The team at Ottawa River Psychology Group was pleased to host Dr. David Smith C.Psych., University of Ottawa Professor of […]
By Kimberly Sogge on February 4, 2019.
This group, facilitated by the dynamic and skillful ACT expert and Registered Psychotherapist Kathryn Palmer, M.Ed., will give you a new perspective and a crucial skill set for dealing with shyness and social anxiety by helping you open up to difficult thoughts and feelings while doing what really matters to you. Developed by Dr. Jan Fleming and Dr. Nancy Kocovski, researchers and authors of The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Social Anxiety & Shyness, this evidence-based program combines Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with treatment components drawn from Mindfulness- Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). You will receive a workbook and have the opportunity to practice new skills during the group and between meetings.
By the end of this 8-week program, you can expect to:
Register online or call 613-656-3331