Educational Events

As part of its online professional development information, MDPAC maintains a list of educational events which may be of interest to its members and to primary care physicians who provide psychotherapy. To list an educational event on this webpage, please forward the name of the event, date, location, and website address of the organization hosting the event to our email.


June 2017




Care 4 U
June 23, 2017
Location: Toronto, ON



September 2017


Canadian Psychiatric Association
September 14 – 16th
Location: Ottawa, ON



Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis
A Thirty-Session Certificate Program:   September 2017  - April 2018
This program is for those desiring to learn the basic principles and applications of psychoanalysis The program consists of weekly two-hour seminars.
Classes are held from September 2017 until April 2018, on Tuesday evenings, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the University of Toronto (room TBA).
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Other Sites Relevant to  Continuing Professional Development


Canadian Group Psychotherapy Association -

Centre for Mindfulness Studies -

Jack Hirose & Associates Inc. -

Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education -

Hincks Dellcrest Centre -

Leading Edge Seminars -

Mount Sinai Psychotherapy Institute -

New England Educational Institute -

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education -

Ontario Medical Association -

Oshawa Psychotherapy Training Institute -

Psychotherapy Ottawa -

Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis -

Toronto Psychoanalytic Society -



Working with the Neurobiological Legacy of Trauma Led by Janina Fisher, PhD

Online webinar one Monday every month starting from September 2016 to June 2017

12pm – 2pm EST

Format:  an online seminar meeting offered one Monday per month from September 2016 to June 2017 from 12pm-2pm EST.   Monthly reading assignments accompany the online lecture, and  real-time questions/discussion are possible throughout the broadcast by using a chat box feature during the live session.

February 20, 2017 - Disorganized Attachment, Borderline Personality Disorder, and the Traumatic Transference

March 20, 2017 - Recognizing and Treating Dissociative Phenomena: the Structural Dissociation Model

April 17, 2017 - Working with Internal Conflicts Using Ego State Techniques

May 15, 2017  - Dealing with Shame and Self-Loathing

June 19, 2017 - Neurobiologically-Informed Treatment Planning

For more information, visit