“A Brief Self Compassion Training Program for Pediatric Medical Professionals.”

  • In partnership with Dr. Kristin Neff at the University of Texas at Austin and Dr. Chris Germer at Harvard Medical School, the Center for Resiliency has developed a curriculum for healthcare providers that builds resiliency and provides practical tools to prevent burnout.
  • This is the first quantitative study of its kind concerning self-compassion and resiliency in healthcare.  The preliminary results show increases in well-being, mindfulness, and job satisfaction and decreases in stress, anxiety and depression.

“Exploration of Techno-Stress Among Hospital Employees”

In partnership with the Center for Health Communication at the University of Texas at Austin, this study identified how the stress caused by technology could impede work in healthcare. The findings of this research led to changes in the way people interact with their ICTs (information communication technologies), so that they could be happier and healthier employees.

Dr. Kristin Neff

Mindful Self-Compassion Research:

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