Supervision/Consultation Groups & Workshops

Setting Up a Private Psychotherapy Practice - Workshop

Date/Time: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 1:00-3:00 pm

Location: Village Healing Centre, 240 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto, ON M6R 2L8

Cost: $75

A how-to workshop for individuals who have recently graduated with Masters degree that prepares them to practice psychotherapy and are interested in getting a jump start on their practice. 

Topics: 

  1. Requirements

  2. Paperwork forms

  3. Payment

  4. Scheduling plan

  5. Contact info

  6. Marketing

  7. Self-employment

  8. Supervision

  9. Resources for clients

Registration and fee payment required. Send etransfer and register to lindafhochstetler@gmail.com.

Monthly Clinical Group Supervision:

1.5 hours, $75, 2nd Friday of the month, 10-12am

- 3 month commitments for Sept-Nov 2019, Jan-Mar 2020, Apr-June 2020

- Cost: $225 for 3 sessions

- 3 or 4 persons

 

Bi-monthly Clinical Group Supervision:

1.5 hrs, $60, 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 12:30-2pm

- 3 month commitments for Sept-Nov 2019 Jan-Mar 2020, Apr-June 2020

- Cost is $360 for 6 sessions

- 4-8 persons

Email your interest in attending any of these sessions to Linda Hochstetler at lindafhochstetler@gmail.com. RSVP is always required.

 

All sessions will be held at the Village Healing Centre, 240 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto, ON M6R 2L8

 

Linda has 17 years of Clinical Supervision and Consultation experience, and she really enjoy working in groups. She is a Registered Social Worker (not a Registered Psychotherapist with the CRPO,) and she qualifies as a Clinical Supervisor, but not for the Controlled Act of Psychotherapy. Documentation can be provided for any of these sessions.

Clinical Supervision Group

Buddhist Contemplative Care at End of Life


Sponsor: Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism (www.appliedbuddhism.ca)

Coordinated by Linda Hochstetler, the teaching team will offer perspectives from spiritual care, social work, and nursing. 

 

January 11, 2020 1:30 - 5:00pm Orientation to Buddhist Hospice Palliative Care (2 Panels)

University of Toronto, St. George Campus

 

January 18 - March 21, 2020 (no class on Feb. 15, 2020); 1:30 - 3:00 pm at 33 High Park Gardens

The curriculum of this module will follow the training guidelines of Hospice Palliative Care Ontario for volunteers. It will help people to better prepare themselves to service their Buddhist Sangha, as well as friends/family needs. Students are expected to have completed or are completing the Introduction to Buddhist Counselling Module or its equivalent.


Registration fee is only $50 for the entire 10 week session, thanks to donations to the Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada. Please complete an application by December 31, 2019. 

 

Introduction to Buddhist Counselling

10 Saturdays; January 18 - March 28, 2020; 3:30 - 5:00 pm at 33 High Park Gardens
Sponsor: Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism (www.appliedbuddhism.ca)

The Winter module is designed to provide basic Buddhist counselling skills to individuals with little or no clinical experience or training. It is intended to prepare participants to volunteer with Sangha members, friends, and family. No previous training is required.

This module includes learning about the following skills: attending, rapport building, use of silence, paraphrasing, reflecting, showing empathy, focusing the conversation, clarifying, appropriate questioning, and summarizing. Participants will learn to integrate Buddhist concepts into their supportive counselling conversations and will be encouraged to practice these skills in their many conversations. 

Registration fee is only $50 for the entire 10 week session, thanks to donations to the Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada. Please complete an application by December 31, 2019. 

Note: A second module will be available January-March 2020 on Providing Care to Seniors and Palliative Patients. This fall module, or its equivalent, will be the pre-requisite for the second module. 

 

Buddhist Clinical Supervision Group

 

1.5 hrs bi-weekly, $80 for 5 sessions, Date and Time TBD for 2020


Online group supervision expressly to help individuals connect their personal Buddhist practice to their volunteer or paid supportive counselling offerings is being offered through the Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism. It is open to Buddhist practitioners from the Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana traditions.

 

Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism (TCAB)

Starting in September, 2019, the Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism has been approved to host the first ever Buddhist Contextual Education site group of Buddhist practitioners. Students are completing their placements at the end of their Masters in Pastoral Studies in Buddhist Studies at the Emmanuel College, affiliated with the University of Toronto. Linda Hochstetler, Co-Director and Teacher for TCAB, has been invited to be the psychotherapy supervisor for them, and this role is funded through the Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada. Contextual Education students will be joined by other soon-to-graduate and recently-graduated psychotherapists and chaplains. To get on the waitlist for September 2020, email admin@appliedbuddhism.ca.