Self-Compassion is relating to ourselves with kindness and wisdom

Let me show you how compassion can change your life


- is how we relate to ourselves and others, when we experience difficulties

-  reduces stress, anxiety, depression, self-criticism and burnout

- enhances your mental health

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Online courses

Learn Self-Compassion in your own pace

  • Audio and video courses, focused on making compassion a felt sense experience from day 1
  • Unlimited access to course material, and downloadable practices
  • Compassion practices are highly usable and easy to adapt to your personal situation

from € 150

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Live training

The Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program

  • Live and live online training in the full MSC-program as developed by Germer and Neff.
  • Self-Compassion is closely linket to mental health and well being, and reducess stress, anxiety and depression
  • Direct experience of more than 20 practices, including how to twist each practice to your situation
  • My extensive experience ensures maximum benefit. I've taught the full program to 750 + participants
  • Relevant for professional as well as personal use
  • Counts as pre-requisite for MSC Teacher Training

from $ 475

Sign-up is done through the organizer. I teach for organizations in USA, India and China

Individual sessions

Integrate compassion in your life and work

  • Reduce caregiver fatique, lessen stress, anxiety or burnout
  • Through weekly or biweekly sessions I can support you in building ressources to fit your current challenges
  • Learn how to use compassion practices deeper and to specific challenges
  •  Learn to navigate in difficult feelings and circumstances with more ease
  • Enhance mental health and wellbeing for yourself and others
  • Easy payment with creditcard, and no extra fees on your side

from 150/hr

Discounted rates if you've taken the MSC course with me. Connect with me for more details.

What do others say

Thankyou for all the ressources and support thoughout! Thank you & thank you for having been such a wonderful & outstanding instructor! I won't ever forget you and the impact this course has had on me!


Teacher, USA

It was a privilege and enlightening experience to share this journey with you. Your wisdom and discernment simplified a foreign and difficult concept for me. It has made me want to explore MSC on a deeper level.


Palliative care nurse, South Africa

I want you to know how much I'm already getting out of this course. It's changed the way I think about myself, the way I talk to myself, and the way I treat myself. I'm a longtime Buddhist meditator and this course has "warmed up" my approach to meditation and to life in general.


Nurse, Germany

I completed the survey and noticed there was not a question about the instructor. I cannot emphasize enough how fantastic and supportive Helle is. I wasn’t sure if this course was too “woo woo” and she immediately grounded that concern with her pragmatic yet gentle approach.

Her style made the content relatable and she truly reached the class in a way that enabled and sparked transformation. I am considering signing up again when the course is offered by her.


Project Manager, Canada

I was happily surprised by the warm feelings that the group was able to generate being so far away geographically. I have only words of gratitude and appreciation for you, your work, the structure of the course and each person in the class.

The atmosphere of compassion surrounded and supported my life during the course. It gave me a deep sense that this is how I want to live. I loved every practice and respectful sharing we did. The 'Compassion break' helped me especially to reduce my reactivity in difficult situations with my kids.


Licensed psychologist, Argentina

I want you to know how much I'm already getting out of this course. It's changed the way I think about myself, the way I talk to myself, and the way I treat myself.

I'm a longtime Buddhist meditator and this course has "warmed up" my approach to meditation and to life in general.


Nurse, Germany

About Helle Laursen

Helle is a Certified MSC Teacher from University of California UCSD, a Heartfulness meditation trainer, and has a private practice in Silkeborg, Denmark, with 20 + years of experience in supporting people on sick leave due to mental health issues. She has taught the MSC-program since 2014, and have had 800+ participants through the program.She's part of the MSC Teacher Training pathway, offereed through the Center for MSC.

For more than 25 years she has been a dedicated student of Heartfulness meditation and enjoys regular visits to Ashrams, to deepen her own practice and understanding. After completing her M.A., she became a ICF certified coach, and had a position of Leading Mentor Coach in the largest Coach Training Institue in Denmark, for 10 + years, as well as holding a position of Head of Project for a regional based 12 week program for those of sick leave from jobs due to mental health issues like stress, depression and/or anxiety.

In her private practice, she uses mindfulness and compassion based approaches, and specializes in caregivers and in building resilience in general. Helle works with varied groups, but primarily with social workers, teachers, psychologists, therapists, nurses and other industries who work in and with relations to clients, citizens, students. She offers individual and corporate compassion programs and hourly consultations.

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