Upcoming Live Online Courses


FALL 2018. The Science of Compassion through Stanford University Continuing Studies is open to the public around the world. Limited enrollment with on-demand lecture videos, practical exercises, discussion forums, and live weekly video chats/Q&A with Dr. McGonigal (also recorded for on-demand viewing). Tuition: $365 USD. Students who take the course for credit can receive an official transcript and grade report as proof of completion. Registration will begin in late summer.


Earn Continuing Education credits through my downloadable programs through Sounds True

Earn the credits you need at your own pace. Purchase the course along with the credits, complete the course evaluation, and take the required exam at your convenience. Click the individual programs to learn more or access the content now.


Our understanding of the human brain is at an all-time high, with the emerging insights of neuroscience and psychology opening new possibilities for greater health, happiness, and freedom from suffering.

In The Neuroscience of Change audio program, psychologist and award-winning Stanford lecturer Kelly McGonigal presents six sessions of breakthrough ideas, guided practices, and real-world exercises for for meaningful transformation.


With The Science of Compassion, acclaimed researcher and teacher Kelly McGonigal, PhD, presents a practical workshop to help you understand what makes compassion work—and how you can cultivate it in your life.

In this seven-hour training intensive, she provides invaluable tools and guidance for overcoming emotional fatigue, empathic distress, fear, anger, self-judgment, and other barriers to self-compassion, social connection, and courageous action.

This audio course is filled with cutting-edge science, inspirational stories, and research-based practices to help you build your capacity for generosity, empathy, and kindness—and become a compassionate force in the world.

CE credits are available to psychologists, social workers, nurses, teachers, and other professionals through Sounds True.


Courses have been pre-approved by:

National Organizations
Psychologists American Psychological Association
Social Workers Association of Social Work Boards

Local Organizations
Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board

Marriage and Family Therapists
Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists

California Board of Registered Nursing

Illinois State Board of Certification
Texas Education Agency

Chemical Dependency Counselors
California CAADAC
Texas TCBAP Standards Committee