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Mindful Self-Compassion Core Skills Training

Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12, 2016

9am - 5pm

Lesley University, Cambridge MA


An introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), open to all.


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Who is the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy?

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the education, training and support of mental health professionals in integrating mindfulness, meditation and psychotherapy.

The vision of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy (IMP) is practice-based, and all teaching faculty have extensive personal and professional experience in the practice of mindfulness meditation or other mindfulness practices. Most educational programs offer CE credit for healthcare professionals. We also offer psychological consultation for meditation centers, clinical supervision, psychotherapy referrals, and networking opportunities for interested clinicians.

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training ~ IMP Benefit

For someone to develop genuine compassion towards others, first he or she must have a basis upon which to cultivate compassion, and that basis is the ability to connect to one’s own feelings and to care for one’s own welfare... Caring for others requires caring for oneself.  - Dalai Lama (2000) -

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Friday and Saturday  ~  November 11-12, 2016  ~  9 AM - 5 PM

Lesley University, Sherrill Library, Room 350
89 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Chris Germer, PhD & Susan Pollak, EdD

This workshop is an introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), an empirically-supported

Cushion and Couch is IMP's quarterly e-journal, featuring articles, interviews, and book reviews written by and for members of the community.
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In this issue:
'Awakening Together: A Dialogue on Relational Mindfulness with Janet Surrey' by Darya Mangeym
'Anxiety: A Love Story' by Douglas Baker
Book Review: 'The Buddha's Wife' by Darya Mangeym
Book Review: 'The Trauma of Everyday Life' by Janet McKenney
Book Review: 'Growing Up Mindful' by Brett Dixon

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