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OC3 Ottawa Collaborative Care Centre

102 Lewis Street

Ottawa, ON K2P 0S7

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Ready for a change of heart? Transform how you relate to yourself and others.

The Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program was developed by Kristin Neff, a pioneering researcher in the field of self-compassion (www.Self-Compassion.org) and Christopher Germer, PhD. Research has shown that self-compassion greatly enhances emotional well-being. It boosts happiness, reduces anxiety and depression, and can even help maintain healthy lifestyle habits such as diet and exercise.

Most of us feel compassion when a close friend is struggling. What would it be like to receive the same caring attention whenever you needed it most? All that’s required is shift in the direction of our attention—recognizing that as a human being, you, too, are a worthy recipient of compassion.

All sessions are taught by Ottawa registered psychologist Dr. Kimberly Sogge C.Psych..

Dr. Sogge is the former Chief of Psychology - Professional Practice at the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, a Spirit Rock trained meditation teacher, and a recognized trained teacher with the Center for Mindful Self Compassion.

Course cost is for 9 sessions 7:00 to 9:00 pm (2 hours) on Thursdays starting September 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, 2017 No class November 23, 2017. There will also be a half day retreat on Sunday October 29, 2017, from 8:00AM to 12:00PM.

Receipts are offered for insurance coverage by extended health insurance. Group sessions will take place Thursdays at the Ottawa Collaborative Care Center in Centretown Ottawa, Canada.

In this program, you will learn:

  1. How to stop being so hard on yourself

  2. How to handle difficult emotions with greater ease

  3. How to motivate yourself with encouragement rather than criticism

  4. How to transform difficult relationships, both old and new

  5. Mindfulness and self-compassion practices for home and everyday life

  6. The theory and research behind mindful self-compassion

  7. How to become your own best teacher

If you have any questions about the class or to register by telephone, you may contact Sogge & Associates at 613 656 3331 or at info@drsogge.com.

Refunds available until September 28th, 2017.

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