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Saturday, March 8th 2014 |
Scientific Workshop – When the Past Never Happens: The Zero Process and the Defense of Temporal Shifting
Presenter: Joseph Fernando and Discussant: Dr. Kohl
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
This paper describes a group of post-traumatic defenses which use the atemporal character of post-traumatic functioning. It begins with a brief description of a form of mental functioning that follows from trauma, which the author has previously termed the zero process. Zero process defenses are defined as defenses (ego processes) that use one or more characteristics of the zero process for defensive purposes. The zero process defense of temporal shifting uses the “just-about-to-happen” nature of the zero process to shift the trauma into the future, and to inhabit the moment just before the trauma happened. The wish...
Saturday, March 8th 2014 |
Toronto Psychopharmacology Update Day 14th annual conference
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
The Toronto Psychopharmacology Update Day is Canada’s premier psychopharmacology conference, designed for dynamic clinicians. Speakers come from a variety of key University of Toronto teaching hospitals including: Toronto Western Hospital (UHN), Toronto General Hospital (UHN), the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and Women’s College Hospital.
Both morning and afternoon sessions feature a blend of plenary talks and interactive workshops. Key topics include New and Emerging Antidepressants, Biomarkers in Bipolar Disorder, Overview of Magnetic Seizure Therapy, Treating Addictions, and Using Psychopharmacology...
Monday, March 10th 2014 |
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders: Changing Concepts, Changing Science | 2nd Annual Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre Conference
David Goldbloom, Barry A. McLellan, David Pauls, Kate Kitchen, Vicky Sandhu, Ayal Schaffer, Mark Fefergrad, Nick Grujich, Justine Dembo, Lorraine Fairbloom, Eliza Burroughs, Peggy M.A. Richter, Steven Selchen, Paul Arnold, Bob Parke, Carole Cohen, Neil Rector
Sunnybook Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
McLaughlin Auditorium Room EG18A, E Wing, Ground Floor
Our 1st Annual Conference won the Ivan L. Silver Award for Excellence in Continuing Mental Health Education! This year's event will focus on what clinicians and researchers need to know about the new DSM-5 Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, which include hoarding disorder, trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder), excoriation (skin picking) disorder, and body dysmorphic disorder in addition to OCD. We will kick off the day with a world-renowned expert on hoarding and related disorders,...
Wednesday, March 19th 2014 - Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 |
Cultivating Presence and Resiliency: Therapeutic Rhythm & Mindfulness Workshop
Dr. Shari Geller
Dr. Shari Geller
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 at 7:30 PM - Wednesday, 23 April 2014 at 9:00 PM (EDT), Toronto, Ontario
A Unique Approach Combining Mindfulness and Drumming
This workshop will help participants to:
• Learn an empirically validated model of presence
• Understand the neurophysiological benefits of therapeutic presence
• Experience drumming as a form of meditation
• Generate take home practices to cultivate presence & resiliency
NO PREVIOUS DRUMMING OR MEDITATION EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.
Where: Avenue Rd. and Eglinton Ave.
Cost: $395 Early registration $350 if received by Feb 15th 2014
There is a maximum of 12 people so...
Monday, March 24th 2014 |
Legal Essentials for Professionals in Human & Health Service
This workshop addresses legal issues that mental health practitioners and organizations need to understand in today's increasingly litigious environment.
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: The Highland Country Club, London, ON
Join Robert Solomon with a new workshop that addresses legal issues that mental health practitioners and organizations need to understand in today's increasingly litigious environment. Solomon is known for his enthusiastic and humorous approach in providing a clear understanding of various legal issues that are relevant to clinicians, therapists and mental health providers. Through Canadian case examples,...