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

Check back for upcoming AWC events!

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 Therapeutic Presence: Mindfulness & Compassion for Clients & Clinicians (online course)
Date: On demand
Presenters: Christopher Germer, Ron Siegel, and others

The Art and Science of Compassion I: An Online Course in CFT and Compassion Science
Date: February 26 – April 16, 2018
Presenters: Dr. Dennis Tirch & Dr. Laura Silberstein-Tirch

Cultivating Mindful Compassion 7-Week Online Training
Date: March 7 – April 18, 2018 (available 5:30-7:30pm PT)
Presenter: Amy Pattee Colvin

Power of Awareness: 7-Week Online Training in Mindfulness & Compassion
Date: April 2 – May 21, 2018
Presenters: Tara Brach & Jack Kornfield

Cultivating Mindful Compassion 7-Week Online Training
Date: June 5 – July 17, 2018 (available 8-10am PT, 11am-1pm PT, 2-4pm PT, or 5:30-7:30pm PT)
Presenter: Amy Pattee Colvin

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

Cultivating Mindful Compassion 7-Week Online Training
Date: September 5 – October 17, 2018 (available 11am-1pm PT, 2-4pm PT, or 5:30-7:30pm PT)
Presenter: Amy Pattee Colvin

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

March 2018

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: March 11 – 16, 2018
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD & Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Sedona, Arizona

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: March 19 – 24, 2018
Presenters: Christopher Germer, Arve Thurman, & Christine Braehler
Location: Berlin, Germany

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

Compassion Cultivation Training – Tuesdays with Robert Cusick
Date: April 3 – May 22, 2018
Presenter: Robert Cusick
Location: Stanford University, Stanford, California

Compassion Cultivation Training – Wednesdays with Robert Cusick
Date: April 4 – May 23, 2018
Presenter: Robert Cusick
Location: Stanford University, Stanford, California

Compassion Cultivation Training – Saturdays with Robert Cusick
Date: April 7 – May 26, 2018
Presenter: Robert Cusick
Location: Stanford University, Stanford, California

The Art of Self-Compassion
Date: April 7, 2018
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: New York, New York

Mindful Self-Compassion 2-Day Core Skills
Date: April 13 – 15, 2018
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Massachusetts

Cultivating Mindful Compassion Weekend Workshop
Date: April 14 – 15, 2018
Presenter: Amy Pattee Colvin
Location: Samish Center for Mindful Compassion, Samish Island, Washington

First Annual Compassionate Mind Retreat & Summit 2018
Date: April 26 – 29, 2018
Presenters: Dr. Paul Gilbert & others
Location: Sparkill, New York

Mindful Self-Compassion: 2-Day Core Skills Workshop
Date: April 27 – 28, 2018
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD & Kristin Neff, PhD
Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Residential Weeklong Retreat – Intimacy with Life
Date: April 27 – May 4, 2018
Presenter: Tara Brach
Location: Pearlstone Retreat Center, Reisterstown, Maryland

Self-Compassion and Psychotherapy Weekend Workshop
Date: April 30 – May 1, 2018
Presenters: Christopher Germer & Christine Braehler
Location: Montreal, Canada

May 2018

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

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: May 6 – 11, 2018
Presenter: Christopher Germer & Michelle Becker
Location: Big Sur, California

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

Self-Compassion: An Antidote to Shame in Psychotherapy
Date: May 18, 2018
Presenter: Christopher Germer
Location: Newton, Massachusetts

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: May 24 – 28, 2018
Presenters: Chris Germer, Kristin Neff, Hailan Xiaoxia Guo, & Joy Huang
Location: Beijing, China

A Mindful Society 2018: From Curiosity to Compassion
Date: May 26 – 27, 2018
Presenters: Various
Location: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

June 2018

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

Cultivating Mindful Compassion Weekend Workshop
Date: June 9 - 10, 2018
Presenter: Amy Pattee Colvin
Location: Samish Center for Mindful Compassion, Samish Island, Washington

Psychotherapy in the 21st Century Conference: Cultivating the Therapeutic Relationship
Date: June 15, 2018
Presenters: Various
Location: Derby, UK

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: June 17 – 22, 2018
Presenters: Chris Germer & Kristin Neff
Location: Garrison, New York

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: June 24 – 30, 2018
Presenters: Christopher Germer, PhD, Dawn MacDonald, MSW, RSW, & Michelle Becker, LMFT
Location: Toronto, Canada

July 2018

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Festival
Date: July 6 – 8, 2018
Presenters: Various
Location: Mennorode, Netherlands

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

Radical Acceptance Residential Weekend
Date: July 27 – 29, 2018
Presenter: Tara Brach
Location: Rhinebeck, New York

August 2018

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: August 12 – 17, 2018
Presenters: Kristin Neff & Michelle Becker
Location: Garrison, New York

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: August 17 – 23, 2018
Presenter: Christopher Germer
Location: Korea

Cultivating Mindful Compassion Weekend Workshop
Date: August 18 - 19, 2018
Presenter: Amy Pattee Colvin
Location: Samish Center for Mindful Compassion, Samish Island, Washington

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

Compassion Cultivation Training
Date: September 4 – October 23, 2018
Presenter: Amy Pattee Colvin
Location: Samish Center for Mindful Compassion, Samish Island, Washington

Mindful Self-Compassion: 2-Day Core Skills Workshop
Date: September 22 – 23, 2018
Presenters: Chris Germer & Kristin Neff
Location: Berkeley, California

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: September 30 – October 5, 2018
Presenters: Chris Germer & team
Location: Germany

October 2018

Mindful Self-Compassion: 2-Day Core Skills Workshop
Date: October 12 – 13, 2018
Presenters: Christopher Germer & Kristin Neff
Location: Miami, Florida

Cultivating Mindful Compassion Weekend Workshop
Date: October 20 - 21, 2018
Presenter: Amy Pattee Colvin
Location: Samish Center for Mindful Compassion, Samish Island, Washington

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: October 20 – 26, 2018
Presenter: Christopher Germer
Location: Andover, Massachusetts

November 2018

Compassion in Psychotherapy
Date: November 1 – 2, 2018
Presenters: Chris Germer & Christine Braehler
Location: San Diego, California

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: November 9 – 14, 2018
Presenters: Chris Germer, Noriko Morita, & Sanae Kishimoto
Location: Kyoto, Japan

December 2018

Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive
Date: December 9 – 14, 2018
Presenters: Chris Germer & Kristin Neff
Location: Esalen, California

January 2019

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: January 13 – 19, 2019
Presenter: Chris Germer, Kristin Neff, Michelle Becker, & Steven Hickman
Location: Joshua Tree Retreat Center, Joshua Tree, California

April 2019

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: April 17 – 22, 2019
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Brazil

July 2019

International Mindfulness and Compassion Conference
Date: July 4 – 7, 2019
Presenters: Various
Location: Ibiza, Spain

October 2019

Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training
Date: October 12 – 18, 2019
Presenter: Christopher Germer & team
Location: Gotzis, Germany

Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy Workshop
Date: October 25 – 27, 2019
Presenter: Christopher Germer, PhD
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico


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