Presented by

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.


Date & Location

November 30, 2015, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Army Officers’ Mess

149 Somerset West St, Ottawa, ON, K2P 0H7

Several public parking nearby.

Refreshments will be served at the breaks


Carleton, Ottawa & St-Paul University students, please contact us directly to get your discount.


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Army Officers’ Mess



Early Bird Rate:

$199 + $25.87 (HST) = $224.87 until November 16th, 2015

Regular Rate:

$225 + $29.25 (HST) = $254.25

Early Bird Group Rate (3 or more):

$180+ $23.40(HST) = $203.40 until  November 16th, 2015

Regular Group Rate (3 or more):

$199+ $25.87 (HST) = $224.87

Early Bird Student Rate:

$90 + $11.70 (HST) = $101.70 until November 16th, 2015 with presentation of valid full time student ID

Regular Student Rate:

$110 + $14.30 (HST) = $124.30 with presentation of valid full time student ID

* To be eligible for group rate, all 3 registrations must be mailed/faxed together, and paid with one cheque or credit card number. 


Carleton, Ottawa & St-Paul University students, please contact us directly to get your discount.


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There are 5 ways to register :

  1. Online: Click on the “Register” tab to the left (Please note that we accept VISA and MASTER CARD)
  2. Phone: Call us at 1-613-702-0339 or  1-877-895-2867
  3. Fax completed registration form to 1-613-702-0339
  4. Email completed registration form to
  5. Mail this printed registration form and send it with your cheque or money order payable to MAGentix Communications Inc. to the following address:
438-1500 rue Bank
Ottawa ON K1H 1B8

Please send the registration form and the cheque or money order 5 days before the conference.


Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and workshop begins at  9:00 a.m.


Certificate of Participation will be given at the end of the workshop.

Although the most widespread treatment for depression today is the use of antidepressants, mindfulness and self-compassion techniques can be equally potent for releasing natural antidepressants in the brain. In this workshop, we’ll explore how the latest neuroscience research can illuminate our approach with depressed clients, especially the discovery of the parallels between the effects of trauma and depression on the brain.


Objectives for Professionals

You’ll learn:

  1. Define positive neuroplasticity.
  2. List three practical formal ways to enhance positive neuroplasticity when working with patients
  3. Describe the practice SAFE and the benefits of using it to reduce the depressive loop.
  4. List 3 current neuroscientific studies showing the relationship between mindfulness, compassion, play and a stronger brain.
  5. List and practice key self-compassion practices to practice for self-care and to use with patients in creating healing and forgiveness around pain.

 Who should attend:

This conference is for

  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Youth Workers
  • Counselors and Therapists
  • Family Therapists
  • Teachers
  • School Guidance Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • School Administrators
  • Other Professionals in the Human Service Sector


“This workshop was absolutely WONDERFUL. It made my hole conference experience that much richer”

Elisha‘s presentation was so energizing and the skills so useful that I found myself applying what I learned immediately with clients that evening. He had a lovely, natural and engaging style.”

“Elisha was a very fluent presenter and gave practical as well as theoretical information.It was a very energizing workshop with helpful interaction among participants”

“Elisha is an excellent presenter. He models calm and his sense of humor and familiarity with the subject are top notch.”



Certificate of Participation is given at the end of the workshop.

About Dr. Elisha Goldstein

Elisha Goldstein Workshop in Ottawa

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. is a psychologist, speaker and author who has published numerous articles, chapters, and blogs, including his newest book Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness and Self-Compassion, the bestselling books The Now Effect: How This Moment Can Change the Rest of Your Life and A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn. He synthesizes the pearls of traditional psychotherapy with a progressive integration of mindfulness to achieve mental and emotional healing. He has his private practice in West Los Angeles, California.


You may buy the books by clicking on the photo


Books sold at MAGentix Workshop




Please note that Follett of Canada, University of Ottawa bookstore, will be on site to serve you.






Certificate of Participation will be given at the end of the workshop.





6 core CEUs were given for this event


CCPA accreditation for MAGentix's workshops

6 CEUs hours were given for this event





It is now possible to get credited for hours of continuing education in psychotherapy for activities that are not previously recognized by the Ordre. Psychologists and psychotherapist’s permit holders must retain supporting documentation for these activities 3 years after the reference period.  Just insert this workshop in your Continuing Education Activity Attended Outside of Quebec files.


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