Coming Events

Want to keep track of events relevant to the discipline and profession of psychology in a national calendar? Look no further. The CPA maintains a calendar of upcoming events as a service to the community. Keep your agendas open and mark your calendars!

If you would like to advertise your event, please refer to submission details on the following webpage https://cpa.ca/advertisewithcpa/


Chronological Listing of Events


Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Foundation Course (ONLINE)

September 11, 2020 – November 27, 2020

MiCBT Institute

    Location: ONLINE
    Contact Phone Number: (833) 626-4228
    Contact E-Mail: nachapter@mindfulness.net.au
    Event Link: https://mindfulness.net.au/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=322570

    The North American Chapter of the MiCBT institute is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2020/2021 Online Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Foundation Course. This course is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association for 30 CE credits and includes:

    • Ten, 3-hour sessions, consisting of interactive, dyad and small group work.
    • Supported online teaching platform with additional teaching resources.
    • Copy of Dr Bruno Cayoun’s book: Mindfulness-integrated CBT for Wellbeing and Personal Growth: four steps to enhance inner calm, self-confidence and relationships.
    • Professionally recorded audio-recordings of mindfulness practices (80 minutes; in MP3 format)
    • Free access to over 30 client handouts and therapist work forms
    • Free Associate membership to the MiCBT Institute

    If you would like apply a structured approach to mindfulness in your clinical work, or complete an intensive mindfulness course for your own well-being, experience MiCBT through the Foundation Course, where you will be supported in going through the 4 stages of MiCBT yourself, including sustaining a twice daily meditation practice and developing a sound understanding of MiCBT principles, theory and practice. This course will not only support your personal and professional well-being, but serves as the first step in the MiCBT certification pathway. Following this course, you are eligible to enrol in the Applied Course, where you will learn to implement MiCBT with your clients. Please visit our website: https://mindfulness.net.au/

    Date: Fridays – September 11, 2020 – November 27, 2020 (No classes October 16 and November 20)
    Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm PST; Trainer: Dr. Alia Offman
    Registration: https://mindfulness.net.au/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=322570

    Date: Fridays – April 9, 2021 – June 18, 2021 (No class on May 21)
    Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm PST; Trainer: Dr. Andrea Grabovac
    Registration: https://mindfulness.net.au/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=322634

    Fees: Regular: $1460; Early Bird: $1360; Student: $1360; Student Early Bird: $1260 – In CAD & are subject to 13% HST)

    Maximum of 10 registrants (minimum of 6), so please register early to avoid disappointment and ensure discounted pricing.

    Please send all inquiries to:
    Brandilyn Willett, Continuing Ed. Coordinator
    nachapter@mindfulness.net.au
    1-833-626-4228


10 Week Online Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Foundations Training

October 13th to December 15th, 2020

Center for Mindfulness
Brown university - Mindfulness Centre

Location: Online
Hosted by: Hosted by: Centre For Mindfulness Canada, North Vancouver, BC, and in collaboration with the Mindfulness Center at Brown University.

Early Bird Rate (by Sept. 15): $2,300 CAD (Regular rate after is $2,600 CAD)
Presenters: Dr. Kasim Al-Mashat and Florence Meleo-Meyer.
CE Credits: This training has been approved by Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) for a total of 58.50 CE credit hours.

For more info: https://www.drkasimalmashat.com/mbsr-teacher-training.html


Reconsolidation Therapy™ (Brunet Method™): Foundational Elements and Clinical Practice

December 10-12, 2020

Les Consultants Alain Brunet et Associés

Location: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
Contact Phone Number: (514) 370-8992
Contact E-Mail: infos.caba@gmail.com
Event Link: https://www.reconsolidationtherapy.com/en/brunet-method-training-canada/

Based on recent discoveries in neuroscience, Reconsolidation Therapy™ has been scientifically proven to be an effective treatment for psychotrauma. This method combines the intake of a pharmacological agent with brief psychotherapy. Reconsolidation Therapy™ provides a simple, fast, and effective method to reduce the strength of emotional memories for victims who have experienced various degrees of trauma. 

Here is your opportunity to get trained in Reconsolidation Therapy™! The training will take place in-person in Ottawa. Reconsolidation Therapy can be practiced online or face to face. 

Training Format and Schedule:

The training will take place at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre (1145 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K4).

Duration: 2.5 days

Schedule (Time Zone: Montreal, Quebec, Canada – EST): Day 1 & 2 – 9h30 AM – 5h30 PM – Day 3 – 9h30 AM – 1h00 PM 

This training will be given in the English language, and it will provide you with the necessary knowledge needed to practice Reconsolidation Therapy. During the training, you will learn how to use the therapeutic protocol, which will allow you to effectively treat people suffering from post-traumatic stress. 

Objectives: 

  • Differentiate between the various stress and trauma-related disorders 
  • Understand the theory of reconsolidation 
  • Learn about the studies supporting Reconsolidation Therapy 

This training is conducted at an intermediate level. It is offered to all mental health professionals who have a post-graduate university degree and are legally qualified to practice psychotherapy, as well as to therapists practicing alternative techniques that are recognized. 

For more information or to reserve your spot in the next training session, please visit our website.


Embedding Sleep – Practical and Hypnotic Strategies to Help your Clients Sleep

Jan 13 – Feb 24, 2021

CambiumEd Consulting Inc.
Event Location: Online
Contact Phone Number: (780) 702-8905
Contact E-Mail: e-sleep@cambiumed.ca

Event Link: https://embeddingsleep.cambiumed.ca/


CPA’s 82nd Annual Convention & Tradeshow – Virtual Event

June 7 – 25, 2021

CPA 2021 Virtual Conference Logo

Location: Virtual
Email: convention@cpa.ca
Website: https://convention.cpa.ca/

Spanning three weeks from June 7th – 25th, the CPA’s 2021 Virtual Event will provide many opportunities for personal and professional growth, and highlight the many ways in which the science, practice, and education of psychology can benefit society, improve lives, and advance the discipline.

Please continue to monitor CPA’s Convention website for information about a Virtual Conference this June.