Mindfulness and Mental Health – Connecting the Dots
In September 2022 I’ll be offering a 4 week online course on Mindfulness and Mental Health. We’ll be looking at how mindfulness and mental health intersect, and working with practices that specifically support experiences of anxiety, depression, trauma/PTSD, mood swings and bipolar.
Each session will include a short talk, a practice period and discussion. Sessions will be a maximum of 90 minutes. Limit of 10 participants. PWYC – suggested donation $50-100 for all 4 sessions.
Sessions will be held at 5:30pm PST on Thursday evenings in September – September 8, 15, 22 and 29.
This offering is part of a 2 year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program I am undertaking with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach.
Mindfulness & Meditation
I offer group and one-on-one sessions to help people build, maintain, and deepen their meditation practices.
About eight years ago, I discovered an inward journey through meditation. When I first started to meditate I was struck by how a shift in attentional focus could alter my experience in the world and in my mind. By cultivating a regular meditation practice, I found a way to inhabit the present, cultivate kindness, self-compassion and a sense of ease.
I have had a number of teachers and have explored a variety of lineages on my meditative and spiritual journey including Buddhism, somatic meditation, and the fundamentals of mindfulness. Six years ago, I was invited by my teachers to begin guiding others. Since then, I have been offering workshops, courses and individual coaching to support people in developing and deepening practices.
I am currently half way through a two year training with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brack to become a certified mindfulness and meditation teacher. While living in Toronto, I received mentorship from Jeff Warren, co-author of Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics and taught regularly with the Consciousness Explorers Club (CEC), a Toronto-based meditation community.
If you’re interested in exploring the weird and wonderful world of meditation (as an individual or as part of a group), please be in touch to discuss how we might work together: email@example.com
“Caitlin guides meditation with imagination and heart. She is skilled at holding space for individuals and groups, is comfortable in her skin and in the often uncomfortable territory of changing inner experience. Her psychotherapy training shows up on the cushion. She isn’t shy about dealing with people’s personal challenges, and she has a multidisciplinary perspective on growth and development. A fine guide!”
Jeff Warren, Founder, Consciousness Explorers Club