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Mindfulness courses in Toronto and the GTA

The organizations and professionals listed below offer mindfulness-based courses and programs in the Toronto area. Courses include Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), mindful movement, and other mindfulness based programs for adults, children and teens.

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Listing of Mindfulness Based Courses and Programs

TRMMindful Community Space

Jacqueline Dover is a registered nurse and mindfulness-based stress reduction teacher-in-training.

    Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • MBSR


Geographical areas served: Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon.
Contact: Jacqueline Dover
E-mail: info@mindfulcommunityspace.com
Phone: (905) 216-5825

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TRMToronto Hakomi

Hakomi is a mindfulness-based, body-centred form of self-study. It is an approach that is used by psychotherapists and bodyworkers, teachers, social workers, and other supporting professionals. It’s a relatively fast and effective method which helps to gently reveal and transform underlying beliefs and habitual patterns that organize how someone experiences life.

  • Professional Development
  • Mindfulness based training for the practice of psychotherapy


Contact: Lisa Rumble
E-mail: info@torontohakomi.org
Phone: 416 537 3080

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TRMWake Up Kate

We facilitate mindfulness meditation training and research-based programs for organizations & individuals with powerful, experiential keynotes, workshops and retreats all over North America. Our Wakeful Workshops and Retreats or any of our other programs can be tailored to suit the needs of your organization or professional team. We can also help your organization build your understanding of mindfulness meditation and resilience through consulting.

  • 8-week MBSR
  • Keynotes
  • Experiential Workshops
  • Retreats
  • Education


Contact: Kate Kerr
E-mail: kate@wakeupkate.com
Phone: 416 858 3840

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TRMMindful Life

Offering a variety of courses and events based on scientifically proven techniques to help improve the overall physical and mental health of individuals, companies and other entities. Mindful Life provides:

  • Introductory Seminars and Workshops
  • MBSR Courses
  • Retreats
  • Mindful Life Community


Contact: Sherrye Mosoff
E-mail: sherrye@mindfullife.today
Phone: 416 455-3172

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London Mindfulness Clinic

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Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • MBSR
  • MBCT
  • Group sessions
  • Individual sessions
  • Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners: 1 day workshop several times a year

Geographical areas served: London area

Contact: Dr Kate Partridge
Email: drkate@londonmindfulness.ca
Phone: 519-852-1743

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yogamdThe Yoga MD
Dr. Shailla Vaidya

Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • MBCT
  • Individual sessions
  • Professional development
  • Youth and teens
  • Education
  • Mindful-Self Compassion
  • Yoga for Stress Resilience and Burnout Recovery

Geographical areas served: Toronto

Contact: Dr Shailla Vaidya

Email: info@theyogaMD.ca
Phone: 416-536-5555

Address: 1466 Bathurst Street Toronto, ON M5R3S3

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Compass for Life

Gayle Saifert D.C.S, RSW

Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • Group sessions
  • Mindful Parenting
  • 1/2 day retreats for people with meditation experience

Mindful Parenting programs are psycho-educational and practice-oriented program is designed to introduce parents to the principles and practices of Mindful parenting with an emphasis on the unique challenges of raising a child or teen with anxiety or mood related difficulties. Mindful parenting is intended to enhance parental presence, increase attunement, and reduce parental stress and reactivity. 

Geographical areas served: Toronto

Contact: Gayle Saifert Email: gayle@compassforlife.ca Phone: 416-333-0640

Address: 381-A Eglinton Ave W Toronto, ON M5N 1A3

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Integrative Stress Management Program

Gerald Levine, MD

Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • Education
  • mindfulness practices and stress management skills
  • mindful self compassion practices
  • 8 week mindful self compassion program
  • 7 Week Mindfulness Stress Management Program 

Geographical areas served: Barrie, ON

Contact: Deirdre Park Email: info@managestress.ca Phone: 705-721-6934

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The Centre for Mindfulness Studies 

Mindfulness Programs provided:

Personal Programs:

  • MBCT (Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy),
  • MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction)
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
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  • Mindfulness for Diabetes
  • MSC (Mindful Self-Compassion)
  • MBCT for Cancer
  • Beginners’ Workshops (Adults, Teens, Parents)
  • Silent retreats
  • Mindful Self Compassion Workshops

 

Professional Training

  • MBCT Facilitator Certification
  • MBSR Facilitator Certification
  • SMART for Education Facilitator Certification
  • Mindfulness Core Concepts
  • MBCT Basics
  • CBT
  • Inquiry Essentials
  • Mindful Parenting for Clinicians
  • Silent retreats

 

Mindfulness for Educators

  • SMART for Educators
  • Mindfulness for Educators 4 day summer intensive
  • Introduction to Mindfulness for Educators

 

Email: info@mindfulnessstudies.com Phone: 647-524-6216 Address: 180 Sudbury Street Toronto, Ontario M6J0A8

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North Toronto Counselling Centre

Larry Borinslarryborinslogo Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • MBCT
  • Individual sessions
  • Youth and teens
  • Parenting
  • Couples Therapy

Geographical areas served: Greater Toronto (GTA), Toronto, Vaughn, Teleconference, Online sessions Hospital Affiliation: North York General Program Details:

  • Psychotherapy for Individuals, Couples and Youth
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Parenting Workshops for Youth with Internet Addictions

Contact: Larry Borins Email: larryborins@gmail.com Phone: (416) 546-5511  Address: 3080 Yonge Street Suite 5016 Toronto, Ontario M4N3N1

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Daybreak Therapy and TrainingDaybreakLogo1

Karen Day Daybreak Therapy and Training offers training for mental health and counselling professionals who are interested in continuing education that teaches them how to identify and address fear and anxiety in clients along with approaches to mindfulness and clinical hypnotherapy.  Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • Group sessions
  • Individual sessions
  • Retreats
  • Professional development
  • Education
  • Parenting
  • Psychotherapy

Geographical areas served: Greater Toronto (GTA), Toronto, Etobicoke, Scarborough, Mississauga, Vaughn, Richmond Hill,  Newmarket, Aurora Contact: Karen Day Email: karen@daybreakclinic.com Phone: 1-866-637-6286

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The Mindful CoachStress Reduction Training

Ross Clark Professional MBSR Training Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • MBSR
  • MBCT
  • Graduate programs
  • Group sessions
  • Individual sessions
  • Retreats
  • Education

Geographical areas served: Greater Toronto (GTA), Toronto, Mississauga, Teleconference, Online sessions Contact: Ross Clark Phone: (519) 648-2985 Email: themindfulcoach@gmail.com

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Mindfulness for Health

Angie KingmaMindfulness for Health Improving Health and Wellness Through Mindfulness We offer a variety of mindfulness-based group and individual therapeutic training programs. Under the care of a licensed health care professional (Angie Kingma), our groups, which are based upon Jon Kabat-Zinn’s 8-week program, will help put you in touch with your mind and body in amazing new ways. Our specialty groups include: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness for Stress Reduction, Mindfulness-Based Chronic Pain Mgt.(MBCPM) and Mindful Parents: Resilient Children. Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • MBCT
  • Graduate programs
  • Group sessions
  • Individual sessions
  • Parenting

Geographical areas served: Greater Toronto (GTA), Mississauga, Peel Hospital affiliations: Trillium Health Partners, Credit Valley Hospital Contact: Phone: (647) 977-1775

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A Different Life a different life

A Different Life offers school programs for children and teens across Toronto and the GTA. Our 8-week program, Mindful ACTion, introduces mindfulness to teens and gives useful and practical strategies for promoting mental health. A Different Life teams with Thrive Counselling to deliver MBSR for Persistent Pain – a ten-week group for adults. Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • MBSR
  • Group sessions
  • Individual sessions
  • Children
  • Youth and teens
  • Education

Geographical areas served: Greater Toronto (GTA), Toronto, Etobicoke, Scarborough, Mississauga, Vaughn, Teleconference, Online sessions Contact: Phone: (647) 990-8397 Fax: (647) 689-2850 Email:  sarah@adifferentlife.ca

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The Mindfulness Clinic

Dr. Paul Kelly The Mindfulness Clinic The Mindfulness Clinic combines psychotherapy with Mindfulness to help you feel better and reach your goals. MBCT combines Meditation with CBT Psychotherapy to help problems. Classes are 2 hours long. There is a retreat around week 6. Our groups are small, no more than 10 participants, ensuring participants receive individual attention. All training materials are included. The skills learned with us remain useful long after the course has ended.

  • MBCT
  • Group sessions
  • Individual sessions
  • Professional development
  • Youth and teens

Geographical areas served: Toronto Contact: Sarah Housser Phone:(416) 847-7118 Toll-Free:  1-866-848-7118 Fax: (416) 597-9087 Address: 700 Bay Street Suite 2200 Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z6 Email:  info@themindfulnessclinic.ca

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Mindscapes

Elaine Green Markowitz My practice is dedicated to mindfulness instruction and therapy informed by mindfulness. Mindfulness Programs provided: MBSR, Individual Mindfulness Instruction, Mindfulness-based Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-based Couples Therapy. Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • MBSR
  • Graduate programs
  • Individual sessions

Geographical areas served: Greater Toronto (GTA), Toronto, Vaughn Contact: Phone: (416) 995-0061 Fax: (905) 764-8351 Email: info@mindscapes.ca

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Mindfulness Everyday

Heidi Bornstein, Stephen Chadwick, Naomi Nurgitz, Dianna Last Mindfulness Everyday Mindfulness Everyday is a registered charity. Mindfulness Everyday offers MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) workshops, in non-clinical settings, as well as programs for youth, parents and educators. MBSR Workshops: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. The Mindful Edge®: Stress Reduction and Life Strategies for Teens. Mindfulness Professional Development Training for Educators. SMART-1: Stress Management & Relaxation Training for Educators & Professional Support Staff. Mindful Parenting. All-Day Retreats: for MBSR or MBCT grads. Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • MBSR
  • Graduate programs
  • Youth and teens
  • Education

Geographical areas served: Greater Toronto (GTA), Toronto, Scarborough, Richmond Hill Contact: Phone: (416) 267-4707 Fax: (416) 267-8693 Email: info@mindfulnesseveryday.com 20 Guildwood Parkway Ph2 Scarborough, Ontario M1E 5B6

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Mindfulness Without BordersMindfulness Without Borders

Mindfulness Without Borders (MWB) is a non profit organization working to transform the traditional academic setting by introducing social-emotional and mindfulness-based skills that will help teens increase self-awareness, social awareness and critical thinking. Through teacher, parent and student workshops, MWB provides valuable skills and mindfulness techniques aimed to help individuals focus on attention, intention and compassion. With programs taking place in schools and community organizations, we strive to create cultures that support and promote individuals to thrive—not just survive.

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The Mindfulness Centre

Dr. Stephane Treyvaud provides MBSRPs plus two separate year-long programs, one in Interpersonal Neurobiology, the other one on the spiritual dimensions of mindfulness. All programs provide intensive mindfulness meditation training. Mindfulness Programs provided :

  • MBSR
  • Group sessions
  • Individual sessions
  • Retreats
  • Professional development
  • Youth and teens
  • Education

Geographical areas served: Greater Toronto (GTA) Contact: Tel: (905) 338-1386 Fax: (905) 338-2717 Email: streyvaud@mindful.ca Address: #408 – 345 Lakeshore Rd East Oakville, Ontario L6J 1J5

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TRMCultivating Presence with Therapeutic Rhythm and Mindfulness

Dr. Shari Geller Cultivating Presence with Therapeutic Rhythm and Mindfulness TRM™ is an innovative approach combining group drumming, mindfulness and emotion focused awareness to help cultivate presence. TRM™ is designed to increase positivity, vitality and connectedness, while reducing distress and mood disturbance. TRM™ is designed for health care providers, educators and is helpful for people with a variety of physical and emotional challenges such as cancer, terminal illness, chronic pain, depression and anxiety. Mindfulness Programs provided:

  • Yoga for Stress Resilience (8 Session Burnout Recovery Program)
  • Mindful Self-Compassion (9 session program)
  • Workplace Wellness
  • Professional Development
  • Burnout Recovery for Helping Professionals, Caregivers, and others.

Geographical areas served: Greater Toronto (GTA), Grey/Bruce County Contact: Camilla Graziani (416) 992-3058

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