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Community Events

May 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

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

Open Doors, Build Bridges and Expand Your Business! Advanced Training for Coaches by Anjali Leadership
Submitted by: Shahmeen Sadiq

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: 16 Guidelines Equine Assisted Learning Developing Compassion and Wisdom through a unique workshop series
Submitted by: Anne Porteous

Submitted by: Cinnie Noble

A: They use the EQ-i 2.0: Get Certified in Ottawa, June 12,13 (14) or Toronto, Aug 21, 22 (23)

Submitted by: David Cory

Kids Coaching Connection Summer Institute July 10 - 14 & August 14 - 19, 2017
Submitted by: Susan Howson

Weekend Women’s Voyage
Submitted by: Diane Crawford

Spring Clean Your Career in One Day! Workshop
Submitted by: Daisy Wright

Join us for DISCOVER the POWER Level 1 & 2 EFT (AAMET Accredited)
Submitted by: Nancy Forrester

Virtual Mentor Coaching program for ICF Credentialing and ACC renewal
Submitted by: Tony Gross

Team Coaching Training & Certification through Team Coaching International in Toronto, Fall of 2017
Submitted by: Michelle Chambers

Group and Team Coaching Intensive – June, 2017
Submitted by: Jennifer Britton

Individual and 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 Individual or Group Mentor Coaching sessions offered by trained ICF credentialing assessor, Manon Dulude Ph.D, PCC.

Individual Mentoring sessions are scheduled at the pace of the mentee and will take an in-depth look at your coaching skills. Sessions include role play as well as recording analysis with immediate constructive feedback on how to create powerful coaching sessions. As a trained assessor, Manon is uniquely qualified to transfer that knowledge to new coaches.

Mentor Coaching Groups are currently full. Look for new groups forming in September.

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

Manon Dulude

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Open Doors, Build Bridges and Expand Your Business!

Advanced Training for Coaches by Anjali Leadership

Are you ready to:

  • Take your coaching business from a part-time passion to a full-on career?
  • Transform yourself into a model for the leadership you want to cultivate in others?
  • Serve your clients so much more effectively than your average colleagues that repeat business and new referrals flow with ease towards you?

If your answer to any of these is a wholehearted YES, then you must join us in Toronto for this 3-day advanced training workshop designed specifically for coaches who are certified to use The Leadership Circle™ Profile. We will be sharing the secrets of our success at Anjali Leadership, so you can capitalize on a powerful approach. This program will be taught by Shahmeen Sadiq, Master Trainer who has certified hundreds of coaches since 2008 in the use of The Leadership Circle™ instruments.

There will be lots of time to practice working with others through the 3 days, with plentiful mentoring and feedback from Shahmeen along the way. Gain a fresh perspective as you take a deeper dive into the ingredients that comprise a proven recipe for purposeful service, client success and exponential business growth!

Dates: May 31, June 1-2, 2017


Venue: TBD Toronto

Shahmeen Sadiq

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Mindfulness in Everyday Life: 16 Guidelines Equine Assisted Learning Developing Compassion and Wisdom through a unique workshop series

Realizing connection and creating the relationships you want.
Offered: June 3rd 


Embracing change and the possibility of creating a meaningful life
Offered: June 4th


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.

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

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

Location: Rockwood, Ontario

The 16G are 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.

Facilitator: Anne Porteous, MScN, EPC.

Register for one or both workshops, 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:

o the theory, principles and methods specific to the CINERGY® model of conflict management coaching;
o an introduction to and basic working knowledge of conflict management coaching using the CINERGY® model;
o an understanding of the types of skills required to provide conflict management coaching;
o experience of the coaching model as a coach, ‘client’ and observer;
o knowledge of the applications of this technique; and
o 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: They use the EQ-i 2.0: Get Certified in Ottawa, June 12,13 (14) or Toronto, Aug 21, 22 (23)

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 Ottawa June 12, 13 (14) or Toronto, Aug 21, 22 (23) 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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Kids Coaching Connection

“Taking Relationships with Kids to a Whole New Level”

ICF Fully Approved ACSTH Program

The Kids Coaching Connection program is an intensive, experiential program made up of five core courses; Divine Elementals, Divine Design, Divine Possibilities, Divine Expressions and Divine Connections. It is the proud recipient of the ICF PRISM award. This International leader in Life Coach training focussed on kids/youth and families presents all courses in the series during the:

Kids Coaching Connection Summer Institute

Five comprehensive courses will be delivered over 2 weeks. You will realize a transforming and life changing experience designed to foster foundations of trust, communication and meaningful connections with kids, youth and families. It will help you develop all aspects of a kid’s being so they can tap into their Magnificence.

Kids Coaching Connection Summer Institute
July 10 - 14 & August 14 - 19, 2017
Time: 10 am - 6 pm
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Investment: $495.00 + HST per course

For full course descriptions go to:

Past Participants Say it all:

“Kids Coaching Connection is an outstanding training program for everyone who works with kids, youth and families in any capacity” (M. LR, ACC - Holistic Youth Life Coach)

“The coaching framework taught from and within the heart is truly masterful” (M. D - Pediatric Nutritionist and Life Coach)

“Take this program to learn the tools that you don’t hear or see elsewhere. Truly inspirational” (S.G. - Teacher)

To Register contact: Susan Howson

Susan Howson

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Weekend Women’s Voyage

Recharge and refresh your mind, body and soul in this weekend all-inclusive retreat in a grand, turn of the century Queen Anne home. This beautiful Victorian Inn a block from the sandy shores of Lake Huron was built in 1907 and has been beautifully maintained.

We created this weekend experience in response to the fantastic feedback from our 5 Day Canary Island retreats with our attendees requesting a local experience.

Would you like to discover more about yourself and learn about a framework to plan and live your best life? Would you like to enjoy the beauty for the fall on the Saugeen shores and country-side?

Do you need to relax and recharge your soul, or maybe you need an inspirational place to connect with other seekers while enjoying great food, good company and fun?

Each day begins with an optional hike/walking meditation and a delicious breakfast.

The rest of your time will be spent in a balanced way with workshops for your mind, food and activities for the body and soul. There will be personal reflection time for development of your priorities and goals. We also ensure plenty of laughter and opportunities to connect.

Contact Us for Details:
519 241 9192

Diane Crawford

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Spring Clean Your Career in One Day! Workshop

  • Facing a roadblock to your career advancement?
  • Being bypassed for promotions?
  • Feeling frustrated with your job search efforts?

If you would like to get unstuck and move ahead in your career, build job search skills and confidence and learn the nuts and bolts of landing the job or career you want, this one-day intensive workshop is for you (and you can bring a friend for FREE*). It's an opportunity to Spring Clean Your Career in One Day! Attendees will be introduced to:

  • Career Coaching: A self-discovery session helping you identify roadblocks to career advancement. It includes activities and interactive tools to get you unstuck, boost your strengths, and reclaim your power at work.
  • Trends in Resumes: Resumes are changing in content, format and design. Get up to speed with the core principles of what's new in resume development, and why you need more than a resume to distinguish you from everyone else. Learn how to display your most distinctive career achievements in your resume.
  • Social Media & the New Face of LinkedIn: Often referred to as your resume on steroids, LinkedIn has undergone its biggest makeover in years. Learn about these changes, including how you can privately signal to recruiters that you’re looking for opportunities. Session will also touch on strategies to build your brand with Social Media.

Interviewing, Salary Negotiation & Networking will also be covered. Registration details:

Daisy Wright

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Join us for DISCOVER the POWER Level 1 & 2 EFT (AAMET Accredited)

Add EFT/tapping (Emotional Freedom Techniques) to your toolbox! It’s an evidence-based technique from the newly emerging field of Energy Psychology, integrating various coaching/therapy modalities from talking, cognitive behavioural strategies, NLP through to positive psychology. EFT gives you and your clients an ‘in the moment’ way to interrupt stress, overwhelm, fear, anger, sadness and other forms of resistance that stop your clients from getting the most out of your coaching wisdom, regardless of whether you’re helping them with health, wealth, relationships, peak performance or career issues. They get faster deeper results and you get a deep sense of satisfaction! Next class is June 2-4, 2017. Space fills quickly.

If you’d like to learn more visit my upcoming events page to attend an event or let’s chat. Contact Nancy to apply for June Training at

Nancy Forrester, CEO,

(retired) Clinical Member Ontario Society of Psychotherapists MBA, B.Ed., B.Sc.,

Accredited EFT Master Trainer and Trainer of Trainers

Certified Emotional Success Coach

Nancy Forrester

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Virtual Mentor Coaching program for ICF Credentialing and ACC renewal

Our Mentor Coaching sessions are facilitated by our faculty members accredited by ICF at the PCC or MCC level. They have great depth of experience in the coaching profession, as well as staying current with the cutting edge of new developments in coaching.The program includes demos, feedback, exercises and peer coaching, all based on the ICF competencies.

The Group Mentoring Sessions will include 10 hours of Mentor Coaching as required for ICF accreditation and ACC renewal. Seven hours are provided by group webinars and three hours provided as one to one telecall hours.

Group size: Minimum of 6 and a maximum of 10 participants.

Dates: July 5, August 9, September 6, 2017

Time: 12:00 – 2:30 pm EST

Price: A great value at $899.00 plus HST

Requirements: A minimum of 60 hours of coach specific training and two active coaching clients.

Visit ADLER Website: for more info or contact Tony Gross, Program Manager or (416) 923-4419 ext 219

Tony Gross

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Team Coaching Training & Certification

through Team Coaching International in Toronto, Fall of 2017

Join us for an informational webinar to learn how to become a Certified Team Performance Coach (CTPC)™. Bring your team coaching practice to a new level! The certification program consists of 3 components:

1. Understand & Access the Tools: 13 CCE's – On-line learning at your convenience to learn about the 4 team coaching tools

2. The Master Class: 19.50 CCE's - Nov., 29, 30 & Dec 1 in Toronto – face to face session for hands on practice using team coaching competencies and skills

3. Accelerated Learning: 27.50 CCE's – 6 virtual sessions for a deeper dive into team coaching methodology with faculty and practitioners.

Free Tools Included with Your Registration

When you sign up for the Full Certification (FC) program you will receive a credit for a free Team Diagnostic™ for a team of up to 8 people. When you sign up for Accelerated Learning you receive free Team Leader View™ assessments and access to Team Coaching University, and our full support.

Webinar Dates (Choose one):
Tues., May 30 – 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thurs., June 15 – 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Mon., June 26 – 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Please contact Michelle at (905) 626-6494 or, for more information. All sessions held through “Zoom” ( sign up for free account)

Michelle Chambers, CTPC, CSODP, CHRL, CTDP, M.Ed
Authorized Facilitator and Certification Program Faculty

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Group and Team Coaching Intensive - June, 2017

Are you a coach looking to expand your skills, knowledge and practice into the realm of group and team coaching? Join Effective Group Coaching author and Coach Jennifer Britton in downtown Toronto on Monday June 19 and Tuesday June 20th for the Group and Team Coaching Intensive. The program is approved for 19 CCEs with the ICF.

Over the two days we will explore:

The best practices of designing, leading and marketing group and team coaching work;
Systems and exercises/techniques for group and team coaching

A major focus of this program is giving you practice and feedback with your skills, so each coach leads a short group/team coaching practicum.

The program will run in Downtown Toronto June 19 – 20 (830-430pm ET each day). Cost: $1095 plus HST. For more information please register at Questions? Contact Jennifer Britton at 416-996-8326 or

Jennifer Britton

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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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