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Bryan, Ohio – Sept 14-16, 2019

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

MBSR is an eight-week course that is designed to train attention, and reduce stress through a variety of practices and meditations. The course is life affirming and offers participants an opportunity to challenge existing habitual patterns of thoughts and behaviors that can lead to new insights and ways of being.
To Register email Kathy kathydavis@chwchospital.org

Fort Wayne, IN – Sept 19-23, 2019

Mindful Self-Compassion – 5 day intensive

This Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) 5-day course is an intensive training retreat version of an empirically-supported 8-week program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. MSC combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our capacity for emotional wellbeing.
To register email Lorraine jalhobbs@yahoo.com

Amsterdam – October 14-15, 2019

Making Friends With Yourself 2-day Core Skills

The goal of this program is to help you gather insights and practical tools to help the teens you are working with turn towards the emotional ups and downs of this life stage with greater ease and help them learn how to meet these struggles with kindness and compassion.
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Amsterdam – October 13th, 2019

Mindful Self-Compassion for Parents 1 day workshop

Mindful Self-Compassion training teaches parents how to develop the warm-hearted, connected presence needed during challenging moments with their children. This one-day training begins the journey of building emotional strength and resilience needed to offer ourselves, especially during parenting challenges.
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Amsterdam -March 15th – 21st 2020

MFY Teacher Training

Explore the beautiful city of Amsterdam while taking the Making Friends with Yourself teacher training. It is designed to help teachers and professionals learn the skills to be able to teach Making Friends with Yourself to teens and young adults The training also includes how to advise parents in supporting their teens throughout the program.
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Valencia, Spain – August 21-17, 2020

Making Friends with Yourself Teacher Training

The first teacher training for Making Friends with Yourself was help at U.C. San Diego Center for Mindfulness in April 2016 with great success. This teacher training is designed to help teachers and professionals learn the skills to be able to teach Making Friends with Yourself to teens and young adults. 
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Past Classes and Trainings

San Diego – July 21-26, 2019

Mindful Self-Compassion 5-day Intensive

This Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) 5-day course is an intensive training retreat version of an empirically-supported 8-week program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. MSC combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our capacity for emotional wellbeing.
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Sautee, Georgia – July 13th – 19th, 2019

Making Friends with Yourself (MFY), Teacher Training

Held at the beautiful Elohee Retreat Center in Sautee, Georgia Making Friends with Yourself teacher training is designed to help teachers and professionals learn the skills to be able to teach Making Friends with Yourself to teens and young adults The training also includes how to advise parents in supporting their teens throughout the program.

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Singapore – February 8th – 19th, 2019

Making Friends with Yourself 2-day Core Skills

The goal of this program is to help you gather insights and practical tools to help the teens you are working with turn towards the emotional ups and downs of this life stage with greater ease and help them learn how to meet these struggles with kindness and compassion.
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Bryan, Ohio – March 15th – 18th

5-day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive

This Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) 5-day course is an intensive training retreat version of an empirically-supported 8-week program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult emotions with kindness and understanding.
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Bryan, Ohio – March 23rd & 24th, 2019

Making Friends with Yourself (MFY), 2-day Core Skills

MFY 2-day Core Skills is a fast track class to help you work with teens to practice self-compassion. This class was offered for the first time in December and was VERY well received! This two-day class is offered to professionals who work with teens and their families, and any interested parents.

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Port Townsend, Apr 13-14

Mindful Parenting

Mindful self-compassion for parents cultivates emotional strength and resilience. Develop skills to care for your children while caring for yourself. Also suitable for therapists and other adults who work with youth. Research shows self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional well-being, more satisfying relationships, reduced anxiety and depression as well as healthy habits such as diet and exercise. Suitable for parents of any age child, the program will include information on coping when things go wrong and the developing teen brain.

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