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 [...]

2015 M4 Teacher Training Graduates

We are proud to celebrate our 10th anniversary of Teacher Training and welcome our 2015 cohort of mindfulness teachers who completed the M4 training requirements in the first full 3-day training retreat. Congratulations to all and we look forward to an on-going sharing in your insights and great work! Many thanks as well to our [...]

Mindfulness training retreat with Mark Coleman & Mary Elliott at UoToronto

Mastering Mindfulness – Personally and Professionally with Mark Coleman Fall Training October 20-24th 2014 (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) Hart House, University of Toronto This multi tiered mindfulness training program explores mindfulness theory, practice and teacher development. It is intended for those working in healthcare and while it is suitable for those working in any [...]

Credible Teachers of Mindfulness: How can you know?

Mindfulness-Based programs have become the go-to treatment around the world and their popularity has made treatment more accessible in many ways. Despite the popularity or maybe because of it, several articles have argued against mindfulness because it  (1) seems to be the fix-it for many ills, (2) doesn't stay true to its Buddhist roots and (3) understates its [...]

2014 Teacher Training Graduates

  Please welcome our new graduates of the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic M4 Program Teacher Training (Level I - Foundations of Mindfulness). It was an amazing weekend filled with flooded out rental rooms and air conditioners that struggled with the heat! This weekend retreat capped the participants hard work that, in some cases, took a year [...]

Professional Training in Foundations of Mindfulness Interventions and the M4 Programs

Registration for our 2014 Professional Training in Mindfulness for Well Being (M4) is now open. This training program spans up to one year of training and consists of participation in one of the 8-week M4 courses offered at the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic, guided self-study of current research and books on Mindfulness Interventions, a silent retreat, [...]

Advanced Praise for “Mindfulness Starts Here”: Dr. Shauna Shapiro

Mindfulness Starts Here incorporates the rigor of science, the beauty of art, the wisdom of reflection and years of lived experience. The wealth of theory and practice presented in this illuminating text will be of benefit to clinicians and clients alike, and has the potential to transform our individual and collective lives. I highly recommend [...]