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Dec
1
Wed

Free Online Info Session

Start: Wednesday, December 1, 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
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | 6pm – 6:30pm + Q&A

Fee: Free

Facilitator(s):Jeremy Finkelstein RP
Dec
7
Tue

MBCT Online

Start: Tuesday, December 7, 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): Thursday, December 2, 2021 | 5pm – 8pm ET and Friday, December 3, 2021 | 12pm – 2pm ET and 5:30pm – 8pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: December 7, 2021 | 5pm – 8pm ET
Sessions 2-8*: December 14, 2021 – February 1, 2022 | 5pm – 7:30pm ET
Silent Retreat: Sunday, January 23, 2022 | 2pm – 6pm ET
* programs skips December 28th
Please reserve February 8th 5pm – 7:30pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.
Registration closes December 2, 2021 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: $560
Registration closes December 2, 2021 at 9am ET

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 & Rhea Plosker RSW RP
Jan
12
Wed

MBSR Online

Start: Wednesday, January 12, 2022

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): Wednesday, January 12, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Thursday, January 13, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Tuesday, January 18, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET.
Orientation & Session 1: January 19, 2022 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8*: January 26 – March 23, 2022 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
* program skips February 23rd
NOTE: March 9th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30am – 9:30pm ET
Please try to reserve March 30, 2022 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.
Registration closes January 18, 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: $530
Registration closes January 18, 2022 at 9am ET
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

Facilitator(s):Rhea Plosker RSW RP
Jan
13
Thu

MSC Online

Start: Thursday, January 13, 2022

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
Thursdays

Orientation: Thursday, January 13, 2022 | 6pm – 7pm ET
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Thursday, January 13, 2022 | 7pm – 9:30pm ET and Tuesday, January 18, 2022 | 6pm – 9pm ET and Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 1-8: January 20 – March 17, 2022 | 6pm – 9pm ET
NOTE: February 24th is the 3-hour silent retreat during the normal session time
Please try to reserve March 24, 2022 | 6pm – 9pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation
Late registrants will be accepted until January 18, 2022 at 9am ET.

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):Christine Grace McMulkin MSW RSW Certified MSC Teacher & Cassandra Cornacchia MSW RSW
Jan
25
Tue

MBCT Online

Start: Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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): Tuesday, January 25, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Thursday, January 27, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Monday, January 31, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET.
Orientation & Session 1: February 1, 2022 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8: February 8 – March 29, 2022 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
NOTE: March 15th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Please try to reserve April 5, 2022 | 6pm – 9pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.
Registration closes January 28, 2022 at 9:00am 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: $560
Registration closes January 28, 2022 at 9:00am ET

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.)
Feb
3
Thu

Mindfully Managing Anxiety and Uncertainty

Start: Thursday, February 3, 2022

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 Mindfully Managing Anxiety and Uncertainty page.

Timing
Thursdays
Intake Interviews (via telephone): Thursday, February 3, 2022 | 5:30pm – 8:30pm ET and Monday, February 7, 2022 | 1pm – 5pm ET and Tuesday, February 8, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET.
Orientation & Session 1: February 10, 2022 | 5:30pm – 8:30pm ET
Sessions 2-8*: February 17 – April 14, 2022 | 5:30pm – 8pm ET
* program skips February 24th and March 17th
Please try to reserve April 21, 2022 | 5:30pm – 8pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.
Registration closes February 8th 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.

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

Facilitator(s):Rhea Plosker RSW RP
Feb
15
Tue

MBSR Online

Start: Tuesday, February 15, 2022

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, February 15, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Thursday, February 17, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Tuesday, February 22, 2022 | 10am – 12pm ET
Orientation & Session 1: February 22, 2022 | 6pm – 9pm ET
Sessions 2-8*: March 1 – April 26, 2022 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET
* program skips March 15th
NOTE: April 12th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 5:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Please try to reserve May 3, 2022 | 6pm – 8:30pm ET in your schedule as a make-up session in the rare case of a session cancellation.
Registration closes February 17, 2022 at 12pm 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: $530
Registration closes February 17, 2022 at 12pm ET
Payment, Cancellation, Refund & Exchange Policies

Facilitator(s):Melissa Nigrini RP
Feb
16
Wed

MBCT Online

Start: Wednesday, February 16, 2022

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, February 16, 2022 | 10:30am – 1:30pm ET and Wednesday, February 16, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Thursday, February 17, 2022 | 10am – 1pm ET and Thursday, February 17, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Sunday, February 20, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET and Tuesday, February 22, 2022 | 6pm – 8pm ET.
Orientation & Session 1: February 23, 2022 | 10am – 1pm ET
Sessions 2-8*: March 2 – April 27, 2022 | 10:30 am – 1pm ET
* program skips March 16th
NOTE: April 13th is the 4-hour silent retreat | 10am – 2pm ET
Please try to reserve May 4, 2022 | 10:30 am – 1pm 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: $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.) & Elaine Smookler RP
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