Self-Compassion in Action

Befriending our minds, hearts, and bodies

Coaching for the Sensitive Person
Mindful Self-Compassion Courses
Custom Workshops

Welcome, we are Emily Rubin and Heather Shaughnessy-Cato. We are practitioners with specialties in self-compassion, mindfulness, well-being, and embodiment. 

Emily Whyte Rubin
Heather Shaughnessy-Cato

We are pleased to help individuals and groups learn and apply skills to:

  • Feel at home in your own feelings and your own body
  • Discover what is truly replenishing for you
  • Reflect on and articulate your priorities, values, and goals
  • Validate and acknowledge your own needs
  • Learn to titrate how much you “take in” from the world around you
  • Set boundaries with others and within yourself
  • Develop or strengthen a practice of self-compassion and mindfulness
  • Soften self-criticism
  • Work with difficult emotions

Mindful Self-Compassion Program

Be a part of this empirically-supported program to learn and practice your way of accessing self-compassion in a small and supportive community.

Free 1-hour Introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion: September 27th, 7 – 8 pm ET
Mindful Self-Compassion 10-Week Course begins October 11th.

Coaching for the Sensitive Person

Take dedicated time and space just for you to be seen and heard, and engage with a range of healing practices for greater self-knowing and flourishing. We specialize in working with those who identify as sensitive.

Custom Workshops

Custom design an experience for your team to bring self-compassion, mindfulness, movement into your organization or workplace.

Be kinder to yourself and then
let your kindness flood the world.

Pema Chodron

About MSC

Learn more about the empirically supported Mindful Self-Compassion Program (MSC).

Our Offerings

Mindful Self-Compassion courses, private sessions, and custom workshops.

About us

MSC Teammates,
Emily and Heather.

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