Mindful Self-Compassion

    MSC was developed by Christopher K. Germer, PhD, leader in the integration of mindfulness and psychotherapy (www.MindfulSelfCompassion.org) and Kristin Neff, PhD, pioneering researcher in the field of self-compassion (www.Self-Compassion.org). MSC combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion, providing a powerful tool for emotional resilience. Mindfulness is the first step in emotional healing—being able to turn toward and acknowledge our difficult thoughts and feelings (such as inadequacy, sadness, anger, confusion) with a spirit of openness and curiosity. Self-compassion involves responding to these difficult thoughts and feelings with kindness, sympathy and understanding so that we soothe and comfort ourselves when we're hurting. Research has shown that self-compassion greatly enhances emotional wellbeing. It boosts happiness, reduces anxiety and depression, and can even help maintain healthy lifestyle habits such as diet and exercise. Being both mindful and compassionate leads to greater ease and well-being in our daily lives. For more information about Mindful Self-Compassion, please see www.centerformsc.org .

Mindful Self-Compassion This Spring



Mindful Self-Compassion Workshop

Date: Saturday, April 23rd from 1:00pm - 4:00 pm
Instructors: Karen Bluth and Laura Prochnow Phillips
Location: Center for Rehabilitation Care of Chapel Hill, 1807 North Fordham Blvd. (on 15/501 in the former Borders building) Chapel Hill, NC 27514

*As a courtesy to the instructors, please do NOT bring cash, checks, or any other form of payment on the day of class. If you are having trouble paying, please contact us at (919)-966-8586 or email us at mindfulness@med.unc.edu BEFORE the day of class. Thank you for your cooperation!

Cost: $40

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Questions? mindfulness@med.unc.edu or call (919) 966-8586

Questions? mindfulness@med.unc.edu or call (919) 966-8586Whether you are just beginning your parenting experience or have adult children who you want  to develop your relationship with, this course will provide guidance, skills, and practice in parenting mindfully.
The course draws from evidenced based DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy),  child/human development through the life span, and family system approaches."