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Thu, 19 May



self-compassion in clinical practice

2-day Masterclass for counselors

self-compassion in clinical practice
self-compassion in clinical practice

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19 May 2022, 19:00 – 20 May 2022, 23:00

BRUCC, Pleinlaan 2, 1040 Etterbeek, Belgium


This 2-day BRUCCpro Masterclass gives participants the chance to catch up on the latest science news related to self-compassion. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to explore what self-compassion can mean thanks to a number of core exercises  both  for themselves and for their clients.

What's covered:

  • Understanding the science and basics of self-compassion
  • Understanding how self-compassion can help people cope with difficult moments in their lives and increase their resilience.
  • Experiencing what self-compassion means in one's own life
  • Some practical tools to develop self-compassion

This masterclass  is aimed at mental health professionals.

Speakers: Janis  Whitlock  &  Lydia  Castiglione

Janis  Whitlock  is a  research scientist  and senior lecturer at the  Cornell  University  (US) .  In addition, she is  the founder and director of the  Cornell self-harm and recovery research program as well as a founder and first president of the ISSS.  She is also deputy director of education and training for the  Bronfenbrenner  Center  forTranslational  Research. Known internationally for her foundational work at NSSI, she now specializes in bridging science, practice and policy in areas related to adolescent and young adult development, with a focus on issues related to social and emotional development.

Lydia  Castiglione is  clinical psychologist and  has over 10 years of expertise in mindfulness as well as experience in national and international (research) projects. Previously, she was a senior lecturer at the Institute of Attention and Mindfulness, but now focuses mainly on her doctoral research on self-compassion.

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