About Steven Hick

Most programs are led by Dr. Steven Hick, PhD

At the peak of his career, former social work professor and founder of War Child Canada, Steven Hick dove into mindfulness full-time in 2005. He has completed all the required training and supervision to be certified by the Center for Mindfulsteven-hick240x360ness at the University of Massachusetts. He has since founded the Ottawa Insight Meditation Community and now teaches insight meditation with an emphasis on reducing the stress in our daily life (eg. at True North Insight). He is Director of MBSR Ottawa where he established MBSR teacher training in Ontario, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Alberta. Steven is the author of numerous books including Mindfulness and Social Work and Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Relationship.  He holds a PhD in social work, and is a husband, father and activist. Steven has been practicing meditation and yoga since 1979.

Center for Mindfulness  (UMass) courses completed: Mindfulness Tools, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in Mind-body Medicine, Practicum in MBSR, Training Development Intensive (TDI), Supervision in MBSR. All certification components completed.