Self-Compassion and Resilience Workshop

City Law School and IfJ joint CPD Courses

Event details


10 May 2023


Wednesday 10th May 2023, 10:00-13:00


Event Fees

3-hour course £ 60.00

Booking info

Max participants: 20

Course facilitator(s): Rachel Jones-Wild

Course facilitator(s) bio: Rachel is an accredited Breathworks mindfulness trainer with nine years' experience in teaching mindfulness. She is also an integrative psychotherapist and clinical supervisor.

Course requirements: IfJ member

Who is this course for: Anyone looking to learn more about self-compassion and building resilience in a professional context.

If you find yourself struggling to effectively deal with difficulties and set-backs in life, this workshop will help to harness self-compassion and resilience skills.

Course content:

The workshop is partially based on the work of Kristin Neff, author of 'Self-Compassion' and 'Fierce Self-Compassion'. It will explore how we can use self-compassion to respond to set-backs and difficulties more effectively. We will use a range of tools including writing exercises, visualisation and guided reflection to put our difficulties in a bigger perspective and gain resilience. 

Course aims/objectives:

Participants will learn:

1. Definitions of compassion and self-compassion.

2. How to use self-compassion meditations during times of difficulty.

3. Techniques to put difficulties into a bigger context and learn to take set-backs less personally.

Course method: 


The workshop is run in the form of a small group training. The presenter will persent information and will invite high levels of participation and sharing of knowledge and ideas. Prepared slides/handouts guide the process rather than impart information. 

The following materials are provided: 

  • Timetable
  • Powerpoint presentations

- Participants to log on 15 minutes prior to start of each session.

- It is required that all participants keep their cameras on throughout the workshop.

- Participants to complete online feedback form post workshop.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your booking with 14 or more days notice, you will receive a full refund minus a £15 admin charge. If you cancel your booking with less than 48 hours' notice, we are unfortunately unable to offer a refund. However, you may substitute another delegate or transfer to another course by giving IfJ at least 24 hours’ notice - please email In exceptional circumstances IfJ reserve the right the issue a full refund. Please inform us at the time of cancellation of your particular reason for cancelling. If you wish to cancel your booking please do so by emailing: We will endeavour to respond to all cancellation requests within 2 working days. Refunds will be made using the same method of payment as you used for the purchase and will be paid within 7 days of refund confirmation. Places are limited to a maximum of 20 participants. There is a minimum requirement of 12 participants. If the minimum number is not met, IfJ reserve the right to cancel the course with at least 2 week’s notice and a full refund will be issued.