RESOURCES

Mood & Anxiety Information

Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada: https://www.anxietycanada.com/learn-about-anxiety/anxiety-in-adults/

Mood Disorders Society Of Canada: http://depressionhurts.ca/en/about/

How to Overcome Perfectionism - Anxiety Canada: https://www.anxietycanada.com/articles/how-to-overcome-perfectionism/

Trainings in Emotion Focused Therapy

International Society for Emotion Focused Therapy: http://www.iseft.org

Check in with Anchor Psychological Services to see when they are hosting their next EFT workshop in Ottawa: https://www.anchorpsychology.ca/events/:

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Tools

ACT Companion, The Happiness Trap App: http://www.actcompanion.com

Compassion Focused Therapy & Compassion Based Tools 

Self Compassion Scales (Kristen Kneff):  https://self-compassion.org/self-compassion-scales-for-researchers/

Building a Compassionate Image Exercise: https://www.compassionatemind.co.uk/uploads/files/building-a-compassionate-image.pdf

Worksheets from Mary Welford’s book, The Compassionate Mind Approach to Building Your Self-Confidence using Compassion Focused Therapy: https://www.compassionatemind.co.uk/uploads/files/worksheets-mary-welford.pdf

Chris Germer, Co-Founder of the Mindful Self Compassion Training Course (Free Guided Meditations): https://chrisgermer.com/meditations/

Kristen Neff, Co-Founder of the Mindful Self Compassion Training Course (Free Guided Meditations): https://self-compassion.org/category/exercises/#guided-meditations

​Mindfulness Tools

STOP exercise (by Elisha Goldstein, Mindful online magazine article): stressing-out-stop 

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (a great precursor to meditation): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihO02wUzgkc&t=397s

Pleasant & Unpleasant Events Calendar (copy borrowed from UC San Diego School of Medicine):  https://medschool.ucsd.edu/som/fmph/research/mindfulness/programs/mindfulness-programs/MBSR-programs/Documents/Mindfulness%20-%20Pleasant-Unpleasant%20Events.pdf

Insight Meditation Society (Free Guided Meditations) : https://www.dharma.org/online-daily-reflection-and-meditation/