Interested in expanding your network, or learning about a therapy approach that’s new to you? Our event listing includes seminars, workshops and events. Some events are suited for therapists, while others may be of interest to members of the public as well.

Please note that CAPT does not evaluate any of the events advertised below.


Kinesthetic Resonance: The Basis of Social Understanding

June 4 & June 5, 2021 from 10:00 am-4:00 pm

With Ruella Frank, Founder and Director of the Center for Somatic Studies, Faculty at the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy & Faculty at Gestalt Associates for Psychotherapy This two-day workshop explores the always ongoing experience of kinesthetic resonance, the bodily feel of our relationships as we engage with the world. Participants learn how to… Read More

Adapting, Building, Changing: Rethinking Normal in a Post-Pandemic World

September 23 to October 2, 2021

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Introduction to Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Therapy

July 5-26, 2021

Registration open until June 28 Registration limited to 40 attendees Psychodynamic/psychoanalytic therapies are scientifically validated approaches that tend to focus on the self and relational issues underlying symptoms and distress, as opposed to targeting symptoms directly. Psychoanalytic theories have historically provided rich ideas to understand the self and relational world of the client. Treatment focuses… Read More

Commitment and Taking Action Imagining and co-creating a safe(r) and more equitable space for all peoples

May 8 or May 29 from 1-3 pm

Session for CATS identifying as BIPOC only: Saturday, May 8 at 1-3 pm EST Session for all CATS: Saturday, May 29 at 1-3 pm EST CATA-ACAT is excited to host a 3-part workshop exploring anti-racist and anti-oppressive practices in creative therapies. Facilitated by Virginia Jahyu (MA, ExAT) and open to practitioners and students working in… Read More

Legal Essentials in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Part One): Confidentiality, Documentation, Mandatory Reporting and The Duty to Warn

May 14th, 2021 from 12:30 pm-4:00 pm EST

Speaker: Robert Solomon, LLB,LLM Robert Solomon is currently on the Faculty of Law at Western University, where he holds the rank of Distinguished University Professor. He is also the National Director of Legal Policy for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada. He has won teaching awards at both the university and provincial levels. The complexity…


On-line streaming event

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Legal Essentials for Professionals in Counselling & Psychotherapy (Part Two): Principles Governing Consent to Treatment, Capacity, Substitute Consent and Negligence

June 15, 2021 from 12:30 pm-4:00 pm EST

Speaker: Robert Solomon, LLB,LLM This workshop will provide a review of Canada’s challenging legal expectations, the legal obligations of practitioners and clinicians, and the impact it has on professionals practicing in the field of mental health today. Participants will learn the legal principles governing consent and capacity to consent to treatment, counselling and care. It…


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Improve your Client Notes

May 18, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT

Clear, concise, factual, and timely client documentation is foundational to the provision of quality human services. This workshop offers a framework for writing client documentation as a standard of practice required by most regulatory colleges in the Province of Ontario. Participants will learn about the importance of: collecting and maintaining accurate client documentation to support…



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Working with Emotions and the Therapeutic Relationship in Teletherapy

May 14 and 15, 2021 from 11 am – 2 pm EST

This workshop will focus upon establishing the therapeutic relationship and working with emotion in teletherapy. We will address many questions that therapists have encountered as we transition to new teletherapy platforms. Questions to be tackled will include how to set up a therapeutic alliance, how to offer moment by moment empathic attunement, how to deepen…


ONLINE Training via Zoom

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4-Day Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy

June 4, 5, 11, 12 from 10:00 am to 3:45 pm

Orientation Evening: Thursday May 6, 2021 – 7:00 to 8:30 PM The EFT Externship is an introductory 28-hour training in Emotionally Focused Therapy. The main focus is working with couples although some time will be spent on Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFiT) and Emotionally Focused Family Therapy (EFFT). Taking place over 4 days, this training…



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Online Sandplay Therapy training from the Canadian Association for Sandplay Therapy

September 18 & 19, 2021

TWO-DAY INTRODUCTORY VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY INTENSIVE TRAINING MODULES Completion of all components – workshop and the intensives – provides 100 hours toward Sandplay Therapy certification with both CAST and ISST, or toward Sandplay Practitioner status with CAST. This workshop is intended for professionals already practicing in the field, offering an opportunity to…


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CCPA Annual Conference

May 13 – 15, 2021

Our conference aims to: – Develop the field of counselling in Canada – Facilitate the professional development of people working in the field – Promote the exchange of theories and research in counselling – Encourage the exchange of ideas and information among delegates, as well as between delegates and the CCPA Board of Directors Over…



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