Self-Compassion and Resilience Workshop

IfJ CPD Courses

Event details


28 Mar 2024


Thursday 13:30-16:30
Registration 13:15


Online Zoom
United Kingdom

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.

In exceptional circumstances IfJ reserve the right to issue a full refund. Please inform us at the time of cancellation of your particular reason for cancelling. If you wish to cancel or change your booking, please do so by emailing:

We will endeavour to respond to all cancellation requests within two working days. Refunds will be made using the same method of payment as you used for the purchase and will be paid within seven 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 two weeks' notice and a full refund will be issued.