Compassionate Tampa Bay provides professional self-compassion and compassion-focused education and training programs for businesses, organizations and individuals in the Greater Tampa Bay region. Every human being can develop greater mindfulness, resilience, and connection with ourselves and with others, and Director Brett Cobb is a passionate advocate. He is a Certified Teacher of Compassion Cultivation Training of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research & Education at Stanford University, and has completed teacher training in Mindful Self-Compassion with the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion. Brett has taught meditation-based programs for over eighteen years, and has particular interest in working with women and men with challenges in their life/work balance; businesses and organizations seeking to bring greater well-being to their employees; healthcare and wellness clinicians and caregivers at risk for burnout; education providers and administrators; and the LGBTQ community. Brett served for more than seven years on the senior staff of Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, the country’s most trusted source of wellness and personal growth, located in Rhinebeck, NY. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Yoga Service Council, working to make Mindfulness and yoga accessible to all nationwide, and the Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. He is an author, writer and member of The Writers Guild of America, East; and previously served in senior development roles with leading nonprofit organizations in New York, where he lived for 25 years, and Florida. Brett relocated to Saint Petersburg in 2016. (Photo: David Noles Photography)
Compassionate Tampa Bay serves the Greater Tampa region, including an office and workshop location in Saint Petersburg. Our comfortable space is conveniently located a few minutes from downtown on the 1st Avenue business corridor, and accommodates up to 12 participants.
Let us come to you. Compassionate Tampa Bay is created to foster greater resilience, compassion and well-being in healthcare, education, nonprofit and professional communities; businesses, boards of directors, management teams, employees and individuals seeking more well-being for themselves, their communities and the world.