Mindfulness Groups and Trainings

At New Pathways we offer mindfulness groups for clients as well as professional workshops, workplace training, and public speaking on mindfulness, applied neuroscience and mental health. Please see below for upcoming groups and workshops.

If you are interested in public speaking engagements or customized
workplace training, feel free to reach out.

Upcoming Workshops

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3304 – Introduction to Mindful Training for Emotional Resilience

Dates: Tuesdays, January 19 to February 9 – 6 pm to 8 pm

Online Course offered on Quercus platform

Mindful Training for Emotional Resilience (MTER) is a brief psychoeducational program designed as an introduction to mindfulness and emotion regulation. In this two-day workshop, you’ll learn practical skills that are trauma-informed, based on recent research and insights from neuroscience. You’ll discover how to help people suffering from stress and mental health-related disorders by integrating mindfulness into their daily lives. You’ll learn how to guide them through brief meditations, informal mindfulness practices, grounding skills and help them develop a practice of self-care.


Discover the structure and rationale for MTER .

Work through the curriculum and skills for each of the four modules.

Use brief meditations and handouts for each session.

Understand key concepts of mindfulness and the brain.


Adler Graduate Professional Program

Winter MTER Program 2021- Offered Online with Zoom

April 23-24, 9:00am-4:00pm

Cost: $287.61 (+HST)

This 2-day training will emphasize experiential learning by leading participants through the 4-week MTER curriculum followed by group discussion on the experience. There will be time for in-session practice teaching of exercises and guided meditations.

GOALS: This training initiative will introduce clinicians to mindfulness practices through experiential learning. Participants will have the skills to use the MTER resources to support clients in their setting. This training will provide an opportunity for clinicians to deepen their own mindfulness practice which will serve as a foundation for providing mindfulness based interventions with clients.

2-day course in Mindfulness Training for Emotional Resilience (12 hours)


Previous Mindfulness Trainings

SafeGuards Trauma Informed Training


Mindfulness and Self-Care for Helping Professionals in Uncertain Times
April 9 and 16, 2020
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Facilitator(s): Rachael Frankford MSW RSW

SafeGuards Training is providing this session free-of-charge in support of staff during this stressful time.

In this two session webinar training, participants will be supported to engage in a daily mindfulness practice as we move through these unprecedented days of uncertainty with community support. There will be facilitated online Discussion Board between sessions to help reduce isolation and stress of working with vulnerable people.

The goal of week 1 is to introduce/re-engage front line workers to the importance of a regular mindfulness practice.

Participants will learn the following:

  • Introduction/review of mindfulness practices for self-care
  • Myths of mindfulness practice
  • RAIN practice
  • Strategies to establish a weekly mindfulness practice over the new week.
  • Guided meditations to try

Week 2 builds on week 1 after participants have had a chance to (re)engage with a mindfulness practice while helping the clients they serve and manage their own stress.

Participants will learn the following:

  • Challenges of establishing a regular practice and how to address them
  • Resilience model of emotion regulation and how to teach to clients.
  • Self- compassion practices and when to use them.
  • Helping clients build resources in daily life even when times are tough.
  1. Live Webinars (Zoom)
    This course is delivered exclusively online as 2 interactive webinars spaced over two weeks.
  2. Online learning platform (Thinkific LMS)
    Participants will have access to online learning modules to supplement live sessions as well as:
    • Activities and discussion forum for a week after each webinar
    • Downloadable resources and handouts
    • Access replay of session recordings