During the 5-Day Intensive Mindful Self-Compassion training you will learn how you will develop compassion and kindness to yourself and others. This is especially important in difficult life situations. You will learn exercises that will help you to reduce your self-criticism and to change the awkward relationships. You will start to enjoy more your life.

Participants of this non-residential 5-day workshop will learn the core skills of the 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training, an empirically-supported program designed to cultivate self-compassion using meditation, daily life practices, lecture, group exercises and discussion. It is a journey in self-discovery and self-kindness.

Leena, Steven and Michelle discussing about Mindful Self-Compassion

In the training you’ll learn

• what self-compassion is and isn’t
• how to enhance mindfulness with self-compassion
• self-compassion practices for daily life
• how to motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism
• the art of loving-kindness meditation
• how to handle difficult emotions with greater ease
• how to transform challenging relationships
• how to enjoy your life more fully


International trainers Michelle Becker and Christine Brähler

Experienced and internationally renowned Mindfulness trainers Michelle Becker and Christine Brähler will be arriving to Finland for the second time to direct an intensive, five-day-long version of the 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion education, which has yielded positive results in scientific studies to improve the quality of life. The training is an extension for the popular 2-day Mindful Self-Compassion workshop. The training will see the use of MSC-technique, developed by Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer, respectfully.

Michelle Becker, M.A., LMFT is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in San Diego, CA, utilizing mindfulness and compassion based psychotherapy with individuals, couples, families and groups.

Christine Brähler, DClinPsy, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and clinical supervisor. She maintains a psychotherapy practice in Munich, Germany, specializing in compassion-based psychotherapy.


Starting Fri 16.9. 6.30 pm and ending Wed 21.9. 11.30 am
Daily from 9 am to 5 pm


Helsinki, more information soon


For consumer participants 889 € (incl. VAT)
For companies, practitioners and organizations 889 € + 24 % VAT



Information about Michelle Becker

Information about Christine Brähler