Thoughts from Leading Edge Seminars – Blog

March 21, 2018
Celebrating 25 years

Celebrate Leading Edge’s 25th Anniversary!

February 28, 2018

School Shootings, Behavioural Challenges and the Role of Teachers

Where do we even begin? In the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida shooting, upcoming Spring 2018 Series speaker Ross Greene writes, “We had 19 years to […]
August 27, 2017
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Integrating EMDR into Your Clinical Practice: Five-Day Intensive

Roy Kiessling August 27–31, 2018 Artscape Youngplace
August 18, 2017
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Remembering Michael Stone

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. – Helen Keller – I first met Michael around 2005. […]
July 15, 2017
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Trauma, Memory, and the Restoration of One’s Self: When Talk Isn’t Enough

Bessel van der Kolk, MD Friday, June 15, 2018 Isabel Bader Theatre
May 30, 2017

CBT Intensive (Part 2): CBT and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Depression

Peter Bieling May 30 – 31, 2018 Multi-faith Centre/Koffler House
May 28, 2017
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Developing Your Online Counselling Practice

Lawrence Murphy June 11, 2018 Multi-Faith Centre/Koffler House
May 28, 2017

It’s the Law: What You Need to Know about Consent, Documentation, Mandatory Reporting, and Much More

Robert Solomon, LLB LLM May 28, 2018 Multi-Faith Centre/Koffler House
May 24, 2017

Risky Behaviour: Treating Trauma, Attachment Disturbance, and Self-Endangerment

John Briere, PhD Thursday, May 24 - 25, 2018 YWCA Toronto – Elm Street
May 14, 2017
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Attachment-Based Yoga and Meditation for Trauma Recovery: Practical Ways to Shift Attachment Patterns

Deirdra Fay May 14-15, 2018 Multi-Faith Centre/Koffler House
May 10, 2017

Emotionally Focused Therapy: Cracking the Code of Love in Couples and Families

George Faller May 10-11, 2018 Multi-faith Centre/Koffler House
May 3, 2017
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Next Steps: Transitioning to Independence, a 2-day ASD conference featuring Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin and ASD Experts May 3-4, 2018 Jane Mallett Theatre
April 26, 2017
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Helping Behaviourally Challenged Kids: Shifting from Power and Control to Collaboration and Skills

Ross Greene April 26-27, 2018 Multi-faith Centre/Koffler House
April 26, 2017


In the aftermath of her husband’s sudden and unexpected death during a vacation, Shery Sandberg turned to her friend Adam Grant (a psychologist and researcher who […]
April 23, 2017
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Calming the Emotional Storm: Using DBT to Help Your Clients Manage Their Emotions

Sheri Van Dijk April 23-24, 2018 Multi-faith Centre/Koffler House
April 19, 2017
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CBT Intensive (Part 1): Evidence-Based Treatment of Anxiety and Related Disorders

Martin Antony April 19-20, 2018 Multi-faith Centre/Koffler House
April 18, 2017
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CBT Intensive: Treating Anxiety and Depression

Martin Antony and Peter Bieling Part 1: April 19-20, 2018 Part 2: May 30-31, 2018
April 11, 2017
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Meeting the popular demand for meditation training… SAFELY!

As personal meditation apps become more popular and more affordable, more and more people are learning to meditate on their own. After talking to neuroscientists, Bob […]
March 30, 2017
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If You Are Thinking of “Firing” A BPD Client

Borderline Personality Disorder is notoriously difficult to treat. Not only has it been poorly understood, specific traits of this disorder can make clients particularly resistant to […]
March 21, 2017
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The Internet, Your Clients and You

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat argues “online life breeds narcissism, alienation and depression, that it’s an opiate for the lower classes and an insanity-inducing influence […]