Cultivating Self Compassion

Build the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion in order to enhance emotional well-being.

Attendees will have the opportunity to explore and develop self-compassion practices that will help them meet challenges with more kindness, care and understanding. Program activities include discussions, experiential exercises, meditation and home practices. 

What is it? 

Cultivating Self Compassion is a support group for students to explore and develop self compassion practices that will help them meet challenges with more kindness, care and understanding. Session will be held over Zoom

We will explore topics such as:

  • self-compassion
  • mindfulness
  • managing difficult emotions
  • cultivating gratitude
  • core values

What topic will the session include? 

Sessions will include discussions, experiential exercises, meditation and at-home practices. 

Who is it for? 

If you experience self-criticism, low self-worth, perfectionism, burn-out, low self-motivation, challenging relationships, and difficulties managing stress, consider joining this support group.

How do I join? 

Advance screening and sign up required. 

Contact Health and Counselling Services at 778-782-4615 for a screening appointment with Sarah Parkes.

Call our Office to book an appointment 

Summer 2021 Schedule

May 25 to June 29

Monday Unavailable
Tuesday 2:30 - 4:00pm
Wednesday Unavailable
Thursday Unavailable
Friday Unavailable

Upcoming Session

About the Facilitators

Sarah Parkes

Sarah is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with a MA degree in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University. Sarah is committed to providing her clients with a collaborative, safe and nurturing space that honors their unique experiences, culture, histories, and identity. Sarah is passionate about helping her clients recognize their personal strengths, cultivate a more compassionate relationship with themselves, and develop key skills and strategies that will help them address their concerns and move towards their unique personal goals.