Maryse Gautier

Maryse Gautier-Psychologist

Maryse graduated with a B.Sc. in Occupational Therapy from U of M (1973), B.F.A. in Visual Art from Concordia University (1978) and M.Ed. in counselling psychology from McGill (1983). She has been working in mental health either as a psychologist or as an O.T. for over 42 years. Most of her clinical work had been with patients at the Out-Patient Department of the JGH and in private practice. Maryse views health from a holistic perspective with a client-centered approach.
Her interest in mind-body interventions started with her discovery of mindfulness meditation in 2007.
She is now a certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society.
Her interest in research has been with the application of mindfulness interventions to different type of patients. She has been an interventionist offering MBCT or mindfulness meditation to patients in different research projects. Although research hypothesis can be very elaborated, Maryse does hope to show improvement in patients’ well-being and quality of life.

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