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:
Event Link:

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. 


  • 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.

Alcohol, Other Drugs & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) Training ONLINE & Live (12 Hr Advanced)

July 13, July 14, November 16, or November 17, 2020

Dual Diagnostic Training

Location: Online 24/7 (Australia)
Phone: +61 408 332 765

Cost of Dual Diagnosis Training is reduced from $390 to $195 (50% off). Buy ONLINE program for $195, get LIVE free or Buy LIVE program for $195, get ONLINE free.
George Patriki provides both LIVE and ONLINE training & professional development for the health care, welfare and social service industries on the Gold Coast, throughout Australia and the globe…

Click here to register and pay for the LIVE or ONLINE training

Certificate of attendance and qualification for 12 points (ONLINE) or up to 15 points (Live) of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) for your professional peak body (APS, ACA, AASW, CPA, PACFA, ACWA etc), requires completion of the full 2 days of intensive training live or online.

This advanced training covers all of the current evidence based, best practice in the Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD) and Mental Health from an integrated, holistic framework

In June 2018, S.A.M.H.I. launched its 6 module, Self Paced, 12 hour Dual Diagnosis Training. This training will equip workers to be able to deliver brief and early interventions to people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues, as well as advanced psychotherapeutic skills. This is the same as the comprehensive 2 day advanced training that is being delivered live across Australia and online in 81 countries. –

This online Dual Diagnosis Training was launched in June 2018 on the learning online learning platform which provides lifetime login to the training. They have thousands of courses and millions of students worldwide.

Module 1. Drugs & Effects

  • Cycle of Addiction
  • Alcohol
  • Drink & Drug Driving
  • Tobacco
  • Cannabis
  • Stimulants (Speed, Ice, Ecstasy, Cocaine)
  • Inhalants (volatile substances)

Module 2. Addictions & Mental Health

  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Integrative Holistic Model
  • Needs & Underlying Issues that drive addictions

Module 3. Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health

  • Pharmacotherapies
  • Orthomolecular Science, Functional Medicine & Optimal Health

Module 4. Neuropharmacology & Neurophysiology (Brain Works)

  • Neuroplasticity
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Psychosis vs Dissociation
  • Psychospirituality

Module 5. Trauma model & Keys to Treatment

  • Guilt vs Shame
  • Dealing with ambivalence

Module 6. Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support

  • Stages of Change
  • Costs vs Benefits – doing a brief intervention

LIVE dates:

Integrative psychotherapy: How leveraging new research on lifestyle modification and therapeutic approaches can support mental health and cognitive rehabilitation

Thursday, November 12, 2020 & Friday, November 13, 2020 – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

Location: Online Workshop (Ottawa, ON)

In this two-day online workshop, Dr. John Arden will present concrete and research-based strategies and plans to support client mental and cognitive health. He will discuss how, and why, functional lifestyle changes can support symptom recovery.

Learning objectives:
By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
1. Distinguish between various health conditions and psychological disorders and their overlap.
2. Explain how poor health contributes to poor mental health as well as vice versa.
3. Analyze how an overactive immune system contributes to depression, anxiety and trauma response.
4. Evaluate how adverse childhood experiences contribute to long-term chronic health and mental health conditions and what to do about it.
5. Plan where to encourage lifestyle changes that improve health and mental health.
6. Measure the effect of poor sleep, diet, and lack of exercise contributions to changes in mental health.
7. Choose what psychotherapeutic intervention to use for various psychological conditions.
8. Assess the effects of various psychotherapeutic interventions.
9. Select pain-based and evidence-based approaches with the most practical outcomes.
10. Formulate an intervention plan most appropriate for the individual based on her/his ethnicity, socio-economic position, and LGBTQ.

John Arden, PhD, ABPP, has over 40 years of experience providing psychological services and directing mental health programs. He has conducted seminars in all US states and 30 countries. He is also the author of 15 books, including Mind-Brain-Gene, Brain2Brain, Brain-Based Therapy: Adults, Brain-Based Therapy: Children & Adolescents, as well as seven self-help books.

Link to register

Salon de l’emploi SCP & SCSCCC

jeudi 12 novembre 2020 de 12 h à 16 h HNE

Société canadienne de psychologie
Société canadienne des sciences du cerveau, du comportement et de la cognition (SCSCCC)

La Société canadienne de psychologie (SCP), en collaboration avec la Société canadienne des sciences du cerveau, du comportement et de la cognition (SCSCCC), est heureuse d’annoncer la tenue de son salon de l’emploi le 12 novembre 2020. Ce salon est le premier d’une série de salons de l’emploi qu’organisera la SCP en 2020 et 2021.

Les étudiants qui participeront à l’événement auront l’occasion de se renseigner sur les différents parcours professionnels et postes offerts aux diplômés en psychologie en dehors des milieux clinique et universitaire, et ce, de la bouche même des personnes qui occupent ces postes, en plus d’échanger avec ces dernières à partir de salles de réunion virtuelles afin d’en savoir plus sur leurs expériences; ils auront également l’occasion de parler à la SCP de ce qu’ils trouveraient utile en fait de ressources et d’information en matière de développement de carrière.




Si vous souhaitez en apprendre davantage sur les parcours professionnels possibles, parler à des employeurs potentiels et faire part des types de ressources et d’information que vous trouveriez utiles à la poursuite de votre carrière, ne ratez surtout pas cet événement!

Quand: jeudi 12 novembre 2020 de 12 h à 16 h HNE

Où: Virtuel
places disponibles limitées.

Coùt: 10 $

Seuls les membres/affiliés de la SCP et les membres/étudiants de la SCSCCC peuvent s’inscrire.

Cliquer ici pour plus d’informations.

CADDRA’s Virtual ADHD Conference and Research Day 2020

October 23-25, 2020

    Location: Online (Virtual Event)
    Phone: 416-637-8583
    Event Website and Registration:

    CADDRA 2020 is the largest ADHD health practitioner gathering in Canada and showcases the latest scientific, clinical and practical information on ADHD. Delegates can look forward to engaging sessions, innovative workshops and expert analysis over 3 days (October 23-25) highlighting important research and practice-changing science and education from ADHD knowledge experts across the globe.

    Preceding the conference, CADDRA brings together the top ADHD researchers at the 7th Annual ADHD Research Day on Oct 23, 2020. Research Day has become the largest gathering of ADHD researchers in Canada, drawing some of the best minds – and hearts – in ADHD research.

    The CADDRA Conference and Research Day is an opportunity to network and connect with health practitioners and community partners who share a deep concern about ADHD and who are striving to ensure that all people with ADHD have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

    CADDRA members qualify for a 20% conference and research day fee discount making now the ideal time to sign-up as a member and register.

    To register for the conference and research day, please click here:

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:

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:
    Event Link:

    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:

    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

    Date: Fridays – April 9, 2021 – June 18, 2021 (No class on May 21)
    Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm PST; Trainer: Dr. Andrea Grabovac

    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