Michelle Becker, M.A., is a marriage and family therapist, and compassion teacher. She is a senior teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion and Compassion Cultivation Training, a certified Daring Way Facilitator, and a senior trainer at the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. She is a teacher trainer, mentor, and co-founder of the teacher training in the Mindful Self-Compassion program and the co-founder of Wise Compassion, a compassion training organization.
She specializes in training mindfulness and compassion in a relational context, especially couples relationships and developed the Compassion for Couples training program- her favorite program to teach. She is the author of Compassion for Couples: Building the Skills of Loving Connection. Her Well Connected Relationships podcast explores compassion in various relational contexts. She and her husband enjoy exploring nature in their camper van and spending time with their adult children.