Dr. Alia W. Offman, C.Psych

Registered Psychologist

Along the Path

Dr. Offman is a registered psychologist working with adults in the town of Perth and Drummond Centre.  She works with a diversity of mental health concerns.  These include, but are not limited to: depression, anxiety, PTSD, identity issues, life transitions, sexuality, self-esteem, stress/anxiety, family of origin issues and overall well-being.

Mindfulness training

Dr. Offman has completed 3 levels of training in mindfulness integrated cognitive behaviour therapy (MiCBT) with the MiCBT Institute in Tasmania. She is a qualified MiCBT therapist and instructor; training other therapist in MiCBT.  She is co-director of the North American Chapter of the Mindfulness Institute

Research & Development

Dr. Offman also has a love for research in psychology.  The majority of her work has focused on adult populations, studying such diverse areas as workplace productivity, the impact of discrimination on health, communication in  relationships and the effects of relationship violence on self-esteem.  She is currently involved with the codesign process to create an app for use with MiCBT.

Teaching & Training

Dr. Offman is a contract instructor at Carleton University teaching a variety of courses in the psychology department.  She has taught the fourth year Honours Project course and has taught a fourth year seminar course in The Psychology of Human Sexuality and undergraduate courses in The Psychology of Women, Statistics and Social Psychology. She is currently teaching a fourth-year course in Mindfulness and Well-being. 

Community Involvement

Dr. Offman has also completed the Mindful Educators training program through Mindful Schools and is volunteering in her community school. She has completed courses in Mindfulness Fundamentals, Mindful Educators Essentials, Mindful Communication, and Difficult Emotions.