Mindfulness with Black Youth ft. Michelle Nicholls

How Mental Health Professionals can use Mindfulness with Black Youth in a Psychotherapeutic Context
Wednesday, 28 October 2020 - 2:00 pm
Location
Off-campus address: 
Online
Contact information
Email: 
vtrac@uottawa.ca
Registration
Registration required: 
No
Cost to attend: 
Free of charge
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Are you a mental health professional interested in how mindfulness can apply to your practice? Join Michelle Nicholls, registered social worker and psychotherapist, to learn how to use mindfulness techniques with Black youth in your therapy practice.

What will you take away from this hour-long session?

1) explore ways to incorporate mindfulness into your practice, and why it can be helpful to youth

2) how to talk about mindfulness to youth, beyond meditation

3) how to embody mindfulness when working with young clients, through experiential learning

 

Michelle Nicholls is a registered social worker/psychotherapist whose practice is grounded in anti-oppression and anti-racist approaches. Michelle is a mindfulness meditation facilitator who co-leads True North Insight's BIPOC sangha, and provides workshops for organizations seeking to build community support through mindfulness. She is passionate about incorporating trauma-based mindfulness into therapy, and daily life experiences. She has worked in community health centres for over 14 years and is now in private practice, focusing on delivering services to BIPOC individuals and groups.

 

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