Dr. Joe Flanders is the founder and director of MindSpace and an assistant professor in the McGill University Psychology Department. Dr. Flanders offers Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy to individuals, groups, and organizations. Dr. Flanders works with clients in English and in French.
Carl Lemieux is a partner at MindSpace and managing director of MindSpace @ work. Carl offers MindSpace clients cultural transformation services, executive coaching, leadership development, all of which leverage mindfulness as a strategic lever to enhance organizational and human potential. He works with clients in both English and French.
Dr. St-Jean believes that the road in psychotherapy begins by creating a non-judgemental and open space to meet clients where they are at this moment in their life. She also believes that a practical and active approach is helpful to help clients pursue their goals, reduce their stress, feel better, and adjust with more serenity to the challenges of working and personal life. Her clinical approach is cognitive-behavioral, but she draws from other therapeutic approaches to adjust to the specific needs of each client, whether in the context of therapy or coaching.
Dr. Sarah Roberts is a licensed clinical psychologist. At MindSpace, she provides individual psychotherapy, individual and group mindfulness training, and corporate mindfulness training. Dr. Roberts works with clients primarily in English.
Dr. Julien Lacaille is a licensed psychologist at the MindSpace Clinic. He offers psychotherapy (mindfulness-based CBT and ACT) as well as mindfulness training in both French and English. In his work with clients, he is collaborative, compassionate, and experiential, working from the premise that no matter the difficulties, there is more right than wrong with his clients.
Dr. Sébastien Nguyen is a licensed clinical psychologist, member of the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec. He offers assistance with difficulties related to stress, emotions, relationships, identity, and adjustments to important life transitions. He also teaches mindfulness meditation to groups and individuals from various backgrounds. Sébastien’s practice is accessible and welcoming. He works in both French and English.
A psychology graduate, addiction responder, and a palliative care attendant, her work focuses on supporting growth in humans and their unlimited capacities. She gives mindfulness therapeutic individual sessions and provides workshops in businesses, prisons, schools, and hospitals, as well as individual mindfulness training. Manon works in English and French.
Christiane Quoibion (MPs) has been a psychologist in private practice for 26 years. She considers daily mindfulness and compassion practice to be essential to well-being and to promoting access to interior resources and healing.
Andrew has been practicing meditation since 2002, having studied mainly in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition before becoming interested in the clinical applications of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. In addition to guiding meditation every weekday at Presence for almost two years, he completed the teacher training intensive in MBSR with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in 2018, and is currently mentoring under Dr. Joe Flanders at Mindspace towards official qualification as a facilitator. He is also currently leading Mindspace’s new initiatives around psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.
Dr. Allen Steverman is a physician with a focused practice in chronic pain and a particular interest in mindfulness-based approaches to chronic pain management.
Amy was trained as a mindfulness teacher for both the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) programs through the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto, Canada. Her interest in mindfulness practices was ignited in her teens as a track and field enthusiast and continues to this day. She has a particular interest in bringing mindfulness practices, both the sitting aspects and the moving aspects (through dance) to the full age span she works with, in her mindfulness work and her speech therapy offerings.
Dr. Brigitte Bédard, MD, is a physician who has been practicing family medicine for more than 30 years. For the last 4 years, she trained in teaching the MBSR program (mindfulness-based stress reduction) at UMass University, in Shrewsbury, USA, and then got trained also as an MSC teacher at the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion.