On the inaugural episode of Talking Wellness with Developmental Service Staff, mindfulness teacher and Social Worker, Sue Hutton, is joined by Dr. Yona Lunsky. In this episode, Yona talks about her personal and professional experience, reflecting on what drives her work and how mindfulness techniques can benefit developmental services - both staff and the people they support. Take a meditative journey through a wooded forest as Sue wraps up the episode with a guided meditation.
Dr. Yona Lunsky is a Clinical Psychologist, Director of the Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and most importantly, a sister to someone with a developmental disability. This episode is part of the Talking Wellness with Developmental Service staff, a mini-podcast series to support the mental health and well-being of staff supporting adults with developmental disabilities. Learn more about this initiative at:
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