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Friday, March 27th 2015 - Sunday, March 29th 2015 |
Integrating Mindfulness in Society: Healthcare, Education, Work & Life - A Mindful Society Inaugural Conference
Zindel Segal PhD, Dan Siegel MD, Thupten Jinpa PhD, Eleanor Clitheroe, Michele Chaban PhD, Don Morrison and more
A Mindful Society
Integrating Mindfulness in Society (IM-S) is a ground-breaking, two-day conference exploring leading applications, science and new developments unfolding in the application of mindfulness to educational, healthcare and workplace settings.
Tuesday, March 31st 2015 |
Speaking of Lacan - Seminar and Reading Group: Savoir-Faire of the Analyst within the Lacanian Clinic
Mavis Himes, Facilitator
Speaking of Lacan
How can we begin to address the complex notion of savoir-faire (know-how) in psychoanalysis?
For when we begin to describe what exactly we are ‘doing’ (faire) with this so-called ‘knowledge‘(savoir), we are inevitably confronted with a host of questions related to the psychoanalytic act, the frame of the cure and the knowledge of the analyst.
Savoir-faire is not a technique or a method nor is it the application of a set of standard rules or prescriptive principles. Savoir-faire entails a degree of fluidity within clinical practice while taking its moorings from a particular knowing (savoir) that slides between the gaps of truth, knowledge...
Wednesday, April 1st 2015 |
Cultivating Presence with Rhythm & Mindfulness: Promoting Harmony, Resilience and Well-Being
Dr. Shari Geller
Dr. Shari Geller
Wednesday Evenings April 1st - May 6th 2015
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
INCLUDES DAYLONG RETREAT
Saturday, April 18th 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This is an experiential workshop to cultivate Therapeutic Presence (TP). TP supports having safe and effective professional and personal relationships.
Participation in the workshop is also the first step to becoming a TRM Facilitator.
This workshop will help participants to:
Learn an empirically validated model of presence
Understand the neurophysiological benefits of therapeutic presence
Thursday, April 9th 2015 |
tps&i Extension Course Eight – Psychoanalytic Understanding of Work Groups, Organizational Dynamics, and Leadership
Coordinator: Kas Tuters | Course Leaders: Howard Book and Barbara Williams
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 2015
Preregistration is required.
The primary task of this course is the introduction to a psychoanalytic perspective on how groups and organizations—like the individuals who are in them—not only have “known,” conscious, overt, and rational aspects to how they function, but also powerful “unknown,” unconscious, quirky, and irrational dispositions. These unconscious qualities, unrecognized and unacknowledged, risk eroding the organization’s capacity for attending its objectives, compromising its members from achieving their professional goals, promoting the emergence...