Module 3

Mindful Self-Compassion Post-Concussion

Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion
- Buddha

This 9-session program will help you practice the healing power of compassion for the person who needs it the most - YOU!

*** NB: The Ontario Ministry of Health has cut funding for virtual care provided by MDs with GP Psychotherapy Designation during this time of COVID***

To save programs such as these, please email the Hon.Christine Elliot, Minister of Health at  and Associate Minister of Mental health and Addictions the Hon.Michael Tibollo​ voicing your concerns of mental health cut backs for virtual care on functional and accessible virtual platforms.

This course is on hold.

Prerequisite: The Reconnect Concussion Program 

All participants will need to be assessed prior to starting the group to ensure fit with the program. Please have your family doctor fill out the referral form and fax it to us. 

About Mindful Self-Compassion:​

Based on the research of Kristin Neff ( and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer (, Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is a training program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion (For more information, visit

Rapidly expanding research demonstrates that Self-Compassion is strongly associated with emotional wellbeing, less anxiety, depression and stress, maintenance of healthy habits such as diet and exercise, and satisfying personal relationships. And it’s easier than you think.

MSC teaches core principles and practices of Self-Compassion that enable us to respond to difficult moments in our life with kindness, care and understanding.

After participating in this workshop, you’ll be able to:

  • Practice self-compassion in daily life
  • Understand the empirically-supported benefits of self-compassion
  • Motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism
  • Handle difficult emotions with greater ease
  • Transform challenging relationships, old and new
  • Manage caregiver fatigue
  • Practice the art of savouring and self-appreciation


Dr. Vaidya requires you to have completed the Reconnect Concussion program prior to registering for the Mindful Self-Compassion program.

Persons suffering from complex PTSD may find this course overwhelming


This program is open to those who have completed the prerequisite courses. 

When: TBA - the running of this group depends on number of participants and OHIP coverage for these sessions.

Where: Online from your home via the Zoom (with privacy link). Patients will need to provide consent to Virtual Care.

Cost: TBA


The Yoga MD
Appointments by referral from your Family Doctor are (currently on hold due to OHIP cuts).
Online Programs
Phone: 647-578-2755
Fax: 647-576-0456