CBD 2023: iPause Guided practice #1 Giving and Receiving Compassion with Chris Germer, PhD

October 26, 2023 | 7:30am - 8:15am

This guided meditation uses the in-breath as a reminder to include ourselves in the circle of our compassion. It can be practiced as a formal meditation or in daily life, especially in the midst of challenging relationships.  Another name for this meditation is, “In for me, out for you,” and it is one of three core meditations in the Mindful Self-Compassion program.

This workshop is part of a three-session series featuring Chris Germer offered as part of the 2023 Contemplation by Design Summit. Attendees are encouraged to attend one or all of the sessions. 

Chirs Germer's first session is on October 24, and is titled, The Power of Self-Compassion with Chris Germer 
Session two is on October 25, and is titled, Interactive Workshop: Practicing Self-Compassion in Daily Life with Chris Germer

Christopher Germer, PhD is a clinical psychologist and lecturer on psychiatry (part-time) at Harvard Medical School.  He co-developed the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program with Kristin Neff in 2010 and they wrote two books, The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook and Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program. MSC has been taught to over 250,000 people worldwide. Dr. Germer is also the author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion; he co-edited two influential volumes on therapy, Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, and Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy; and he maintains a small psychotherapy practice in Massachusetts, USA.

CBD 2023: iPause Guided practice #1 Giving and Receiving Compassion with Chris Germer is part of the free Contemplation by Design Summit, Oct. 24- Nov. 2, 2023.

The full Summit schedule is posted at: http://contemplation.stanford.edu/summit. All events are FREE and online.

Registration opens September 12, 2023