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Jun
22
Tue

MSC Online

Start: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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
Intake Interviews (via telephone): June 22, 2021 | 6pm – 9:30pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: June 29, 2021 | 6pm – 9:15pm ET
Sessions 2-8: July 6 – August 24, 2021 | 6pm – 9pm ET
NOTE: August 3rd is the 3-hour silent retreat during the normal session time
Please reserve August 31st 6pm – 9pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.

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

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

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.

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):Rose Mina Munjee RP & Elaine Orsini RP
Jul
5
Mon

Free Online Info Session

Start: Monday, July 5, 2021

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
Monday, July 5, 2021 | 6pm – 6:30pm + Q&A

Fee: Free

Facilitator(s):Jeremy Finkelstein RP
Jul
6
Tue

MBCT Online (Ontario Only)

Start: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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
Tuesdays
Intake Interviews: Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Wednesday, July 7, 2021 6pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: July 13, 2021 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: July 20 – September 7, 2021 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
NOTE: August 24th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Please reserve September 14th 6pm – 8:30pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation

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: $550
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

This program is only open to participants who reside in Ontario.
If you’re interested in taking this course but do not reside in this province or don’t see a time that works for you, let us know! Fill out our interest list here.

Facilitator(s):Evan Collins MD & Hricha Rakshit OT Reg. (Ont.) RP
Jul
15
Thu

MBSR Online

Start: Thursday, July 15, 2021

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): Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Wednesday, July 14, 2021 | 10am – 12pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: July 15, 2021 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: July 22 – September 9, 2021 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
NOTE: August 26th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Please reserve September 16th 6pm – 8:30pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.

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: $520
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

Facilitator(s):Rhea Plosker RSW RP & Amanda Guthrie ND RP
Aug
4
Wed

MSC Online

Start: Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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
Intake Interviews (via telephone): August 4, 2021 | 4pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: August 11, 2021 | 5pm – 8:15pm ET
Sessions 1-8: August 18 – October 6, 2021 | 5pm – 8pm ET
NOTE: September 15th is the 3-hour silent retreat during the normal session time
Please reserve October 13th 5pm – 8pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.

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

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

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.

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):Rose Mina Munjee RP & Cassandra Cornacchia MSW RSW
Aug
11
Wed

MBCT Online

Start: Wednesday, August 11, 2021

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: Friday, August 6, 2021 | 2pm – 4pm ET and Monday, August 9, 2021 | 6pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: August 11, 2021 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: August 18 – October 6, 2021 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
NOTE: September 22nd is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm 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: $550

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 & Elaine Smookler RP
Aug
31
Tue

MBSR Online

Start: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

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, August 31, 2021 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Wednesday, September 1, 2021 | 10am – 12pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: September 7, 2021 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: September 14 – November 2, 2021 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
NOTE: October 19th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Please reserve November 9th 6pm – 8:30pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.

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: $520
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

Facilitator(s):Gwen Morgan MSW RSW & TBD
Sep
2
Thu

MBCT Online

Start: Thursday, September 2, 2021

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, September 2, 2021 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Friday, September 3, 2021 | 6pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: September 9, 2021 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: September 16 – November 4, 2021 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
NOTE: October 21st is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Please reserve November 11th 6pm – 8:30pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.

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: $550

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 & Jeremy Finkelstein RP
Sep
21
Tue

MBCT Online (Ontario Only)

Start: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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
Tuesdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): September 21, 2021 | 4pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: September 28, 2021 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: October 5 – November 23, 2021 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
NOTE: November 9th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Please reserve November 30th 6pm – 8:30pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.

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: $550
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

This program is only open to participants who reside in Ontario.
If you’re interested in taking this course but do not reside in this province or don’t see a time that works for you, let us know! Fill out our interest list here.

Facilitator(s):Melissa Nigrini RP & Margaret Reid C.Psych & Sukhi Sukhjeewan MD
Sep
26
Sun

A Mindful Beginning Online

Start: Sunday, September 26, 2021

Discover the power and benefits of mindfulness from an experienced facilitator
This lively introductory session is a fun and engaging opportunity to learn mindfulness practices and skills. 
For more details, visit our Mindfulness for Beginners page.

Timing
Sunday, September 26, 2021 | 1pm – 4pm ET

Online Format
For technical requirements, click here.

Fee: $100
Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Facilitator(s):Jeremy Finkelstein RP
Sep
29
Wed

MBSR Online (Ontario Only)

Start: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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
Wednesdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 10am – 12pm ET and Sunday, September 26, 2021 | 4pm – 6pm ET and Monday, September 27, 2021 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Tuesday, September 28, 2021 2pm – 4pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: September 29, 2021 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: October 6 – November 24, 2021 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
NOTE: November 10th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Please reserve December 1st 6pm – 8:30pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.
Registration closes September 23, 2021 at 9am ET 

***Please note that this program is available only to Ontario, Canada residents due to liability and insurance purposes. If you live outside of Ontario and are looking to sign up for an MBSR program, please fill out our interest list here and we will contact you when the next program is scheduled.

If you are looking for an alternative date and time to take this program, please let us know here.

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: $520
Registration closes September 23, 2021 at 9am ET 
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

A valid OHIP card is required for this program.

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

Facilitator(s):Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.) & Amanda Beaman C.Psych
Oct
12
Tue

Mindfulness for Anxiety and Transition (Canada Only)

Start: Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Understand anxiety – how it limits you, and how you can navigate it.
In this live online group, highly skilled regulated healthcare providers will help you develop and apply new skills for managing anxiety. For more details, visit our Mindfulness for Anxiety and Transition page.

Timing
Tuesdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Tuesday, October 12, 2021 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | 6pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: October 19, 2021 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: October 26 – December 7, 2021 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
Please reserve December 14th 6pm – 8:30pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.

This program is open to participants who reside in Canada.

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: $550
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

Facilitator(s):Rhea Plosker RSW RP & Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)
Oct
14
Thu

Graduate Program in Mindfulness-Based Skills Development

Start: Thursday, October 14, 2021

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): Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | 11:45am – 1:15pm ET and Thursday, October 14, 2021 | 6pm – 9pm
Orientation & Session 1: October 21, 2021 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: October 28 – December 9, 2021 | 6:30pm – 9pm ET
NOTE: Session 7 on December 2nd is a 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Please reserve December 16th 6:30pm – 9pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.

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: $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
Mar
4
Fri

Advanced Practice Silent Retreat

Start: Friday, March 4, 2022

Advance your mindfulness practice with an extended weekend of silence.
This silent retreat is for those who have completed a mindfulness-based program such as MBCT, MBSR, MAT, or MSC and would like to deepen their practice. This weekend retreat will allow you to embrace an extended period of silence and to engage in a process of self-discovery.

You will be guided through formal and informal practice by two of the Centre’s senior facilitators including our co-founder and Director of Education & Clinical Services Patricia Rockman. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss in small groups what is coming up for you during the extended practice. There will also be two periods of inquiry, the discussion and exploration that often follows a period of mindfulness meditation.
Silent retreats allow the opportunity to work with both the joys and challenges of mindfulness. Facilitators will be available to answer questions or assist you as needed. Participants are encouraged to maintain silence outside of the sessions whenever possible. Detailed recommendations about how to get the most from this online experience will be shared about one week before the start date.

Timing
Friday – Sunday
Session 1: March 4, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET
Session 2: March 5, 2022 | 9:30am – 6pm ET
Session 3: March 6, 2022 | 9:30am – 6pm ET
Registration closes Wednesday, March 2, 2022 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: $250
Registration closes Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 9am ET
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

This program is only open to participants who reside in Ontario.
If you’re interested in taking this course but do not reside in this province or don’t see a time that works for you, let us know! Fill out our interest list here.

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