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Featured Mental Health Seminars & Events

To see a full list of mental health events, including Live Webinars, On Demand Webinars and Online Get Togethers, click here.

Foundations of Internal Family Systems
May20-2021

Foundations of Internal Family Systems

Internal Family Systems (IFS) is one of the most effective evidence-based treatment techniques in use today. Learn how to identify and work with your patient’s parts. This webinar will show you the technique in action! Join Frank Anderson in this 8-hour introductory course to IFS.
CAD$335-CAD$351
Blending Western Practices with Traditional Aboriginal Approaches to Healing
May28-2021

Blending Western Practices with Traditional Aboriginal Approaches to Healing

Elder Little Brown Bear revisits work with trauma, addictions, loneliness, depression, building healthy relationships, and anxiety through Aboriginal teachings and healing practices in a clinical and non-clinical setting.
$132-$148
Revolutionizing Trauma Therapy
Jun2-2021

Revolutionizing Trauma Therapy

Babette Rothschild presents this 12-hour training on the impact of trauma on the body and the phenomenon of somatic memories.
CAD$ 429
Legal Issues in Counselling: Consent, Capacity, Substitute Consent and Negligence
Jun8-2021

Legal Issues in Counselling: Consent, Capacity, Substitute Consent and Negligence

Do you know how to protect your counselling practice against potential legal problems? Learn about the legalities of consent and the differences between negligence, errors in judgement and incompetence and more, to ensure you stay on the right side of the law.
CAD$132-CAD$239
Legal Issues in Counselling: Documentation, Confidentiality, Mandatory Reporting, and the Duty to Warn
Jun9-2021

Legal Issues in Counselling: Documentation, Confidentiality, Mandatory Reporting, and the Duty to Warn

What is the legal meaning of “confidentiality” and what are the legal consequences of breaching it? Learn about implied and express consent, how to obtain it and parents’ rights to access their child’s counselling records.
CAD$132-CAD$239
EMDR Unchained: Going from Protocol to Treatment
Jun14-2021

EMDR Unchained: Going from Protocol to Treatment

When using EMDR, do you feel chained to protocols and procedures? Feel like you are conducting therapy in a straight jacket? This webinar will “unchain you” from the rigidness of using EMDR and enlighten you on how to harness its unlimited potential.
CAD$132-CAD$148
Happiness in Dark Times: The Role of Positivity in Catalyzing Resilience
Jun15-2021

Happiness in Dark Times: The Role of Positivity in Catalyzing Resilience

Over the last two decades psychology has turned its attention to the integration of research that suggests positivity has a significant role to play in human well-being and thriving.
CAD$132-CAD$148
New Hope for Treatment-Resistant Depression
Jun17-2021

New Hope for Treatment-Resistant Depression

The very nature of major depression often defeats our best therapies. How can clients change when they have no hope, interest or energy? Learn how Sensorimotor Psychotherapy provides a fresh perspective with Janina Fisher.
CAD$132-CAD$148
Therapy on the Move: Adding Walk and Talk Therapy to your Tool-kit
Jun18-2021

Therapy on the Move: Adding Walk and Talk Therapy to your Tool-kit

Outdoor walk and talk therapy can be very powerful. How can you do this safely? Join Jennifer Edler and learn how to engage clients while respecting confidentiality in this new approach.
CAD$132-CAD$148
Integrating EMDR Into Your Clinical Practice: Five-Day Intensive in Vancouver
Aug30-2021

Integrating EMDR Into Your Clinical Practice: Five-Day Intensive in Vancouver

Esta Porter ensures you’re ready to implement EMDR by focusing on attunement, attachment and clinical judgement in this Basic EMDR training in Vancouver.
CAD$2500
Coping Skills for Big Feelings: Working with Children to Help Them Manage Anxiety and Stress
Nov8-2021

Coping Skills for Big Feelings: Working with Children to Help Them Manage Anxiety and Stress

Join Janine Halloran, author of the bestselling "Coping Skills for Kids Workbook", as she shares her tips and strategies for teaching healthy coping skills to kids.
CAD$132-CAD$148
Buzz Café Series
May18-2021

Buzz Café Series

Come discuss the latest mental health “buzz”, therapies, trends and insights — and leave enlightened.
Town Hall Meeting Series
May26-2021

Town Hall Meeting Series

Our monthly 1-hour virtual Town Hall Meeting is a great place to join your peers from around the world to touch base, weigh in, exchange ideas, and raise topical questions and concerns.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

Welcome to the Leading Edge community!

And, there's more!

Leading Edge Seminars offers an online continuing education learning environment that is designed to reinvigorate and energize your mental health practice through meaningful engagement with leading edge experts and your fellow peers.

Through our suite of carefully curated interactive mental health seminars and online events together with tiered registration options, you can now join an international community of mental health professionals where you can share, listen and learn.

  • New! Membership discounts
    The more you learn, the more you save! Explore our membership plans here.
  • Follow-up Q&A sessions
    One-hour virtual sessions that provide an additional opportunity to chat again with speakers and ask additional questions AFTER you’ve had a few days to test out the new approaches and insights you learned in our mental health seminars
  • Virtual Lunch Together series
    Ever-popular casual lunchtime conversations with some of the most interesting and influential people in the mental health field today
  • New! Town Hall Meetings
    Open to the public — and FREE! A great monthly meeting place to touch base with each other and discuss topical questions and concerns related to the mental health field
  • New! Buzz Café
    Smaller, more intimate, monthly group conversations (sometimes co-hosted by leaders and influencers in the mental health field) where Leading Edge Dedicated Learner and Enchilada Learner Members gather together to discuss the latest “buzz”, therapies, trends and insights.
  • New! Leading Edge Advantage Report
    Info-packed monthly reports available exclusively to Leading Edge Dedicated Learner and Enchilada Learner Members that highlight top-line industry happenings, thought-provoking musings, and observations on cultural zeitgeist as curated by Leading Edge Founder Michael Kerman

 

As we evolve in this virtual environment, we will continue rolling out new interactive features that will help you stay connected through these uncertain and rapidly changing times, while still offering continuing education mental health seminars designed to inspire, invigorate and improve your therapeutic practice.

Explore our full lineup of online mental health seminars and events here.

How to learn and participate

Leading Edge Seminars offers various membership plans to stimulate and satisfy your thirst for knowledge and learning in the mental health field.

Learn more about our membership options here.