Program Calendar

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feb
7
Tue

Free Online Info Session

Start: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Learn a little mindfulness
If you’re considering a mindfulness program, join us for a free information session!
For more details, visit our Mindfulness Info Session page

Timing
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 | 6pm – 7pm ET

Fee: Free

Facilitator(s):Jeremy Finkelstein RP
Feb
9
Thu

MBSR Practicum Online

Start: Thursday, February 9, 2023

Canada’s first MBSR practicum.
This is the third module of our
MBSR Facilitation Certificate Program.
For more details, visit our MBSR Practicum page.

Required Readings
Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn
MBSR: Protocol, Practice, and Teaching Skills by Susan Woods and Patricia Rockman

Timing
Orientation: January 26, 2023 | 11am – 12pm ET
Thursdays
Sessions 0-4: February 9 – March 9, 2023 | 9:30am – 1pm ET
Sessions 5-9: March 23 – April 20, 2023 | 9:30am – 1pm ET
Please try to reserve April 27, 2023 | 9:30am – 1pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.
The Centre strongly recommends that you register by January 25, 2023 at 12pm ET. Late registrants may have difficulty completing the required preparation work.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required.
For technical requirements, click here.

Fees: $2,550
As a registered charity, we do not charge HST. When you support us, you support our charitable initiatives. If you’d like to learn more, please see our Community Program.

Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Please Apply / Email to register.

If you are already enrolled in the MBSR Training Pathway, please email info@MindfulnessStudies.com for the registration link.

If you wish to register for the MBSR Practicum outside of the certificate training pathway, please submit this form and share your reasons for wanting to take the course as a stand-alone training module.

Facilitator(s):Melissa Nigrini M.Ed RP
Feb
11
Sat

MBSR Online

Start: Saturday, February 11, 2023

Learn practical ways to manage stress
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is for individuals experiencing stress resulting from chronic physical and psychological conditions.
For more details, visit our MBSR page

Timing
Saturdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Monday, February 6, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET and Tuesday, February 7, 2023 | 9am -12pm ET and Wednesday, February 8, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: February 11, 2023 | 10am – 1pm ET
Session 2 – 8: February 18 – April 1, 2023 | 10am – 12:30pm ET

Helpful Insurance & Registration Info

Insurance receipts can be given from the following healthcare providers to registrants from the provinces listed below:

  • Occupational Therapist (OT Reg. Ont.): Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, NWT, Yukon & Nunavut

Please consult your extended health benefits provider to see if you have coverage for these clinical designations. For more information see About Insurance.

If you live outside the provinces listed above, you may only take this program for professional development reasons, as the facilitators are only licensed to practice in those specific regions. You will be required to complete a specific Professional Development Questionnaire and Informed Consent. If requested, you can receive a certificate of participation signed by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies upon completion of the program.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based program. Your full attention and participation will be required.
For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $530
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

If you’re interested in taking this course but don’t see a time that works for you, let us know! Fill out our interest list here.

Facilitator(s):Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.) & Prabh Dhami
Feb
17
Fri

Advanced Mindfulness: Building Resilience

Start: Friday, February 17, 2023

A graduate program to advance your mindfulness practice and enhance resilience.
This live online graduate program will focus on reinvigorating your mindfulness practice while strengthening resilience. Anyone who has completed an 8-week MBCT, MBSR, or MSC program will benefit from this 4-week program that recharges your practice and further builds upon your ability to adapt and cope with change and life challenges.

For more details, visit our Advanced Mindfulness: Building Resilience page.

Timing
Fridays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): as required
Sessions 1-4: February 17 – March 10, 2023 | 12pm – 1:30pm ET

Helpful Insurance & Registration Info

Insurance receipts can be given from the following healthcare providers to registrants from the provinces listed below:

  • Registered Psychotherapist (RP): Ontario

Please consult your extended health benefits provider to see if you have coverage for these clinical designations. For more information see About Insurance.

If you live outside the provinces listed above, you may only take this program for professional development reasons, as the facilitators are only licensed to practice in those specific regions. You will be required to complete a specific Professional Development Questionnaire and Informed Consent. If requested, you can receive a certificate of participation signed by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies upon completion of the program.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required. For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $195
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

Facilitator(s):Melissa Nigrini RP
Feb
21
Tue

Free Online Info Session

Start: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Learn a little mindfulness
If you’re considering a mindfulness program, join us for a free information session!
For more details, visit our Mindfulness Info Session page

Timing
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 | 6pm – 7pm ET

Fee: Free

Facilitator(s):Jeremy Finkelstein RP
Mar
2
Thu

MBSR Online

Start: Thursday, March 2, 2023

Learn practical ways to manage stress
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is for individuals experiencing stress resulting from chronic physical and psychological conditions.
For more details, visit our MBSR page

Timing
Thursdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Thursday, March 2, 2023 | 4pm – 6:30pm ET and 7pm – 9pm ET and Wednesday, March 8, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: March 9, 2023 | 6:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Sessions 2-8: March 16, 2023 – May 4, 2023 | 6:30pm – 9pm ET
NOTE: April 20th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 6pm – 10pm ET

Helpful Insurance & Registration Info

Insurance receipts can be given from the following healthcare providers to registrants from the provinces listed below:

  • Registered Social Worker (RSW): Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba
  • Registered Psychotherapist (RP): Ontario and Quebec
  • Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC): British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Newfoundland/Labrador, NWT, Yukon & Nunavut

Please consult your extended health benefits provider to see if you have coverage for these clinical designations. For more information see About Insurance.

If you live outside the provinces listed above, you may only take this program for professional development reasons, as the facilitators are only licensed to practice in those specific regions. You will be required to complete a specific Professional Development Questionnaire and Informed Consent. If requested, you can receive a certificate of participation signed by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies upon completion of the program.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based program. Your full attention and participation will be required.
For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $530
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

If you’re interested in taking this course but don’t see a time that works for you, let us know! Fill out our interest list here.

Facilitator(s):Rhea Plosker RSW RP
Mar
15
Wed

MBCT Online

Start: Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Learn to manage anxiety & prevent the relapse of depression
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an evidence-based group therapy providing tools and strategies for preventing depressive relapse, as well as reducing acute depression, anxiety and stress.
For more details, visit our MBCT page.

Timing
Wednesdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Wednesday, March 15, 2023 |4pm – 9pm ET and Tuesday, March 21, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: March 22, 2023 | 6:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Sessions 2-8: March 29, 2023 – May 17, 2023 | 6:30pm – 9pm ET
NOTE: May 3rd is the 4-hour silent retreat | 6pm – 10pm ET

Helpful Insurance & Registration Info
Insurance receipts can be given from the following healthcare providers to registrants from the provinces listed below:

  • Registered Social Worker (RSW): Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba
  • Registered Psychotherapist (RP): Ontario and Quebec
  • Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC): British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Newfoundland/Labrador, NWT, Yukon & Nunavut

Please consult your extended health benefits provider to see if you have coverage for these clinical designations. For more information see About Insurance.

If you live outside the provinces listed above, you may only take this program for professional development reasons, as the facilitators are only licensed to practice in those specific regions. You will be required to complete a specific Professional Development Questionnaire and Informed Consent. If requested, you can receive a certificate of participation signed by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies upon completion of the program.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based program. Your full attention and participation will be required.
For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $560
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

If you’re interested in taking this course but don’t see a time that works for you, let us know! Fill out our interest list here.

Facilitator(s):Rhea Plosker RSW RP
Apr
5
Wed

Teacher Training Info Session

Start: Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Interested in teaching mindfulness?
If you’re considering enrolling in one of the Centre’s facilitation certificate programs, or if you’re just looking for a course or two that will help you understand the foundations and science of mindfulness, find out more by attending this free online information session.

Timing
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 | 6:30pm – 7:30pmET
* 30 minute presentation + Q&A

Fee: Free

Facilitator(s):Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.) & Fani Peker Client Services & Education Coordinator
Apr
6
Thu

MBCT in Downtown Toronto

Start: Thursday, April 6, 2023

Learn to manage anxiety & prevent the relapse of depression
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an evidence-based group therapy for preventing depressive relapse. It also reduces acute depression, anxiety and stress.
For more details, visit our MBCT page.

Learn more about our in-person program policies here

Timing
Thursdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Thursday, April 6, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Monday, April 10, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Wednesday, April 12, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: April 13, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: April 20, 2023 – June 1, 2023 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
Silent Retreat: Sunday, May 21, 2023 | 10am – 4pm ET

Location
180 Sudbury Street
Toronto, ON M6J 0A8

Fee: $560
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

Facilitator(s):Amanda Guthrie RP & Helen Munt BSW RSW
Apr
11
Tue

MBSR Online

Start: Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Learn practical ways to manage stress
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is for individuals experiencing stress resulting from chronic physical and psychological conditions.
For more details, visit our MBSR page

Timing
Tuesdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Tuesday, April 11, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Thursday, April 13, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Monday, April 17, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: April 18, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: April 25, 2023 – June 13, 2023 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
NOTE: May 30th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm ET

Helpful Insurance & Registration Info

Insurance receipts can be given from the following healthcare providers to registrants from the provinces listed below:

  • Registered Psychologist (C. Psych): Ontario
  • Registered Psychotherapist (RP): Ontario and Quebec

Please consult your extended health benefits provider to see if you have coverage for these clinical designations. For more information see About Insurance.

If you live outside the provinces listed above, you may only take this program for professional development reasons, as the facilitators are only licensed to practice in those specific regions. You will be required to complete a specific Professional Development Questionnaire and Informed Consent. If requested, you can receive a certificate of participation signed by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies upon completion of the program.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based program. Your full attention and participation will be required.
For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $530
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

If you’re interested in taking this course but don’t see a time that works for you, let us know! Fill out our interest list here.

Facilitator(s):Elaine Orsini RP & Amanda Beaman C. Psych
Apr
18
Tue

MSC Online

Start: Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Learn to manage difficulty with more ease and kindness
Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our emotional well-being.
For more details, visit our MSC page.

Timing
Tuesdays
Orientation: Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 6pm – 7pm ET
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 7pm – 9pm ET and Thursday, April 20, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 1-8: April 25, 2023 – June 20, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
NOTE: May 30 is the 3-hour silent retreat during the normal session time

Helpful Insurance & Registration Info
Insurance receipts can be given from the following healthcare providers to registrants from the provinces listed below:

  • Registered Social Worker with a Masters of Social Work (MSW RSW): Ontario & Quebec

Please consult your extended health benefits provider to see if you have coverage for these clinical designations. For more information see About Insurance.

If you live outside the provinces listed above, you may only take this program for professional development reasons, as the facilitators are only licensed to practice in those specific regions. You will be required to complete a specific Professional Development Questionnaire and Informed Consent. If requested, you can receive a certificate of participation signed by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies upon completion of the program.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required.
For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $625
Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Strongly recommended reading:
The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength and Thrive by Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer  (available on Amazon.ca and Guilford.com)

Recommended readings:
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion by Christopher Germer, Ph.D.
Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff, Ph.D.

Facilitator(s):Christine Grace McMulkin MSW RSW Certified MSC Teacher
Apr
19
Wed

CBT Meets Mindfulness Online

Start: Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Enhance your understanding of MBCT by familiarizing yourself with the foundations of CBT
This the second module of our MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program. The course is open to anyone interested in learning about mindfulness has become a core component of “third wave” cognitive therapies. For more details, visit our CBT Meets Mindfulness page.

Timing
Wednesday, Thursday
Session 1: April 19, 2023 | 11:30am – 2:30pm ET
Session 2: April 20, 2023 | 11:30am – 2:30pm ET
Registration closes April 19, 2023 at 9am ET

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based program. Your full attention and participation will be required. For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $350
Payment, cancellation & refund policies

Facilitator(s):Rhea Plosker RSW RP
Apr
20
Thu

MBCT Online

Start: Thursday, April 20, 2023

Learn to manage anxiety & prevent the relapse of depression
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an evidence-based group therapy providing tools and strategies for preventing depressive relapse, as well as reducing acute depression, anxiety and stress.
For more details, visit our MBCT page.

Timing
Thursdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Thursday, April 20, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Monday, April 24, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: April 27, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: May 4, 2023 – June 22, 2023 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
NOTE: June 8th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm ET

Helpful Insurance & Registration Info
Insurance receipts can be given from the following healthcare providers to registrants from the provinces listed below:

  • Registered Psychotherapist (RP): Ontario and Quebec
  • Occupational Therapist (OT Reg. Ont.): Ontario

Please consult your extended health benefits provider to see if you have coverage for these clinical designations. For more information see About Insurance.

If you live outside the provinces listed above, you may only take this program for professional development reasons, as the facilitators are only licensed to practice in those specific regions. You will be required to complete a specific Professional Development Questionnaire and Informed Consent. If requested, you can receive a certificate of participation signed by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies upon completion of the program.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based program. Your full attention and participation will be required.
For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $560
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

If you’re interested in taking this course but don’t see a time that works for you, let us know! Fill out our interest list here.

Facilitator(s):Elaine Orsini RP & Hricha Rakshit OT Reg. (Ont.) RP
Apr
24
Mon

Mindfully Managing Anxiety and Uncertainty

Start: Monday, April 24, 2023

Develop and apply new skills for managing anxiety
This live online group, based on CBT and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, will help you develop a new relationship to anxiety through learning new tools and skills for working more skillfully with anxiety to live the life you want to be living.  For more details, visit our Mindfully Managing Anxiety and Uncertainty page.

Timing
Mondays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Monday, April 24, 2023 | 5pm – 9pm ET and Tuesday, April 25, 2023 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm ET and Thursday, April 27, 2023 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm ET
Orientation & Session 1 – Session 6: May 1, 2023 – June 12, 2023 | 6:30pm – 9pm ET
*skips May 22

Helpful Insurance & Registration Info

Insurance receipts can be given from the following healthcare providers to registrants from the provinces listed below:

  • Registered Social Worker (RSW): Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba
  • Registered Psychotherapist (RP): Ontario and Quebec
  • Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC): British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Newfoundland/Labrador, NWT, Yukon & Nunavut
  • Occupational Therapist (OT Reg. Ont.): Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, NWT, Yukon & Nunavut

Please consult your extended health benefits provider to see if you have coverage for these clinical designations. For more information see About Insurance.

If you live outside the provinces listed above, you may only take this program for professional development reasons, as the facilitators are only licensed to practice in those specific regions. You will be required to complete a specific Professional Development Questionnaire and Informed Consent. If requested, you can receive a certificate of participation signed by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies upon completion of the program.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based program. Your full attention and participation will be required. For technical requirements, click here.

Fees: $450
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

Facilitator(s):Rhea Plosker RSW RP & Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)
Apr
29
Sat

MBCT Online

Start: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Learn to manage anxiety & prevent the relapse of depression
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an evidence-based group therapy providing tools and strategies for preventing depressive relapse, as well as reducing acute depression, anxiety and stress.
For more details, visit our MBCT page.

Timing
Saturdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Sunday, April 23, 2023 | 5pm – 8pm ET and Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: April 29, 2023 | 10am – 1pm ET
Session 2 – 8: May 6, 2023 – June 17, 2023 | 10am – 12:30pm ET

Helpful Insurance & Registration Info
Insurance receipts can be given from the following healthcare providers to registrants from the provinces listed below:

  • Occupational Therapist (OT Reg. Ont.): Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, NWT, Yukon & Nunavut

Please consult your extended health benefits provider to see if you have coverage for these clinical designations. For more information see About Insurance.

If you live outside the provinces listed above, you may only take this program for professional development reasons, as the facilitators are only licensed to practice in those specific regions. You will be required to complete a specific Professional Development Questionnaire and Informed Consent. If requested, you can receive a certificate of participation signed by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies upon completion of the program.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based program. Your full attention and participation will be required.
For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $560
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

If you’re interested in taking this course but don’t see a time that works for you, let us know! Fill out our interest list here.

Facilitator(s):Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)
May
1
Mon

Mindfulness Core Concepts Online

Start: Monday, May 1, 2023

Learn about the applications of mindfulness and mindfulness-based programs (MBPs) in contemporary society.
This is the first module of both our MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program and our MBSR Facilitation Certificate Program.
For more details, see our Mindfulness Core Concepts page.

Timing
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Session 1: May 1, 2023 | 11am – 2pm ET
Session 2: May 3, 2023 | 11am – 2pm ET
Session 3: May 5, 2023 | 11am – 2pm ET

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based program. Your full attention and participation will be required.
For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $475
Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Facilitator(s):Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.) & Kim Ronaline Salvador
May
4
Thu

Inquiry Essentials Online

Start: Thursday, May 4, 2023

Inquiry is the practice of asking a question to investigate our experience. It is at the heart of MBCT and MBSR. This course is required for the Centre’s Facilitators-In-Training looking to be recognized as Trained MBCT / MBSR Facilitators. The course is open to all mindfulness facilitators who meet the prerequisites. For more details, visit our Inquiry Essentials page.

Timing
Thursday, Friday
Session 1: May 4, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 2: May 5, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET

Required Reading
Please note that some reading and preparation is required. It is recommended that you register at least 1-2 weeks in advance at which time you will receive access to the course materials.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required. For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $650
Registration closes May 3, 2023 at 12pm ET

As a registered charity, we do not charge HST. When you support us, you support our charitable initiatives. If you’d like to learn more, please see our Community Program.
Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Please submit this form to receive the registration link.

The information you provide will assist the Centre and the course teachers to better understand who is in the group and how best to adapt the training to suit your needs.

Facilitator(s):Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP & Allison McLay RP BA DCS
May
5
Fri

MBCT Teacher Training Intensive Online (25% off Practicum)

Start: Friday, May 5, 2023

Train to facilitate MBCT programs in an immersive online atmosphere with guidance from highly skilled health care providers and mindfulness facilitators. This is the third module of our MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program. The course is open to all MBCT facilitators-in-training who meet the prerequisites. For more details, visit our MBCT TTI webpage.

Timing
Orientation: Friday, May 5, 2023 | 2pm – 3:30pm ET
May 8-16, 2023
Session 1: Monday, May 8, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 2: Tuesday, May 9, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 3: Thursday, May 11, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 4: Friday, May 12, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 5: Monday, May 15, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 6: Tuesday, May 16, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Registration closes May 5, 2023 at 9:00am ET

Required Readings
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: Second Edition by Zindel Segal, Mark Williams, John Teasdale
MBCT: Embodied Presence & Inquiry in Practice by Susan Woods, Patricia Rockman, Evan Collins
Please note that some additional reading and preparation is required. It is recommended that you register 1-2 weeks in advance at which time you will receive access to the course materials.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required. For technical requirements, click here.

Fees: $2,350
Registration closes May 5, 2023 at 9:00am ET

The Centre is offering a 25% discount on the MBCT Practicum if you register for both the May 2023 MBCT TTI and the June 2023 MBCT Practicum; please email  once you have registered for the MBCT TTI in order to obtain the discount code.

As a registered charity, we do not charge HST. When you support us, you support our charitable initiatives. If you’d like to learn more, please see our Community Program.
Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Please apply to receive the registration link.

If you are already enrolled in the MBCT Training Pathway, please email info@MindfulnessStudies.com for the registration link.

If you wish to register for the MBCT Teacher Training Intensive outside of the certificate training pathway, please submit this form and share your reasons for wanting to take the course as a stand-alone training module.

Facilitator(s):Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.) & Rose Mina Munjee RP
May
9
Tue

Advanced Mindfulness: Building Resilience

Start: Tuesday, May 9, 2023

A graduate program to advance your mindfulness practice and enhance resilience.
This live online graduate program will focus on reinvigorating your mindfulness practice while strengthening resilience. Anyone who has completed an 8-week MBCT, MBSR, or MSC program will benefit from this 4-week program that recharges your practice and further builds upon your ability to adapt and cope with change and life challenges.

For more details, visit our Advanced Mindfulness: Building Resilience page.

Timing
Tuesdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): as required
Sessions 1-4: May 9 – May 30, 2023 | 6:30pm – 8pm ET

Helpful Insurance & Registration Info

Insurance receipts can be given from the following healthcare providers to registrants from the provinces listed below:

  • Registered Psychotherapist (RP): Ontario

Please consult your extended health benefits provider to see if you have coverage for these clinical designations. For more information see About Insurance.

If you live outside the provinces listed above, you may only take this program for professional development reasons, as the facilitators are only licensed to practice in those specific regions. You will be required to complete a specific Professional Development Questionnaire and Informed Consent. If requested, you can receive a certificate of participation signed by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies upon completion of the program.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required. For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $195
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

Facilitator(s):Melissa Nigrini RP
Jun
1
Thu

MBCT Practicum Online (25% off with TTI combo)

Start: Thursday, June 1, 2023

Canada’s only MBCT practicum accredited by The College of Family Physicians of Canada. This is the fourth module of our MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program. The course is open to all MBCT facilitators-in-training who meet the prerequisites. For more details, visit our MBCT Practicum page.

Timing
Orientation: Thursday, June 1, 2023 | 10am – 11am ET
Monday-Friday
S0-S4: June 12-16, 2023 | 10am – 1:30pm ET
S5-S9: June 19-23, 2023 | 10am – 1:30pm ET
The Centre strongly recommends that you register by May 31, 2023. Late registrants may have difficulty completing the required preparation work.

Required Readings
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: Second Edition by Zindel Segal, Mark Williams, John Teasdale
MBCT: Embodied Presence & Inquiry in Practice by Susan Woods, Patricia Rockman, Evan Collins
Please note that some additional reading and preparation is required. It is recommended that you register 2-3 weeks in advance at which time you will receive access to the course materials.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required. For technical requirements, click here.

Fees: $2,550

The Centre is offering a 25% discount on the MBCT Practicum if you register for both the May 2023 MBCT TTI and the June 2023 MBCT Practicum; please email  once you have registered for the MBCT TTI in order to obtain the discount code.

As a registered charity, we do not charge HST. When you support us, you support our charitable initiatives. If you’d like to learn more, please see our Community Program.
Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Apply / Email to register.

If you are already enrolled in the MBCT Training Pathway, please email info@MindfulnessStudies.com for the registration link.

If you wish to register for the MBCT Practicum outside of the certificate training pathway, please submit this form and share your reasons for wanting to take the course as a stand-alone training module.

Facilitator(s):Melissa Nigrini M.Ed RP
Jun
2
Fri

Advanced TTI Online – Embodied Presence & Inquiry in Practice

Start: Friday, June 2, 2023

Deepen your facilitation and mindful inquiry skills with the Advanced Teacher Training Intensive. This is the final training module of the Centre’s MBCT and MBSR Training Pathways. The course is open to all mindfulness facilitators who meet the prerequisites. Please see the ATTI webpage for more information.

Timing
Orientation: Friday, June 2, 2023 | 12pm – 1pm ET
June 5-12, 2023
Session 1: Monday, June 5, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 2: Tuesday, June 6, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 3: Thursday, June 8, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 4: Friday, June 9, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 5: Monday, June 12, 2012 | 10am – 5pm ET
Registration closes June 2, 2023 at 9am ET

Required Reading
MBCT: Embodied Presence & Inquiry in Practice by Susan Woods, Patricia Rockman, Evan Collins
MBSR: Protocol, Practice, and Teaching Skills by Susan Woods & Patricia Rockman
Please note that additional reading and preparation is required. It is highly recommended that you register 1-2 weeks in advance at which time you will receive access to the course materials.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required. For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $2,095
Registration closes June 2, 2023 at 9am ET

As a registered charity, we do not charge HST. When you support us, you support our charitable initiatives. If you’d like to learn more, please see our Community Program.
Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Please submit this form to receive the registration link.

Facilitator(s):Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP & Allison McLay RP
Nov
2
Thu

Mindfulness Core Concepts Online

Start: Thursday, November 2, 2023

Learn about the applications of mindfulness and mindfulness-based programs (MBPs) in contemporary society.
This is the first module of both our MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program and our MBSR Facilitation Certificate Program.
For more details, see our Mindfulness Core Concepts page.

Timing
Thursday – Saturday
Session 1: November 2, 2023 | 10am – 1pm ET
Session 2: November 3, 2023 | 10am – 1pm ET
Session 3: November 4, 2023 | 10am – 1pm ET

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based program. Your full attention and participation will be required.
For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $475
Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Facilitator(s):Melissa Nigrini RP & Rose Mina Munjee RP
Nov
6
Mon

MBSR Teacher Training Intensive ONLINE

Start: Monday, November 6, 2023

Train to facilitate MBSR programs. This is the second module of the Centre’s MBSR Facilitation Certificate Program. The course is open to all MBSR facilitators-in-training who meet the prerequisites. For more details, visit our MBSR TTI page.

Timing
Orientation Session: Monday, November 6, 2023 | 3:30pm – 5pm ET
November 9-17, 2023
Session 1: Thursday, November 9, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 2: Friday, November 10, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 3: Monday, November 13, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 4: Tuesday, November 14, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 5: Thursday, November 16, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 6: Friday, November 17, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET

Required Readings
Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn
MBSR: Protocol, Practice, and Teaching Skills by Susan Woods and Patricia Rockman
Please note that some additional reading and preparation is required. It is recommended that you register 1-2 weeks in advance at which time you will receive access to the course materials.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required. For technical requirements, click here.

Fees: $2,350

As a registered charity, we do not charge HST. When you support us, you support our charitable initiatives. If you’d like to learn more, please see our Community Program.
Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Please apply to receive the registration link.

If you are already enrolled in the MBSR Training Pathway, please email info@MindfulnessStudies.com for the registration link.

If you wish to register for the MBSR Teacher Training Intensive outside of the certificate training pathway, please submit this form and share your reasons for wanting to take the course as a stand-alone training module.

Facilitator(s):Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP & Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)
Nov
30
Thu

Inquiry Essentials Online

Start: Thursday, November 30, 2023

Inquiry is the practice of asking a question to investigate our experience. It is at the heart of MBCT and MBSR. This course is required for the Centre’s Facilitators-In-Training looking to be recognized as Trained MBCT / MBSR Facilitators. The course is open to all mindfulness facilitators who meet the prerequisites. For more details, visit our Inquiry Essentials page.

Timing
Thursday, Friday
Session 1: November 30, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 2: December 1, 2023 | 10am – 5pm ET

Required Reading
Please note that some reading and preparation is required. It is recommended that you register at least 1-2 weeks in advance at which time you will receive access to the course materials.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required. For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $650

As a registered charity, we do not charge HST. When you support us, you support our charitable initiatives. If you’d like to learn more, please see our Community Program.
Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Please submit this form to receive the registration link.

The information you provide will assist the Centre and the course teachers to better understand who is in the group and how best to adapt the training to suit your needs.

Facilitator(s):Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP & Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)