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Masterclass Series


Guiding Mindfulness Practices:
Practicing Your Preamble, Guidance, and Inquiry Skills in Meditation Delivery
Hosted by Grace Bezaire, B.A.
With guest hosts Dr. Allen Steverman, Angie Kingma, and Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix

Click here for the info sheet.

Each week features themes of different mindfulness practices: Body scans; metta meditations; movement meditations; and others – download the Theme Schedule

  • Open to all mindfulness practitioners:  Register for Masterclass
  • One participant delivers a practice at each class (via sign-up)
  • Any formal practice may be offered (either voiced or recorded)
  • Host and participants provide mindful feedback following inquiry

Drop-In Class Schedule –

  • Tuesday 5:00 to 6:15 pm ET
  • Wednesday 12:00 to 1:15 pm ET
  • Friday 8:00 to 9:15 am ET


Downloads and Links

Psychotherapy Resources


For the following resources, therapists will charge a fee, but a portion or all may be covered by the patient’s extended benefits. The clinic or therapist will discuss that with the patient:


1.  The Mindfulness Clinic:


2.  Pawan Singh MSW, RSW:

  • an MBCPM facilitator, works with trauma survivors, online sessions


The following resources are often covered by either a patient’s employer, Veteran’s Affairs, or OHIP:


1.  EAP (Employee Assistance Plan)

  • accessed through the organization for which a patient works


2.  Veterans’ Affairs

  • If a patient was in the armed forces, or are a family member of a veteran, therapy is often covered for them by Veterans’ Affairs


3.  Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada (MDPAC):

  • Provides a directory of physician psychotherapists based on a patient’s location (Note that with COVID, location may not matter except for province, given internet access to sessions)


4.  The Medical Clinic for Person-Centred Psychotherapy:

  • Call office 416-229-2399 or toll free 1-888-229-8088
  • Provides psychotherapy on the phone or other video platforms


One Day and Residential Retreats




The world is getting noisier, and it’s affecting our health.  How much will people pay for silence?


Why sounds of nature might be the best source of meditation


Research Papers


Evaluating distance education of a mindfulness-based meditation programme for chronic pain management

Validating PRISM (Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure) as a Measure of Suffering in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Patients

Exploring the Effectiveness of a Mindfulness-Based Chronic Pain Management Course Delivered Simultaneously to On-Site and Off-Site Patients Using Telemedicine

JPR-Sensitivity to Pain Traumatization Scale development, validation, and preliminary findings




The Universities of Bangor, Exeter and Oxford  – Development and Validation of the Mindfulness-Based Interventions – Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBITAC)


Defining Trauma-Informed, which characterizes what NNC has built into the Mindfulness course offerings:


A good resource: Kelly McGonigal’s talk on: What Science can teach us about Practice: The NeuroScience of Mindfulness:


A fun you tube video to access about men and womens’ differences in brain processing:


A great TED talk about education and how the current emphasis on education disembodies us, gradually pushing us to live in our heads —and use our bodies for transporting our heads(!):


11 little known laws of mindfulness that will change the way you live your life.


In the News

CBC News Story: Meditation for pain relief gains respect from doctor featuring Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix and past course patients originally broadcast on December 11, 2012 on local evening news and then again on The National.

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