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.


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

May 14, 2021 from 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Speaker: Robert Solomon, LLB, LLM Note: This session is in two parts. The complexity of Canada’s legal environment today and the statutory obligations that apply to psychotherapists, social workers and other mental health care professionals can seem daunting and complex. Robert Solomon will provide a practical overview of the required legal principles to incorporate into…



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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

CICAPP & CAPCT Clinical Supervision Training Program

10 weekly seminars from April – June 2021; Register by APRIL 16, 2021

CICAPP and CAPCT are offering clinical supervision training in Spring 2021. This program is for mental health professionals interested in expanding their skill set to become a clinical supervisor. Participants will learn how to supervise those who are working with children, adolescents or parents in both the private and public sectors. The program is taught…


Synchronous online learning via Zoom videoconference

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Illness and Dis-Ease as Exile and Potential Loss of Belonging

April 22 & April 23, 2021 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

With Michael Clemmens, Psychologist and Trainer in Pittsburgh, USA, Faculty member of Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and Esalen Institute in California. In this workshop we will explore the experience of feeling exiled from the world of “health” and exiled from our own bodily self.  We will examine how being other than ascendant or improving can… Read More

Gestalt Institute of Toronto information night

April 19, 2021 from 7:00-9:00 pm

A perfect introduction to the method, the approach and the community of the Gestalt Institute of Toronto. Learn first hand about our Training Programs and workshops through combining with like- minded people in lively Gestalt experiential explorations of yourself and others. Evenings are led by Gestalt faculty.


Via Zoom

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Online Sandplay Therapy training from the Canadian Association for Sandplay Therapy

April 10 & 11, 2021 and 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…


Held virtually

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CTP CAPT Courses 2020-2021

September 2020 to June 2021

The Centre for Training in Psychotherapy is offering CAPT members the following courses from September 2020 to June 2021. Aggression and its place in being human… Lecturer: Sharon Bedard Saturdays 10:00 – 1:30 The seminar is not intended as a definitive understanding of aggression so much as an effort to approach aggression as a complex…


To Be Determined – Courses may be distance learning.

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University of Toronto Future of Psychotherapy Conference

April 16, 2021 from 8:30 am–4:45 pm

The latest research and technology in the area of psychotherapy will be discussed. The conference is ideal for physicians, psychologists, psychotherapists, social workers, nurses, and allied mental health professionals. This year’s U of T Future of Psychotherapy Conference provides an international lineup of speakers: Dr. Patricia Arean (University of Washington) and Dr. Mark Kunik (Baylor…


Online via Zoom

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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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Continuing Education – Adler Graduate Professional School

Various dates

To first enter or subsequently maintain a competent practice in mental health or human services, practitioners require ongoing professional education, as well as opportunities for supervised practice. The Faculty of Continuing Education at ADLER provides both. ADLER’s Faculty of Continuing Education offers certificate programs that incorporate a case-based learning approach, encompassing theoretical discussion supported by… Read More

2021 PACT Level 1 training (online)

January to June 2021

PACT is for therapists who would like to begin working with couples. PACT is the psychobiological approach to couples therapy. Developed by Stan Tatkin, author of Wired for Love. Level 1 (over 4 weekends, 5 hours each day, Stan and Hans alternating weekends): First Cohort Time: 7 am – 12 pm Pacific; 10 am –…



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Weekend Writing Group

Saturday and Sunday mornings 7:30-9:00 am

Feeling creatively blocked? Keep putting off that passion project? Have an idea that you want to get down on paper? Jena Ledson has started a weekend morning writing group. Based on a grad student model, we meet virtually Saturday and Sunday mornings 7:30-9 am to work on our respective projects: theses, children’s books, scripts, poetry,… Read More

Advanced Training Program in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Application deadline extended: April 1, 2021; program starts September 2021

The ATPPP offers a two year course of integrated seminars combined with case supervision by psychoanalysts, and is based on a tri-partite model of didactic lectures, clinical supervision and personal psychotherapy. Trainees are taught, supervised, and mentored by selected psychoanalysts from the Toronto Psychoanalytic Society, an affiliate of the International Psychoanalytic Association, which was founded… Read More

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