Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy (SCIP)

Earn a certificate in self-compassion-based therapy in this immersive 30-week, online training through the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion. Self-compassion is a core underlying process in effective psychotherapy. Graduates of this training will be able to integrate self-compassion into all aspects of psychotherapy, grounded in their own personal practice of mindfulness and self-compassion.

Next cohort begins in October 2021

Self-Compassion: An Antidote to Shame

Self-compassion is an antidote to shame. In this 6-hour, online, experiential workshop we will take a fresh, non-pathological look at shame through the eyes of compassion. We will explore the nature of shame, it’s causes, and learn simple skills to detect shame in our daily lives and transform it through the power of self-compassion.

Nov 6 & 13, 2021

Mindful Self-Compassion Core Skills Training with Kristin Neff & Chris Germer

This Core Skills Workshop allows an opportunity for people to immerse themselves in some of the key practices and exercises of the full 8-week program in an intensive 2-day format.

January 4, 7, 11 & 14 2022

Upcoming Workshops – Online During the Pandemic

july 2021

21jul(jul 21)4:00 pm30(jul 30)7:00 pmMindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training (with Kristin Neff)Live Now

august 2021

21augAll Day27Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training, Madrid, Spain

september 2021

02sepAll Day07Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive, Freiburg, Germany (tba)

october 2021

06octAll Day07MSC 2-Day Core Skills, Salzburg, Austria

09octAll Day15Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training - Götzis, Austria (in German)

december 2021

03decAll Day09Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training, San Paolo, Brazil (to be announced)

11dec(dec 11)10:00 pm12(dec 12)5:30 pmMindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills (with Kristin Neff)

january 2022

04jan(jan 4)10:00 am14(jan 14)1:00 pmMindful Self-Compassion Core Skills Training with Kristin Neff & Chris Germer

may 2022

06mayAll Day07Harvard Medical School Meditation and Psychotherapy Conference (to be announced)

june 2022

26jun01julMindful Self-Compassion Intensive, Mennorode, Netherlands (with Kristin Neff)

july 2022

26jun01julMindful Self-Compassion Intensive, Mennorode, Netherlands (with Kristin Neff)

04julAll Day10MSC Teacher Training, Dordogne, France (tba)

The Center for Mindful Self-Compassion provides information about MSC, an 8-week program designed to cultivate self-compassion skills for daily life. Founded in 2012 by Chris Germer and Kristin Neff, the center is a place where people can learn about self-compassion, find out where to train in MSC, continue to practice MSC skills, and explore how to teach MSC to others.Please go to the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion for further details.