Befriend Your Body: Mindfulness and Self Compassion Skills for Eating Disorder Recovery

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Befriend Your Body: Mindfulness and Self Compassion Skills for Eating Disorder Recovery

Time: September 13, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm
Location: Ottawa River Psychology Group
Street: 44 Hawthorne Avenue
City/Town: Ottawa
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Phone: 6136563331
Event Type: msc, skills, for, eating, disorder, recovery
Organized By: Kimberly Sogge PhD CPsych
Latest Activity: Aug 28, 2018

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Event Description

This course is based on the well-researched Mindful Self Compassion curriculum designed by Drs. Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer, and specifically tailored for those in recovery from eating disorder and body image difficulties by eating disorder expert and mindful self compassion teacher Ann Biasetti Ph.D..

Course curriculum is eight 2 hour sessions, following the structure of Befriending Your Body: A Self Compassionate Approach to Freeing Yourself from Disordered Eating by Ann Saffi Biasetti (2018).

Two hour weekly sessions will include yoga, meditation, didactic instruction, inquiry and home practice assignments.

Group size limited to maximum 10 participants.

Sessions will address the following as they relate to recovery from an eating disorder, maintaining wellbeing and preventing relapse:

  • Discovering Self Compassion
  • Feeling Broken
  • Building Compassion from the Outside In
  • Embracing Your Power and Independence
  • Becoming Embodied
  • Approaching Recovery with Self Compassion
  • Believing You are Worthy of Healing
  • Finding Healing and Wholeness
  • Growing Into Self Love

Dates & Times:

Course cost is for 8 sessions 5:30 to 7:30 pm (2 hours) on the following Thursdays: September 13, 20, (no class Sept 27), October 4, 11, 18, 25, (No class November 1), November 8, 15.

Course handouts and practice MP3s are included in the fees.

Receipts may be available for reimbursement from some extended health plans*

Limited seats available. Register now to save your spot.

*Please check with your insurance plan before registering for the course if you plan to seek reimbursement and if you are not sure if your insurance provider will cover this very valuable course. Student experiences with their insurance plans have varied in the past.  Many insurance companies in Canada, the US and abroad have a history of covering this course.

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