Mindful Self-Compassion UK

Self-Compassion for Shame

8 week Self-Compassion for Shame online course with Ali Lambie

The Self-Compassion for Shame course programme includes guided meditation practices, short talks, experiential exercises, discussions in small and larger groups, and home practices.

It is an advanced training for those who have already taken a Mindful Self-Compassion course and wish to take next steps to discover personal and unique ways to work with and ultimately loosen the grip of shame using a self-compassionate approach.

The classes for this course are two hours long with an additional one hour practice group on a different day.

Topics include:

  • Mindfulness of shame
  • The origins of shame
  • Self-criticism
  • Body compassion
  • Self-forgiveness
  • Hidden parts
  • Social justice

And by the end of the training the following learning objectives will have been covered:

  1. Summarize the theory and research on shame and self-compassion
  2. Describe how self-compassion is an antidote to shame
  3. Describe the three paradoxes of shame
  4. Identify personal childhood and cultural disconnections that lead to shame
  5. Apply new self-compassion practices to relieve the burden of shame
  6. Alleviate body shame with compassion
  7. Direct self-compassion to hidden parts of ourselves
  8. Disengage from habitual self-criticism by cultivating self-compassion
  9. Take positive action to live with less shame in daily life
When: Thursdays 4.00 to 6.00 pm via Zoom, and a ‘practice group’ the following Tuesday 4.00 to 5.00 pm
Dates: Classes: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th 31st October, 7th, 14th, 21st November 2024
Practice groups: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th October, 5th, 12th, 19th 26th November 2024
Cost: £395 which includes eight live online classes, eight live online practice sessions, all course materials and  recordings for use at home between sessions
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Oct 03 2024


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm



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