This is a non-profit organization, founded by Chris Germer and Kristin Neff in 2012, whose mission is to contribute to a more compassionate world through cultivating deep understanding and personal practice of Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC). CMSC provides resources to support MSC practice, and supports and promotes MSC and MSC Teacher Training programs. Kristy is the Administrative Director of CMSC.
University of California, San Diego’s Center for Mindfulness, Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute (MBPTI) (USA)
The MBPTI is dedicated to supporting and growing teachers of Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBI’s) through training, mentorship, community-building and certification. The MBPTI is virtual home for those on the path toward becoming teachers of a variety of MBI’s. Kristy’s professional development as an MSC teacher is currently being supported through mentorship with Steve Hickman, PsyD, founder and director of the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness and MBPTI faculty member.
This is a non-profit organization, founded in 1996, to train mental health professionals how to integrate the theory and practice of mindfulness into psychotherapy. The website contains a wide array of continuing education opportunities for licensed practitioners—lectures, seminars, workshops, retreats, and distance learning. Kristy is the Administrative Director of IMP.
University Centre for Rural Health (North Coast) is part of the Medical School of the University of Sydney, and is also in a collaborative partnership with the University of Western Sydney, the University of Wollongong, Southern Cross University and the North Coast Area Health Service to provide and support rural student placements for medical and allied health students. UCRH CBT training has been established to provide top quality training in evidence-based psychological therapies for mental health practitioners from around Australia, in particular from rural and remote services. Registrants come from every state and territory. Kristy teaches MSC with James Bennett-Levy, as part of CBT Training’s offerings.
The Clarity Centre is home to a small group of independent mindfulness practitioners who offer MSC and other mindfulness based wellbeing programs. Kristy teaches MSC at The Clarity Centre with Tara Hickey.