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Sep 10, 2021

Associate Professor Kristin Neff is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on self-compassion, being the first one to operationally define and measure the construct almost twenty years ago.  She received her doctorate from Berkeley, and is currently an Associate Professor in Psychology at the University of Texas. She has two books; Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself (2011) and her new 2021 book Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power and Thrive.

She is also co-founder of the non-profit Center for Mindful Self-Compassion. In conjunction with her colleague Dr. Chris Germer they have developed an empirically supported training program called Mindful Self-Compassion and Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program: A Guide for Professionals.  You can find all her resources, books, guided practices on her website

The “Mental Health Reimagined” online international summit will be November 6th. Hosted by the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine it will explore the what, why, and how of lifestyle and behavioural medicine approaches for mental and physical wellbeing. More info at

For the Master/Grad Diploma/Grad Cert in Lifestyle Medicine at James Cook University, check out:


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