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Somatic Self-Compassion for Shame Resilience

  • Thursday, November 12, 2020
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020
  • 2 sessions
  • Thursday, November 12, 2020, 1:00 PM 2:00 PM (EST)
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020, 1:00 PM 2:00 PM (EST)
  • Webinar, 2 CE | Professional & Student Members: $25, Personal Members: $40, Public $60


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Event Details

Educational Series: Foundations

2-part webinars on foundational mindful eating topics for professionals, however anyone is welcome to attend. These webinars offer 2 CEs through CDR for dietitians. 

Date: Thursday, November 12 &19,  2020

Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm EDT

All TCME events are scheduled in the Eastern Time Zone. Please use this handy Time Zone Converter to find your local time.

Can't attend in person? Registered participants will have access to the course within 1-2 business days after the course has ended.

About the Event

The Somatic Self-Compassion for Shame Resilience workshop offers information about:

  1. How shame feels in our body and why it feels so painful.
  2. The link between shame and our survival response within the context of the Polyvagal Theory.
  3. The relationship between shame and attachment wounds.
  4. Practices to help us mend attachment wounds and the pain of disconnection brought on by shame by connecting with ourselves, our community, nature and spirit.

Learning Objectives

      1. Identify the link between shame and our survival response within the context of the Polyvagal Theory. 

      2. Describe the relationship between shame and attachment wounds. 

      3. Demonstrate practices to help support shame resilience.

      About the Presenter

      Kristy Arbon is the Founder and CEO of HeartWorks Training LLC, supporting people in their practice of self-compassion, mindfulness, somatic awareness,

      shame resilience and tapping into emergent self-wisdom. Her work has deep roots in Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness, Somatic Experiencing, Sensory Modulation, Brene Brown’s shame resilience model, Mindful Self-Compassion, Internal Family Systems, Buddhist philosophy and exploration of archetypes.

      Kristy is a qualified social worker, a certified Mindful Self-Compassion teacher, and a qualified fitness instructor. She has completed Somatic Experiencing Level 1, Internal Family Systems Level 1, Sensory Modulation & Trauma Informed Care training and Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness training. Her undergraduate training is in psychology. She is the developer of the Somatic Self-Compassion curriculum.

      She is passionate about supporting people in learning about old patterns of being that no longer serve them and transforming them into self-compassion practices so that they can go out into the world and courageously do the important work they are called for. She is also passionate about supporting contemplative teachers to be increasingly and safely embodied and trauma-informed.

      Kristy was born in Australia and has lived in the US for the last 15 years with her American husband. She currently lives in St Louis, Missouri and Mylor, South Australia, teaching trauma-informed self-compassion and mindfulness in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Bhutan, Singapore, and online.

      You can connect with her online at:


      Facebook: @KristyArbon

      Instagram: @KristyArbon

      Twitter: @KristyArbon

      Continuing Education Information

      This program offers 2 CE for Dietitians.

      The Center for Mindful Eating is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 2 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of both parts of this program.

      Dietitians may receive continuing education credit for live attendance or for watching the recorded program (to be emailed after the program is broadcast), following successful completion of a post test.

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      Columbia, MO 65205

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