TITLE

Short Course in Mindful Self-Compassion (6-week)

LOCATION

Online

WHEN

January 10, 2021, 1:00 - 2:30pm (Sundays)

DESCRIPTION

** only open to residents of Ontario **

This group provides you with skills to respond to life’s difficult moments with kindness, care and understanding. In this group you will learn about self-compassion research, practices, and meditations. There will be interactive activities, as well as both small and large group discussion, meditations, reflections, and practices. It includes 1.5-hour weekly sessions over 6 weeks, on Zoom.

After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Practice self-compassion in daily life
- Understand the empirically-supported benefits of self-compassion
- Motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism
- Handle difficult emotions with greater ease
- Transform challenging relationships, old and new
- Manage caregiver fatigue and burnout
- Practice the art of savoring and self-appreciation

• Some pro-bono and sliding scale spaces are available
• Insurance receipts provided
• Funding for individuals with Indigenous status through the NIHB and IRS program

COST

$225

TITLE

Short Course in Mindful Self-Compassion (6-week)

LOCATION

Online

WHEN

January 10, 2021, 1:00 - 2:30pm (Sundays)

DESCRIPTION

** only open to residents of Ontario **

This group provides you with skills to respond to life’s difficult moments with kindness, care and understanding. In this group you will learn about self-compassion research, practices, and meditations. There will be interactive activities, as well as both small and large group discussion, meditations, reflections, and practices. It includes 1.5-hour weekly sessions over 6 weeks, on Zoom.

After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Practice self-compassion in daily life
- Understand the empirically-supported benefits of self-compassion
- Motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism
- Handle difficult emotions with greater ease
- Transform challenging relationships, old and new
- Manage caregiver fatigue and burnout
- Practice the art of savoring and self-appreciation

• Some pro-bono and sliding scale spaces are available
• Insurance receipts provided
• Funding for individuals with Indigenous status through the NIHB and IRS program

COST

$225


TITLE

Fierce Compassion: Assertiveness + Boundaries (6-week)

LOCATION

Online

WHEN

January 18, 2021, 6-730pm (Mondays)

DESCRIPTION

** only open to residents of Ontario **

This 6-week course will cover the more active forms of self-compassion, including balancing our relationship with anger through assertiveness skills, effective communication, and setting healthy boundaries. 

This course will cover teachings, reflections, meditations, and practices around the themes of:

- The yin (soft front) and yang (strong back) aspects of self-compassion
- Awareness practices to explore our feelings, needs, and values in relationships
- Different communication styles, effective communication skills, and common communication traps
- Befriending our anger and unmet needs, exploring early childhood rules about expressing anger, and the function of anger when in balance
- The physiology of anger, fear, and shame and how this impacts our ability to communicate, express, and assert our needs
- Empathy overwhelm, mirror neurons, and guilt around setting boundaries

• Some pro-bono and sliding scale spaces are available
• Insurance receipts provided
• Funding for individuals with Indigenous status through the NIHB and IRS program

COST

$225

TITLE

Fierce Compassion: Assertiveness + Boundaries (6-week)

LOCATION

Online

WHEN

January 18, 2021, 6-730pm (Mondays)

DESCRIPTION

** only open to residents of Ontario **

This 6-week course will cover the more active forms of self-compassion, including balancing our relationship with anger through assertiveness skills, effective communication, and setting healthy boundaries. 

This course will cover teachings, reflections, meditations, and practices around the themes of:

- The yin (soft front) and yang (strong back) aspects of self-compassion
- Awareness practices to explore our feelings, needs, and values in relationships
- Different communication styles, effective communication skills, and common communication traps
- Befriending our anger and unmet needs, exploring early childhood rules about expressing anger, and the function of anger when in balance
- The physiology of anger, fear, and shame and how this impacts our ability to communicate, express, and assert our needs
- Empathy overwhelm, mirror neurons, and guilt around setting boundaries

• Some pro-bono and sliding scale spaces are available
• Insurance receipts provided
• Funding for individuals with Indigenous status through the NIHB and IRS program

COST

$225