8 Week Course
Instructors: Suzanne Smith & Melita Caulfield
Dates/Time: 26 July – 13 September 2017, 7PM - 9PM, plus half-day mindfulness meditation, 1PM – 5PM, 26 August 2017
Locations: Ainslie, ACT
ABOUT THE EVENTS:
Rapidly expanding research shows that mindfulness and self-compassion are strongly associated with emotional well-being, lower levels of anxiety, pain and depression and more satisfying personal relationships and enhanced self-care. This 8-week course is aimed at adults keen to learn how this practice can help them be their own good friend.
This 8-week course was developed by Drs. Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer, and combines the latest research on self-compassion and mindfulness with ancient heart-based wisdom.
Rapidly expanding research shows that mindfulness and self-compassion are strongly associated with emotional well-being, lower levels of anxiety, pain and depression and more satisfying personal relationships and enhanced self-care.
After participating in this 8-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Easily integrate mindfulness and self-compassion practices in daily life
- Motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism and judgment
- Experience deep satisfaction and meaning in your relationships
- Practice the art of savouring and self-appreciation
- Deepen an authentic and loving relationship with yourself
- Be your own greatest ally and support in times of stress and anxiety
8 Week Course
Suzanne holds the following qualifications: Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Master of Social Work, Master of Business, Graduate Diploma Adult Education and Training, Graduate Certificate Dispute Resolution, and Bachelor of Social Science (Majors in Psychology and Sociology). Suzanne is an accredited member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (Member No. 440837).
Melita is a psychology student with a particular interest in mindful self-compassion, shame resilience, vulnerability, connection and sincerity.