Personal Programs

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dec
1
Thu

Free Online Info Session

Start: Thursday, December 1, 2022

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
Thursday, December 1, 2022 | 6pm – 7pm

Fee: Free

Facilitator(s):Jeremy Finkelstein RP
Jan
11
Wed

MBCT Online

Start: Wednesday, January 11, 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, January 11, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Thursday, January 12, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: January 18, 2023 | 6:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Sessions 2-8: January 25, 2023 – March 8, 2023 | 6:30pm – 9pm ET
Silent Retreat: Saturday, February 25, 2023 | 10am – 2pm ET

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

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (OT Reg.): Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, NWT, Yukon & Nunavut
  • Registered Psychotherapist (RP): Ontario
  • 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. 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):Angie Kingma OT Reg. (Ont.) RP & Alaina Johnston MSW RSW
Jan
12
Thu

MBSR Online

Start: Thursday, January 12, 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, January 12, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Monday, January 16, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Wednesday, January 18, 2023 | 6pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: January 19, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: January 26, 2023 – March 9, 2023 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
Silent Retreat: Sunday, February 26, 2023 | 10am – 2pm 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 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. 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):Gwen Morgan MSW RSW
Jan
17
Tue

Mindfully Managing Anxiety and Uncertainty

Start: Tuesday, January 17, 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
Tuesdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 5pm – 9pm ET and Thursday, January 19, 2023 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm ET and Monday, January 23, 2023 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm ET
Orientation & Session 1 – Session 6: January 24, 2023 – March 7, 2023 | 6:30pm – 9pm ET
*skips February 14

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. 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.)
Jan
17
Tue

MSC Online

Start: Tuesday, January 17, 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, January 17, 2023 | 6pm – 7pm ET
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 7pm – 9pm ET and Thursday, January 19, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 1-8: January 24, 2023 – March 21, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
NOTE: February 28 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. 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
Feb
2
Thu

Mindfulness-Based Skills Development for Graduates

Start: Thursday, February 2, 2023

Essential Skills for Mindfulness Meditation & Living a Mindful Life
Deepen and develop your practice of mindfulness in this 8-week program especially designed for graduates of MBCT, MBSR, or MSC. A signature focus of this program is on extending the discrete skills of mindfulness meditation as transferable skills, directly applicable into everyday life.
For more details, visit our MBSD page.

Timing
Thursdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): as required
Orientation & Session 1: February 2, 2023 | 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Sessions 2-8: February 9 – March 23, 2022 | 6:30pm – 9pm

Location
180 Sudbury Street
Toronto, ON M6J 0A8

Fee: $550
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

To find out if your third-party insurance covers all or part of a therapeutic program, visit our About Insurance page.

Facilitator(s):Ian Singer MSW RSW
Feb
2
Thu

MBCT Online

Start: Thursday, February 2, 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, February 2, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET and Monday, February 6, 2023 | 11am – 2pm ET and Wednesday, February 8, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: February 9, 2023 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: February 16, 2023 – April 13, 2023 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
*skips March 16th
NOTE: March 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 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. 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):Melissa Nigrini 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. 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
Mar
1
Wed

MSC Online

Start: Wednesday, March 1, 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
Wednesdays
Orientation: March 1, 2023 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm ET
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm ET and Thursday, March 2, 2023 | 5pm – 8pm ET and Tuesday, March 7, 2023 | 5pm – 8pm ET
Sessions 1-8: March 8 – May 3, 2023 | 5:30pm – 8:30pm ET
NOTE: April 12th 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
  • 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. 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):Rose Mina Munjee RP & Cassandra Cornacchia MSW RSW
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. 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. 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