The ADHD Clinic

1849 Yonge Street

Suite 711

Toronto, ON M4S 1Y2

tel 416 304 1779

fax 416 304 0257

 

 

Monday
Nov142016

Introduction to Meditation and ADHD

with

Albert Allen, M.D., F.R.C.P. (C)

and

Amanda Deeley, C.Y.T.

The group will be led by Dr. Albert Allen (psychiatrist) and Ms. Amanda Deeley (certified yoga instructor); they will present a brief introduction to yoga asana (physical poses), pranayama (breathing practices) and Buddhist meditation techniques as they pertain to ADHD. Applicability includes self-management, focus, emotional regulation and impulsiveness. These practices will be explored in further detail in a later series of classes.

Date:

Thursday/November 24/2016

Time:

4:00 pm – 5:30pm

Location:

Suite 711 – 1849 Yonge Street

Toronto M4S 1Y2

*Registration is complimentary but participants must sign up for this presentation at The ADHD Clinic. A registration confirmation will be sent to each participant 

Thursday
Jun112015

Poster Presentation at IV International Congress of Dual Disorders

We would like to congratulate our staff and graduate students for their recent poster accepatnce and presentnation at the

IV INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF DUAL DISORDERS

Addictions and other Mental Disorders

 

which was held in Barcelona, Spain April 2015. This conference focussed on Dual Diagnosis and Dual Disorders which are related concepts describing the comorbid presence of mental health disorders. Two of our team members travelled to Barcelona and present our poster.  View the poster by clicking here.

Thursday
Jan292015

Mindful parenting, Resilient Children - Part 2

Mindful Parenting, Resilient Children

A 4-week Therapy Program

with Dr. M. Lee Freedman 

This 4-week course is an introduction to the principles and practices of mindful parenting with an emphasis on the unique challenges of raising a child or teen with attention regulation challenges. The course will explore ways for parents to manage the stress associated with raising a child with ADHD, to practice attention and emotion regulation skills in order to help their children learn to self-regulate, and to be present with themselves and their children in both joyful and difficult times.

Dates:

Wednesday/January 28/2015

Wednesday/February 4/2015

Wednesday/February 11/2015

Wednesday/February 18/2015

Time:

10:00 am – 12:00pm

Location:

Suite 711 – 1849 Yonge Street

Toronto M4S 1Y2

About Dr. Freedman:

Dr. M. Lee Freedman is a Toronto-based psychiatrist with over 30 years of clinical experience with children, adolescents, adults and families. Dr. Freedman integrates mindfulness training into individual, family and group therapy; she also teaches mindfulness workshops to parents, teachers and healthcare professionals. She is currently a member of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto in the AMM (Applied Mindfulness Meditation) program and also at the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto.

Friday
Oct032014

Mindful Parenting, Resilient Children

Mindful Parenting, Resilient Children

A 4-week Therapy Program

with Dr. M. Lee Freedman 

This 4-week course is an introduction to the principles and practices of mindful parenting with an emphasis on the unique challenges of raising a child or teen with attention regulation challenges. The course will explore ways for parents to manage the stress associated with raising a child with ADHD, to practice attention and emotion regulation skills in order to help their children learn to self-regulate, and to be present with themselves and their children in both joyful and difficult times.  Through interactive discussion and mindfulness practice exercises, parents in program will begin to experience and learn skills to manage parental stress, practices to respond wisely, calmly, and compassionately to parenting challenges.

Dates:

Wednesday/November 5/2014

Wednesday/November 12/2014

Wednesday/November 19/2014

Wednesday/November 26/2014

Time:

10:00 am – 12:00pm

Location:

Suite 711 – 1849 Yonge Street

Toronto M4S 1Y2

Registration is OPEN for parents

but parents are asked to call (416) 304-1779 in order to book a screening appointment

About Dr. Freedman:

Dr. M. Lee Freedman is a Toronto-based psychiatrist with over 30 years of clinical experience with children, adolescents, adults and families. Dr. Freedman integrates mindfulness training into individual, family and group therapy; she also teaches mindfulness workshops to parents, teachers and healthcare professionals. She is currently a member of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto in the AMM (Applied Mindfulness Meditation) program and also at the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto.

Friday
May162014

Mindful Parenting, Resilient Children

A 6-week Therapy Program

with Dr. M. Lee Freedman

This 6-week course is an introduction to the principles and practices of mindful parenting with an emphasis on the unique challenges of raising a child or teen with attention regulation challenges. The course will explore ways for parents to manage the stress associated with raising a child with ADHD, to practice attention and emotion regulation skills in order to help their children learn to self-regulate, and to be present with themselves and their children in both joyful and difficult times.  Through interactive discussion and mindfulness practice exercises, parents in program will begin to experience and learn skills to manage parental stress, practices to respond wisely, calmly, and compassionately to parenting challenges.

Dates: Course to begin in SEPTEMBER 2014

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00pm

Location: Suite 711 – 1849 Yonge Street, Toronto M4S 1Y2

Registration is OPEN for parents

but parents are asked to call (416) 304-1779 in order to book a screening appointment

About Dr. Freedman:

Dr. M. Lee Freedman is a Toronto-based psychiatrist with over 30 years of clinical experience with children, adolescents, adults and families. Dr. Freedman integrates mindfulness training into individual, family and group therapy; she also teaches mindfulness workshops to parents, teachers and healthcare professionals. She is currently a member of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto in the AMM (Applied Mindfulness Meditation) program and also at the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto.