Title Virtual mindfulness practice in a safe space.
Start Time 2023-11-09 5:30 PM
End Time 2023-11-09 7:00 PM
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Venue Name Zoom
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​Join a virtual mindfulness practice in a safe space. 

Presented by the VCH Physician Peer Support Program, sessions combine a short practice and a facilitated discussion about mindfulness and self-compassion in personal and professional environments. Each session will have a unique topic.

All VCH medical staff are welcomed to drop-in to sessions as their schedules allow. No ongoing commitment or prior experience necessary. 

Every 2nd Thursday of the month, next session
March 9, 2023 (April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9)

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

If you are a VCH medical staff member who is interested in attending, please register online or email salima.noormohamed@vch.ca.

Who is facilitating the group?

Facilitator Dr. Jennifer Baxter is a rural family physician practicing on the Sunshine Coast, where she works in the emergency room and mental health and is the Associate Local Medical Director. She has completed the 10-month Self Compassion in Psychotherapy Certification Program through the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion. Having witnessed the power of these practices in her own life, Jennifer is passionate about bringing the teachings of mindful self-compassion to colleagues.  

Contact Email Salima.Noormohamed@vch.ca
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Category Mental health & wellness; Quality improvement; Virtual
Location Regional
Content Type: VCH Event Item