Patricia Rockman, MD
Mindfulness as More Than a Calming Technique
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What You'll Learn
De-construct some of the common myths around mindfulness and understand it as an empowering way of being rather than a quick solution
Learn why mindfulness is not about “becoming calm”, but about tuning into your immediate experience and strengthening your tolerance of strong emotions–and why that's good for self and patient care
Explore how mindfulness can help you stay healthy and resilient in the face of long-term stress, and follow along in a simple practice to use at any time
About Patricia Rockman, MD
Patricia Rockman is an associate professor with the University of Toronto, department of family and community medicine; cross appointed to psychiatry. She is the past chair of the Ontario College of Family Physicians Collaborative Mental Health Network. She is a medical psychotherapist who leads MBCT and MBSR groups as well as providing mentorship and training clinicians. She is a founder and the Director of Education and Clinical Services at the Centre for Mindfulness Studies. Dr. Rockman is the co-author of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Embodied Presence & Inquiry in Practice, New Harbinger Publications, 2019.
About Rheanna Hoffmann, RN, BSN, MA-Cert
Rheanna Hoffmann, RN, BSN, MA-Cert, is a nurse, coach, and meditation guide. She is the Founder of The Whole Practitioner, a coaching business designed to help medical practitioners access and transmute their underlying causes of stress. As a nurse, she has worked in emergency, hospice, and Indigenous medicine, and on death row. She is trained in somatic and wilderness therapy, and is a certified auricular acupuncture specialist. She aspires to create environments where medical practitioners and students discover how their personality, values, and hidden gifts can align with their work. She is trained as a Nurse Coach through The Nurse Coach Collective. To learn more about Rheanna's work, the evidenced-based signs and symptoms of moral injury and burnout, and the guided questions to establish your next steps, click here.