Making Friends With....Yourself (MFY)
Making Friends with Yourself is an eight-week mindful self-compassion training programme designed to help adolescents manage difficult emotions through the challenges of their teenage years.
8 session course
Delivered by: Dr. Elma Hedderman
Where: Monkstown Therapy Centre
26 Longford Terrace, Monkstown, Co. Dublin
When: Starting - Sunday, 8th October 2017 - 6.00pm to 7.45pm
Please note that registration & payment in advance is required
Please note that PARENTAL CONSENT will be required for anyone aged under 18 to attend this course.
What’s It About?
Mindfulness helps adolescents cultivate skills of self-awareness and emotional resilience.
Self-compassion helps them to respond to the challenges they face with greater kindness and self-care.
Preliminary research indicates a reduction in depressive and anxiety symptoms and an increase in life satisfaction for teens who practice self-compassion.