Mindfulness Stress Reduction for Prostate Cancer

Presenter: Dr. Timothy Walker
Original Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 

Description:
In this presentation, we will review the unique challenges and stressors facing those diagnosed with prostate cancer then look at how you can empower yourself on every level to maximize recovery, healing, wellbeing and longevity. Techniques and practices derived from Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction as well as Mindfulness Based Cognitive Training will be taught as something you can do daily to make a real difference in promoting healing and wellbeing.

Dr. Timothy Walker's Biography:

Timothy Walker Ph.D. is a mindfulness teacher and psychotherapist working in Halifax, Nova Scotia with over 35 years experience integrating mindfulness into counselling, education and healthcare. He is co-author of The Healing Circle: Integrating science, wisdom and compassion in reclaiming wholeness on the cancer journey and co-founded with Dr. Rob Rutledge, the Healing and Cancer Foundation. He designed and has taught with Dr. Rutledge the Skills for Healing Weekend Retreats for people living with cancer and their family members 51 times since 1999 in 21 cities across North America. Timothy has also taught the classic 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program more than 50 times in Halifax/Dartmouth since 1996 and he has taught at Dalhousie University, Acadia University, and Mount St. Vincent University as well as hundreds of workshops, seminars and retreats internationally. A student of meditation since 1979, he received both an MA and Ph.D. in the psychology of meditation. In his private practice, The Healing Circle, Timothy sees individuals, couples and families and is open to distant consultations by phone or internet.

About Expert Angle

Expert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
 
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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