MSC Courses

I offer  courses and workshops in the Auckland area, and a yearly 5-day intensive retreat.  Please use the buttons to lead you to the registration forms, some will be through me and others through connected websites. If you can't see what you are looking for at the moment, please fill in the "expression of interest form" and I will be in touch.

  Hope to meet you soon, Mara

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4-Day Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive

St. Francis Retreat Centre, Hillsborough, Auckland.

Sunday Feb. 13 - Thursday Feb. 17, 2022

This is the full MSC course in an intensive four-day format, co-taught by Dr Anna Friis and myself. This is a live-in OR day-stay workshop held at St Francis Retreat Centre, Hillsborough in central Auckland, during which the full eight-session MSC course will be taught over four days. The workshop starts on Sunday, February 13th at 5:00 pm with dinner followed by a two hour introductory session until 8:00 pm. Sessions continue Monday to Thursday. Morning sessions 9.30 to 12.30pm, afternoon sessions 2.30 to 5.30 pm. Lunch 12:30 - 2:30 pm with time to enjoy the beautiful St. Francis grounds, relax or perhaps join in optional creative arts sessions with Mara. St.Francis has 15 fully catered single rooms available for those wishing to stay onsite. 

Day-stay fees (includes Sunday dinner, lunches and teas M-Th): $1095

Residential Fees (includes all meals): $1467

If you require a scholarship reduction due to financial needs please contact me directly.


Registering interest in Future MSC and Therapeutic Creative Arts Courses

If you are looking to attend an MSC course please register your interest below.

Having seen an upsurge in the amount of people that would like to attend an MSC course, I am asking people to register if the courses offered here cannot meet their needs. I am sometimes able to add more courses if I have enough interested people. 
Please fill in the form at the link below and I will be in touch.