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Dr. Mark Sherman

Mark is a family physician and clinical Instructor with UBC with a special interest in mental health and psychophysiological disorders.

He is the current Executive Director and a founder of the BC Association for Living Mindfully (BCALM), as well as Living This Moment. Mark has formal postgraduate training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Clinical Hypnosis, Medical Acupuncture and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.

Mark has been facilitating Mindfulness Based Stress Management workshops and courses to patients, physicians, health care professionals, educators, and community groups for over 15 years throughout BC and Canada, and is currently working on his first book on Mindfulness in Medicine. Mark believes that mindfulness and meditation offer powerful tools in healing our minds and bodies and are necessary human skills in fully living our potential.

Mark will deliver the workshop, Mindful Parenting on Wednesday, October 20 and the closing plenary, The Alchemy of Joy – Cultivating Meaning and Peace Amidst Challenge on Friday, October 22  at the 2021 Fall Education Conference.