TITLE

Mindful Self Compassion Group (6-week)

LOCATION

Online

WHEN

November 1, 2020, 1:00 - 2:30pm (Sundays)

DESCRIPTION

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 MSC 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. The course runs from November 1 - December 6, 2020, and also includes an optional 3-hour silent retreat.

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

More information on MSC can be found here:
• https://centerformsc.org/learn-msc/
• https://self-compassion.org
• https://chrisgermer.com

Please email (info@moniquemercier.ca) or call (807-630-5926) to register.

Funding support:
• A certain allotment of pro-bono and sliding scale spaces are available based on financial need.
• Some extended health benefits providers offer partial or complete reimbursement (under ‘psychological services’)
• Individuals with Indigenous status are eligible for funding through the NIHB and IRS programs.

COST

$225

TITLE

Mindful Self Compassion Group (6-week)

LOCATION

Online

WHEN

November 1, 2020, 1:00 - 2:30pm (Sundays)

DESCRIPTION

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 MSC 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. The course runs from November 1 - December 6, 2020, and also includes an optional 3-hour silent retreat.

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

More information on MSC can be found here:
• https://centerformsc.org/learn-msc/
• https://self-compassion.org
• https://chrisgermer.com

Please email (info@moniquemercier.ca) or call (807-630-5926) to register.

Funding support:
• A certain allotment of pro-bono and sliding scale spaces are available based on financial need.
• Some extended health benefits providers offer partial or complete reimbursement (under ‘psychological services’)
• Individuals with Indigenous status are eligible for funding through the NIHB and IRS programs.

COST

$225


TITLE

Mindful Self-Compassion Online Silent Retreats (*only open to MSC graduates*)

LOCATION

Online

WHEN

September 27, 2020, 9:00am-12:00pm

DESCRIPTION

MSC meditation retreats are an opportunity to allow yourself to deepen your relationship to the practice of self-compassion and ultimately to yourself. Over 3 hours, you are guided through a series of walking, seated, resting, and eating mindful self-compassion practices. I will be offering three of these in the fall months for anyone who has completed the 8-week MSC group.

Dates:

Sunday, September 27, 2020
Sunday November 1, 2020
Sunday, December 13, 2020

Please email (info@moniquemercier.ca) or call (807-630-5926) to register.

COST

$25

TITLE

Mindful Self-Compassion Online Silent Retreats (*only open to MSC graduates*)

LOCATION

Online

WHEN

September 27, 2020, 9:00am-12:00pm

DESCRIPTION

MSC meditation retreats are an opportunity to allow yourself to deepen your relationship to the practice of self-compassion and ultimately to yourself. Over 3 hours, you are guided through a series of walking, seated, resting, and eating mindful self-compassion practices. I will be offering three of these in the fall months for anyone who has completed the 8-week MSC group.

Dates:

Sunday, September 27, 2020
Sunday November 1, 2020
Sunday, December 13, 2020

Please email (info@moniquemercier.ca) or call (807-630-5926) to register.

COST

$25