Mindfulness-based Symptom Management 5-day Intensive – Retreat

Mindfulness-based Symptom Management
Facilitators: Drs. Lynette Monteiro & Frank Musten
Directors of the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic
July 22-27, 2018

Having trouble getting to our evening programs?
Looking for a way to recharge and revitalize yourself this Summer?
Can’t take time off to attend two months of weekly sessions?
Need time to refresh and deepen your mindfulness practice?

Consider the 5-day residential retreat format of our 8-week MBSM program, designed for individuals experiencing stress related to life events. It has been offered in the 8-week format for 15 years to assist individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, work-related stress, and pain from physical injuries or chronic illness. This program is offered as a silent retreat with periods interactive practice. Meals and lodging included.

In this intensive, you will learn

  • the fundamentals of mindfulness practices
  • how to become more aware of the mind-body connection
  • mindfulness-based stress awareness and coping skills
  • how the Five Skillful Habits can support your values and how to live in line with those values
  • self-care strategies that go together with mindfulness skills

All materials, handouts etc. included.

A portion of this cost may be covered by extended health insurers under “Psychological Services – Group offered by Registered Psychologists”. Please check with your insurer for qualification.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE COMPLETING THE REGISTRATION FORM
We will email you an invoice only after receiving the registration form.

This is an experiential retreat that will involve reflective practices, working in small and large groups, and periods of silent contemplation. As with any psychological and educational process, inner experiences may become stirred up that is uncomfortable. We encourage you to consider your readiness for a retreat. If you are experiencing moderate to severe depression or anxiety, trauma, or untreated psychological distress, please note that a retreat environment may not be useful at this time. If you are unsure of your readiness, please contact us by email and we would be happy to explore the possibilities with you.

Galilee Retreat Centre, Arnprior ON

Maximum participants: 20
Single room accommodation and all meals included.

RETREAT FEES

FULL PAYMENT: $1200 (See refund policy)

OR

PARTIAL PAYMENT DEPOSIT: $300

PAYMENT CONDITIONS

Deposit: $300.00
Remainder two weeks before retreat date – by July 8, 2018.
Total cost: $1200.00

CANCELLATION POLICY

If you have paid the deposit only:
Payments are refundable* less $150 if we are notified at least 4 weeks prior – by June 24, 2018.
The full deposit ($300) will be retained if cancelling more than 2 weeks prior – by July 8, 2018.

If you have paid the full amount:
Payments are refundable* less $150 if we are notified at least 4 weeks prior – by June 24, 2018.
The full deposit ($300) will be retained if cancelling more than 2 weeks prior – by July 8, 2018.
The full payment less $550 will be refunded* if cancelling within the last 2 weeks – on or after July 9, 2018.

*Less finance charges if paid by PayPal or credit card.

REGISTER HERE