Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

2024 Series

Private Practice Essentials

Cost: Free

Workshop times: Thursday, 7 – 8:30 pm Eastern

  1. January 11 – Liane Wood, RP
    Proactive Psychotherapy: Meeting CRPO Standards with Confidence
  2. Feb 22 – Ann Rogerson, RP, MEd  
    Crafting Connection: Navigating your Social Media Presence as a Psychotherapist
  3. March 7 – Liane Wood, RP
    Private Practice 101: Your Blueprint to Psychotherapy Practice Success
  4. March 28 – Kyle Watters & David Reine 
    Navigating Financial Success: Strategies from Your Accountant and Wealth Advisor
  5. April 18 – Lisa Catallo, MA, RCC, CCC
    Thinking about Starting a Group Practice?

March 7, 2024

Private Practice 101: Your Blueprint to Psychotherapy Practice Success

Liane Wood, RP & Redbird Therapy

Are you ready to transform your passion for psychotherapy into a private practice? The path to your dream practice can begin here, with “Private Practice 101: Your Blueprint to Psychotherapy Practice Success” – the ultimate checklist to guide you towards success.

In this engaging webinar, we will cover:

  1. Business Essentials
  2. Client Relationships
  3. Practical Tools and Tips
  4. Financial Planning

Cost: FREE

This workshop will be held via Zoom on Thursday, March 7, 7:00 pm EST

Registration via Google Forms

March 11 – 17, 2024

Sleep TikTok Series

Liana Weinberg, RP(Qualifying), BSc, MEd Counselling Psychology Candidate

Humans spend nearly one-third of their lives sleeping, yet over one-third of Canadians suffer from sleep-related issues. Why is this? In this TikTok series, we will explore the mysteries of sleep, uncovering why so many of us struggle to get the rest we need and deserve. We will discover the science behind sleep, explore strategies for improving sleep hygiene, and embark on a journey to reclaim our nights and wake up feeling refreshed.

Cost: FREE

Watch on TikTok: www.tiktok.com/@lianaweinberg

March 28, 2024

Navigating Financial Success: Strategies from Your Accountant and Wealth Advisor

Kyle Watters, CIM, B. Comm – Portfolio Manager and David Reine CPA, CA Partner

Join us as Kyle and David unravel the strategies for running your business, from the age old question of should I set up a corporation for my business to how do I manage my wealth built up in my business to help secure a prosperous future.

Cost: FREE

This workshop will be held via Zoom on Thursday, March 28, 7:00 pm EST

Registration via Google Forms

April 18, 2024

Thinking about Starting a Group Practice?

Lisa Catallo, MA, RCC, CCC

Your private practice is full and you have a pretty decent waitlist.  You’re starting to wonder what is next, and as you look around, see a few colleagues who have started a group practice.  Is that your next step?
 
In this workshop, you will learn:

  • What the 5 top struggles and rewards are of owning a group practice.
  • The key steps to take before having your first associate join you.
  • Identify why YOU would want a group practice

Cost: FREE

This workshop will be held via Zoom on Thursday, April 18, 7:00 pm EST

Registration via Google Forms

May 16, 2024

When You Lose the One You Love – Pet Loss Sharing Circle

Myroslava Tyzkyj, RP, RVT and Barbara Brown, RP 

Pet loss is a powerful bereavement that can open and unsettle us. Sometimes it can be surprising. But the kind of unconditional love we often feel for – and receive from – our pets touches our hearts deeply. Our animal companions change us, as does our loss of them. Making space for our grief is essential.

Cost: FREE

This sharing circle will be held via Zoom on  Thursday, May 16, 7:30 pm EST

2024 Dates: 7:30 pm EST on May 16, Aug 15, Nov 14. Registration will be posted ~1 month before each date.

Past Workshops

April 9, 2022

Self-Compassion: Time to Look Inward Series

RedBird Team, Workshop Presenters

6 YOUTUBE VIDEOS *Dec 17, 2021 – March 18, 2022
LIZ BOSTWICK

4 WEEKS INSTAGRAM *Jan 17 – Feb 11, 2022
ANN ROGERSON

1 VIRTUAL WORKSHOP *April 9, 2022
REDBIRD TEAM

Explore pathways to embody self-compassion and strategies to stay well during this demanding time.

February 22, 2024

Crafting Connection: Navigating your Social Media Presence as a Psychotherapist

Ann Rogerson, RP, MEd and Barbara Brown, RP 

An engaging workshop where we’ll dive into the nuanced world of social media for psychotherapists. Come prepared to engage in a lively conversation about selecting the right platform for your goals, fostering a dedicated following, and strategically defining and building your niche. We’ll also explore the crucial aspect of utilizing social media for your psychotherapy practice in a way that aligns with professional standards.

 

January 11, 2024

Proactive Psychotherapy: Meeting CRPO Standards with Confidence

Liane Wood, RP & Redbird Therapy

This workshop is for folks who are looking to enhance their psychotherapy practice. This webinar will provide you with valuable insights and practical tips.

  • What you can expect in this webinar:
  • Examine CRPO’s clinical records checklist related to clinical records and fees
  • Strategies for Practice Improvement
  • Deep dive into effective strategies and techniques to not just meet but exceed regulatory practice standards
  • Practical Tools for Immediate Use

November 18, 2023

Mediation: A Holistic Approach to Separation & Divorce

Darlene Rites, Family Law Lawyer, Accredited Family Mediator

Discover how to navigate the challenges of divorce and develop a deeper understanding of the emotional and legal aspects of separation. In this workshop, you will learn from an experienced family law lawyer and mediator on how to prioritize the well-being of your family, explore peaceful resolutions and create a brighter future for everyone involved. This workshop is for parents, spouses and individuals seeking a peaceful path forward.

Nov 16/23, Feb 15/24

When You Lose the One You Love – Pet Loss Sharing Circle

Myroslava Tyzkyj, RP, RVT and Barbara Brown, RP 

Struggling with anxiety in your perimenopausal years? For many women in perimenopausal years, anxiety can worsen. Understanding your bloodwork can give you very clear direction as to how to adjust your nutrition & lifestyle to really maximize the benefit of your mental health therapies. 

Our mind & body are one.  Understanding the interplay is crucial.

September 20, 2023

Grief at Work:
How unsupported grief at work is impacting your business and what you can do about it

Suzanne Jabour, Grief Educator, Transformational Coach and Workshop Leader

In this workshop we’ll share how grief shows up at work and what we can do to better support staff and customers who are experiencing it. We will also explore different ways grief is created at work and how we can build a workplace culture that acknowledges it. You will leave with skills, tools and mindsets that will put you at the forefront of this shift from isolation to connection in times of loss.

August 21, 2023

When You Lose the One You Love, Pet Loss

Myroslava Tyzkyj, RP, RVT and Barbara Brown, RP 

Pet loss is a powerful bereavement that can open and unsettle us. Sometimes it can be surprising. But the kind of unconditional love we often feel for – and receive from – our pets touches our hearts deeply. Our animal companions change us, as does our loss of them. Making space for our grief is essential.

July 13, 2023

Bringing Ritual in to Mourning

Jonathan Morgan, RP(Qualifying), Dip Hon, B.A. Hon, MPS

This virtual workshop provides a way to honour loved ones through ritual. It includes brief descriptions of rituals and a formal ritual, in which participants are invited to partake.

June 20, 2023

Fundamentals of Grief and Mourning

Jonathan Morgan, RP(Qualifying), Dip Hon, B.A. Hon, MPS

This workshop provided a framework of the grief process. Participants learned mourning styles and coping strategies for this natural part of life.

March 1 – March 31, 2023

SELF-EMPOWERMENT Instagram Series

Malgosia Wenderski, Therapist-in-Training

This month-long series is for anyone on the journey of enhancing their confidence and mental wellness.

March 11, 2023

Mindfulness Strategies to Address Burnout in Parents of Neurodivergent Children

Linda Moradzadeh, Therapist-in-Training

Learn strategies to reduce burnout and change your relationship with yourself and your child(ren).

January 12, 2023

HUNGRY HEART: Break Free from Emotional Eating and Develop a Healthy Relationship with Food

Jaime Saibil, Author & Psychotherapist, Workshop Presenter

Are you tired of failed diets and exercise programs?
Are you looking to be in love with your body and achieve a healthy lifestyle?
This may be the webinar for you!

November 26, 2022

Improve Your Gut-Brain Connection: Easy & Nutritious Cooking Class

Chef Pierre & Dr. Anne-Marie Lacroix, Naturopath

Learn important cooking foundations to live a healthy lifestyle while becoming knowledgeable about the hidden science of making the perfect soup.

November 30, 2022

Strategies for Seniors & Their Caregivers to Cope with Depression

Workshop Presenters: Jessica Weeks, RP & Paulina Camino, RP(Qualifying)

Hosted by: Vintage Fitness

This webinar is for you if:

  • You would like to learn more about how depression affects seniors
  • You or a loved one is suffering with sadness or depression
  • You would like to learn some strategies to manage your mood as winter approaches

November 16, 23, 30 and Dec 7, 2022

Challenging the Narrative: Cultivating a healthy body image

Ann Rogerson, RPQ, Workshop Presenter

An introductory workshop series designed to help you explore, understand and cultivate different components of positive body image. Each workshop will include an educational portion, an activity and group discussion to nurture reflection, support and community. All are welcome. Spaces limited.

October 23, 2022

Expressive Arts Therapy

Amelia Deng, RP(Qualifying), BA, MEd

This free workshop explored the important connection between the food you eat and your mental health. Agenda items included:

  • Introduction
  • Expressive arts theories
  • Exercises
  • Cinematographic themes

October 22, 2022

The Gut-Brain Connection: Nutrition to Your Support Mental Health

Krista Znebel, Registered Holistic Nutritionist
This free workshop explored the important connection between the food you eat and your mental health. Agenda items included:

  • how food plays a key role in inflammation
  • how inflammation in your gut can affect your brain
  • eating habits to improve your digestion
  • how to reduce inflammation naturally
  • Inflammatory food list

September 28, 2022

FREE WEBINAR for Those Working in Animal Care Services & Registered Veterinary Technicians

Myroslava Tyzkyj, BA, RP, RVT, Workshop Presenter
Do you love working with animals but are feeling exhausted and overwhelmed? Is it getting harder to make it through shifts or taking you longer to recover on your days off? Do you feel lost as to how to get your energy back?
This webinar can help you learn to better cope with the demands of the job you love, and feel like yourself again.

February 21 – March 28, 2022

Pet Loss Bereavement Support Group

Myroslava Tyzkyj, RPQ, RVT, Workshop Presenter
With over 20 years working with animals, Myroslava Tyzkyj, welcomes all those needing a safe and supportive place to grieve the loss of your pet companions. This will be an intimate group – only 6 spots available – and runs for 6 weeks.

November 6, 2021

LETTING GO OF PERFECTIONISM: What if “Good Enough” is Good Enough?

Nic Cadman, Workshop Presenter
Are you hoping to reduce the anxiety and stress of perfectionism? Would you like to learn new skills for dealing with perfectionistic tendencies? Redbird Therapy Centre offers this workshop for people who identify as perfectionists looking to make a change. This workshop discusses how perfectionism works and ways to manage its impacts. Lecture, discussion, and experiential activities. (previously offered: January 30 and February 6, 2020)

March 11, 2020

Embodied Liberation: Facilitating Healing, Recovery & Transformation

Shalyn Isaacs, Workshop Presenter
Systemic oppression experiences live in the body of those from marginalized groups. How do we release limiting beliefs to promote healing? How can we embody liberation? What will happen when you start feeling your body is a home? Utilizing somatic frameworks, participants will create and embody narratives of empowerment. 

Partnership

February 15, 2022

Back Pain and Sciatica Relief

Michelle DeMarchi and Sarah DeBoer, Workshop Presenters
Michelle DeMarchi and Sarah DeBoer are physiotherapists in Bloor West and they’re forever changing how people are overcoming back pain and sciatica. They’ve helped thousands of patients overcome pain and get back to doing things they love…and they shared the secrets of how to conquer back pain!