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MSC Core Skills Workshop
Friday November 3rd & Saturday November 4th, 2023
9:00am-4:30pm

A Two-Day In-Person Workshop in Chicago's Logan Square

 

 Core Skills Workshop Information

This two-day workshop offers participants a unique opportunity to immerse in the core practices and concepts of the full 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion program. 

Together, we will experience the foundational components of MSC including exercises, break out groups, and meditations. Highly skilled, certified teachers, Colleen and Staci, guide, hold space, and invite participants to experience a felt-sense of loving, connected, presence, which is fundamental to self-compassion practice.

This course is open to participants brand new or with any level of experience with Mindfulness or Self-Compassion practices. It is intended for the general public and CEs are available for healthcare professionals*

Core Skills Workshop Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will:

  • Identify the three key components of self-compassion

  • Describe key research that supports the benefits of self-compassion

  • Apply techniques to increase self-compassion in everyday life

  • Use self-compassion to alleviate caregiver burnout

  • Implement self-compassion practice to motivate behavior change

  • Develop and apply self-compassion practices to respond to feelings of failure or inadequacy with self-kindness

  • Assess and manage difficult situations and emotions with greater moment-to-moment acceptance

Location

Workshop will take place at Logan Square's

FIVE POINT HOLISTIC

2866 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

Workshop Fees

Workshop Fee: $350

CEs available for an additional $30

Options for payments include Quickpay with Zelle, Cash or Check

Payment plans available - contact us for more information

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*Continuing Education Information

Psychologists:

Continuing Education Credit for this program is provided by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course offers 24.0 hours of credit.

California licensed MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, LCSWs:

Continuing Education Credit for this program is provided by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. 11.0 contact hours may be applied to your license renewal through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

 

For those licensed outside California, please check with your local licensing board to determine if APA accreditation meets their requirements.

Nurses:

UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16351, for 13 contact hours.

Recommended Readings

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook by Kristin Neff and Chris Germer

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion by Christopher Germer

Fierce Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff

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