Meditation for Mindful Living and Clinical Practice is a series of monthly open sessions offered through the Health, Arts and Humanities Program (www.heatlh-humanities.com<http://www.heatlh-humanities.com>) at the University of Toronto. The objective of the series is to provide mental health professionals and students from all clinical disciplines an opportunity to learn or further develop meditation skills for enhancing their self-care and therapeutic presence with clients.
Instructor Bio : I am a mental health clinician in Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital. I teach and research mindfulness groups for people living with HIV, ambulatory patients in general psychiatry, and hospital staff. I also integrate mindfulness into individual psychotherapy in my work in the Clinic for HIV-Related Concerns. I am the course director of the Mindful Psychotherapy program in the Mount Sinai Psychotherapy Institute; faculty with the Health, Arts and Humanities Program at U of T; and an Adjunct Lecturer at the Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.
Date: 4th Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $35/session, $150/five sessions, $300/year.
Free for the first five students/residents to register for each session
Location: Room 939, the Large Group Room, Mount Sinai Hospital Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Health Complex
To get to the Large Group Room, take the main elevators to the 9th floor. As you are leaving the elevator area, turn left and then left again and walk down the long hallway in front of you. The door to the Large Group Room is the last door on your left. Or just follow the signs.
Registration: Let me know you are coming at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Gayner, BSW, MSW, RSW
Mental Health Clinician
Adjunct Lecturer, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work University of Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Health Complex
600 University Avenue, Room 965A
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5
t. 416-586-4800 x.8647