Individual & Group Meditation Instruction
How can meditation help you?
Research has validated the effectiveness of meditation for increasing general wellbeing, reducing anxiety and pain, and preventing relapse of depression.
Additional benefits may include:
Feeling more present and alive
Making choices consciously
Putting self-care into practice.
As an adjunct to counselling, meditation is indispensable in supporting a journey of personal growth. It hones one’s ability to pay attention to, and learn from direct experience.
Meditation for Mental Health Course (6 weeks)
Many people know that meditation would be good for them. However, people sometimes struggle to learn meditation from a book or CD, or to keep up the momentum practicing regularly.
What will I gain from this course?
In person instruction, with opportunities to ask questions and get feedback
Meditation assignments that keep you practicing at home
Supportive small group interaction
What topics will be covered?
Foundational principles of meditation
Formal and informal meditation practices
Maitri (unconditional kindness to ourselves and others)
**Registration is now open for this upcoming course**
Mindfulness Meditation for Mental Health Course
Mindfulness meditation is an integrated mind-body approach for accessing powerful inner resources and a way to cultivate being fully present in your life.
· based on scientific research validating the efficacy of mindfulness in decreasing the relapse of depression & anxiety, and increasing wellbeing
· develop a solid meditation practice & learn how to manage stress, quiet your mind, calm your body, and increase your enjoyment of life
· explore the meaning, method, and benefits of mindfulness meditation
· learn a variety of meditation techniques including sitting, walking, body-scan, and loving-kindness meditation.
· change your relationship to thoughts and feelings
· strengthen your connection to yourself, others, and the environment
· feel supported within a small group of like-minded people
Instructor: Sally Powis-Campbell is a Registered Psychologist with a wealth of professional mindfulness trainings, including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindful Eating-Conscious Living (ME-CL), Eat Right Now Mindful Eating Program (ERN), Mindful Performance Enhancement Awareness and Knowledge (mPEAK) , Mindfulness for Working with Kids and Teens Certificate, and Yoga and Mindful Movement Coaching. She is passionate about working with clients of all ages in individual and group settings to share both knowledge and practices of mindfulness that can be integrated into daily life to assist in reaping all the benefits listed above!
Dates: Wednesday evenings, January 10, 17, 24 and February 7, 14, 27, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m
Investment: $299 (reduced rate available for students or low income)
Using Insurance: A receipt with my psychologist's registration number will be provided. Many extended health insurance plans will partially or fully cover the cost of this course. Please check with your specific plan.
To Register: Email Sara Jungen to save a spot -
Please wear comfortable clothing, and bring a yoga mat (if you have one) and a blanket.
“Mindfulness will help you to change the way you see the challenges in your life. You will gain increased control by understanding how you see yourself, how you see your challenges, and how you see the forces in the world at work.” Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn