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Mindful Self-Compassion Training for Post-COVID-19 and Oncology Clients

This online course is designed to teach mindful awareness, self-kindness and self-compassion skills.

When
Monday, Sept. 12, 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Monday, Sept. 19, 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Monday, Sept. 26, 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Monday, Oct. 3, 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Monday, Oct. 10, 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Monday, Oct. 17, 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Monday, Oct. 24, 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Monday, Oct. 31, 1:30 to 3:30 pm

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  • Registration closes Sept. 5

Presented by Sharp Memorial Hospital plus

Self-compassion can be learned by anyone. Rapidly expanding research has clearly demonstrated that self-compassion enhances emotional well-being, reduces anxiety and depression, helps to maintain healthy habits such as diet and exercise, and is related to better relationships.

The emphasis of the mindful self-compassion (MSC) program is on enhancing emotional resources and personal capacities to meet life challenges. While researchers are still striving to understand post-COVID-19 “long-haul” symptoms, as well as oncology client symptoms, complementary approaches like MSC training can provide better tools to cope with them.

The program is not group therapy, although participants are encouraged to share their learning experiences as they develop MSC. The instructor is committed to providing an environment of safety, support, privacy and individual responsibility within a dynamic group experience. With some individuals, a group class may not be appropriate. In the rare case that this is so, at the instructor’s discretion participants may be respectfully asked to bow out of the class.

In-class activities include lectures, guided mindful self-compassion exercises and discussions. The class is cumulative so that each session builds upon previous sessions. Therefore, we suggest that you not sign up for the course at this time if you know in advance that you will miss more than two classes.

Target Audience: For clients experiencing symptoms persisting more than four weeks after COVID-19 diagnosis, as well as those who have completed oncology therapy

Learning Objectives: Following this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe key research supporting the benefits of mindful self-compassion
  • Identify the three fundamental components of mindful self-compassion
  • Employ the skill of mindfulness to identify opportunities for self-compassion
  • Relate to difficult emotions with greater moment-by-moment mindfulness, acceptance and ease
  • Integrate core mindfulness and self-compassion exercises and skills into daily life

Cancellation Policy plus

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.

Special Instructions plus

This class will be canceled if there are fewer than 8 people enrolled. If this class is full (16 participants max), please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) and asked to be placed on our waitlist.

Presenter Information plus

Susan Knier, OTD-MH, OTR/L, MBA-PM, is a senior rehabilitation specialist at Sharp HealthCare. She has teacher certifications in mindful self-compassion from UCSD, Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) via the Stanford University School of Medicine Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and is a trained mindfulness facilitator via UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior. 

She earned a clinical doctoral degree in occupational therapy with a specialization in mental health in 2019, and in 2021, Knier completed her self-compassion in psychotherapy certification.

Schedule plus

This class series will meet for 8 consecutive weeks.

Arrival plus

Since this course is offered live online in a group setting, please plan to participate via a smartphone, tablet or computer that has a camera, speakers and a microphone, so that you can see and hear the instructor and your classmates.

Please make sure to register utilizing your preferred email address. Login instructions will be emailed to you one week before the first class by the instructor. You will need to download the Zoom platform to your personal device to participate.

What to Bring plus

Please have a pen and a journal/notebook available during the class.

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