Sarah Kinsley 

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A designation 

of BC Association 
of Clinical Counsellors

Mindful Resources

Crisis Support 

Vancouver Island Crisis Society
1-888-494-3888
http://www.vicrisis.ca/

Canadian Crisis Centres
 1-833-456-4566
https://thelifelinecanada.ca/help/crisis-centres/canadian-crisis-centres/


The KUU-US Crisis Line
Adults/Elders (250-723-4050)
Child/Youth (250-723-2040)
Toll Free Line (1-800-588-8717)
http://www.kuu-uscrisisline.ca/

 

Mindfulness-based Resources in BC


Integrated Mindfulness Certificate Royal Roads University
https://secure.royalroads.ca/cscourses/applied-mindfulness-meditation-certificate


BCalm: BC Association for Living Mindfully
http://www.bcalm.ca/


The Art of Dialogue: Mindfulness at Work
https://www.theartofdialogue.com/


Meditation/Retreat Centres/Teachers in BC
University of Victoria: Inter Faith Chapel
https://www.uvic.ca/multifaith/


Victoria Shambhala Centre

http://victoria.shambhala.org/


Victoria Insight Meditation Society
http://victoriaims.org/


Mindfulness Victoria (Thich Nhat Hanh Group)
http://www.mindfulnessvictoria.org/home


Victoria Zen Centre
http://www.zenwest.ca/


Hollyhock Retreat Centre
https://hollyhock.ca/
https://originalroutes.com/


The Hermitage Retreat Centre
https://thehermitage.ca/


Vipassana Meditation Centre of BC
https://www.dhamma.org/en/schedules/schsurabhi


Westcoast Dharma Centre
http://www.westcoastdharma.org/


Yoga Resources in BC
Hemma: Home of Yoga + Acupuncture
https://hemma.ca/


Ajna Yoga
http://ajnayoga.ca/


Carly Forest Yoga

https://www.carlyforest.com/


Mysore Yoga Ashtanga Yoga
http://www.mysorevictoria.com/


Sacred Sleep Yoga
http://www.sacredsleepyoga.com/


Whit Hornberger Yoga + Meditation
https://www.whithornsberger.com/


Kelly Yaskiw Yoga
https://kellyyaskiw.com/


Maria Filippone Yoga
http://www.mariafilipponeyoga.com/


Deva Daru Yoga & Healing Arts
https://devadaruyoga.weebly.com/


Shine Your Yoga
http://shineyouryoga.com/


Salt Spring Centre for Yoga
https://www.saltspringcentre.com/


Yasodhara Yoga (Nelson)
http://www.yasodhara.org/


The Doghouse Yoga (Comox Valley)
https://www.thedoghouseyoga.com/


Yin Yoga: Bernie Clark (Vancouver)

http://www.yinyoga.com/bernie_clark.php


Trauma Sensitive Yoga West - Nicola Mosley
http://www.traumasensitiveyogawest.ca/


Fine Balance Yoga - Nicole Marcia
http://www.finebalanceyoga.ca/


Mysore BC
http://www.mysorebc.com/


Do Yoga with Me
https://www.doyogawithme.com/


Storyoga
http://storyoga.com/

 


Additional Resources in BC


Counselling BC
https://counsellingbc.com/


Dr. Gabor Mate
https://drgabormate.com/


Dr. Kristin Schnurr (ND) - Little Bird Farm & Naturopathic Clinic
http://www.drkristinschnurr.com/


Dr. Maria Payne Boorman (ND)
https://www.mariapayneboormannd.com/


Dr. Randy Kerr - Chiropractor
https://www.islandfamilychiro.ca/

David Laurin - Osteopathy and Athletic Therapy
http://www.findyourhealth.ca/index.html


Rechelle McLean - Acupuncture/Massage
http://clearwaterwellnessclinic.ca/


Kathleen Campbell - Massage
https://www.kathleencampbellrmt.ca/


Shauna Janz - Sacred Grief
https://www.shaunajanz.com/


Meredith Withers Counselling
http://meredithwithers.com/


Tamara Mortimer Counselling
http://www.inessencecounselling.com/about.htm


Human Nature Counselling
http://humannaturecounselling.ca/


Monica Kingsbury Counselling
http://www.monicakingsbury.com/


Awakening Heart Counselling - Kim O’Leary
https://www.awakeningheartcounselling.com/


Sean Frey Counselling
https://seanfreytherapy.com/


Dream School – Toko-pa Turner
https://toko-pa.com/

Citizen Counselling
http://www.citizenscounselling.com/

Seraphina Capranos

https://www.seraphinacapranos.com/

National Mindfulness-based Resources


Foundations of Applied Mindfulness at The University of Toronto
https://learn.utoronto.ca/courses-programs/business-
professionals/certificates/foundations-of-applied-mindfulness-meditation


The Centre for Mindfulness Studies (Toronto)
https://www.mindfulnessstudies.com/


A Mindful Society Conference (Toronto)
https://amindfulsociety.org/


Mindfulness Toronto
http://www.mindfulnesstoronto.net/


Toronto Mindfulness Community
https://torontomindfulnesscommunity.org/class/classes/


Partners in Mindfulness
http://www.partnersinmindfulness.org/


Discover Mindfulness
http://discovermindfulness.ca/


Mindful Gateway Consulting
http://www.mindfulgatewayconsulting.com/


The Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education
https://dalailamacenter.org/

Ottawa Mindfulness Community
https://ottawamindfulnessclinic.com/


North Star Paths
http://northstarpaths.com/


National Meditation/Retreat Centres/Teachers


True North Insight
https://www.truenorthinsight.org/index.php/en/


Insight Meditation Retreats - Norman Feldman and Molly Swan
http://www.insightmeditationretreats.ca/

Consciousness Explorers Club - Toronto

http://cecmeditate.com/

Sakyadhita Canada - Association of Buddhist Women

https://www.sakyadhitacanada.org/


True Peace Toronto (Thich Nhat Hanh Group)
https://www.truepeace.ca/


Toronto Zen Centre
https://www.torontozen.org/


Theravada Buddhist Community of Toronto
https://www.theravadabuddhistcommunity.org/


Satipanni Insight Meditation Toronto
https://satipanna.com/


Galilee Centre
https://www.galileecentre.com/


Tisarana Buddhist Community
https://tisarana.ca/


Dharma Centre of Canada

https://www.dharmacentre.org/


Shanti Retreat Centre
http://www.shantiretreat.ca/


Ottawa Buddhist Centre
http://ottawabuddhistsociety.com/


Waterloo Riverview Dharma Centre
http://www.wrdharmacentre.com/


Sati Saraniya Hermitage
https://satisaraniya.ca/


Living Arts (Montreal)
https://www.living-arts.ca/


The Conciousness Explorers Club
http://cecmeditate.com/


Pascal Auclair
https://www.pascalauclair.org/?lang=en


Pema Chodron
https://pemachodronfoundation.org/
http://www.gampoabbey.org/

Nova Browning 

http://novabrowningrutherford.com/


National Yoga Resources


New Leaf Yoga
http://newleafyoga.org/


Yoga Outreach

http://www.yogaoutreach.com/


Union Yoga +Wellness (Toronto)
http://www.unionyogastudio.ca/


Yoga Therapy Toronto
http://yogatherapytoronto.com/


Yoga Space (Toronto)
http://www.yogaspace.net/classes/drop-in


Wavelengths (Norwood)
http://www.wavelengthsyoga.com/contactus.html


River Sound Retreat (Fergus)
https://riversoundretreat.com/


Yoga with Adrianne Walker
https://www.facebook.com/YogawithAdrianneWalker/


Shangrila Yoga (London)
http://www.shangrilayoga.com/


Ester Myers Yoga (Toronto)
https://www.estheryoga.com/


Octopus Garden Holistic Yoga Centre (Toronto)
http://octopusgardenyoga.com/


Joshua Lewis Yoga
http://joshualewis.com/


Sananda Yoga School

http://www.sananda.ca/about.html


Calgary Ashtanga Yoga School - Jeff Lichty
http://www.calgaryashtanga.com/


Harmony Ashtanga Yoga
http://harmonyashtanga.com/


Santosha Yoga Retreats
https://www.santosha-yoga-retreats.com/

 


Additional National Resources


Rachael Frankford (Counselling/Trainings)
http://www.rachaelfrankford.com/


Rory Nicol Counselling
https://www.rorynicol.com/


International Mindfulness-based Resources


Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare, and Society
https://www.umassmed.edu/cfm/


Dr. Jon Kabat Zinn
https://www.mindfulnesscds.com/


Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
http://www.mbct.com/


UCSD Center for Mindfulness
http://mbpti.org/


Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

https://centerformsc.org/
http://self-compassion.org/
https://chrisgermer.com/


Mind & Life Institute
https://www.mindandlife.org/


The Center Healthy Minds - Dr. Richard Davidson
https://centerhealthyminds.org/


Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
https://casel.org/


Mindfulness Without Borders
https://www.mindfulnesswithoutborders.org/


The Way of the Mindful Educator - Daniel Rechtschaffen
http://danielrechtschaffen.com/


Learning to BREATHE
https://learning2breathe.org/


SMART in Education
http://passageworks.org/courses/smart-in-education/


Mindup TM
https://mindup.org/


Wake up Schools
https://wakeupschools.org/

Mindful Schools
https://www.mindfulschools.org/


Mindfulness in School Project
https://mindfulnessinschools.org/


Inward Bound Mindfulness Education
https://ibme.info/


Garrison Institute
https://www.garrisoninstitute.org/


Still Quiet Place (Mindfulness for children)
http://www.stillquietplace.com/


Dr. Adele Diamond
http://www.devcogneuro.com/


Susan Kaiser Greenland
https://www.susankaisergreenland.com/


Dr. Daniel Goleman
http://www.danielgoleman.info/


The Psychology of Eating
http://psychologyofeating.com/


The Center for Mindful Eating - Dr. Jan Chozen Bays
https://www.thecenterformindfuleating.org/


16 Guidelines
http://www.16guidelines.org/

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/faculty.html


Hakomi International
http://hakomiinstitute.com/


Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness - David Treleaven
https://www.davidtreleaven.com/book/


International Meditation/Retreat Centres/Teachers


Buddha Net
http://www.buddhanet.info/wbd/


Meditation Information
http://www.freemeditationinfo.com/


Insight Meditation World Wide Centres
http://www.insightmeditation.org/world-wide-centres


Shambhala International
https://shambhala.org/


Zen Peacemakers International - Bernie Glassman
https://zenpeacemakers.org/


Vipassana Meditation Centres
https://www.dhamma.org/en-US/index


Refuge Recovery Treatment Centers
http://refugerecoverycenters.com/

Dharma Ocean
https://www.dharmaocean.org/


Insight Meditation Society
https://www.dharma.org/


Open Dharma
http://www.opendharma.org/


Sangha Seva
https://www.sanghaseva.org/


San Francisco Zen Center - Shunryu Suzuki (California)
http://sfzc.org/


Indralaya (Washington)
http://www.indralaya.com/


Cloud Mountain (Washington)
http://cloudmountain.org/


Land of the Medicine Buddha (California)
http://landofmedicinebuddha.org/


Spirit Rock (California)
https://www.spiritrock.org/


Upaya Institute & Zen Center (New Mexico)
https://www.upaya.org/


OMEGA (New York)
https://www.eomega.org/

New Camaldoli Hermitage (California)
https://contemplation.com/


Esalen (California)
https://www.esalen.org/


Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center (Colorado)
https://www.vallecitos.org/


Tara Mandala (Colorado)
https://taramandala.org


Gaia House (United Kingdom)
https://gaiahouse.co.uk/


Shwe Oo Min Dhamma Sukha Tawya - Sayadaw U Tejaniya (Myanmar)
http://ashintejaniya.org/lineage/


Northern Insight Meditation Centre (Thailand)
http://www.watrampoeng.net/Northern_Insight_Meditation_Centre.pdf


Kopan Monastery (Nepal)
http://kopanmonastery.com/


The Roots Institute (India)
https://www.rootinstitute.ngo/


Sri Ramana Maharishi Ashram (India)
https://www.sriramanamaharshi.org/ashram/visiting-us/


Amma’s Ashram (India)

https://www.amritapuri.org/ashram


His Holiness The 14 th Dalai Lama
https://www.dalailama.com/


Thich Nhat Hanh
https://plumvillage.org/about/thich-nhat-hanh/
https://deerparkmonastery.org/


Mangala Shri Bhuti
http://www.mangalashribhuti.org/


Christopher Titmuss
http://www.christophertitmuss.net/
http://www.meditationinindia.org/


Tara Brach
https://www.tarabrach.com/


Sylvia Boorstein
http://www.sylviaboorstein.com/


Joanne Friday
http://joannefriday.com/


Sharon Salzburg (Metta)
https://www.sharonsalzberg.com/


Ajahn Chah
http://www.ajahnchah.org/
https://forestsangha.org/

Jack Kornfield
https://jackkornfield.com/


James Baraz
https://www.awakeningjoy.info/


Michelle McDonald
http://vipassanahawaii.org/


Heather Sundburg
http://www.heathersundberg.com/


Bhante Gunaratana
https://bhavanasociety.org/teachers/bg


Martine and Stephen Batchelor
https://www.stephenbatchelor.org/index.php/en/


Robert Thurman
https://bobthurman.com/


Dr. Shauna Shapiro
http://www.drshaunashapiro.com/


J. Krishnamurti
https://www.jkrishnamurti.org/


Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
http://www.nisargadatta.net/


Neem Karoli Baba
https://www.maharajji.com/

Joseph Goldstein
https://www.dharma.org/joseph-goldstein/

 


International Yoga Resources


Yoga Alliance
https://www.yogaalliance.org/


International Association of Yoga Therapists
https://www.iayt.org/


Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy (Worldwide)
http://pryt.com/


Decolonizing Yoga
http://www.decolonizingyoga.com/


International Sivanada Yoga Vedanta Centres and Ashrams
http://www.sivananda.org/
http://sivananda.org.in/
https://www.sivanandabahamas.org/


Self-Realization Fellowship (Worldwide)
http://www.yogananda-srf.org/


Yandara Yoga Retreats (Worldwide)
http://www.yandara.com/


Sarah Powers and Insight Yoga Institute (Worldwide)
https://sarahpowers.com/sp/


Yoga in Your School – Teressa Asencia (Worldwide)

https://healthyschoolsbc.ca/program/512/yoga-in-your-school


Donna Farhi (Worldwide)
https://www.donnafarhi.co.nz/


Judith Hanson Lasater (Worldwide)
http://www.judithhansonlasater.com/


iRest - Richard Miller (Worldwide)
https://www.irest.org/

Susanna Barkataki (Worldwide)

https://www.susannabarkataki.com/

Suzanne Sterling (Worldwide)

https://suzannesterling.com/

Off the Mat into the World

https://www.offthematintotheworld.org/


Hala Khouri Yoga (USA)
http://halakhouri.com/


Anne Cushman (USA)
https://www.annecushman.com/


Kripalu Center for Yoga + Health - Stephen Cope (Massachusetts)
https://kripalu.org/
https://kripalu.org/presenters-programs/presenters/stephen-cope-kavi


Ashtanga Ann Arbor (Michigan)
http://www.ashtangaannarbor.com/


Mount Madonna (California)
https://www.mountmadonna.org/


Ashtanga Yoga Centre (California)
http://ashtangayogacenter.com/


Trauma Sensitive Yoga (Massachusetts)
https://www.traumasensitiveyoga.com/

Eddie Stern

https://eddiestern.com/

Ashtanga Yoga with Sharath Jois (India)
http://sharathjois.com/


The Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (India)
http://www.kym.org/


Yoga Vidya Dham (India)
https://www.yogapoint.com/info/yvd.htm


Satyananda Yoga - Bihar School of Yoga (India)
http://www.biharyoga.net/


Akhanda Yoga (India)
https://akhandayoga.com/


Yoga Niketan Ashram (India)
http://www.yoganiketanashram.org/


Ashtanga Yoga Morjim (India)
https://www.ashtangayogamorjim.com/


Purple Valley Yoga Retreat (India)
http://www.yogagoa.com/


Parmarth Niketan (India)
http://www.parmarth.org/


Sri Ma Anandamayi
http://www.anandamayi.org/


Hridaya Yoga Retreats (Mexico)
https://hridaya-yoga.com/

Haramara Retreat (Mexico)
https://haramararetreat.com/


Blue Spirit Yoga (Costa Rica)
http://www.bluespiritcostarica.com/nosara

 


Other International Resources


Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute
https://traumahealing.org/


Dr. Bessel Van der Kolk
https://besselvanderkolk.net/index.html


Dr. Judson Brewer
https://www.judsonbrewer.com/


Bill Plotkin
https://animas.org/


Dr. Jill Taylor Bolte
http://drjilltaylor.com/


Dr. Joe Dispenza
http://www.drjoedispenza.com/


Michael Pollan
https://michaelpollan.com/


Robin Wall Kimmerer
https://www.humansandnature.org/robin-wall-kimmerer

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
https://www.leannesimpson.ca/


Joanna Macy
https://workthatreconnects.org/


Julia Hill Butterfly
https://www.juliabutterflyhill.com/


Wade Davis
https://daviswade.com/


David Suzuki Foundation
https://davidsuzuki.org/


Thom Henley
http://www.thomhenley.com/


Tom Brown Junior
https://www.trackerschool.com/


Jon Young
http://8shields.org/


Outward Bound (Mindfulness Programs)
http://www.outwardbound.ca/


Richard Wagamese
http://www.douglas-mcintyre.com/author/richard-wagamese


Mosqoy

https://www.mosqoy.org/


Jennifer Welwood
http://jenniferwelwood.com/


John Welwood
http://www.johnwelwood.com/


Thomas Moore
http://thomasmooresoul.com/


John O’Donohue
https://www.johnodonohue.com/


Dr. Daniel Siegel
http://www.drdansiegel.com/


Ram Dass
https://www.ramdass.org/


Krishna Das
http://krishnadas.com/


Deva Premal & Miten
http://devapremalmiten.com/


Dr. Rick Hanson
https://www.rickhanson.net/


David Whyte
http://www.davidwhyte.com/


Mary Oliver

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/mary-oliver


Alice Walker
http://alicewalkersgarden.com/


Mark Nepo
http://marknepo.com/


Francis Weller
http://www.francisweller.net/


Carl Jung
https://www.cgjungpage.org/


Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes
http://www.clarissapinkolaestes.com/


Christiane Northrup
https://www.drnorthrup.com/


Joseph Campbell
https://www.jcf.org/


Ken Wilber
https://integrallife.com/


Pico Iyer
http://picoiyerjourneys.com/index.php/about/


Martin Prechtel
http://www.floweringmountain.com/


Kon Mari

https://konmari.com/


H.D. Thoreau
https://www.walden.org/thoreau/


Julie Cameron (The Artist’s Way)
https://juliacameronlive.com/the-artists-way/


Stephen Mitchell (Translations of texts)
https://stephenmitchellbooks.com/


Daniel Ladinsky (Collections of Poetry)
http://www.poetseers.org/spiritual-and-devotional-poets/contemp/daniel-
ladinsky/index.html


Thomas Merton
http://merton.org/


Rumi
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/jalal-al-din-rumi


Hafiz
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/hafez


Kabir
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/kabir


Rainer Maria Rilke
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/rainer-maria-rilke


Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching)
https://www.amazon.ca/Tao-Te-Ching-Stephen-Mitchell/dp/0711212783

I Ching
http://thetaooracle.com/
https://ichinglivingchange.org/

Mindfulness-based Publications, etc.


Wisdom Publications
http://www.wisdompubs.org/


Tricycle Organization
https://tricycle.org/


Lion’s Roar
https://www.lionsroar.com/


Access to Insight
https://www.accesstoinsight.org/


DharmaNet International
https://dharmanet.org/


Dharma Seed Talks
http://dharmaseed.org/


Mindful Magazine
https://www.mindful.org/


On Being Podcasts
https://onbeing.org/


Sounds True (Insights at the Edge)
https://www.soundstrue.com/store/


Shambhala Publications

https://www.shambhala.com/


The Mindful Way Workbook Guided Meditations (MBCT)
https://www.guilford.com/companion-site/The-Mindful-Way-
Workbook/9781462508143#stream


Tai Chi Warm up
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMzL-HyP_UM


QiGong Set
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QYngRrbsKo

 


Apps, etc.


Insight Timer
https://www.insighttimer.com/


Headspace
https://www.headspace.com/


Mindfulness Bell for Computer
https://plumvillage.org/mindfulness-practice/mindful-apps/


Flux Light
https://justgetflux.com/


Muse
http://www.choosemuse.com/