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Jun 14 , 2019

Self-Compassion & Compassion for Clinicians

Lee-Anne Gray, PsyD

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the 4 dimensions of self-compassion;
  • Summarize the interpersonal neurobiology of self-compassion and compassion practices and their effects on depression, anxiety, and stress;
  • Use self-compassion and compassion practices to minimize compassion fatigue/burnout/secondary trauma in practitioners and other caregivers;
  • Teach self-compassion strategies to others, safely minimizing risks of dissociation and decompensation in traumatized individuals;
  • Implement self-compassion and compassion tools with cultural competence (ie: LGBTQ+ individuals, adolescents, and diverse/marginalized communities);
  • Design treatment plans that incorporate developmentally-appropriate mindfulness and self-compassion skills when working with adolescents/families/parents/groups;
  • Integrate self-compassion, compassion, and mindful awareness practices with other treatment protocols;
  • Facilitate others cultivating self-compassion/compassion practices to increase attention, concentration, executive functioning, and resilience.
  • Acquire practices and interventions that decrease shame, self-criticism, and increase self-kindness instead.
  • Explain the difference between self-compassion and self-esteem.
  • Manage transference, countertransference, and counterreactions with self-compassion and compassion.
  • Identify the limitations of the research and potential risks associated with introducing self-compassion/compassion/mindful awareness practices with clinical populations (per APA.)
  • Summarize empirical evidence for using self-compassion/compassion/mindful awareness practices as clinical interventions (per APA.)
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$189.00 per person

Please note: All persons attending must register individually. Please list every individual's name who will be attending this training. If you do not list all name's when purchasing your tickets, they will not show up on the MHS sign-in sign-out pages for their CE credits.