Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Connections
www.centerformsc.org: The Center for Mindful-Self Compassion website is the official site to go to for information about Mindful Self-Compassion training for both adults and teens in your part of the world; and, also to many informative YouTube talks, resources and audios of guided Mindful Self-Compassion practices.
www.selfcompassion.org: Kristin Neff’s website has many resources including compilations of research studies, YouTube talks, self-compassion quiz, etc.
www.chrisgermer.com: Christopher Germer’s website has publications and audios of guided meditations.
www.selfcompassionsolutions.com: To connect to Eileen and Rainer Beltzner’s website.
http://mindfulselfcompassiontraining.podbean.com: To listen to Eileen and Rainer Beltzner’s audio recordings of guided Mindful Self-Compassion practices for children, teens and adults.
www.kristyarbon.com: Kristy Arbon’s HeartWorks Training is an organization dedicated to training, mentoring, and ongoing support in self-compassion and mindfulness practices online, in person and internationally.
www.mindfulnessstudies.com: Centre for Mindfulness Studies is a charity located in Toronto, Canada and is a distinguished leader in the professional training, research and delivery of mindfulness-based interventions. The Centre offers evidence-based training programs: mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and Mindful Self-Compassion Training (MSC). Eileen Beltzner is a Faculty member at the Centre as is her husband Rainer Beltzner. They teach the 8-week and 5-day Intensive Mindful Self-Compassion training course here several times a year.
Mindful Self-Compassion Books
Germer, C. K. & Neff, K. D. “The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive.”New York: Guilford Press (2018).
Bluth, K. “The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness and Compassion Skills to Overcome Self-Criticism and Embrace Who You Are.Oakland: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. (2017).
Neff, K. “Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself.”New York: William Morrow and Company (2011). (Also available on audio)
Germer, C. K. “The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions.”New York: Guilford Press (2009). (Also available on audio)
Mindful Self-Compassion & Mindfulness Books for Professionals
Germer, C. K., & Neff, K. D. “Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program: A Guide for Professionals.” New York: Guilford Press(2019).
Germer, C. K., Siegel, R. D. & Fulton, P. R. “Mindfulness and Psychotherapy.” New York: Guilford Press (2016).
Germer, C. K. & Siegel, R. D. “ Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy.” New York: GuilfordPress(2014).
Treleaven, D. A. “Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness. (Practices for Safe and Transformative Healing).” New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. (2018).
Kabat – Zinn, J. “Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness (Revised Edition).” New York: Bantam Books(2013).
Other Miscellaneous Websites & Resources
A Still Quiet Place is a wonderful website for parents and professionals alike. This website was created by Dr. Amy Saltzman; a leading professional in the fields of holistic medicine and mindfulness. Connect through the link below:
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is an outstanding resource. It has a mindfulness section second to none. Free guided meditation audio recordings, links to mindfulness resources, and a video of youth sharing their experience with mindfulness. Connect through the link below:
Mindfulness Everyday, a registered charitable organization in Toronto, Canada has assembled a dedicated team of professionals, experienced in conducting mindfulness workshops, in non-clinical settings, as well as programs for youth, parents and educators and book recommendations and resources for parents and their children. Connect through the link below:
Centre for Mindfulness Studies is a charity located in Toronto, Canada and is a distinguished leader in the professional training, research and delivery of mindfulness-based interventions. The Centre offers evidence-based training programs: mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and Mindful Self-Compassion Training (MSC). Eileen Beltzner is a Faculty member at the Centre as is her husband Rainer Beltzner; where they teach the 8-week and 6-day Intensive Mindful Self-Compassion training course several times a year. Connect through the link below:
Mindful Schools is one of the key players in the movement to integrate mindfulness into the everyday learning environment of K-12 classrooms. The organization has trained over 25,000 educators, parents, and mental health professionals who work with youth. Connect through the link below.