Date(s): Mar. 23 - Apr. 27
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (Wednesdays)
LIFE IS A WILD RIDE!
Want to be able to handle difficult situations with less stress, pain, and anxiety?
Want to be as kind to yourself as you are to dear friends who face disappointment, fear, and conflict?
Join a limited number (35) of students, staff, and faculty for classes on:
MINDFUL SELF COMPASSION
MSC is a 6-week course that teaches you how to:
• DECREASE anxiety
• DECREASE depression and stress
• INCREASE relationship satisfaction
• INCREASE healthy habits like diet and exercise
• INCREASE emotional wellbeing
MSC, a researched-based program, is an adventure and an experiment in self-discovery and self-transformation. You will learn over 25 simple ways that will enable you to call on your own inner resources to soothe yourself in times of stress or pain.
Location and Time: This is an online class and you will receive connection information from the teachers before the first class.
Heidi Shaw is a licensed clinical social worker and has provided psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, and children for 15 years; including a decade of experience as a school therapist. She has been trained in Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) by the developers of the program, Kristin Neff and Chris Germer, and teaches the course as part of USC’s mindfulness initiative. She also participated in the inaugural training program for MSC for Teens, Making Friends with Yourself. She is excited to offer this class to teens, who often struggle with self-acceptance. Heidi believes that the earlier in life we can learn to love, appreciate and accept ourselves, the more joy, happiness, and love we can experience.