Self-compassion in clinical practice.

  title={Self-compassion in clinical practice.},
  author={Christopher K. Germer and Kristin D Neff},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={69 8},
Self-compassion is conceptualized as containing 3 core components: self-kindness versus self-judgment, common humanity versus isolation, and mindfulness versus overidentification, when relating to painful experiences. Research evidence demonstrates that self-compassion is related to psychological flourishing and reduced psychopathology. Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an 8-week training program, meeting 2.5 hours each week, designed to help participants cultivate self-compassion. MSC contains… CONTINUE READING