Online Mindful Self Compassion for Teens:  (Age 11-15) Fall 2023

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Online Mindful Self Compassion for Teens: (Age 11-15) Fall 2023

Mindful Self Compassion for Teens is an 8 week program designed to help teens manage difficult emotions with effective strategies.

By Zen Librarian

When and where

Date and time

October 4 · 4pm - November 22 · 5:30pm PDT



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About this event

  • 49 days 2 hours
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Mindful Self Compassion for Teens is an 8 week training program designed to help teens ages 11-15 learn effective science based strategies that are tools for life.

     Mindfulness helps teens cultivate skills of self-awareness and emotional resilience. Self compassion helps individuals to respond to the challenges they face with greater kindness and self -care. Preliminary studies demonstrate 32% reduction in depression for teens who practice self-compassion. 

  • 8 week science based program for teens 
  • Teen will learn age appropriate hands on resiliency strategies 
  • This course is therapeutic but is NOT group therapy; teens will discover tips and tricks to mange stress/ racing mind, make better decisions and learn to accept themselves as they are!  

This course can supports teens who struggle with:

sleeping, racing mind, struggles with negative self image or perfectionism, learning disorder, disordered eating, shame, low self worth, anxiety or depression, ..... is a human teenager.

 This course is not therapy and will not explore the "why" or the "reason" for the suffering.This class focuses on strategies! Teens will learn in this course to be present with their emotional and learn healthy ways to manage them. Mindfulness and self compassion are life long skills that can help individuals enjoys life to its fullest and will also give teens the tools to get through the hard times.

“I wish I had learned that I could be kind to myself a long time ago… it has made my life easier, and I am happier." - Teen Participant, age 18

         Mindful self Compassion for teens has been adapted from the adult program (created by Kristin Neff, PhD and Christopher Germer, PhD) and was adapted by by Dr. Karen Bluth, and Lorraine Hobbs. This program is taught to teens around the world and continues to grow in popularity due to the results teen feel after 8 week program.

Key Features : Mindful Self-Compassion Program for Teens:

  • This course is not therapy, but therapeutic in nature.
  • Participants focus on skill development & brain training
  • Participants will learn to calm their minds using science based approach to self compassion and mindfulness
  • Graduates of this course may re-enroll for a reduced rate upon completion of the course
  • Ages 11-15 
  • Online Class is 4-5:30pm Pacific Standard Time

“I feel more comfortable with myself.” - Teen Participant age 15

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?


 Facebook: Zen Librarian 

 Twitter: @librarian_zen 

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About the organizer

Organized by
Zen Librarian

The Making Friends with Yourself (MFY) Instructors:


Dominique Sullivan BBA, BEd ,MEd , MFY teacher, is a teacher-librarian in Nanaimo BC and yoga instructor. She has experience with teaching students meditation and mindfulness in an educational setting.  Dominique has presented around the province regarding dyslexia, Adhd, mindfulness, self regulation, executive functioning, teacher burn-out, and bringing mindfulness to the classroom.