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.