Welcome to the Toronto Institute of Group Studies

We are committed to training and supporting effective group leaders.

We believe that an understanding of group dynamics and processes enhances the functioning of any group, team or community.

Our faculty team draws from diverse professional backgrounds and interests, in the service of advancing our shared commitment to group learning and group leadership development.

Accreditation 
The Toronto Institute of Group Studies is certified as an Educational Institute
with Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and is registered as a
Training Institute with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
Training Program fees are tax deductible
as approved by Canada Revenue Agency.

Upcoming Training
Opportunities and Events

2021-2022 academic year

September 30, 2021

In Conversation with
Kasra Khorasani

Creativity and the Group Leader
1-2 pm ET

Online
Complimentary event

October 14, 2021

Beyond Theory Workshop:
A Process Group Experience
for Group Leaders

Thursday, October 14, 6 - 8 pm; 
Friday 15, 11 am - 6 pm ET

Online

October 21, 2021

In Conversation with
Cheri Marmarosh
Attachment Theory and Group Therapy
1-2 pm ET

Online
Complimentary event

November 19, 2021

Full Training Program
Weekend 1 of 4
Friday November 19, 4 - 8 pm 
Saturday 20, 11 am - 5 pm
Sunday 21, 11 am - 5 pm ET

Online

November 26, 2021

Full-day Workshop
with Stephane Treyvaud
Neurobiology and Mindfulness in Group Therapy Practice: 11 am - 5 pm ET

Online

January 21, 2022

Full Training Program
Weekend 2 of 4
Friday January 21, 4 - 8 pm
Saturday 22, 11 am - 5 pm
Sunday 23, 11 am - 5 pm ET

Online

February 25, 2022

Full Training Program
Weekend 3 of 4
Friday February 25, 4 - 8 pm
Saturday 26, 11 am - 5 pm
Sunday 27, 11 am - 5 pm ET

Online

March 3, 2022

Beyond Theory Workshop:
A Process Group Experience
for Group Leaders
Thursday, March 3, 6 - 8 pm; Friday 4, 11 am - 6 pm ET

Online

April 22, 2022

Full Training Program
Weekend 4 of 4
Friday April 22, 4 - 8 pm
Saturday 23, 11 am - 5 pm
Sunday 24, 11 am - 5 pm ET

Online

May 3, 2022


Group Leadership Consultation Series
8 weeks, May 3 - June 21
Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm ET

Online

Previous Training and Events

June 22, 2021

Half-day Workshop
Practical Strategies for Online Groups 

Online 

June 11, 2021

Full-day Workshop
Beyond Theory - A Process Group Experience for Group Leaders 

Online 

May 13, 2021

In Conversation with Yvonne Bergmans about Peer Leadership in Groups 

Online
Complimentary event

April 15, 2021

8 Week Group Leadership Consultation Series 

Online 

April 8, 2021

In Conversation with Joan- Dianne Smith and Allan Sheps  about Co-leadership
Session Video 

Online
Complimentary event

January 28, 2021

In conversation with Stephane Treyvaud about Mindful Group Leadership

Online 
Complimentary event

January 12, 2021

Online

December 10, 2020

In Conversation with Molyn Leszcz about Leadership in Challenging Times 
Session Video

Online 
Complimentary event

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