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Digital Seminar

Self-compassion and Psychotherapy

Christopher Germer, Ph.D.
2 Hours 35 Minutes
Audio and Video
Apr 14, 2016
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Digital Seminar


This training provides an overview of the theory, practice, and science of self-compassion, its relationship with mindfulness meditation and how it is integrated into clinical work for the benefit of both client and health-care provider.


* Credit Note - No CE Available

Continuing education credit is not available on this product.



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Christopher K. Germer, PhD is a clinical psychologist in the Boston area, specializing in mindfulness- and compassion-oriented psychotherapy. He is a Lecturer on Psychiatry, Part-Time, at Harvard Medical School and a founding faculty member of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. With Kristin Neff, PhD, Dr. Germer developed the empirically-supported, 8-week, Mindful Self-Compassion program. He conducts workshops and lectures internationally on mindfulness and self-compassion, is co-editor of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy and Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy, and author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion.


Speaker Disclosures: 

Financial: Christopher Germer is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Christopher Germer is a member of the American Psychological Association; and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. 

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


  1. Summarize the nature and benefits of self-compassion practice in clinical practice.
  2. Articulate the neuropsychological mechanisms involved in self-compassion as related to clinical treatment.


  • Define self-compassion
  • Discuss the science and research of self-compassion
  • Describe the potential benefits of self-compassion for clients and clinicians

Target Audience

Counselors, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Case Managers Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Addiction Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants


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