Offerings

Meditative Counseling

I am offering a new form of support and practice, called Meditative Counseling. Mostly it will be a short-term approach of about 5-6 weekly sessions, however it can run longer, if helpful. During this time, we will identify a particular area where you are having difficulty, or want to become stronger, and then create a customized bundle of meditations and mind-training tools to help you accomplish this. The work can be done in person or digitally through Skype.

Each weekly session will run for about 65-70 minutes, and involves:

a quick “check-in”.

a 20-30 minute meditation session.

a conversation about your meditation session, experiences from the last week and anything else that comes up. We will tease out insights about what is arising in your body, heart and mind, and then figure out how to work with it.

learning a new meditation technique, usually each week.

and finally a quick “wrap-up”.

I have also been finding an unexpected interest in Buddhist practice and ideas, and am happy exploring these with clients/students as well.

It is suitable for 1 or 2 people. The cost is $100 per session for one person and $150 for two. This cost includes HST. A sliding scale is possible.

To be clear this is NOT therapy or psychotherapy, however Meditative Counseling can be used in a  way that is complementary to traditional therapy, however not if someone is experiencing psychosis or serious delusional states. Meditation should also be used cautiously with trauma.

*If you are interested in working with me, please email me at: jacquie.ken@gmail.com

Please make payments to: PayPal.Me/ARRIVEONLINE

“It’s never too late to start feeling better!”


My Sunday Meditation & Inquiry Session @ 10:30 am – Online

Everyone is welcome! We begin with a half-hour meditation. Instruction is available, if are new to practice. We then have an open-ended inquiry about our experience. Don’t worry, no one is expected to talk, unless you want to. Finally, there is a little teaching. It is a very relaxed digital space. Drop-in and by donation.

Click on the link below and follow the simple instructions.
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/511556431
If there are any problems getting on, please email me at:  jacquie.ken@gmail.com
Please support this work: PayPal.Me/ARRIVEONLINE

My Wednesday Meditation & Inquiry Sessions @ 7:30 pm – Online

Everyone is welcome! The same as Sunday except we begin with a forty minute meditation. Drop-in and by donation.

We are at: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/686699745
If there are any problems getting on, please email me at:  jacquie.ken@gmail.com
Please support this work: PayPal.Me/ARRIVEONLINE

My Introduction to Meditation Series – TBA

Everyone is welcome, especially beginners! During the six weeks, we will be covering six essential practices including: calming the mind, self-compassion and mindfulness. There will be meditation, shared inquiry and a little teaching. We do sit on the floor, however chairs are available. Please no perfumed colognes or body products as they can be distracting and cause allergic reactions in others. This a series that you sign up with a set cost of  $84 plus HST.

We are at Zoom. Code to be announced.

 

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