Dominique is a Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist, as well as a Teacher
Dominique Cassidy got her MD from the School of Medicine Lausanne, and then specialised in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. She worked in geriatric, palliative care and general medicine, and then she specialised in cognitive behavioural psychotherapy, with a specific interest in mindfulness approaches and systemic therapy.
Dominique developed a « Conscious Body therapy » which works on symptoms like anxiety, sleep disorders, chronic pain etc.. It is based on movements, breathing exercise and meditation. Included in the treatments offered in different psychiatric facilities.
She also developed « Therapeutic Meditation » as a therapeutic group for psychiatric ambulatory patients.
Dominique is a Hatha Yoga Instructor, an Aikido Instructor (4th degree black belt, Aikikai) as well as a Meditation Instructor, inspired by non dual Buddhist and Hindu teachings.
She is running a Burnout Prevention program: an integrative approach using the body, introspective processes and meditation.
She is intermediary teaching Staff at the Bio-Medical Faculty of Lausanne (FBM-UNIL), and a seminar « Religion, spirituality and medicine » since 2008
More details at https://www.dominiquecassidy.com/more-about