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Sep
10
Fri

MBCT Basics Online

Start: Friday, September 10, 2021

Explore the therapeutic benefits of MBCT while looking at its clinical applications
This is the first module of our MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program.
For more details, visit our MBCT Basics page.

Timing
Session 1: Friday, September 10, 2021 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 2: Monday, September 13, 2021 | 10am – 5pm ET
Registration closes September 9th 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 September 9th at 9:00am ET
Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Facilitator(s):Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP
Sep
16
Thu

CBT Meets Mindfulness Online

Start: Thursday, September 16, 2021

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
Thursday, Friday
Session 1: September 16, 2021 | 1pm – 4pm ET
Session 2: September 17, 2021 | 1pm – 4pm ET
Registration closes September 15, 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: $350
Registration closes September 15, 2021 at 9am ET
Payment, cancellation & refund policies

Facilitator(s):Rhea Plosker MC MASc RSW RP
Sep
20
Mon

Mindfulness Core Concepts Online

Start: Monday, September 20, 2021

Learn about the research and application of mindfulness
This is the first module of our MBSR Facilitation Certificate Program.
For more details, see our Mindfulness Core Concepts page.

Timing
Session 1: Monday, September 20, 2021 | 12pm – 3pm ET
Session 2: Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | 12pm – 3pm ET
Registration closes September 20, 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: $350
Registration closes September 20, 2021 at 9am ET

Payment, cancellation and refund policies

Facilitator(s):Melissa Nigrini M.Ed. RP
Sep
24
Fri

MBSR Teacher Training Intensive ONLINE

Start: Friday, September 24, 2021

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
September 24 – October 5, 2021
Orientation: Friday, September 24, 2021 | 2:30pm – 4pm ET
Session 1: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 10am – 6pm ET
Session 2: Wednesday, September 29, 2021 | 10am – 7pm ET
Session 3: Friday, October 1, 2021 | 10am – 6pm ET
Session 4: Saturday, October 2, 2021 | 10am – 7pm ET
Session 5: Monday, October 4, 2021 | 10am – 6pm ET
Session 6: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 | 10am – 2pm ET
Registration closes September 24, 2021 at 9am 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: $2,250
Registration closes September 24, 2021 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 apply to receive the registration link.

If you are already enrolled in the MBSR Training Pathway or if you want to take this intensive as a stand-alone training, please email info@MindfulnessStudies.com for the registration link.

Facilitator(s):Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP & Susan Woods OCSW & Rose Mina Munjee RP
Oct
18
Mon

MBSR Practicum Online

Start: Monday, October 18, 2021

Canada’s first MBSR practicum. This is the third 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 Practicum page.

Timing
Mondays
Orientation: Thursday, October 7, 2021 | 4pm – 5pm ET
Sessions 1-10: October 18 – December 20, 2021 | 4pm – 7:30pm ET
Registration closes October 3, 2021 at 11:59pm 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 significant additional reading and preparation is required. It is highly recommended that you register 3-4 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 October 3, 2021 at 11:59pm 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 apply to receive the registration link.

If you are already enrolled in the MBSR Training Pathway or if you want to take this practicum as a stand-alone training, please email info@MindfulnessStudies.com for the registration link.

Facilitator(s):Gwen Morgan MSW RSW & Melissa Nigrini M.Ed RP
Oct
22
Fri

Inquiry Essentials Online

Start: Friday, October 22, 2021

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
Friday, Saturday
Session 1: October 22, 2021 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 2: October 23, 2021 | 10am – 5pm ET
Registration closes October 21, 2021 at 9am 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: $560
Registration closes October 21, 2021 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 & Evan Collins MD FRCPC
Oct
26
Tue

The Dharma with a Twist: 5-day online silent retreat

Start: Tuesday, October 26, 2021

This retreat will explore the intersection between the Dharma (the ancient wisdom teachings of the Buddha) and mindfulness-based programs (predominantly Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy).
For more details, visit the Dharma with a Twist webpage.

Timing
Tuesday – Saturday
October 26-30, 2021 | 10am – 7pm 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.

Registration Fee: $250

Costs & Donation
The registration fee covers the administrative costs of delivering the retreat only. The teachers will not receive any payment from the organization. Instead, following the teachings on the practice of generosity of the ancient Buddhist tradition, the teachers will be offering their time and their facilitation skills to the retreatants. Participants are invited to consider this deeply and consider making a donation on top of the fees in appreciation of the teachers’ donated time and skills. Details on how to offer dana, or donations, will be shared at the end of the retreat.

As a registered charity, the Centre does 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

Facilitator(s):Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP & Pascal Auclair Core Teacher at the Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts
Nov
26
Fri

MBCT Practicum Intensive Online

Start: Friday, November 26, 2021

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
Monday – Friday
November 26 – December 9, 2021
Orientation: Friday, November 26, 2021 | 11am – 12pm ET
Sessions 1-5: November 29 – December 3, 2021 | 10am – 1:30pm ET
Sessions 6-10: December 6 – 10, 2021 | 10am – 1:30pm ET
Registration closes November 24, 2021 at 9am 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 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: $2,350
Registration closes November 24, 2021 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 apply to receive the registration link.

If you are already enrolled in the MBCT Training Pathway or if you want to take this practicum as a stand-alone training, please email info@MindfulnessStudies.com for the registration link.

Facilitator(s):Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP & Melissa Nigrini M.Ed RP
Jan
20
Thu

Advanced TTI Online – Embodied Presence & Inquiry in Practice

Start: Thursday, January 20, 2022

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
January 18-28, 2022
Orientation: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 | 4pm – 5pm ET
Session 1: Thursday, January 20, 2022 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 2: Friday, January 21, 2022 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 3: Monday, January 24, 2022 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 4: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 5: Thursday, January 27, 2022 | 10am – 5pm ET
Registration closes January 17, 2022 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: $1,895
Registration closes January 17, 2022 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 & Evan Collins MD FRCPC
Mar
21
Mon

MBCT Teacher Training Intensive Online

Start: Monday, March 21, 2022

Train to facilitate MBCT programs in an immersive online atmosphere with MBCT co-developer Zindel Segal. 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
March 21-31, 2022
Mandatory Orientation Session: Monday, March 21, 2022 | 12pm – 1:30pm ET
Session 1: Wednesday, March 23, 2022 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 2: Thursday, March 24, 2022 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 3: Friday, March 25, 2022 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 4: Monday, March 28, 2022 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 5: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 | 10am – 5pm ET
Session 6: Thursday, March 31, 2022 | 10am – 5pm ET
Registration closes March 20, 2022 at 11:59pm 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: $1,950
Registration closes March 20, 2022 at 11:59pm 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 apply to receive the registration link.

If you are already enrolled in the MBCT Training Pathway or if you want to take this intensive as a stand-alone training, please email info@MindfulnessStudies.com for the registration link.

Facilitator(s):Zindel Segal PhD C.Psych & Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP