One Continuous Thread

It is an enormous pleasure to introduce our new Co-Directors and program leaders of the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic. We are very happy to announce that Tesia Bryski RP and Marie-AndréePapineau RP will be assuming the roles of Co-Director of Programming and Co-Director of Professional Training, respectively. Both Tesia and Marie-Andrée are dedicated and long-time practitioners of [...]

Seeing the waters clearly: A lesson of change

It has taken several months to come to this decision and it is no easier to write it now than when we first discussed it in the safety of our living room. We will be closing the physical space of the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic and Sea Glass Psychological Services and providing all services via video [...]

COVID-19: Support for Your Safety and Ours

COVID-19 has changed our way of life in ways we never expected. Many - if not all - of our activities have been impacted leaving us feeling at a loss to find comfort and security in our usual ways of coping with stress. It is not unusual under these circumstances to feel anxious and concerned [...]

Are You Being Mindful or Just Messing with Your Mind?

Much of my time is spent trying to convince people that mindfulness may not be the best option they've chosen to deal with (read: fix) their mental struggles. This may seem strange given I've been committed to mindfulness as a path of practice in both my personal and professional life. And yes, the research evidence [...]

Mindfulness Training Program for Health Care Professionals – Ottawa & Toronto

2019 Professional Training Workshops: Entry & Advanced Skills in Mindfulness-Based Interventions The OMC Mindfulness Teacher Training Program is open for registration in Ottawa beginning with the first module in May 2019 (see below). To register please use the link at the end of the module descriptions. CEU credits for Psychologists offered by CPA*. Our Teacher [...]