Summer 2022 IN PERSON 5 Day Mindful Self Compassion Intensive at Ecology Retreat Centre

Approved for 30 hours of CEUs*

If  you are too hard on your self, learn the skills of befriending your own heart through the research supported mindful self compassion curriculum.

This 5 Day Mindful Self Compassion Intensive is a the full eight-session MSC curriculum can be experienced in an intensive format, five full days of training, with a Certified MSC teacher who has completed additional MSC teacher training.

As the name suggests, the MSC intensive is a deep dive into the practice of self-compassion. While it can be emotionally challenging, concentrated practice allows you to become deeply involved in MSC and experience its transformative potential.

Learn to manage difficulty with more ease and kindness

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our emotional well-being. While mindfulness increases our awareness of the present, self-compassion encourages greater kindness and understanding of periods of suffering. It also helps us accept our flaws and better understand our challenges.

MSC is a research-supported program developed by Dr. Kristin Neff and Dr. Christopher Germer. Research on self-compassion have shown that it boosts happiness and improves relationships while reducing anxiety, depression and shame. Increased levels of self-compassion can transform empathy fatigue into wholehearted engagement with others.

MSC Themes

Session 1:  Discovering Mindful Self-Compassion

Session 2:  Practicing Mindfulness

Session 3:  Practicing Loving-Kindness

Session 4:  Discovering Your Compassionate Voice

Session 5:  Living Deeply

Session 6:  Meeting Difficult Emotions

Session 7:  Exploring Challenging Relationships

Session 8:  Embracing Your Life

Participants Will Learn
To befriend their self–critic, develop self-compassion skills, and foster goodwill towards themselves and others. The 5-day intensive explores typical responses as difficulties arise.

Who Should Attend
All are welcome. This MSC Intensive is especially beneficial for graduates of mindfulness-based programs, such as MBCT/MBSR/MiCBT. However, no previous experience with mindfulness or meditation is required.

This program qualifies as the prerequisite for training as a Mindful Self-Compassion teacher.

Timing

4 pm July 7, 2022 to 12 noon July 13, 2022

Fees:  $2195 (see below)

MSC Intensive Course Fee:  $695 (No HST) Course fee includes course handouts and guided meditations. Course fee does not include lodging and board.

Location:

Ecology Retreat Centre Lodging and Board (6 nights, 5 days and 3 meals daily): $1500.00 ($1327.43 + $172.57 HST)

RESERVE NOW.

SPACES EXTREMELY LIMITED DUE to COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS ON ECOLOGY RETREAT CENTRE.

Upon request, an insurance receipt will be provided on behalf of Kimberly Sogge Ph.D., C.Psych. Clinical Psychologist of Ottawa River Psychology. Insurance receipts will not be available prior to the last program session.

  • All participants must be free of substance misuse.
  • If you have third-party insurance, it may cover all or part of the cost of a therapeutic course. We recommend that you contact your insurance provider to confirm what health professions your plan covers (e.g. Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Naturopath) and that this coverage includes the types of therapies in question (sometimes there are restrictions on the particular services covered by a given health profession). Please confirm that profession is covered by your insurance and that the program is not an excluded service for that profession. Insurance receipts will be issued during the final session of the program.
  • Professional CEUs available.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Lodging and Room and Board are non-refundable within 90 days of the intensive dates.
  • Tuition fees are transferable to other online or in person courses up to 60 days in advance of the intensive and are not refundable within 60 days of the intensive.

QUESTIONS?

Call Lee at 613-656-3331

Click the link below to register for “Summer 2022 IN PERSON 5 Day Mindful Self Compassion Intensive at Ecology Retreat Centre”.

613-656-3331

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