The Neuroscience of Compassion in Clinical Practice

What you will learn

To improve your therapeutic presence through focused mental training based on the neuroscientific model of compassion and make being with your clients more effortless and joyful.

#1 To apply the neuroscience of compassion in clinical practice

#2 To move from disembodied to embodied presence in session with greater ease

#3 To increase your compassion for clients who challenge you

#4 To shift from an imbalanced and rigid into a balanced and flexible perspective towards your clients

#5 To differentiate your own parts from those of your clients

Look inside

What you will get

Duration: 1hr 55min

approx. 35 minutes of video for streaming

approx. 80 minutes of audio for streaming

8 worksheets and practice diaries for clinicians

Fun research-based educational animations

Exercises and meditations specifically designed for clinicians

Graded Quizzes


Woman taking part in online course Self-Compassion in Clinical Practice

What you need

Readiness to do inner work |
Internet | Printer

Meet the Teacher

Christine Brähler (DClinPsy, PhD) is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, author and lecturer. She has been teaching compassion for self and others around the world since 2008. She is a key contributor to the first clinical adaptations – Compassion Focused Therapy - and to the non-clinical training program, Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), and its teacher training.

She has pioneered research into compassion-based psychotherapy for complex mental health issues.

Through her books, online courses and transformative workshops she guides us to overcome obstacles to gentle and fierce self-compassion and to relate to each other from a place of genuine good will, wisdom, and empowerment to co-create and live our purpose. Her approach integrates evidence-based methods, compassion-based parts work with a deep respect for and intuitive understanding of our innate wisdom and shared humanity.

She is a multilingual global citizen with a German passport and a popular speaker and workshop leader.



This module does not contain generic foundational self-compassion exercises but specific practices for clinicians.
Get free self-meditations here or take the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) 8-Week Programme.

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