Self-Compassion Online - Preventing Depression Trial

"There is a beauty and a wisdom in casting a compassionate eye on our fallibility." - DR. SHADI BESHAI


The main objective of the SCOPE Trial is to examine whether a 7-week self-compassion program administered online can stave off the progression of depression and prevent the experience of this illness. The SCOPE Trial is composed of four parts that span over a 12-month period, including the 7-week program. You will be compensated for your participation in this meaningful research.

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We are looking for individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Canadian residents
  • 18 Years of age or older
  • Have experienced depression or symptoms of depression in the past
  • Have access to a computer and the internet
  • And more...
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Self-compassion is the ground of all emotional healing…

Dr. Tara Brach, PhDAuthor of Radical Acceptance

Self-compassion honors the fact that all human beings have both strengths and weaknesses. It acknowledges the reality that we are imperfect human being who experience suffering, and are therefore worthy of compassion.

Dr. Kristin D. Neff, PhDPioneering researcher on self-compassion

A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day. A string of such moments can change the course of your life.

Dr. Christopher K. Germer, PhDCo-developer of the Mindful Self-Compassion training program.