Toronto Coaching - International Coach Federation

Community Events

March 2017

"Community Events" brings you the latest news about upcoming community events including professional development opportunities and upcoming conferences and events brought to you by local coaches and peers.  Please see our Submission Guidelines below.  

Member Submissions

Workshop on Coaching For a Better Workplace - Building Capacity in Others
Submitted by: Elinor Whitmore

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: 16 Guidelines Equine Assisted Learning
Submitted by: Anne Porteous

Submitted by: Cinnie Noble

"EQ-i 2.0" Get Certified in Toronto, May 8, 9 (10), 2017 Ottawa, June 12, 13 (14)
Submitted by: David Cory

The Next Step Workshop
Submitted by: Louise Veres

CLI’s Science of Mind-Kinetics® in Coaching
Submitted by: John Burr

Group Mentoring Opportunity: Take Your Coaching to the Next Level
Submitted by: Manon Dulude

“Essential Coaching Skills for Results” Workshop – May 30 to June 1, 2017
Submitted by: Janet Emmett

The Leader Within: 2017
Submitted by: Wendy Thompson

Prosperity Accountability Group starting on April 7th until June 30th
Submitted by: Shieh-Chi Chan

Simply Sundays – Spring edition 2017
Submitted by: Jo Bennett

Workshop on Coaching For a Better Workplace

- Building Capacity in Others

Toronto, April 5-7, 2017

At this University of Windsor Law School Certificate workshop, you will learn techniques that will allow you to excel at coaching others about workplace issues. You will learn the Progress Model of coaching and see how it applies to performance issues, conflict coaching, performance management and other coaching issues. You will observe videos of coaching sessions, practise the model, and engage in practical discussions. You will be given opportunities to enhance your coaching skills in a variety of contexts so that the new techniques and approaches can become second nature.

In this workshop, you will learn to:

  • Use coaching to improve individual and overall organizational effectiveness;
  • Get the most from your people by building on their potential;
  • Refine the critical competencies required by an effective coach;
  • Have more effective coaching conversations;
  • Ask good questions that develop deeper;
  • Create a concrete action plan;
  • Use a variety of coaching tools appropriate to the person and issue;
  • Analyze options with clients and encourage the selection of durable options;
  • Get even the most challenging individuals to buy into the process;
  • Keep the client on track and follow through so that doable plans are implemented;
  • Develop the client’s ability to self-manage decision making, action planning and implementation for continued growth and development.

Link to syllabus and registration:

This workshop has been approved by the International Coach Federation (ICF) for 19 Core Competency hours and 5.5 Resource Development hours.

Elinor Whitmore

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Mindfulness in Everyday Life: 16 Guidelines Equine Assisted Learning 

Developing Compassion and Wisdom through a unique workshop series

The 16G are a set of guidelines being used around the world to bring mindfulness into everyday life. They have been taught to school children, hospital staff, people working in the not-for-profit sector, health, mental health, university settings and in the corporate world. They are a tool to help create a culture of kindness, wisdom and compassion from families to professionals.

Through equine-assisted learning and experiential activities, participants will learn ‘How to Relate’ with compassion and wisdom, as well as ‘How to Create a Meaningful Life.’ By the end of each workshop participants will have the tools and understanding to begin to reclaim those aspects of inner life that shape happiness through wisdom and compassion.

Date: Saturday June 3rd 9am-4pm
How we relate: Realizing connection and creating the relationships you want.
Guidelines: Respect, Forgiveness, Gratitude, Loyalty

Date: Sunday June 4th 9am-4pm.
How we find meaning: Embracing change and the possibility of creating a meaningful life.
Guidelines: Aspiration, Principles, Service, Courage

Location: Rockwood, Ontario

Facilitator: Anne Porteous, MScN, EPC.
To Register please visit:
Learn more about the 16 Guidelines:

Anne Porteous

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by CINERGY® Coaching

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the fields of coaching and conflict management. It is a one-on-one technique, in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills.

The outcomes of this workshop are that participants will gain:

  • the theory, principles and methods specific to the CINERGY® model of conflict management coaching;
  • an introduction to and basic working knowledge of conflict management coaching using the CINERGY® model;
  • an understanding of the types of skills required to provide conflict management coaching;
  • experience of the coaching model as a coach, ‘client’ and observer;
  • knowledge of the applications of this technique; and
  • suggested documents and information about the logistics of conflict management coaching.

Schedule for 4 day in-person workshops:

  • Toronto - November 20-23, 2017
  • Ottawa (English) - November 20-23, 2017

We offer a $100 discount to members of ICF.

For information on training in your workplace and for programs in other locations (or by telephone or webinar), please contact us.

ICF CCEUs are granted to participants who complete this workshop.

For more information and an application, contact CINERGY® Coaching at: Email:; Phone: 416-686-4247; Toll Free: 1-866-335-6466.

Cinnie Noble

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A: the "EQ-i 2.0" Get Certified in Toronto, May 8, 9 (10), 2017 Ottawa, June 12,13 (14)

More and more organizations world-wide are implementing emotional intelligence programs for employees. Catch the wave and get certified to use the world's first, most researched, most flexible, most widely accepted, cost effective, online measure of emotional intelligence. It's a fantastic framework for coaching and provides credibility to you and your coaching business.

EITC was one of the first companies to partner with MHS to offer the EQ-i Certification Course and for the last 19 years we have been a leading provider of EQ-i Certification Courses in North America.

Get certified in the 2 Day onsite course in Toronto May 8, 9, (10) or Ottawa June 12, 13 (14) which includes certification to use the EQ-360 2.0. Click here for more information EQ-i 2.0 Certification Course

Exclusive Bonus Offering! Mastering EI Competencies (1 day immediately following the 2 day cert course), is all about how to help clients develop EQ, you'll get the participant manual, games, exercises, activities, video clips, power point slides to use in workshops and seminars and coaching. Click here to register AND for all other 2017 dates & cities.

David Cory

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The Next Step Workshop

Setting Direction ~ Creating Alignment ~ Maintaining Commitment

  • Are you in a state of change or transition in your life or career?
  • Wondering what your next step should be?

This workshop is for anyone who would like to find more purpose in their life or career, who desires to create meaningful change, or is going through a life transition and looking for ways to create success and meaning in a new chapter in life.

This workshop will help you:

  • Create a life and career vision
  • Understand what truly makes you happy
  • Learn to make choices that honour your values
  • Discover what’s stopping you from doing what you want

Workshop Details:

Date: Thursday March 30th, 2017
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Location: Movement Unlimited Inc. 178 Hwy 20 West Fonthill, Ontario

Cost: $69 including tax. Includes one 30-minute private follow-up coaching session to be scheduled following the workshop.

Limited space. Pre-registration required. To register, contact Louise Veres at or call 905-466-1903

Louise Veres

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CLI’s Science of Mind-Kinetics® in Coaching

Whole Brain, Whole Person, Whole Potential

ICF Approved Coach Training for Every Niche

CLI shares over 20 years of in-depth research and practice to provide you with a level of Approved Coach Training that is often described as the PhD of Coach Training because it creates permanent positive change in every coaching session. And this is the key success factor that drives high measurable ROI for our clients.

Special - email John directly ( and request our presentation: “The Science of Mind-Kinetics® in Coaching”

Benefit from the Art & Science of Assisting Your Clients (and yourself) to:

  • Raise Leadership Competencies with advanced CLI Tools and Skills
  • Think like Einstein! Create brilliant thinkers who use their whole brain for Innovative Problem Solving and Goal Achievement.
  • Shift Subconscious Programming for Permanent Positive Change.
  • Eliminate old limiting beliefs.
  • Anchor new positive beliefs.
  • Uncover Unconstructive Patterns, Habits and Behaviors, and Reverse them Forever.
  • Coach the Whole Person for Personal and Professional Success.
  • Strengthen Relationships and Resolve Conflict by removing Judgment & Blame.
  • Identify and Remove the Biggest Boulders to Success in each area of Life.
  • Learn to Measure your client’s ROI
How many of these benefits will accelerate your coaching practice?
Up to 165 ICF ACSTH (or CCEUs)

Call today! 1-866-254-4357 or +1-250-652-5390
Email today!
More info at:

John Burr

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Group Mentoring Opportunity: Take Your Coaching to the Next Level

If you are working toward acquiring or renewing ICF credentials through ACSTH or Portfolio Path, take advantage of Group Mentor Coaching sessions now offered by Manon Dulude Ph.D, PCC, ICF credentialing assessor. New groups forming now.

If you prefer one-to-one coaching, Individual Mentoring sessions are scheduled at the pace of the mentee. Your Individual Mentor coaching calls will take an in depth look at your coaching skills and provide detailed and constructive feedback to elevate your coaching and mastery of coaching competencies.

Deepen your service through mastery of the ICF Core Competencies. To learn more and register visit:

Manon Dulude

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“Essential Coaching Skills for Results” Workshop – May 30 to June 1, 2017

Location: Toronto

Note: Provides 24 hours of ICF ACSTH (or CCEUs) for those seeking an ICF coaching credential.

Through “Essential Coaching Skills for Results” you will build your coaching competence by learning about a coaching model for every coaching conversation and practical skills.

You Will Learn:

  • The Excelerator Coaching™ System, accredited by the ICF, and part of the curriculum of the Certified Executive Coaching program at Royal Roads University.
  • Structures, tools, and resources to coach individuals
  • The ROI of coaching in organizations
  • How to use a coach approach to promote accountability and collaboration
  • The Strength Deployment Inventory®, a relationship awareness tool
  • When, how and why to use coaching in the workplace to stimulate employee engagement, learning and development, the attainment of results and shift organizational culture

“The workshop provided me with insight, knowledge, tools and practiced skills that will help me be a better leader. The sessions were highly practical and engaging and provided real tools and the opportunity to practice in a safe environment.”

- Howard Grossman, CI0 & Executive Director, Information Management and Technology Services


Carollyne Conlinn, MCC, MBA, MPH is a founding partner with Essential Impact and faculty member at the Royal Roads Graduate Executive Coaching Certificate program.

Janet Emmett, CEC, PCC is a certified executive coach and lead facilitator with Essential Impact.

Workshop Fee:

Register by May 1, 2017 and save $250.00 $2,245.00
Register after May 2, 2017: $2,495.00


Janet Emmett

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You're invited to 

The Leader Within: 2017

 It's time for you to discover, nurture, and unleash the true leader within.

Whether you're a seasoned veteran, or just starting out on your leadership journey, this exclusive two-day leadership retreat will provide you with the foundation of mindful leadership, and teach you to:

  • Leverage brain-friendly leadership techniques for improved performance results
  • Spark your creativity by reducing stress and reclaiming your values
  • Increase clarity of mind to be more focused, committed and courageous at home and at work

We are all leaders and our talents are cultivated by learning new skills and renewing our purpose. Offering something for everyone, this exclusive workshop in an idyllic setting will provide you with the roadmap on how to inspire others and lead from within.

The Leader Within: 2017

Discover. Nurture. Unleash.

When: May 16 & May 17, 2017

Where: Kingbridge Conference Centre, King City, Toronto. ON

Price: $1,250 per person* +HST


*This price includes programming information, yoga and meditative activities, as well as all food and snacks. Hotel price is not included but there is a block of hotel rooms on hold for your two-night stay ($150 per night + applicable taxes).

After these two days, we promise you’ll leave reinvigorated with new insights and strategies to bring back to your workplace and your life. It’s time to unleash the leader within you.

Wendy Thompson

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ONLY 4 SPOTS LEFT - Prosperity Accountability Group

Are you growing your business? Form relationships that bring exponential opportunities while gently extending the limits of your personal comfort zone with committed peers in the Prosperity Accountability Group starting on April 7th until June 30th. A dedicated group of 8 women will be meeting on: April 7, 14, 28, May 12, 19, 26, June 9, 16, 23, 30.

Time: 10am – noon
Price: $295+hst.
Location: CSI Annex, 720 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON
To register email

Shieh-Chi Chen

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Simply Sundays – Spring edition 2017

Curious about minimalism? Looking for ways to simplify your life? Dedicate some time to reflect on how you can ‘declutter’ mentally, emotionally and physically.

Join certified life coach and professional organizer Jo Bennett of Solomojo Coaching in a small group format (max four participants) for three consecutive Sundays this Spring.

Imagine what you can welcome into your life as a result of clearing space and finding time.

March 19, 26 & April 2, 2017 ~ 9 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. start time

April 23, 30 & May 7, 2017 ~ 9 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. start time

Toronto office, St Clair & Yonge

Total fee per participant: $165.00 + HST

To register, click here

Liberate Yourself From the Nonessential!

Jo Bennett

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Submission Guidelines

ICF-Toronto Chapter Members and Affiliates (paid the $100 fee):
  • Limited to 1 free submission per month
  • Additional submissions $50/insertion
ICF-Toronto Guests:
  • Small submission (up to 100 words with link to your site):  $100/insertion
  • Large submission (up to 250 words with link to your site):  $150/insertion
Please note:
  • Submissions by ICF-Toronto Members will only be accepted for events they themselves are presenting.  All other events will be deemed to fall under the "Guest" category.
  • All listings are linked to our monthly e-bulletin that is published on the 15th of each month and emailed to all members.
  • Maximum 250 words.
  • Submissions will be sent to in either plain text, HTML or Word doc format.
  • Payment must be received and processed by the deadline in order for the submission to be distributed.
  • Lead time:  All submissions must be received and paid for 8-10 business days before the publish date.
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