Do you beat yourself up for past mistakes or constantly compare yourself to others and feel you don’t measure up? This webinar is designed to help students reduce self-criticism and learn to be more compassionate towards themselves. The presenter will explain the concept of self-compassion and discuss some of the research backing its importance. Participants will then learn practical ways to be more kind and caring toward themselves especially when they are struggling, therein helping them get past obstacles and live a happier and more productive life.
Jenna Bauer, PsyD, RYT-200, earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from theUniversity of Wisconsin Madison, and her master’s and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from Alliant International University, California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco. Dr. Bauer has worked with diverse populations in a range of settings including child and adolescent day treatment and outpatient programs, eating disorder treatment centers, addiction recovery centers, and college counseling centers. Dr. Bauer is currently the assistant director of mind/body programs at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Counseling Center. In addition, she works at Foundations Recovery Network Chicago leading yoga therapy groups and has a small private practice. Dr. Bauer is passionate about promoting mind and body wellness in her work and has pursued many trainings in this area. She is a certified Koru Mindfulness teacher, a HeartMath® Certified Practitioner and a 200-hour Certified Yoga Instructor. She has also attended intensive trainings in mindful self-compassion and trauma-sensitive yoga.
This program is a presentation of ASDA’s Wellness Initiative.