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Communication and Mindful Self-Compassion, November 21, 9 -10 am PT

Communication and Mindful Self-Compassion, November 21, 9 -10 am PT

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DEIB Empowerment Series Workshop 3

Tuesday, November 21, 9:00-10:00 am PT

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Communication and Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), as we embark on a journey to strengthen our communication skills in alignment with our mission of promoting mindfulness, common humanity, and self-kindness. In this transformative session, we will focus on enhancing communication skills essential for effective collaboration and teamwork, empowering you to navigate diverse environments with confidence and grace. Learn how to assert your needs and boundaries while fostering equity and inclusivity in all interactions. Through self-compassion practices, we will cultivate open dialogue and respectful discourse, creating spaces where empathy and understanding thrive. Don't miss this opportunity to deepen your communication toolkit and cultivate more meaningful connections both personally and professionally. Join us in building
a more compassionate and empathetic world, one conversation at a time. 

  • Enhancing communication skills for effective collaboration and teamwork
  • Holding your ground with your equity
  • Fostering open dialogue and respectful discourse
  • Building empathy and understanding in interpersonal relationships

Registration Closes 9pm PT, November 20th

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Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) are organizational frameworks that seek to promote the fair treatment and full participation of all people, particularly groups who have historically been underrepresented.

This DEIB Empowerment 3-Series Workshop will consist of three 60-minute interactive sessions, each addressing a specific aspect of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. You may take one, two, or all three.

MAY 21

Self-Love and MSC

AUG 21

Equity and Equality and MSC

NOV 12
Communication and MSC

Meet Your Instructor

Dr. Robyn L. Gobin is a licensed clinical psychologist, tenured professor, and CMSC Certified Mindful Self-Compassion teacher dedicated to supporting individuals and marginalized communities in holistic self-care. With over a decade of experience in trauma research and therapy, Dr. Gobin is a nationally recognized expert on self-care, interpersonal trauma, and Black women's mental health. She has published extensively in high-impact journals and received funding from national agencies like PCORI. Dr. Gobin makes psychological science accessible to diverse communities through public-facing books, workshops, and media contributions. She holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Oregon, is a Qualified MBSR Teacher, and integrates mindful self-compassion into her teaching and therapy practice. Dr. Gobin's work has been featured in Essence Magazine and Woman’s World Magazine, and she has received numerous awards for her contributions to the mental health field.

  • Who Should Attend

    These workshops are open to the public, anyone that would like to know more about DEIB or is a part of the DEIB community. Additionally, anyone who would like to understand the difference between equity and equality and how MSC is integrated.

    Prerequisites Needed: None, all are welcome to attend.

  • Access to Materials and Session Recordings

    Twelve hours prior to the start of the workshop you will receive access to the content, additional materials and the the zoom link for the live session. You will have access for 90 days if you want to review it at your convenience.

    Please note that we will record each live session, and the recordings will be available within a few days in the respective lesson of the course.

FAQs & Important Information

If I'm unable to attend, can I request a refund?

Our entire Refund Policy is located here:

We encourage you to review the Refund Policy in its entirety. Below is important information that we would like you to be aware of before choosing to make a financial commitment with us.

All refund requests must be made via the refund request form at the link above.

Refunds must meet specific terms of eligibility to include the reason for requesting a refund.
Our Refund Policy (at the link above) includes details on when we are able and are not able to issue a full refund.

All refund request forms are reviewed by a small team of our staff. We ask for your patience and understanding when requesting a refund.

If you have any questions after reviewing our Refund Policy, feel free to reach out to us at

Important Info: Mindful Self-Compassion is not a substitute for Therapy

Our programs are designed to teach participants the tools needed to develop and cultivate a mindfulness and self-compassion practice.

It is not a substitute for mental health care, personal therapy or medical treatment.

Personal safety and emotional wellbeing are the foundation of self-compassion training and you are primarily responsible for your own safety.

Teachers and facilitators are not expected or able to provide medical and/or psychological care. Course experiences may bring up challenging memories or feelings.

If you have a history with a serious mental health condition or other concerns you think may impact your ability to take this course, please contact CMSC or your healthcare professional to determine if this course is right for you. Your personal contact information may be used in the event the teacher or facilitator reasonably determines a need to call emergency services on your behalf.

Important Info: Productive Participation in Courses & Workshops

Participation is at the discretion of the teachers and facilitators at all times.

If, in the opinion of the teachers and facilitators, you are unable to participate productively and appropriately in the course or workshop you have registered for, you may be asked to discontinue.

Decisions of removal are to ensure CMSC provides the safest space possible for our participants and teachers. Please see our refund policy regarding necessary participant removal.