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My Beliefs About Sleep

Pre-Reading CBT for Anxiety

Sleep Diary

Mindfulness Audio


  • Mindfulness of the Breath (voice of James McQueen) from Wilson, Russell (2009). ACT Made Simple: A Quick Start Guide to ACT Basics and Beyond. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

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  • Mindfulness of Breath (voice of Amanda Oosterveer) from Russell (2009). ACT Made Simple: A Quick Start Guide to ACT Basics and Beyond. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

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  • Acceptance and Commitment Mindfulness (voice of James McQueen) from Wilson, Russell (2009). ACT Made Simple: A Quick Start Guide to ACT Basics and Beyond. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

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  • Watch Your Thinking (voice of James McQueen) from Wilson, Russell (2009). ACT Made Simple: A Quick Start Guide to ACT Basics and Beyond. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

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  • Grounding (voice of James McQueen) from Forsyth, J. P., & Eifert, G. H. (2008). The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A guide to breaking free from anxiety, phobias, and worry using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
    Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

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  • Mindful Eating (voice of James McQueen) Adapted from: Teasdale, J., Williams, M. and Segal, Z (2014). The Mindful Way Workbook. New York: The Guildford Press.For this exercise you will need a raisin, a comfortable setting where you will not be disturbed and good lighting.

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  • Hexaflex Mindfulness Exercise (voice of Amanda Oosterveer) from Russell (2009). ACT Made Simple: A Quick Start Guide to ACT Basics and Beyond. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

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  • Mindfulness of Values (voice of James McQueen) from: Forsyth, J.P. & Eifert, G.H. (2016). The Mindfulness and Aceptance Workbook for Anxiety. 2nd Ed. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

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  • Building Flexible Attention (voice of James McQueen) from: Westrup, D. & Wright, M.J. (2017). Learning ACT For Group Treatment: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills Training Manual for Therapists. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

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  • Getting in Touch With the Rewards of Living My Values (voice of James McQueen) from Forsyth, J.P. & Eifert, G.H. (2016). The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety. 2nd Ed. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

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External Resources

    • Alzheimer’s Society
      Offers support, services, programs and education to those with dementia and their families.
    • Arthritis Society
      Provides education, support and services to those with arthritis.
    • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
      The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world’s leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. There is a lot of information on mental health and addiction topics, plus downloadable booklets and pamphlets.
    • Contact Niagara
      First link service connection for children with emotional and/or behavioural difficulties, as well as children and adults with developmental disabilities.
    • Design For a New Tomorrow
      Provides individual and group counseling to enable women to become non-victims of physical or mental abuse.
      Women’s services: 905.684.1223
      Men’s services: 905.684.7713
    • Distress Centre Niagara
      Provides a free, confidential, 24-hour distress line. They assist callers in solving problems and intervening in life threatening situations. 905.688.3711
    • Gateway Niagara
      Assists individuals with housing issues, homelessness and Community Treatment Orders (CTO). 905.735.4445
    • Gillian’s Place
      Assisting abused women and their children with temporary shelter, counseling, court assistance and advocacy.
      Crisis Line: 905.684.8331
    • Grief Network Niagara
      A compilation of bereavement, hospice, palliative and community services in the Niagara Region
    • Hospice Niagara
      A variety of programs and support for people living with a life-threatening illness and their families.
    • Information Niagara
      A detailed listing of programs and services within the Niagara Region to assist with vital information that will enable you to get direction for the issues you face.
    • Job Bank
      Listing of job opportunities in Niagara and other parts of Canada.
  • Pathstone Mental Health
    Provides children’s mental health treatments from birth to 18 years of age. 905.688.6850
    Child Crisis Services – 1.800.263.4944