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Self Compassion Course

Learning outcomes

At the end of the 6 weeks programme you will be able to:

  • Define what self-compassion is and also explore some common myths about self-compassion.

  • Explore the benefits of self-compassion and learn how to build the foundations of a self-compassionate practice.

  • Describe the science of self-compassion by exploring the current scientific evidence base that outlines the benefits of self-compassion.

  • Develop strategies to enable you to practice self-compassion exploring ways to develop and grow compassionate self.

Key take home messages

There is emerging research evidence to suggest that self-compassion and programmes designed to help increase self-compassion can mitigate asked the negative effects of caring.

Self-compassion could be a useful skill to develop to help you to do your job more effectively and act as a protective factor that the ups and downs of the jobs bring.

How to access the course

The 6-week course is available for just £50 (NHIVNA members) or £80 (non-members).
If you are not already a NHIVNA member and would like to join, click here.
If you do not wish to become a NHIVNA member, you will still need to create a free website account to access the course. To create your free NHIVNA website account, click here.
Once you have your NHIVNA website account, click on the login link below.

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Course Introduction

Week 1

Self-Compassion, theory, research and practice

Week 2

Becoming self-compassionate

Week 3

Self-Compassion and Resilience

Week 4

The Yin and Yang of Self-Compassion

Week 5

Managing Difficult Emotions

Week 6

Creating a compassionate mind