The ADHD Clinic

1849 Yonge Street

Suite 711

Toronto, ON M4S 1Y2

tel 416 304 1779

fax 416 304 0257

 

 

Wednesday
Jan292014

Mindful Parenting, Resilient Children

The ADHD Clinic would like to announce

A 5-week Parent Workshop

with Dr. M. Lee Freedman

This 5-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, March 19, 2014
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Time:
10:00am – 12:00pm

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


Registration is OPEN for parents

but parents are asked to call (416) 304-1779 in order to book a family 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 Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto and also at the Centre for Mindfulness Studies.

Wednesday
Dec112013

Mindful Parenting, Resilient Children

The ADHD Clinic would like to announce

A 6-week Parent Workshop

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:
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Time:
5:30pm – 7:30pm

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


Registration is OPEN for parents

but parents are asked to call (416) 304-1779 in order to book a family 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 Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto and also at the Centre for Mindfulness Studies.

Friday
Apr012011

Conference with Keith Conners on ADHD in Adolescents and Young Adults

We are proud to announce our Spring 2011 conference, "ADHD  Diagnosis and Treatment in Adolescents and Young Adults." This conference will feature internationally renowned ADHD expert Dr. Keith Conners. Dr. Conners is the author of widely used ADHD diagnostic scales such as the CAARS and tests such as the CPT. He is regarded as a leading pioneer in the field of ADHD and we are honored to feature him as our keynote speaker. For more information on this conference please download the file here.

Friday
Oct222010

Spring 2011 Conference Announcement

We are honoured to once again welcome Dr. Keith Conners who will be presenting our Spring 2011 Conference entitled ADHD and the School Environment: Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment. Dr. Conners has taught at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Harvard, the University of Pittsburgh, George Washington University, and Duke. He is Professor Emeritus of Medical Psychology at Duke University Medical School. He is the author of five books and 200 scientific articles. Dr. Conners is the developer of the Conners rating scales which are used globally as part of comprehensive assessments for ADHD.

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