The team at The Mindfulness Centre provides various opportunities for students and patients to seek individual help for themselves.
There are two categories of involvement, counselling and psychotherapy.
Counselling means that one can see the team member when a convenient time is agreed upon. The sessions do not have to be regular and can be scheduled as needed.
Psychotherapy can either occur in the form of individual or group psychotherapy. It involves a short- (weeks or months) or long-term (years) process with regular weekly sessions always held at the same time. It requires a major commitment to regularly attend and organize one’s life around it.
To be accepted into counselling or psychotherapy, every potential candidate has to first have been assessed by Dr. Treyvaud, Dr. Macdonald or Dr. Kelford. To organize such an assessment, please follow these instructions for joining an MBSR program.
Counselling is mainly provided by Jennifer Stone and Marlene Van Esch. To a very limited degree Dr. Treyvaud reserves a weekly spot for such ad hoc meetings.
Jennifer Stone provides mindfulness-based work stress and chronic pain counselling, as well as mindfulness meditation counselling.
Marlene Van Esch provides more general as well as mindfulness meditation counselling.
Dr. Treyvaud provides general, chronic pain and mindfulness meditation counselling.
Psychotherapy is provided by Marlene Van Esch, Dr. Treyvaud and Dr. Macdonald.
Marlene Van Esch and Dr. Macdonald provide both short- and long-term individual psychotherapy.
Dr. Treyvaud provides long-term individual and group psychotherapy.
Services provided by Dr. Treyvaud, Dr. Macdonald and Dr. Kelford are all covered by OHIP.
Services provided by Marlene Van Esch are $150/hr and Jennifer Stone $125/hr.
For assessments it may vary between a few weeks to approximately 2-3 months.
For psychotherapy and counselling with Dr. Macdonald and Dr. Treyvaud it is at least several months to a year or more because of the slow turnover in long-term psychotherapy and the OHIP coverage.
For psychotherapy and counselling with Marlene Van Esch and Jennifer Stone it is one to a few weeks.
To be arranged
The Mindfulness Centre
Suite 408 and 407
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