Events

We scour the web for any events we think might be relevant to therapists who are interested in shame, self-criticism, and compassion. If we find one, we list it here. If you know of an event that isn't listed here that might be relevant to our community, please drop us a line and let us know!

Upcoming events hosted by ACT With Compassion

ACT for Shame & Self-Criticism
Date: September 11 - 12, 2017
Presenters: Jason Luoma, PhD & Jenna LeJeune, PhD
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

ACT with Compassion: a Masterclass in using ACT with Self-Criticism and Shame
Date: September 14 - 15, 2017
Presenters: Jason Luoma, PhD & Jenna LeJeune, PhD
Location: London, England

Courses and Workshops from the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

Also be sure to check out the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion website for lots more courses, workshops, and trainings on self-compassion.

Webinars, Online Training, and Online Resources on Shame and Compassion

The Power of Awareness: A 7-Week Online Mindfulness Training Program
Date: February 27 – April 17, 2017
Presenters: Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach

Awakening Your Fearless Heart 6-Week Online Course
Date: March 16 – April 27, 2017
Presenter: Tara Brach

CFT Intensive Online Group Training and Supervision at a Distance
Date: March 17 – August 20, 2017
Presenters: TBA

The Power of Awareness: Online Training Course on Mindfulness & Compassion
Date: June 19 – August 7, 2017
Presenters: Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield

Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program
Date: September 1, 2018 – September 1, 2020
Presenters: Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach

The Top 5 Shame Research Findings that Should Influence Your Practice Online Course
Date: On demand
Instructor: Jason Luoma, PhD

Compassion in the Workplace online course
Date: On demand
Course Facilitator: Maureen Cooper

Empathy and Compassion Video Resources - Compassion Training Initiative at Palo Alto University

Compassion-Focused Therapy Workshop Videos with Paul Gilbert at the Center for Compassion And Altruism Research And Education, Stanford University
Introduction
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

Training around the world relating to shame, compassion, and therapy

February 2017

Insight Meditation Daylong
Date: February 25, 2017
Presenter: Jack Kornfield
Location: Spirit Rock, Woodacre, California

March 2017

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training
Date: March 3 – 4, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD, & Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: March 12 – 17, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD, & Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Sedona, Arizona

Mind, Consciousness, and the Cultivation of Well Being Conference
Date: March 17 – 19, 2017
Presenters: Various
Location: Ackerman Grand Ballroom, UCLA, Los Angeles, California

Advanced Clinical Skills in CFT
Date: March 21 – 23, 2017
Presenter: Paul Gilbert, PhD
Location: Derby Enterprise Centre, Derby, UK

Conference on Mindfulness, Acceptance and Compassion
Date: March 22 – 25, 2017
Presenters: Various
Location: Milan, Italy

2017 Psychotherapy Networker Symposium
Date: March 23 - 26, 2017
Presenters: Various
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC

A Day with Dan Siegel: The New Frontiers of Interpersonal Neurobiology
Date: March 29, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Dan Siegel
Location: Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training
Date: March 30 – 31, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD & Kathleen Cator
Location: Parkville, Vic, Australia

April 2017

Fierce Compassion: An Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy
Date: April 1, 2017
Presenter: Dennis Tirch, PhD
Location: American Institute for Cognitive Therapy, New York, New York

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: April 2 – 8, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD, Steven Hickman, PsyD, James Bennett-Levy, & Tina Gibson
Location: Hartzer Park Conference & Retreat Centre, NSW, Australia

Introduction to Theory & Practice of CFT
Date: April 6 – 8, 2017
Presenters: Dr. Chris Irons and Tobyn Bell
Location: Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester, UK

Loving Presence: Inhabiting and Expressing Your True Nature Residential Weekend
Date: April 14 – 16, 2017
Presenter: Tara Brach
Location: Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, West Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Mindfulness & Metta
Date: April 17 – 21, 2017
Presenter: Jack Kornfield
Location: Spirit Rock, Woodacre, California

Buddhist Psychology, Compassion Focused Therapy and ACT
Date: April 20 – 21, 2017
Presenter: Dennis Tirch, PhD
Location: Brisbane, Australia

The Power of Mindful Self-Compassion
Date: April 21, 2017
Presenter: Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Los Angeles, California

A Mindful Society Conference
Date: April 21 – 23, 2017
Presenters: Various
Location: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Mindful Self-Compassion for Pain Workshop
Date: April 22, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD & Susan Pollak
Location: CHA Center for Mindfulness & Compassion, Somerville, MA

CFT for Eating Disorders – Introduction
Date: April 22 – 23, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Ken Goss
Location: Derby, UK

Experiencing Compassion Focused ACT from the Inside Out
Date: April 26 – 28, 2017
Presenter: Dennis Tirch, PhD
Location: Byron Bay, NSW, Australia

Harvard Meditation and Psychotherapy Conference
Date: April 28 – 29, 2017
Presenters: Various
Location: Hyatt Regency Boston, Boston, Massachusetts

The Art & Science of Living with Presence & Connection
Date: April 28 – 30, 2017
Presenters: Jack Kornfield, PhD and Dan Siegel, MD
Location: Bryant Park Hotel, New York City, New York

Residential Weeklong Retreat – Intimacy with Life
Date: April 28 – May 5, 2017
Presenters: Tara Brach, Jonathan Foust, Pat Coffey, and Ruth King
Location: Pearlstone Retreat Center, Reisterstown, Maryland

May 2017

Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human 3-Day Workshop
Date: May 5 – 7, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Dan Siegel
Location: Garrison Institute, Garrison, New York

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training
Date: May 6 – 7, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Compassionate Mindfulness: Personal Practice Workshop for Clinicians
Date: May 6 – 7, 2017
Presenter: Dennis Tirch, PhD
Location: NYC Seminar and Conference Center, New York, New York

The Science of Mindfulness and Self-Compassion
Date: May 6 – 7, 2017
Presenters: Kristin Neff, PhD & Shauna Shapiro, PhD
Location: Tucson, Arizona

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: May 9 – 14, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD, and Christine Braehler
Location: Skogar, Iceland

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training
Date: May 19 – 21, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

The Art of Self-Compassion: Accepting Your Imperfections
Date: May 20, 2017
Presenter: Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, Irvington, New York

An Introduction to CFT for ACT and Behavior Therapy Practitioners
Date: May 21, 2017
Presenter: Dennis Tirch, PhD
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CFT for Eating Disorders – Advanced
Date: May 22 – 24, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Ken Goss
Location: Derby, UK

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: May 28 – June 1, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Freiburg, Germany

June 2017

Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human
Date: June 1 – 2, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Dan Siegel
Location: South Jordan, Utah

Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy
Date: June 2, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: William James College, Newton, Massachusetts

Mindsight Immersion Weekend
Date: June 9 – 11, 2017
Presenter: Dan Siegel, MD
Location: Santa Monica, California

Compassion Focused Therapy for Groups
Date: June 14 – 16, 2017
Presenter: Kate Lucre
Location: Riverside Chambers, Derby, UK

Conscious, Loving Relationships
Date: June 17, 2017
Presenters: Tara Brach and Jonathan Foust
Location: Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: June 18 – 23, 2017
Presenters: Kristin Neff, PhD, and Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Santa Cruz, California

Compassion Focused Therapy for Psychosis
Date: June 19 – 20, 2017
Presenters: Dr. Eleanor Longden and Dr. Charlie Heriot-Maitland
Location: King’s College, London, England

An Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy
Date: June 20 – 21, 2017
Presenters: Paul Gilbert, PhD, Dennis Tirch, PhD, & Laura Silberstein-Tirch, PsyD
Location: The Melia Sevilla Hotel, Sevilla, Spain

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: June 26 – July 1, 2017
Presenters: Steven Hickman, PsyD and Marta Alonso Maynar
Location: Centro Espirito Santo e Missao, Barcelos, Portugal

July 2017

Residential Weekend – Radical Acceptance
Date: July 7 – 9, 2017
Presenter: Tara Brach
Location: Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, New York

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: July 9 – 14, 2017
Presenters: Kristin Neff, PhD, and Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Near Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Power of Mindful Self-Compassion
Date: July 15, 2017
Presenter: Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: London, UK

Compassionate Mindfulness: A Personal Practice Workshop for Clinicians
Date: July 15 – 16, 2017
Presenter: Dennis Tirch, PhD
Location: Hilton NASA Clear Lake, Houston, Texas

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: July 16 – 22, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Power of Mindful Self-Compassion
Date: July 21, 2017
Presenters: Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Daylong Workshop: Radical Acceptance – Embracing Life with Loving Presence
Date: July 29, 2017
Presenter: Tara Brach
Location: First Congregational United Church of Christ, Washington, DC

August 2017

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: August 1, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Banff, Canada

Radical Acceptance – Embracing Life with Loving Presence
Date: August 5, 2017
Presenter: Tara Brach
Location: River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Bethesda, Maryland

Greater Good Workshop
Date: August 13 – 18, 2017
Presenters: Dr. Daniel Siegel, Dacher Keltner, PhD, Shauna Shapiro, PhD, Mollie McNeil, and Teja Bell
Location: Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: August 16 – 20, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Chapin Mill, New York

The Compassion Summit 2017 – Intensive Retreat-Based Training in Compassion Focused Therapy
Date: August 18 – 20, 2017
Presenters: Dennis Tirch, PhD & Laura Silberstein-Tirch, PsyD
Location: Hudson Valley, New York

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: August 20 – 26, 2017
Presenters: Kristin Neff, PhD, Christopher Germer, PhD, Steven Hickman, PsyD, Michelle Becker, LMFT
Location: Chapin Mill Retreat Center, Batavia, New York

September 2017

The Power of Mindful Self-Compassion
Date: September 9, 2017
Presenter: Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Woodacre, California

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: September 12 – 17, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Reykjavik, Iceland

Mindful Self-Compassion for Men
Date: September 14 – 19, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD & Rob Brandsma
Location: Centrum voor Mindfulness, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Compassionate Mindfulness: A Personal Practice Workshop for Clinicians
Date: September 16 – 17, 2017
Presenters: Dr. Dennis Tirch
Location: Berkeley, California

Self-Compassion for Healthcare Professionals
Date: September 18, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Riga, Latvia

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: September 19 – 24, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD, and Christine Braehler
Location: Riga, Latvia

Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy
Date: September 26 – 27, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD & Christine Braehler
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Compassionate Mindfulness: A Personal Practice Workshop for Clinicians
Date: September 26 – 27, 2017
Presenter: Dennis Tirch, PhD
Location: David Brower Center, Berkeley, California

October 2017

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training
Date: October 6 – 7, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD & Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Washington, DC

Mindsight Immersion Weekend
Date: October 13 – 15, 2017
Presenter: Dan Siegel, MD
Location: Santa Monica, California

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: October 14 – 20, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Gotzis, Austria

Compassionate Mind Foundation World Conference
Date: October 16 – 18, 2017
Presenters: Various
Location: Manchester, England

The Power of Mindful Self-Compassion
Date: October 20, 2017
Presenter: Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Self-Compassion in Clinical Practice
Date: October 22 – 24, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Salzburg, Austria

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: October 26 – 31, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Vienna, Austria

November 2017

The Power of Self-Compassion
Date: November 4, 2017
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: True North Mindfulness Center, Montreal, Canada

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: November 7 – 12, 2017
Presenters: Steven Hickman, PsyD, Aimee Eckhardt, and Helen Vantine, PhD 
Location: Elohee Center, Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training
Date: November 10 – 11, 2017
Presenters: Kristin Neff, PhD & Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Denver, Colorado

Thailand Mindful Compassion Retreat 2017
Date: November 20 – 24, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Chris Irons
Location: Evason Resort and Spa, Hua Hin, Thailand

December 2017

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: December 10 – 15, 2017
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD, and Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California

January 2018

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: January 6 – 12, 2018
Presenter: Steven Hickman, PsyD, Mila de Koning, and Marta Alonso Maynar 
Location: EarthRise Retreat Center, Petaluma, California

March 2018

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: March 19 – 25, 2018
Presenters: Steven Hickman, PsyD, Michelle Becker, LMFT, & Dawn MacDonald, MSW, RSW
Location: Duncan Conference Center, Delay Beach, Florida

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: March 27 – April 2, 2018
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Madrid, Spain

April 2018

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: April 23 – 27, 2018
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD, Arve Thurman, & Christine Braehler
Location: Berlin, Germany

May 2018

Meditation and Psychotherapy Conference
Date: May 4 – 5, 2018
Presenters: Various
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

Self-Compassion and Presence in Psychotherapy
Date: May 11 – 13, 2018
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD and Shari Geller
Location: Toronto, Canada

June 2018

Mindfulness and Compassion Conference
Date: June 6 – 9, 2018
Presenters: Various
Location: Zaragoza, Spain

July 2018

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: July 8 – 13, 2018
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD & Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

September 2018

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: September 2 – 8, 2018
Presenters: Steven Hickman, PsyD, James Bennett-Levy & Tina Gibson
Location: Hartzer Park Conference & Retreat Centre, NSW, Australia

October 2018

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: October 13 - 19, 2018
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Gotzis, Austria

 

2017 Psychotherapy Networker Symposium
Date: March 23 - 26, 2017
Presenters: Various
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC


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