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.

Online Mindfulness Training for Emotional Resilience for Students and Young Adults

MTER is a 4-week group that teaches emotion regulation skills through brief mindfulness practices and psychoeducation about mental health.

This program is intended for students who are dealing with anxiety and depression and need practical skills to help manage overwhelming emotions.

Participants will be introduced to different mindfulness practices that help improve focus and concentration.

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When: Fridays, Oct. 16 to Nov. 6, 10 am to 12 pm

Where: Online

Facilitator: Kyle Forman

Cost: $160. – Includes intake and free course materials

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Upcoming Mindfulness Trainings

Adler Institute

Mindfulness Training for Emotional Resilience (MTER)

September 11 and 12, 2020.
Fee: $299 (+HST)
2-day course in Mindfulness Training for Emotional Resilience (12 hours)

University of Toronto School of Continuing Education

3304-005 Introduction to Mindful Training for Emotional Resilience

Instructor: Rachael Frankford

Dates of course: September 29 to October 20

Dates/times of webinars:

  • Tuesday, September 29 from 6pm to 8pm
  • Tuesday, October 6 from 6pm to 8pm
  • Tuesday, October 13 from 6pm to 8pm
  • Tuesday, October 20 from 6pm to 8pm
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Mindfulness Training for Emotional Resilience (MTER)
Monday – Thursday

Session 1: November 9, 2020 | 2pm – 5pm ET

Session 2: November 10, 2020 | 2pm – 5pm ET

Session 3: November 11, 2020 | 2pm – 5pm ET

Session 4: November 12, 2020 | 2pm – 5pm ET


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