We are a caring community of strengths focused, mindfulness based, professional colleagues supporting each other and our clients towards more compassion inspired health.
Psychotherapist and Trained MSC Teacher
Victoria Pawlowski, M.Ed., R.C.C., is cofounder and owner of Compassion Inspired Health and holds the space, vision and passionate heart for compassion inspired community. She works locally, online and globally offering counselling and workshops.
Registered Dietitian and Trained MSC Teacher
Carol Ranger, M.A., R.D., helped to co-found Compassion Inspired Health and co-create our Self-Compassion Cards. She is a trained Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) as well as a Trained MSC Teacher. Carol works with Tsow-Tun Le Lum Treatment and Recovery Centre offering Compassion based Nutritional Consultations.
Artist & Devoted MSC Practitioner
Johanne Galipeau is a French Canadian artist who lives on Gabriola Island, B.C. She is a key collaborator in the development of our Self-Compassion Cards and her beautiful work appears on our cards. and in our offices. Check out her work at www.johannegalipeau.com
Alice Wyche, R.D. has specialized training in mindful and intuitive eating, body image, behaviour change and is a certified Craving Change™ facilitator. She offers nutrition counselling, group education, cooking lessons, grocery store tours, and menu development. Alice loves local food, specializes in Aboriginal Nutrition and consults with Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre
Family Doctor and Trained MSC Teacher
Kristy Williams, M.D., is a long time meditator who first took MSC Training with Victoria and Carol early in 2017, went on to train as a MSC teacher in 2018. and we have been thrilled to have her co-teach some of our MSC programs. Kristy’s medical training focused on Indigenous Health and she aims to incorporate Compassion focused, Trauma informed Practices into all her clinical and community work.