Continuing Education

Health and Wellness Courses

The Division of Continuing Education is pleased to partner with local wellness experts to deliver a variety of Health and Wellness Courses. Our wellness programming aims to support individuals in becoming aware of and making choices that lead towards a healthy and fulfilling life.  


MINDFULNESS AND EMOTIONAL WELLbeing COURSE

Facilitator:

 

Molly DeShong, M.Ed and Lauchlan Learned, M.S.W.

Day:

 

Tuesdays, September 20-November 1 6-8pm

                    AND      

Saturday, October 22 9am - 1pm

 

Location:

 

Saint Mary's University

 

Cost:

 

$400. includes tax, 8 sessions, handouts, and CD

Description:

 

Molly De Shong, MEd. and Lauchlan Learned, MSW will lead an 8-session program based on the evidence-based practices of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). In a relaxed group atmosphere, we will explore how we find ourselves caught in difficult patterns of thinking and behaviour that lead to stress, low mood, and other emotional challenges. We’ll learn mindfulness practices and psychological skills that counter negative thinking, and help us stay responsive and resourceful in the face of these challenges. Open to all, no experience necessary. 

 

Register at http://www.smu.ca/academics/continuing-edu-registration.html or by calling 902-420-5492.  

 

Room number will be provided at registration