Along the Path
Dr. Offman is a registered psychologist working who has been working with adults in Lanark County since 2007. She works with a diversity of mental health concerns. These include, but are not limited to: depression, anxiety, PTSD, identity issues, life transitions, sexuality, self-esteem, stress/anxiety, family of origin issues and overall well-being.
Dr. Offman has completed 3 levels of training in mindfulness integrated cognitive behaviour therapy (MiCBT) with the MiCBT Institute in Tasmania. She is a qualified MiCBT therapist and instructor; training other therapist in MiCBT. She is co-director of the North American Chapter of the Mindfulness Institute.
Research & Development
Dr. Offman also has a love for research in psychology. The majority of her work has focused on adult populations, studying such diverse areas as workplace productivity, the impact of discrimination on health, communication in relationships and the effects of relationship violence on self-esteem. She is currently involved with the codesign process to create an app for use with MiCBT.
Teaching & Training
Dr. Offman is a contract instructor at Carleton University teaching a variety of courses in the psychology department. She has taught the fourth year Honours Project course and has taught a fourth year seminar course in The Psychology of Human Sexuality and undergraduate courses in The Psychology of Women, Statistics and Social Psychology. She is currently teaching a fourth-year course in Mindfulness and Well-being.
On a Personal Note
Dr. Offman is the mother of 4 young children. She grew up in Halifax and moved to Ottawa for her education; settling in Lanark County in 2005. She is passionate about Mindfulness and incorporates it into all areas of her life.