“This course changed my life! Thank you so much Jennifer and Christiane for this gift.” ~MF Marcoux
During the course, participants are encouraged to work up to a daily practice of formal or informal meditations of 30 minutes per day.
Ottawa Meditation & Wellness Inc. is dedicated to creating a safe, welcome, open and warm environment.
There are also a limited number of scholarship spots available to help to avoid turning away anyone who is genuinely interested in participating in MSC if cost is the only obstacle preventing them from participating. There are limited scholarship spots available in each class. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Short Course in Mindful Self-Compassion (SC-MSC) is a new workshop. This six-week, 75-minute per session workshop that has been adapted for the online teaching environment. The themes that will be covered during this introductory workshop include:
These themes will be weaved into a workshop that combines some conceptual teaching, short experiential practices and an opportunity to dialogue. Participants will also receive a participant handout booklet and access to recordings.
Cost: $220.00 + HST
Self-Compassion for Health Care Communities (SCHC) is a 6-hour evidence-based healthcare adaptation of eight-week Mindful Self-Compassion program developed by Drs. Kristin Neff and Chris Germer.
This brief training aims to improve wellbeing and personal resilience in healthcare professionals by teaching mindful self-compassion skills to deal with distressing emotional situations as they occur at work and at home. In research conducted in 2019 the SCHC program was found to significantly decrease depression, stress, secondary traumatic stress and burnout, and to increase self-compassion, mindfulness, compassion for others, and job satisfaction in healthcare professionals.
As opposed to other self-care techniques, self-compassion practices can be used on the spot while at work with patients and colleagues. Specifically, participants will learn tools to use throughout the day to:
This program will be available in organizations or to private groups. The minimum number of participants per group is eight.
For more information, please email Jennifer at email@example.com
Payment for workshops offered in partnership with Mindspace Wellbeing are processed on the mindspacewellbeing.com website. Registration links are also posted below our program descriptions. For all other programs, payments can be made by cheque, credit card, or by Interac e-transfer.
A 100% refund will be issued for cancellation requests received up to one week before the start of class.
A 100% refund (minus a $30 processing fee) will be issued for cancellation requests received before the start of class two. No refunds will be issued after that time.
Eight-Week Mindful Self-Compassion
Tuesdays, October 11 (orientation) to December 6, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
4-Hour Retreat, November 19, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.