Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: Toronto Fall Course

It is hard to believe that summer is almost over and fall is just around the corner. As we start to plan for the changing of the seasons, I want to take this opportunity to let you know about the next Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program that I will be co-facilitating with psychiatrist, Dr….Read more

By larry in , , , , , , , , , , , on August 15, 2012

Unplugged: Video Game Addiction and Setting Limits – July 18th

Adolescents and Youth may be particularly attracted to the Internet for a variety of reasons; developmental issues, social dynamics (family factors and peer interactions), and cultural components. This can pose some very challenging parenting dilemmas. The internet generation faces a situation totally different from what their parents have faced. The dynamic rate of change allows…Read more

By larry in , , , , , , , , on June 20, 2012

Evening MBSR Group – August 8th

I am starting a new MBSR group (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) Wednesday nights at 7 pm, commencing Aug 8th. The program runs for 8 weeks, and we are now accepting new participants. This is a particularly good opportunity for people who want to do a meditation course, but need to do it outside of work hours….Read more

By larry in , , , , , , , , on May 24, 2012

Unplugged: Internet Addiction and Youth

The Internet has exploded to become a daily part of our lives. For the majority of individuals, the internet represents an incredible information tool and unquestionable opportunity for social connectedness, self-education, economic betterment, and freedom from shyness and paralyzing inhibitions. For them, the internet enhances their wellbeing and qualitity of life. For others, however, it…Read more

By larry in , , , , , , , on May 18, 2012

Evidence-Informed Treatment with Oppositional Defiant Youth

Overview: In this module participants explore a variety of evidence-based tools to support parents and family members of children and youth at risk. By applying a variety of modalities of intervention, such as cognitive behavioural treatments, multi-systemic therapy and brief solution-focused ideas (including discussion of the use of medication) to real-life cases, this module aims…Read more

By larry in , , on April 12, 2012

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