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Kim Sogge

All About Joy

So often when my patients sit down with me, I ask them to "tell me what is going well for you". This is not to avoid addressing the hard spots, or the difficulties in my patient's lives, but rather to attune the mind to the […]

Posted by Kimberly Sogge on November 8, 2018.

Kim Sogge

Self Compassion in the Crunch

By Kimberly Sogge PhD CPsych How to Fail Well In a session of mind training with young athletes on a cool October evening, a young man laughingly talked about a recent workout in which a malfunctioning bit of gear meant he had to work twice as hard […]

Posted by Kimberly Sogge on October 15, 2018.

Kim Sogge

Associates welcome clients at Ottawa River Psychology Group

The Associates Welcome You! To better serve you the Associates have moved over to 44 Hawthorne Avenue to a new facility named Ottawa River Psychology Group.  We continue to work together as colleagues who share professional practice values and a focus on Third Wave psychotherapies, mindfulness […]

Posted by Kimberly Sogge on July 12, 2018.

Introducing Ottawa River Psychology Group

One of the marks of existence, along with that seed of unsatisfactoriness that sows itself into even the most blissful experiences, and that growing awareness that the world dances along happily without regard to our story about our personal selves and our opinions, is that […]

Posted by Kimberly Sogge on June 3, 2018.

Compassion Focused Therapy in Ottawa

Compassion Focused Therapy is a psychotherapy approach, part of the third wave of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy tradition, in alignment with the Contextual Behavioural Science field, developed by United Kingdom professor, psychologist and researcher Dr. Paul Gilbert. Dr. Sogge was excited to join in the First Annual […]

Posted by Kimberly Sogge on May 18, 2018.

Meet Beth Sternlieb, Insight LA founder and Mindful Self Compassion Retreat Teacher

This is an interview Dr. Sogge did with Beth Sternlieb, Center for Mindful Self Compassion retreat teacher. It was such a delight to spend an hour on May 1, 2018 reaching out from snowy Canada to sunny Los Angeles to get to know the amazing woman […]

Posted by Kimberly Sogge on May 18, 2018.

Change Ahead!

After four  years at our location in the beautiful Golden Triangle, Sogge & Associates Practice in Psychology will be adding a new location, still in the neighbourhood - close to parks, Rideau Canal, Main Street, public transportation, University of Ottawa and St Paul's University.  Our […]

Posted by Kimberly Sogge on May 16, 2018.

Dr. Sogge awarded IMTA certification

Sogge & Associates received word on May 8, 2018 that Dr. Sogge had passed the rigourous training requirements to be certified as a mindfulness teacher by the International Mindfulness Teacher Association (IMTA). The IMTA and its advisory board of mindfulness luminaries including Tara Brach, Jack […]

Posted by Kimberly Sogge on May 9, 2018.

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Autumn 2019 Mindful Self Compassion Intensive

09/09/2013 to 09/13/2019

Offered by Dr. Kimberly Sogge C.Psych. Certified MSC Teacher.

Summer 2019 Awakening to Our True Nature Silent Teacher-Led Retreat

08/25/2019 to 08/30/2019

Offered by Dr. Kimberly Sogge IMTA Mindfulness Teacher.

Quarterly Daylong Mindfulness Retreats in Nature

01/27/2019, 04/28/2019, 06/23/2019

Offered by Dr. Kimberly Sogge IMTA Mindfulness Teacher.

Friday Night Drop In Meditation at Wild Blue Mindfulness Studio

12/14/2018, 01/18/2019, 02/15/2019, 03/22/2019, 04/26/2019, 05/10/2019

Offered by Peter Lloyd MBA, mPEAK & Dr. Kimberly Sogge IMTA Mindfulness Teacher.

Winter 2019 Compassion Focused Therapy Group Level I: Compassionate Mind Training

01/10/2019 to 03/07/2019

Offered by Dr. Kimberly Sogge C.Psych. Certified MSC Teacher.

Winter 2019 Mindfulness Integrated CBT for Wellbeing and Growth

01/10/2019 to 03/07/2019

Offered by Dr. Kimberly Sogge C.Psych. Certified MSC Teacher.

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