Dr. Sarah Montgomery, Ph.D. is the Founder of Peace Within Mindfulness and is a leading advocate for and teacher of Mindfulness for veterinary medicine. Sarah is a Certified Mindfulness Educator who has practiced Mindfulness since 1999.
She is an Education professor with over 20 years of experience in K-12 and higher education, and has published peer-reviewed research and given national presentations on Mindfulness. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Kalamazoo College and a Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies from Indiana University.
Since founding Peace Within, Sarah has given face-to-face and online professional development workshops on Mindfulness for veterinary professionals. She is excited to be a part of the growing movement to support wellness in the veterinary community.
Our conversation with Dr. Montgomery includes:
- What is mindfulness?
- Entry points to mindfulness practices and finding what works for you
- Why mindfulness in veterinary medicine?
- How Sarah got into studying and practicing mindfulness
- Where can busy veterinary professionals find time to fit in a mindfulness practice?
- What the science is saying about the health benefits of mindfulness
- Example mindfulness exercises
- Encouragement for professionals having a hard time getting started
- Sarah’s Impact Round!
Thank you to Dr. Sarah Montgomery for joining us on the show!
If you’d like to find out more about Dr. Montgomery’s RACE-Approved CE Course on Mindfulness for Veterinary Medicine, check out free and on-demand resources, or inquire about Mindfulness workshops, speaking and consultations facilitated by Sarah, please visit:
You can also connect with Dr. Montgomery through the following mediums:
E-mail: [email protected]
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