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.

 

Establishing Online Clinical Practice Workshop

April 23, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Program Overview As people turn to the online world for their physical needs, increasingly, clients expect to be able to connect with their helping professional online. The Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP) and the Canadian Association of Psychodynamic Therapists (CAPT) are hosting a joint workshop on online counselling. This workshop will help mental health…

Location

Community Room, Goodwill Industries,
255 Horton Street, London, ON N6B 1L1

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Cybercounselling Online Level 1

January 10 – April 16, 2020

For experienced clinicians who want to offer professional, ethical counselling to their clients. Therapy Online is the world’s leader in online counsellor training. Certificates issued upon completion of the full course Personal clinical feedback provided after each Module Ongoing forum for practicing online skills Fits into your schedule: Three 4-week modules with 2 weeks off… Read More

War Games: Winnicott at Abu-Ghraib

February 13, 2020 from 7:00 pm

A talk by CAPT member Fadi Abou-Rihan Urban Field Speaker Series More info: https://www.prefix.ca/public-programmes/ufss-15-2020/ Tickets (all proceeds go to Prefix): 

Location

Prefix Institute for Contemporary Art, Toronto

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Brief Narrative Practices

February 27th & 28th, 2020 from 9 am to 4 pm

OAMHP is offering a specialty training in contemporary ‘brief therapy’ that emphasizes an exploration and development of therapeutic practice in time constrained and community contexts. A brief narrative practice is not a hurried therapy, but rather complete and in harmony with the practices and ethics of longer-term narrative therapy. Practice involves a collaboration that seeks…

Location

Location: Conference Room A/B, McMaster Innovation Park,
175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, ON, L8P 0A1

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Romantic/Erotic Love in the Age of #MeToo: Vulnerability and Cynicism

March 7, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Presenter: Virginia Goldner, Ph.D. Virginia Goldner, Ph.D. is the Founding Editor of the journal Studies in Gender and Sexuality, and a founding Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues. She is on the faculties of the NYU Post-doctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, the Stephen A. Mitchell Center for Relational Studies, and the doctoral program in clinical…

Location

Innis Town Hall Theatre,
University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto, ON, M5S 1J5

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One-day seminar in Clowning for Personal Development

March 7, 2020 from 5 pm to 11 pm

Play, Explore and Grow! Clown makes deep personal work playful and fun! TWO one-day seminars. In each one-day workshop expect to: Learn to suspend judgment and critical thinking through the ‘clown game’ Explore your relationship with your inner child Reconnect with the pleasure that leads to new emotional awareness Experience, in play, how clowning can…

Location

Trinity St. Paul’s Center (Bloor & Spadina)

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Mental Health First Aid – Adults Who Interact With Youth

March 19-20, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

MHFA Adults who Interact with Youth is intended for an adult audience whose primary focus is youth (aged 14-25). In addition to the four most common disorders discussed in MHFA BASIC, this course includes instruction about eating disorders and deliberate self-injury. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health…

Location

Community Door Board Room,
50 Burnhamthrope Rd. W. #300,
Mississauga ON L5B 3C2

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Patients & Caregivers Take on Technology

March 24, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Rapid advances in technology will change healthcare over the next decade. How and where patients are cared for will be transformed, and the expectation patients have of the healthcare system and their physicians will continue to change. Healthcare jurisdictions across the country will be challenged to deliver digitally integrated healthcare and fully accessible as well… Read More

Therapists Connect peer discussion group: Suicidality in clients

March 28, 2020 from 2 pm to 4 pm

For example: CRPO expectations, safety plans, therapist experiences, etc. Therapists Connect is a place for the diverse community of professionals practicing psychotherapy in the Toronto area to meet and connect with other therapists; a place to discuss and creatively explore issues of concern and interest specific to conducting psychotherapy in private practice. Read More

Advanced Clinical Skills Development and Practices for Working with Trauma: Level 2 trauma certificate

February 25 to March 4, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

5-Day Training starting February 25, 2020 Facilitator: Ian Robertson, MSW., RSW. This training is suitable for: Mental health professionals, psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers, nurses, clergy and residential workers who provide services to vulnerable populations. This Level 2 Trauma Certificate will present a theoretical framework of evidence-based and best practice approaches for working individuals who…

Location

SickKids CCMH Learning Institute
114 Maitland Street
2nd Floor Seminar Rooms ABC
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1E1

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Therapists Connect peer discussion group: Working with families and children

May 3, 2020 from 2 pm to 4 pm

Considerations for working individual vs. family, therapist experiences, inviting/involving family in individual sessions, specific training, etc. Therapists Connect is a place for the diverse community of professionals practicing psychotherapy in the Toronto area to meet and connect with other therapists; a place to discuss and creatively explore issues of concern and interest specific to conducting… Read More

Calming the Inner Critic: Working with Punitive Introjects, Ego States and Dissociative Parts in Trauma

May 8, 2020 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Kathy Steele, MN, CS, APRN Kathy Steele, MN, CS has been in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia for over three decades, and is an Adjunct Faculty at Emory University. Kathy is a Fellow and a past President of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), and is the recipient of…

Location

The Highland County Club, London, Ontario
1922 Highland Heights

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The Brain That Changes Itself: Updates & Clinical Applications of Neuroplasticity

June 22-23, 2020 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Presented by: Dr. Norman Doidge, MD Norman Doidge, M.D., is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, researcher, author, essayist and poet. He is on faculty at the University of Toronto’s Department of Psychiatry, and Research Faculty at Columbia University’s Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, in New York. He is the author of two New York Times Bestsellers.…

Location

King’s University College, London, ON
266 Epworth Ave, London, Ontario

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Therapists Connect peer discussion group: Self Care

September 20, 2020 from 2 pm to 4 pm

Self Care: How is it going? Let’s talk about how we’re feeling with our work, roadblocks we encounter, things we may want to work on, etc. Therapists Connect is a place for the diverse community of professionals practicing psychotherapy in the Toronto area to meet and connect with other therapists; a place to discuss and… Read More

The Missing Link in Complex Trauma: Recognizing and Treating Dissociation in Children and Adolescents

October 1-2, 2020 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Frances S. Waters, LMSW, DCSW, LMFT Frances S. Waters, DCSW, LMSW, LMFT, is an internationally recognized trainer, consultant, and clinician in the area of childhood trauma, abuse, and dissociation, and has presented extensively, including training programs in America, Europe, Africa, & South American, and Australia. She has specialized in the field of child abuse…

Location

The Highland Country Club (1922 Highland Heights)
London, Ontario

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Therapists Connect peer discussion group: Working with the CRPO

October 24, 2020 from 2 pm to 4 pm

Working with the CRPO: What you may need to know about the complaints process, questions, concerns, experiences, etc. Therapists Connect is a place for the diverse community of professionals practicing psychotherapy in the Toronto area to meet and connect with other therapists; a place to discuss and creatively explore issues of concern and interest specific… Read More

Advancing Motivational Interviewing Practice Skills

November 9, 2020 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Speaker Dr. Marilyn Herie PhD RSW is Vice President Academic and Chief Learning Officer at Centennial College in Toronto, Canada, with an academic cross-appointment as Assistant Professor (Status Only), University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. Her past roles include Dean of Learning, Teaching and Scholarship at Centennial College; Director of the of the…

Location

The Highland Country Club (1922 Highland Heights)
London, Ontario

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Therapists Connect peer discussion group: Ending Therapy

November 28, 2020 from 2 pm to 4 pm

Ending Therapy aka Terminating with clients ie: when, how, why, etc. Therapists Connect is a place for the diverse community of professionals practicing psychotherapy in the Toronto area to meet and connect with other therapists; a place to discuss and creatively explore issues of concern and interest specific to conducting psychotherapy in private practice. Read More

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