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Stanford University meditation

Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT™) is Stanford University’s secular course in mindfulness and compassion training. CCT is an eight-week program which integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.

Thupten Jinpa: course co-author

As well as principal translator to the Dalai Lama, Thupten is: President of the Institute of Tibetan Classics; Senior Contemplative Advisor and Board of Directors Chair at the Mind and Life Institute; and Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies at McGill University

Emily Oliver: course facilitator

After 15 years of meditation I decided to deepen my practice by qualifying as the first UK based trainer of Stanford University’s CCT meditation course. Now I offer meditation in community and corporate settings (and a lot of places in between – with my preference being the great outdoors).

Kelly McGonigal PhD: CCT co-author

“Kelly McGonigal is a leader driven by compassion and pragmatism.” – Forbes.com 20 Inspiring Women. Kelly McGonigal, PhD, is a health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University. She served as the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and recently published The Willpower Instinct.

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