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Online Compassion Cultivation Training with Cynthia Silver

3:00 - 5:00 pm UTC-5

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Location: Online (USA)

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CCT is a multi-week personal and professional development course designed at Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and taught around the world by Certified Facilitators. The program includes practical tools and exercises designed to enhance your awareness, compassion, and resilience.

CCT will support you to improve your relationships with friends, family, clients, patients, staff, and coworkers.

You’ll walk away from each CCT class with tools and practices you can immediately put to work. CCT will help you:

  • Improve awareness
  • Increase connection to others
  • Decrease the distress you may feel in difficult situations

CCT is a two-hour weekly class that includes:

  • Large and small group discussions to share learning experiences
  • Guided meditation to improve awareness
  • Listening and communication exercises to build compassionate interactions

You’ll also have daily homework of one guided meditation per day and informal practices to try as you go about your day.


Cynthia Silver

Cynthia is a NYC-based stage & film director, occasional actor, and has spent over two decades teaching acting at the college and professional level. Cynthia took CCT for the first time during the summer of 2017 and very quickly discovered just how much the practices benefitted not only her personal life, but her work as a teacher and a storyteller. When her artistic life was put on pause during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, Cynthia leapt at the chance to join the first online cohort of Compassion Institute’s CCT Teacher Training Program. She is honored to be a member of this global community of certified CCT instructors, and welcomes the opportunity to share these practices with anyone with a desire to make the world a more compassionate place.


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Course Name: Online Compassion Cultivation Training with Cynthia Silver