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Toronto Western Hospital

399 Bathurst Street

Auditorium - 2nd floor West Wing

Toronto, ON M5T 2S8

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Mindfulness-based treatments: Advances in applications

Keynote Speaker: Brenda Toner, PhD CPsych

Dr. Toner is a Full Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Graduate Coordinator, Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. For the past 30 years, Dr. Toner has been involved in mental health and well-being. She has held many leadership positions including Head of the Women’s Mental Health Program and the Director of the Fellowship Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Through this work she became increasingly more interested in the study and practice of mindfulness. She has published over 100 articles/book chapters and has given over 200 presentations on a variety of topics including eating disorders, anxiety, depression, irritable bowel syndrome and mindfulness. She currently teaches a Psychology of Mindfulness course in the Psychology Department and leads a weekly Mindful Meditation class through Health and Wellness at the University of Toronto.

UHN Mindfulness Updates:

  • Dr. Susan Wnuk, PhD, CPsych - TWH Bariatric Surgery

  • Dr. Lesley Ruttan, PhD, CPsych - TRI Neuropsychology Acquired Brain Injury Rehab Service

  • Dr. Danielle McDonald, PhD, CPsych - TGH Eating Disorders

  • Dr. Jaan Reitav, PhD, CPsych - TRI Cardiac Rehab Program


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399 Bathurst Street

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Toronto, ON M5T 2S8

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