Kristin Neff

Researcher and author

Center for Mindful Self-compassion


Kristin Neff is a pioneer in self-compassion research, conducting the first empirical studies on the construct over twenty years ago. She has been recognized as one of the most influential researchers in psychology worldwide. Kristin has written several bestselling books on self-compassion, and co-founded the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion.

Why I support the Compassion Coalition

Compassion for self and others is a powerful source of resilience as it helps to alleviate suffering in the world. The Global Compassion Coalition is an important avenue for bringing this power into all areas of human endeavor.

Kristin's Books

The Mindful Self-Compassion workbook: A proven way to accept yourself, find inner strength, and thrive
Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion program: A guide for professionals. New York: Guilford Press

cover coming soon

Handbook of Self-Compassion
Self-compassion: The proven power of being kind to yourself

Kristin's Videos

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The Transformational Power of Male Compassion

Wednesday 12th June | 9am PT / 12pm ET/ 5pm GMT