotherapy experts. Full course outline available.


Vibrant virtual community and facilitated small groups for mindful, compassionate dialogue among participants, MSC teachers, and experts.


> Be a licensed psychotherapist.

> Complete an MSC course by October 14, 2022. Attend a 10-week live online MSC course or use the MSC course directory  to find a 8-week virtual or in-person or 5-day intensive.   (Awake Members, click here.)

> Commit to daily meditation practice and weekly live session attendance throughout the SCIP program.


Contact SCIP team with your questions by email [email protected]

or online contact form