What we're about

This group is for anyone interested in learning to be more mindful, more present and connected to self and others, in practicing how to motivate oneself through kindness instead of criticism, how to be more accepting and less judgemental, and how to better manage stressful situation that inevitably arise in our lives.
No previous experience with mindfulness or mediation is required to join this group.

Upcoming events (5+)

To sign up for this training please contact me at drbystritsky@gmail.com

Mindful Self-Compassion is an eight-week program designed to cultivate and nourish the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness to oneself and others. It is based on the groundbreaking research of Kristen Neff, PhD, of the University of Texas and Christopher Germer, PhD of the Harvard Medical School-Cambridge Health Alliance. A rapidly growing body of research shows that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional well-being, less anxiety and depression. It improves ability to handle stress and maintain healthy habits such as diet and exercise; and helps to build more satisfying interpersonal relationships. This eight week program and half-day retreat include: * Short talks * Guided Meditations * Experiential exercises * Group Discussions * Home practices About the Instructor: Marina Bystritsky, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco. She also serves as adjunct clinical faculty in UCSF. In addition to being an MSC teacher, Marina is also a certified teacher of Mindfulness Meditation. In her clinical work, Marina uses empirically validated mindfulness based therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Beyond her education and professional training, Marina brings personal experience to her work. She has been a long-time meditator and has personally experienced the impact of mindfulness and compassion practices in her own life. These experiences form the foundation of her teaching. More Information & Registration: Cost: $450 for class and materials; 20% discount if paid before Dec. 10th Please contact Marina Bystritsky at [masked] or call[masked] if you have any further questions. You can reserve a space in the class by sending in your class tuition to Marina Bystritsky, Ph.D. 2171 Union St, #4, San Francisco CA 94123

To sign up for this training please contact me at drbystritsky@gmail.com

Mindful Self-Compassion is an eight-week program designed to cultivate and nourish the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness to oneself and others. It is based on the groundbreaking research of Kristen Neff, PhD, of the University of Texas and Christopher Germer, PhD of the Harvard Medical School-Cambridge Health Alliance. A rapidly growing body of research shows that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional well-being, less anxiety and depression. It improves ability to handle stress and maintain healthy habits such as diet and exercise; and helps to build more satisfying interpersonal relationships. This eight week program and half-day retreat include: * Short talks * Guided Meditations * Experiential exercises * Group Discussions * Home practices About the Instructor: Marina Bystritsky, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco. She also serves as adjunct clinical faculty in UCSF. In addition to being an MSC teacher, Marina is also a certified teacher of Mindfulness Meditation. In her clinical work, Marina uses empirically validated mindfulness based therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Beyond her education and professional training, Marina brings personal experience to her work. She has been a long-time meditator and has personally experienced the impact of mindfulness and compassion practices in her own life. These experiences form the foundation of her teaching. More Information & Registration: Cost: $450 for class and materials; 20% discount if paid before Dec. 10th Please contact Marina Bystritsky at [masked] or call[masked] if you have any further questions. You can reserve a space in the class by sending in your class tuition to Marina Bystritsky, Ph.D. 2171 Union St, #4, San Francisco CA 94123

To sign up for this training please contact me at drbystritsky@gmail.com

Mindful Self-Compassion is an eight-week program designed to cultivate and nourish the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness to oneself and others. It is based on the groundbreaking research of Kristen Neff, PhD, of the University of Texas and Christopher Germer, PhD of the Harvard Medical School-Cambridge Health Alliance. A rapidly growing body of research shows that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional well-being, less anxiety and depression. It improves ability to handle stress and maintain healthy habits such as diet and exercise; and helps to build more satisfying interpersonal relationships. This eight week program and half-day retreat include: * Short talks * Guided Meditations * Experiential exercises * Group Discussions * Home practices About the Instructor: Marina Bystritsky, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco. She also serves as adjunct clinical faculty in UCSF. In addition to being an MSC teacher, Marina is also a certified teacher of Mindfulness Meditation. In her clinical work, Marina uses empirically validated mindfulness based therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Beyond her education and professional training, Marina brings personal experience to her work. She has been a long-time meditator and has personally experienced the impact of mindfulness and compassion practices in her own life. These experiences form the foundation of her teaching. More Information & Registration: Cost: $450 for class and materials; 20% discount if paid before Dec. 10th Please contact Marina Bystritsky at [masked] or call[masked] if you have any further questions. You can reserve a space in the class by sending in your class tuition to Marina Bystritsky, Ph.D. 2171 Union St, #4, San Francisco CA 94123

To sign up for this training please contact me at drbystritsky@gmail.com

Mindful Self-Compassion is an eight-week program designed to cultivate and nourish the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness to oneself and others. It is based on the groundbreaking research of Kristen Neff, PhD, of the University of Texas and Christopher Germer, PhD of the Harvard Medical School-Cambridge Health Alliance. A rapidly growing body of research shows that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional well-being, less anxiety and depression. It improves ability to handle stress and maintain healthy habits such as diet and exercise; and helps to build more satisfying interpersonal relationships. This eight week program and half-day retreat include: * Short talks * Guided Meditations * Experiential exercises * Group Discussions * Home practices About the Instructor: Marina Bystritsky, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco. She also serves as adjunct clinical faculty in UCSF. In addition to being an MSC teacher, Marina is also a certified teacher of Mindfulness Meditation. In her clinical work, Marina uses empirically validated mindfulness based therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Beyond her education and professional training, Marina brings personal experience to her work. She has been a long-time meditator and has personally experienced the impact of mindfulness and compassion practices in her own life. These experiences form the foundation of her teaching. More Information & Registration: Cost: $450 for class and materials; 20% discount if paid before Dec. 10th Please contact Marina Bystritsky at [masked] or call[masked] if you have any further questions. You can reserve a space in the class by sending in your class tuition to Marina Bystritsky, Ph.D. 2171 Union St, #4, San Francisco CA 94123