Transformative Mindfulness, 6 Week Group, Wednesdays, 6-8pm

Event Details

Transformative Mindfulness, 6 Week Group, Wednesdays, 6-8pm

Time: November 4, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic
Street: 595 Montreal Rd, Unit 301
City/Town: Ottawa
Website or Map:…
Phone: 6133169181
Event Type: therapeutic, group
Organized By: Craig Mackie, MA, MSW, RSW
Latest Activity: Sep 28, 2015

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

This is a therapeutic group - participants must register and pay prior to attending. To register, email or call 613-316-9181. 

Wednesdays, Nov 4-December 9th. 6-8pm.

Please inquire about groups starting in January. 

This 6 Week group will teach the 5 core tools of Transformative Mindfulness Methods so that individuals can heal and practice techniques that will help to reduce suffering.

Week 1 – Mindfulness and Acceptance of Pain and Challenges – turn towards where and suffering is held.

Week 2 – Intuitive Body-Scan explore the whole body through mindful visualization and exploration, document images, wisdom and insight about what is held in the body.

Week 3 – Transforming Challenges – learn to ask for help to transform the many aspects of suffering, root causes to challenges.

Week 4 – Enhancing Positive Qualities – build your strength and resilience by connecting with positive attributes that are present but in need of growth and grounding.

Week 5 – Transforming Inner Conflict – explore how two, or more, opposing situations are in conflict and experienced through sensation, body, thought and emotion, asking for resolution and seeking clarity through transformative visualizations.

Week 6 – Integration – explore what tools are still needed and where to practice the five core tools of Transformative Mindfulness Methods.

This group is appropriate for anyone facing psychological, emotional, or physical challenges. Screening will be done based on severity of challenges, however, past participants that have benefited include those affected by chronic pain and illness, physical injury, PTSD, developmental trauma, anxiety, depression, grief/bereavement as well as ADHD and self-harm. OCF-18 assessments can be done prior to group for vehicle and workplace accidents. 

This group is facilitated as a private practice by Craig Mackie, MSW, RSW and is supervised by Dr. Lynette Monteiro, C.Psych. Please check with your insurance company to see if supervised psychological services are covered.

Fees for 6 weeks: $500. Sliding scale is available for youth and low income earners. 

For more information about Essential Change and Craig Mackie:

For more information about Transformative Mindfulness:

Comment Wall


RSVP for Transformative Mindfulness, 6 Week Group, Wednesdays, 6-8pm to add comments!

Join Mindfulness Ottawa

Attending (1)

Mindfulness Ottawa is a new community dedicated to bringing together professionals who are interested in the practice of mindfulness.

Sanghas in Ottawa

To add a Sangha please email us.

Palyul Ottawa Dharma Center 
Leader: Dr. Angela Sumegi

Ottawa Buddhist Society (Theravadan Buddhism)
Current President:  Colleen Glass

Leader: Drs. Lynette Monteiro & Frank Musten

Ottawa Insight Meditation Community
Contact: Dr. Steven Hick 

Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Group
Contact: Joel at

Ottawa Pagoda Sangha 
Contact: André Vellino

Wild Blue Mindfulness sangha
Contact: Kimberly Sogge

© 2021   Created by Zsuzsanna Nagy Grandpierre.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service