2021 Professional Training in Mindfulness-Based Symptom Management Open for Applications

The 2021 MBSM Teacher Training Program (TTP) has been scheduled and will be offered via Zoom Healthcare video sessions. Materials and programming will be accessed on the learning platform CANVAS. Applicants who have not attended the 8-week program or are attending as a refresher, the program begins Tuesday, May 18, 2021, from 6 PM-8 PM, Zoom Healthcare. [...]

Mindfulness for Pain Management program in May 2021

An 8-week program designed for individuals experiencing persistent pain or chronic illness facilitated by Sarah Good OT, Certified Teacher of Mindfulness-Based Symptom Management (MBSM) The course will be offered this spring, beginning on May 5, 2021. It will be offered as an online group each Wednesday morning for eight weeks. This course teaches mindfulness to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]