A 5-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive June 2024

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Instructors: Michelle Becker, LMFT & Steven Hickman, PsyD

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Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an intensive training retreat version of an empirically-supported 8-week program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Based on groundbreaking research by Kristin Neff and integrated with the clinical perspective of Christopher Germer, MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult emotions with kindness and understanding. Learn more about the MSC intensive.

Tentative Schedule

Day One (Monday)
Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Morning Session: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch: 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Afternoon Session: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Day Two-Four (Tuesday-Thursday)
Morning Session: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Afternoon Session: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Day Five (Friday)
Morning Session: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Early-Bird Discount if you register and pay in full on or before April 24, 2024 Early-Bird Rate On or Before April 24, 2024 On or After April 25, 2024
General Registration $845 $895
UC San Diego Faculty / Staff $795 $845
  1. Registration fee does not include room and board charge. Participant must find lodging on own.

  2. Either a proof of vaccination or negative Covid test within 72 hours of arrival is required.

  3. Continuing education credits for participation in this program are available for an additional fee.

  4. Note: CFM requires a minimum of 10 registrants per program. Classes with fewer than 10 registrants will be cancelled and provided a refund. Please be aware of this when making arrangements to attend this program.

Cancellation Policy

A refund (minus $100 non-refundable deposit) will be made for cancellations submitted by emailing mindfulness@healthucsd.edu on or before 30 days prior to the start of the course. No refunds will be allowed after this date. Registration, deposits, and funds are non-transferable.

In the unlikely event that the course is cancelled, UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is responsible only for a full refund of the registration fee and not for transportation, hotel accommodations or any miscellaneous expenses.

The refunds are processed in the same method as payment were submitted.