New Indigenous Adapted CBT Model: Mikwendaagwad Sacred Circle CBT

Inukshuk Indigenous Mental Health CBT Model

New Indigenous Adapted CBT Model: Mikwendaagwad Sacred Circle CBT

On June 30th 2022 Qualia co-owner and Wilfrid Laurier faculty Anangkwe (Star Woman) Charity Fleming presented as one of the Ontario Association of Social Work’s featured webinars about a new Indigenous Adapted CBT Model – Mikwendaagwad Sacred Circle CBT.


Indigenous CBT Model & Indigenous History Month

She also presented at The Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CACBT) conference in May 2023 where she shared this resource from the Mikwendaagwad It Is Remembered Sacred Circle CBT Curriculum which we are happy to share with you as part of National Indigenous History Month.

CACBT Conference 2023 in Halifax Charity Fleming

Charity has provided a portion of her presentation, with recordings and handouts found here:


What is Mikwendaagwad Sacred Circle CBT?

Mikwendaagwad Handouts:

Tap on any of the handout preview to see the full size PDF, or to download your own copy.


Circle of Strength

Circle of Strength (5)

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Circle of Strength Teachings

Circle of Strength teachings (4)

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Sacred Circle CBT (fillable)

Sacred Circle CBT fillable (6)

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Indigenous Mindfulness Meditations

Also, find on our Qualia YouTube Channel some examples of mindfulness meditations Charity offers within the Mikwendaagwad Sacred Circle CBT program. Here’s a link to the Indigenous Meditations Playlist.

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