Mindful Self Compassion Course: An 8 Week Programme

Mindful Self Compassion Course: An 8 Week Programme

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Ashley Vale Action Group - Wildgoose Space

228 Mina Road



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An 8 week in-person Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) programme in the heart of Bristol with a certified MSC teacher and clinical psychologist

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Rapidly expanding research demonstrates that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional well-being, less anxiety, depression and stress, maintenance of healthy habits such as diet and exercise and more satisfying personal relationships.

Those connected to self-compassion demonstrate an increased ability to self-soothe and the intention to focus on feelings of warmth and reassurance towards the self during difficult times. Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion.

While mindfulness increases our awareness of the present, self-compassion encourages greater kindness and understanding during periods of suffering. It also helps us accept our flaws and better understand our challenges.

During this empirically supported program, participants will learn to: motivate themselves with kindness rather than criticism, develop skills of self-compassion to manage difficult emotions, transform challenging relationships and foster goodwill and practice the art of savouring and self-appreciation.

This 8 week training officially qualifies as one of the pre-requisites for MSC teacher training AND Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy (SCIP) certification.

Feedback from previous attendees:

  • "Leanne was brilliant: knowledgeable, patient and understanding."
  • "Leanne was outstanding in all areas."
  • "She was incredibly warm, generous with her delivery of knowledge, authentic and genuine."
  • "It was a privilege to be part of this class."
  • "I really enjoyed Leanne's teaching style: she was very respectful of participants' privacy, and ensured we were comfortable at all times."
  • "Super facilitation of a wonderful course."

About me: As well as being a Certified Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher, I am a senior clinical psychologist with over 20 years experience. I provide a nurturing, creative space which offers warmth, humour and safety.

If you have any further questions please contact me on drleannemcevoy@gmail.com or visit my website at www.drleannemcevoy.com

Course Dates:

  • Thurs 29th Sept - Thurs 24th Nov 6pm - 9pm
  • (Half-Term Break on Thurs 27th Oct)
  • Includes half day retreat Sunday 6th Nov (10.00 - 14.15)


  • £295 base
  • £325 'lend a hand'
  • £255 'need a hand'
  • ​Payment plans available if needed.
  • £50 deposit to secure your place.

Please note: The stated ticket price of £50 is a deposit to reserve your place. The full price for the course stated above - which includes eight 3-hour sessions, one half-day retreat and all materials - is payable (minus the deposit) up to 7 days before the course commences.

Concessionary rates and weekly payment plans are both available, please contact me for more details.

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