Mindfulness and Compassion

Mindfulness and Mindful Self Compassion Skills Training: Group and  Individual Consultation

Dr. Kimberly Sogge C.Psych. offers mindfulness and compassion training for individuals and groups, which include part day, one day, 8 week, and online mindfulness and compassionate mind training options.

Mindfulness and Mindful Self Compassion Daylong Retreats and Intensives

Dr. Sogge also offers mindfulness and compassion meditation one day and multi-day retreats and Mindful Self Compassion 5 day intensives at Ottawa River Psychology Group and at locations in Eastern Ontario and Quebec, Canada.

Mindfulness/Mindful Self Compassion/Mindfulness in Nature Meditation Practice Support

Monthly mindfulness practice sessions at Wild Blue Mindfulness studio at Ottawa River Psychology Group in Ottawa, Canada are paused due to respect for community safety and the recommendations of Ottawa’s Chief Medical Officer

I offer in person and online support for beginning and advanced mindfulness and mindful self compassion practitioners seeking to deepen their practice.

Mindfulness and Mindful Self Compassion Professional Training Credentials

Dr. Sogge holds a Ph.D. as a psychologist, with an extensive background in Behavioral Medicine; she is  a Certified Mindfulness Teacher – Professional Level with the International Mindfulness Teachers’ Association (IMTA), is approved by  the Center for Mindful Self Compassion as a Certified Mindful Self Compassion Teacher, and is registered with the University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare, and Society as a mindfulness based stress reduction teacher (grandfathered).  She is a registered yoga teacher (200 hr RYT) and a member of the Class of 2016 Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Teacher specialized training program with the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California. She has trained with Spirit Rock Senior Teacher Mark Coleman for two years as an Awake in the Wild Mindfulness in Nature facilitator, and facilitates retreats and trainings on mindfulness in natural environments.

In her private practice of psychology, Dr Sogge offers Compassion Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Integrated Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,  Mindful Self Compassion training, and other “third wave” mindfulness based treatments such as ACT and MBCT for trauma, depression, anxiety and interpersonal problems.

Recent clients for mindfulness and compassion training services have included:

  • Centre for Mindfulness Studies, Toronto
  • University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine
  • Canadian International Development Agency
  • Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
  • Prana Shanti Yoga Centre, among others.