Online Compassion Cultivation Training with Patricia Kalfaian
Aug 15, 2020 – Oct 03, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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.
Patricia is a clinical psychologist, co-founder of the Aquietar group. Over the years, she has gained a vast experience in leading Mindfulness & Compassion workshops aimed at professionals and the general public. Certified instructor in the Attention Matters (AM) by the Eline Snel method; also trained in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), and in Mindfulness for Psychotherapists. Patricia actively collaborates with projects involving people who suffer from severe physical illnesses and/or need end-of-life care; agents in charge of palliative care and meditation in prisons. She is currently doing the Yoga Instructor training and incorporates this practice for self-care and body awareness. Based on her own personal experience, Patricia is in the path of Compassion training, reaffirming her desire to help others awake their qualities of the heart, specially focusing on those who have suffered losses, have a terminal illness, and/or are in high vulnerability conditions.