Dr. Kristin Neff
Dr. Kristin Neff, is an Associate Professor of Human Development and Culture at the University of Texas, Austin. She is also author of the book, Self-Compassion. She holds a doctorate in Human Development from UC Berkley. She is a pioneer in self-compassion research, and co-developed an eight-week training program called Mindful Self-Compassion. Neff was also featured in the best-selling book and award-winning documentary The Horse Boy, which chronicles her family’s journey to Mongolia where they trekked on horseback to find healing for her autistic son. More information on self-compassion is available here.