MBSR/MBCT Courses in Toronto and Surrounding Area (not an exhaustive list)
These resources are simply a provision of the ADHD lab. The ADHD Lab does not endorse any of these sites or services.
Alternative Parents Meetups
Consider starting your own mindful parenting group in your area – look for other parents who may be interested.
Centre for Mindfulness Studies
We offer a Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy program for adults with ADHD. Each session is faciliated by a clinical psychologist.
Centre of Gravity
Centre of Gravity is a community of Buddhist practitioners integrating committed formal practice and modern urban life. They offer mindfulness for families on Sunday mornings.
Craig Mollin-Mindfuness approach Anger Management
Mindfulness Toronto - a vibrant community of professionals dedicated to the principles and practice of mindfulness in all sectors of society
Diana Last offers an 8-week mindfulness-based stress reduction program along with a one day retreat session in the Don Mills and Eglinton area.
Dr. Ginny McFarlane: The Mindful Mood Workshop
The Mindful Mood Workshop provides a structured process to deal effectively with anxiety and depression. Participants in the program learn how to identify and manage their moods more skillfully.
Dr. Heidi Walk
Heidi Walk (M.D., C.C.F.P.) is a Toronto-based physician psychotherapist and practicing yoga and meditation for over 20 years. She has trained in many methods of body-mind awareness and stress reduction disciplines, including attending two professional trainings in MBSR with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix.
Mindfulness-Based Chronic Pain Management (MBCPM) is a program developed and facilitated by Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix (right). While there are six different types of MBCPM class, they are all conducted in the similar environment, meeting rooms at various hospitals in Ontario, in an open, honest, welcoming and relaxed atmosphere.
Dr. Judy Turner
Mindfulness Meditation Toronto (MMT) offers expertly designed programs for individuals of all ages and occupations who want to relate more positively to stress in their lives and who want to achieve a more balanced lifestyle.
Dr. Kathy Margittai
Her Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction program is a 6-week, intensive, physician-led group, focusing on instruction in “mindfulness” using different meditation techniques and gentle Hatha yoga.
Dr. Lucinda Sykes
Meditation for Health is a community-based medical clinic in Toronto, Canada. Patients come to us to learn Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), a self-care treatment for stress-related symptoms and chronic illness.
Dr. Neil Levitsky (MBCT at NYGH)
Dr. Levitsky is a psychiatrist focusing primarily on Cognitive Therapy and mindfulness approaches.
Mindscapes offers private consultation, training in mindfulness meditation, including classes in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), as well as individual and conjoint therapy
Health Recovery Group
Founded in 1980, Health Recovery Group was Ontario's first multidisciplinary facility dedicated to the assessment and treatment of soft tissue injuries and pain. Health Recovery specializes in interdisciplinary approaches to pain problems.
Lumino’s physicians, practitioners, counsellors and performers offer innovative workshops and services in the areas of mindfulness, performance and mental health education.
Mindful Arts Workshops
Mindful Rupa Arts is about learning mindfulness and emotional awareness skills and meditative practices through the use of expressive and contemplative arts: painting, drawing, photography, and other creative mediums.
Mindful Awareness Training Program
The program consists of eight three hour sessions taught weekly by instructors Dr. M. Lee Freedman and Dr. Jacqueline Masson. There will be a half day (six hours) of mindfulness practice on a Saturday in the sixth week.
MBSR for Caregivers: Toronto Memory Program
A program that offers support to caregivers or family members that may be experiencing high levels of stress associated with physical and emotional health problems of a family member.
MBSR at North York General Hospital
A website designed to communicate more effectively and efficiently with patients/participants and to keep you updated on developments with the daytime MBSR Clinic at the North York General Hospital (Leslie and Sheppard).
Scarborough / Richmond Hill / North York / Danforth
Mindfulness Everyday is a non-profit organization comprised of a team of professionals, experienced in teaching mindfulness to adults, youth, parents and educators. It offers MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) workshops, in non-clinical settings, and other mindfulness programs.
This website is a resource for people interested in exploring mindfulness - for parents, children and families. It will be updated regularly with mindfulness practices, songs, stories and resources (some for download).
Mindfulness for Kids
The Learning Disabilities Association Toronto District provides a specialized program to teach children about mindfulness and why it can be beneficial to practice. Participants will learn ways to help them be aware and focus on the present through breathing exercises, guided visualizations and interactive activities.
Mindful parenting group
in North York (8 weeks)
For more information and to register call 416-913-3080 ext 302
Mindfulness without Borders
Mindfulness Without Borders (formerly Between Four Eyes) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. In the span of two short years, it has encouraged over 650 educators and healthcare providers and more than 400 students, worldwide to bring mindful living, presence and connection to their personal and professional lives
The Mindfulness Clinic
The Mindfulness clinic combines psychotherapy with Mindfulness to try to help you feel better and reach your goals. The clinic offers individual counseling, group therapy, and mind body yoga.
The goal of the clinic is to enhance the quality of life of their patients, by delivering a full complement of community based health care services including: diagnostic assessment, medication based treatment, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural treatment and mindfulness based treatment.
Toronto Body Mind
Toronto Body Mind is the online voice of Toronto’s yoga, meditation, and wellness community. They offer a free Sunday Skype Meditation @ 9pm
An Eight Week Meditation Based Workshop Modeled On The Stress Reduction Clinic at The University of Massachusettes Medical School.
True Peace Toronto
True Peace Toronto is a group of mindfulness practitioners who meet to practice and learn mindfulness together. Their practice is based on the Zen Buddhist teachings of the Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh. Free mindfulness group – drop ins welcome – weekday evenings in downtown Toronto
University Health Network
Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital Mt Sinai Hospital
A number of mindfulness programs are offered through the UHN, each targeting various populations.
Mindful Living. Mindfulness practice for graduates of mindfulness programs. Daily drop-ins are $5 (morning). Contact Jeremy Finkelstein, Mindful Living Organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org