Saturdays December 2 and 4
Zoom link for the Antidote to Shame workshop Main Sessions: Join here
Regardless of your comfort with the Zoom platform, we ask that all participants try to log in at least 5-10 minutes before the sessions begin so that you can be settled and ready to begin.
For Zoom Technical Issues:
Chris Routh: [email protected]
For Registration or Payment Questions:
Gail: [email protected]
For CMSC Program Related Questions:
Laura Stein: [email protected]
Karen Bluth’s website: https://karenbluth.com
Dr. Karen Bluth
Dr. Karen Bluth is faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, and a research fellow at the University of North Carolina Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, where she conducts research on self-compassion and its influences on the emotional wellbeing of teens. Dr. Bluth is a certified instructor of Mindful Self-Compassion, co-creator of curriculum Mindful Self-Compassion for Teens (formerly known as Making Friends with Yourself), Embracing Your Life, the adaptation of Mindful Self-Compassion for young adults, and one of the creators of Self-Compassion for Educators, a self-compassion program offered through Mindful Schools. Dr. Bluth is author of the books “The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness and Compassion Skills to Overcome Self-Criticism and Embrace Who You Are”, “The Self-Compassionate Teen: Mindfulness and Compassion Skills to Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice”, co-author of “Mindfulness and Self-Compassion for Teen ADHD: Build Executive Functioning Skills, Increase Motivation, and Improve Self-Confidence” (New Harbinger Publishers), and the soon-to-be-released Audible Original “Helping Girls Learn Self-Compassion”, a course for parents, educators, and therapists who work with teen girls.
Marina has a strong interest in helping teens build the foundation of emotional well-being through mindfulness, compassion, and communication. She is a trained teacher in Mindful Self-Compassion for Teens (the program formerly known as Making Friends with Yourself); a Mindful Schools Certified Instructor; a Nonviolent Communication (aka Compassionate Communication) practitioner; and the Program Director of Youth Services at CMSC. Marina teaches mindfulness, MSC-T, and Compassionate Communication to teens, parents, educators, and therapists. She is currently the Wellness Center Coordinator at Saratoga High School where she works with a team of therapists and students bringing awareness to the importance of mental health as the basis of academic success. Marina has a background in Computer Science, which was the catalyst in seeking healthier ways of being while living and working in Silicon Valley.