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Pri-Med Canada Conference

See below topics at the Pri- Med Conference significant for Primary Care Mental Health 

 

Pri-Med Canada
https://www.pri-med.ca/pct/mainpro-workshops.html
The International Centre in Mississauga
May 9-11, 2019
Topic: Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
This Group Learning program has been certified by the National Office of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for 6 MainPro+ credits (per 3 hour session).
Date: Thursday, May 9th, 2019
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Speakers: Dr. James Whyte, Dr. Joel Shapiro, Dr. Chase Everett McMurren, Dr. Howard Schneider, and Dr. Michael Paré

Dr. Joel Shapiro, M.D., FRCP(C) completed in the psychiatry training at the University of Western Ontario. Joel has an particular interest in psychotherapy and completed specialized training and supervision in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. He also has an interest in Mindfulness and Supportive Therapies. He has previously presented Continuing Professional Development lectures about psychotherapy to psychiatrists, primary care physicians and allied health professionals.

Dr. James Whyte, B.Sc.N., M.D., CCFP is a Family Physician practicing psychotherapy. He has been an adjunct professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and is an adjunct professor at Tyndale University College in the Department of Psychology and has been teaching Counselling and Psychology. James is a member of the OMA Section on Primary Care Mental Health and sits on the executive committee. He is also Co-Chair of the education committee of the Section.)

Dr. ChaseEverett McMurren, BA, BEd, MD, CCFP, is a psychotherapist and the medical director at the Artists’ Health Centre, a home-visiting physician for frail older adults who are homebound, a coroner for the Province of Ontario, and a faculty member in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. McMurren is a mentor in the Collaborative Mental Health Network and also provides psychotherapy supervision to trainees and active practitioners. Dr. McMurren has also trained in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR).

Dr. Howard Schneider, MD, MDPAC(C), CCFP, Family Physician Practicing in Psychotherapy. Howard provides primary care psychiatry and psychotherapy to patients in the Toronto area. Dr Schneider has written a column since 2008 stressing the art and science of combining clinical psychopharmacology and psychotherapy. It is published in the Journal of the Medical Psychotherapy Association of Canada’s (MDPAC).

Dr. Michael Pare, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Ed., M.D., General Physician Practicing Psychotherapy and Registered Psychotherapist. Michael is Chair of the OMA Section on Primary Care Mental Health and President of the North York General Medical Society. He is coordinator the Medical Clinic for Person Centred Psychotherapy. He is a Teaching Mentor the medical Psychotherapy Association of Canada and the Collaborative Mental Health Care Network of the Ontario College of Family Physicians. Dr. Paré is a recognized expert witness in the field of mental health and, more specifically, primary care mental health and psychotherapy within the field of medicine. Dr. Paré can be reached at michaelpare@rogers.com or at (416) 229-2399 x ext. 120 or (416) 723-1716.
Topic: Keeping Good Professional Boundaries in Medical Practice
This Group Learning program has been certified by the National Office of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for 6 MainPro+ credits (per 3 hour session).
Date: Friday, May 10th, 2019
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Speakers: Dr. Gail Robinson and Dr. Michael Paré

Dr. Gail Erlick Robinson, MD, FRCP (C) is a Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics/Gynecology at the University of Toronto and the Director of the Women’s Mental Health Program at the University Health Network, Toronto. She co-founded the Women’s Mental Health Program at the University of Toronto. She sees patients, lectures, does research and publishes about women’s mental health issues. She has a special interest in the psychological impact of various aspects of women’s reproductive life. She also focuses on violence against women and has been involved in setting guidelines, designing courses and acting as an expert witness in cases concerning sexual abuse, violence against women and boundary violations by authority figures. She was a member of the 2015 Minister of health Task force on Abuse of Patients. She was appointed to the Order of Canada in June 2017 for her pioneering contributions to women’s mental and physical health, and to the advancement of professional regulation in health care. She was appointed to the Order of Ontario in 2013 for her advocacy work re violence against women.

Dr. Michael Pare, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Ed., M.D., General Physician Practicing Psychotherapy and Registered Psychotherapist. Michael is Chair of the OMA Section on Primary Care Mental Health and President of the North York General Medical Society. He is coordinator the Medical Clinic for Person Centred Psychotherapy. He is a Teaching Mentor the medical Psychotherapy Association of Canada and the Collaborative Mental Health Care Network of the Ontario College of Family Physicians. Dr. Paré is a recognized expert witness in the field of mental health and, more specifically, primary care mental health and psychotherapy within the field of medicine. Dr. Paré can be reached at michaelpare@rogers.com or at (416) 229-2399 x ext. 120 or (416) 723-1716.
Topic: Practical Consideration of Transference & Countertransference in Medical Practice
This Group Learning program has been certified by the National Office of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for 6 MainPro+ credits (per 3 hour session).
Date: Saturday, May 11th, 2019
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Speakers: Dr. Mel Borins and Dr. Michael Paré

Dr. Mel Borins is a family physician, and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is author of Go Away Just for the Health of it and Possibilities-The Pronoic Photosongbook. Dr. Borins is a mentor with MDPAC and has been the Course Director of a Five Weekend Learning Program in Psychotherapy at the University of Toronto since 1998.

Dr. Michael Pare, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Ed., M.D., General Physician Practicing Psychotherapy and Registered Psychotherapist. Michael is Chair of the OMA Section on Primary Care Mental Health. He is coordinator of the Medical Clinic for Person Centred Psychotherapy. He is a Teaching Mentor of the Medical Psychotherapy Association of Canada, and of the Collaborative Mental Health Care Network of the Ontario College of Family Physicians. Dr. Paré is a recognized expert witness in the field of mental health and, more specifically, primary care mental health and psychotherapy within the field of medicine.

For more information: Please email to Dr. Paré at michaelpare@rogers.com or at (416) 229-2399 x ext. 120 or (416) 723-1716.

 

 

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