At Inspired Minds we offer a variety of workshops designed to enhance your quality of life. Our workshops are educational, interactive, experiential and offer concrete skills and strategies that you can integrate into your current life. Workshops are offered throughout the year in a variety of formats (one day, 4-6 week series and/or weekends).

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Group

This 15 week DBT skills group is 1x/week for 3 hours and is intended to introduce participants to:

  • mindfulness
  • distress tolerance
  • emotion regulation and
  • interpersonal effectiveness skills.

This group is psycho-educational in nature and provides opportunity for experiential practice. Homework is assigned and reviewed each week.

Tuesday evenings 5:30p.m. – 8:30p.m. or

Thursday mornings 9:00am-12:00p.m.

Cost: $1725 (includes the DBT Skill Training Handouts and Worksheets booklet)

Understanding DBT and Emotion Dysregulation

This 6-hour workshop is aimed to assist the parents, siblings, loved ones and/or professional of individuals who experience emotion dysregulation, borderline personality disorder and/or who are participating in a DBT program. This workshop will provide an overview of DBT as well as strategies to help you organize and understand complex problem behaviour from a DBT perspective; develop an understanding of your loved one’s problems; apply DBT skills to your own emotional responses; learn how to support someone learning the DBT skills and manage your own stress by learning how to set and maintain boundaries. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions and problem solve your specific areas of concern. The cost of this workshop is $389. May 29, June 5 & 12, 2023. 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Introduction to Meditation Series

This 6 – week series is for individuals who are looking to start and/or enhance their current mindfulness practice. It can help quiet the mind, improve focus and attention and decrease stress and anxiety. November 7-December 12, 2022. Cost $389.

Diagnosing and Treating Borderline Personality Disorder Workshop

This two day workshop is for practitioners who want to deepen their understanding of borderline personality disorder including assessment, symptomology, and treatment strategies. The workshop will focus on the DSM-V criteria, the 5 areas of dysregulation, bio-social theory of development related to borderline personality disorder; as well as provide an introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy theory, strategies and skills modules. Held at the Carriage House Hotel & Conference Centre on June 23 & 24, 2023. 9am-4pm, cost $850. Participants have the option to only attend for one day, cost per day $499.