Mindful Self Compassion 8 week course Autumn 2018

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Mindful Self Compassion 8 week course Autumn 2018

Time: September 13, 2018 at 7:30pm to November 15, 2018 at 9:30pm
Location: Ottawa River Psychology Group
Street: 44 Hawthorne Avenue
City/Town: Ottawa
Website or Map: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/a…
Phone: 6136563331
Event Type: msc, 8, week, class
Organized By: Dr. Kimberly Sogge CPsych
Latest Activity: Aug 28

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*Approved for 20 CEUs by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association*

Ready for a change of heart? Transform how you relate to yourself and others.  

The Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program was developed by Kristin Neff, a pioneering researcher in the field of self-compassion (www.Self-Compassion.org) and Christopher Germer, PhD. Research has shown that self-compassion greatly enhances emotional well-being. It boosts happiness, reduces anxiety and depression, and can even help maintain healthy lifestyle habits such as diet and exercise.

Most of us feel compassion when a close friend is struggling. What would it be like to receive the same caring attention whenever you needed it most? All that’s required is shift in the direction of our attention—recognizing that as a human being, you, too, are a worthy recipient of compassion.

All sessions are taught by Ottawa registered psychologist Dr. Kimberly Sogge C.Psych..

Dr. Sogge is the former Chief of Psychology - Professional Practice at the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, a Spirit Rock trained meditation teacher, and a recognized trained teacher with the Center for Mindful Self Compassion.

Course cost is for 8 sessions 7:30 to 9:30 pm (2 hours) on the following Thursdays: September 13, 20, (no class Sept 27), October 4, 11, 18, 25, (No class November 1), November 8, 15. 

Receipts are offered for insurance coverage by extended health insurance.  Group sessions will take place Thursdays at Ottawa River Psychology Group on 44 Hawthorne Avenue, Ottawa near Pretoria Bridge. 

In this program, you will learn:

  1. How to stop being so hard on yourself

  2. How to handle difficult emotions with greater ease

  3. How to motivate yourself with encouragement rather than criticism

  4. How to transform difficult relationships, both old and new

  5. Mindfulness and self-compassion practices for home and everyday life

  6. The theory and research behind mindful self-compassion

  7. How to become your own best teacher

If you have any questions about the class or to register by telephone, you may contact Sogge & Associates at 613 656 3331 or at info@drsogge.com.

The Mindful Self Compassion training course will take place as follows: 2.0 hour weekly sessions in the meditation studio at 44 Hawthorne Avenue, Ottawa near Pretoria Bridge 

Refunds available until 30 days prior to course start date.

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