Dagmara Urbanowicz, MSW, RSW
Social Worker & Mindfulness Facilitator

Dagmara Urbanowicz is an MSW and RSW with experience working with children and families in a range of contexts, including disability, child welfare, and healthcare. She currently works as an inpatient Social Worker with the Complex Continuing Care team at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.

Dagmara completed both her Undergraduate and Master’s Degree at the University of Toronto, after which she practiced Social Work internationally both in Australia and England before returning to Canada. In 2009, while completing her Master’s Degree, Dagmara was introduced to Mindfulness Meditation and has been practicing ever since. Through the practice she has come to recognizing its benefits in promoting a healthy mind and body both personally and professionally. In an effort to skillfully marry her clinical practice with Mindfulness Dagmara has completed the Foundations in Applied Mindfulness Meditation and the Applied Mindfulness Meditation Specialist Certificates through the Applied Mindfulness Meditation program at the U of T Factor-Inwentash School of Social Work and is currently enrolled in the Mindful Self Compassion program at The Centre for Mindfulness Studies. Dagmara is part of the Mindfulness Meditation community of Wake Up Toronto, where she further deepens and cultivates her practice of Engaged Mindfulness. Dagmara participates in facilitating Wake Up Toronto and is a member of the groups Care Taking Council.

Dagmara has had the opportunity to facilitate a number of Mindfulness Meditation groups both in the community (PACT Mindfulness Meditation Group, Women’s Mindfulness Group) and in the hospital (co-creator and co-facilitator of 7 week Mindfulness group for healthcare professionals).

Co-presenting a poster with Anna Marie Batelaan entitled: The Mindful and Compassionate Path: A Way to Build Well-Being, Resilience and Positive Relationships

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