An 8-week Course
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Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is taught as an 8-week course that meets once weekly for 3 hours. Program activities include short talks, experiential exercises, meditation, group discussion, and home practices. Each course includes one retreat (3-hour) that takes place in the second half of the course.
MSC is designed for members of the general public. Meditation experience is not necessary to participate in MSC. All are welcome! The program is based on the values of equity, diversity and inclusiveness.
We offer tiered pricing and payment plans are available
No one will be turned away for financial reasons
Options for payments include Quickpay with Zelle, Cash or Check
Continuing Education Credit
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. 24.0 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 28.75 contact hours.
CEs AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITION OF $30 TO COURSE PRICE
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