Spring 2019 Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Group for Social Anxiety

Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Group for Social Anxiety

This group will give you a new perspective on shyness and social anxiety by helping you open up to difficult thoughts and feelings while doing what really matters to you.

The spring 2019 Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Group for Social Anxiety will be led by Registered Psychotherapist Kathryn Palmer M.Ed, RP, C.C.C.

** Early bird rate available until March 21st  2019** 100$ off!

Based on the protocol developed by Dr. Jan Fleming and Dr. Nancy Kocovski, this 8-week version of the evidence based program that 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:

  • Learn how to shift from “Safety Mode” to “Vital-Action Mode”
  • Develop mindfulness skills to help change the way you relate to uncomfortable thoughts and feelings.
  • Create greater distance between you and your anxious thoughts.
  • Have a more concrete understanding of your values.
  • Learn how to set and work towards realistic goals in social situations.

Visit this link to hear Kathryn talk about this evidence-based treatment option for social anxiety as part of her 4-part video series:


Call 613-656-3331 for more information or to schedule your free in-person intake session. Intake session is required before participating in the group.

Click the link below to register for “Spring 2019 Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Group for Social Anxiety”.


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