Mindfulness Spring Training Event 2018

MindfulnessMTL and True North Insight are pleased to present Mindfulness Spring Training, featuring Dr. Willoughby Britton, Dr. Rick Hanson, Dr. Jared Lindahl & Dr. David Treleaven. Join us for a long weekend of learning, practice, and discussion, April 19th to April 22nd.

See below for details on each of the events or to register for individual talks and workshops.

Mindfulness Growing Pains

With Willowghby Britton, Jared Lindahl & David Treleaven
Presented by: MindfulnessMTL

Dr. Willoughby Britton
Dr. Jared Lindahl
Dr. David Treleaven

Meditation-related challenges: research overview

Public lecture

Willoughby Britton PhD, Jared Lindahl, PhD and David Treleaven, PhD will give a 90-minute public lecture that reviews the findings from the Varieties of Contemplative Experience project, a project which aims to improve our understanding of the range of experiences, both positive and negative, associated with the practice of meditation. The lecture will include detailed descriptions of meditation-related challenges, how often they occur, how long they last, potential risk factors, and different ways these experiences are interpreted.

Maison Notman House
51 Sherbrooke Ouest
Montréal, QC H2X 1X2

April 19th, 7pm – 9:30pm

Price (Talk Only):
Regular $45
Student & Senior $30

Working skillfully with meditation related challenges

A two-day training for mindfulness/meditation teachers

The training will address:

  • Informed consent
  • Screening and monitoring of participants in Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Understanding the biological and psychological mechanisms adverse reactions in meditation
  • Managing meditation-related difficulties using trauma-sensitive, culturally-informed person centered approaches (from David’s recent book)

This ticket includes access to the public lecture.
Credits for continuing training by l’Ordre des Psychologues du Québec have been requested for this 15 hour training.

Coeur de Science – UQAM
Salle Polyvalente ( SH-4800)
200, rue Sherbrooke Ouest.

April 20th, 9am-5pm
April 21st, 9am-5pm

Price (Full Workshop + Talk):
Regular – $425
Student / Senior – $225

Walking Evenly Over Uneven Ground

With: Dr. Rick Hanson
Presented by: True North Insight

Using Positive Neuroplasticity to Cultivate Resilient Well-Being

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author celebrates True North Insight, Circle of Giving, by offering, in English, an evening talk on Walking Evenly Over Uneven Ground: Using Positive Neuroplasticity to Cultivate Resilient Well-Being and a daylong retreat.

Join True North Insight for either or both the evening talks on Saturday, April 21 from 7-9 pm and the meditation workshop on Sunday, April 22 from 10am – 4pm.

Credits for continuing training by l’Ordre des Psychologues du Québec have been requested.

UQAM – Centre des Sciences
Salle Polyvalente
200 rue Sherbrooke Ouest

April 21st, 7pm – 9:30pm
April 22nd, 10am – 4pm

Talk and workshop: $180/$120
Workshop only: $150/$100
Talk only: $50/$30

Complete Spring Training Package

Regular – $525
Student / Senior $300


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