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"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.  

Community Events Submissions

Inspiring Conversations for Leaders and Coaches: Applying Neuroscience

Submitted by: Jane Graydon

Group Supervision By Terri Donohue

Submitted by: Terri Donohue

Business Coaching Advantage – Core Skills & Inclusion-based Coaching

Submitted by: Maggie Coulter, PeopleDynamics Learning Group Inc.

Free Training: Revolutionize Your Coaching with the Power of the Predictive Brain

Submitted by: Irena O’Brien

EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification from eiADVANTAGE

Submitted by: Janice Gair


Submitted by: Rita McDowall


Submitted by: Cinnie Noble & Sharad Kerur

Be in Demand! Get EQ-i and EQ 360 Certified!

Submitted by: David Cory

Group Mentor Coaching (All levels) with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC and ICF Assessor

Submitted by: Cathy Shaughnessy

Mentor Coaching for ACC and PCC Credentials

Submitted by: Jo Bennett, ACPC, PCC, ACE

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Inspiring Conversations for Leaders and Coaches: Applying Neuroscience

Friday June 7 2024 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Earn 6.0 CCEU $299

Join us downtown Toronto for an engaging live workshop where leaders and coaches learn together.

Engage face to face with leaders and coaches to gain valuable insights to take your professional journey to the next level.

Dive into the practical application of neuroscience for leaders and coaches.

Learning Objectives:

To understand how our brains and sensory systems contribute to inspiring conversations.

At the end of this workshop, you will be better equipped to inspire others:

● through connected communication

● to explore their ideal selves

● to move forward with aligned actions

If you are a professional accredited coach, you will apply new learnings and demonstrate your coaching.

Consider inviting an existing or prospective client leader so you can deepen your relationship by learning together.

Your Facilitators

Jane Graydon MBA MCC

Jane is an executive Master Certified Coach and former HR and Operations Executive. She taught leadership at the Masters Level and is an experienced facilitator. She was on the ICF Toronto Board for 7 years and is currently Head Coach. www.linkedin.com/in/janegraydon

Kelly Tremblay PhD ACC

Kelly is a neuroscientist, a clinically trained audiologist, and an executive coach. She holds multiple academic appointments and teaches in the Master of Arts in Executive and Organizational Coaching program at Royal Roads University. Kelly is Associate Director of Corporate Outreach for ICF Toronto Chapter. www.linkedin.com/in/dr-kelly-tremblay

  • Broaden your network...Get to know coaches and leaders
  • Experience or Practice Professional Coaching
  • Have Fun!

Register: www.resultscoaching.ca/courses or email JaneTheresaGraydon@gmail.com

Jane Graydon

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Group Supervision By Terri Donohue

Systems We Swim In Neurodiversity and Coaching (Group Coaching Supervision)

Group coaching supervision is a space for coaches to reflect on who we are as coaches, how we coach and who we coach. It is also a place for us to “be” in relationship, in restoration, in connection. We are all together - yet in a profession that can at times feel isolating.

This special edition of our group coaching supervision will focus on neurodiversity and coaching - because neurodiversity is already part of your coaching world - it may just be hiding in plain sight. Join us at Neurodivergently Coaching for our next Coaching Supervision Group. And… you can earn ICF CORE CCEUs!

This virtual program consists of five two-hour sessions, from April 30th, 2024, and runs every two weeks until June 25th, 2024. It will run on Tuesdays from 2 pm to 4 pm ET, April 30, May 14, May 28, June 11, and June 25, 2024.

Learn more here: https://neurodivergentlycoaching.mn.co/plans/392078? bundle_token=5c375af89485a887e81b92bd9044423c&utm_source=manual

For further information and to register: Don't hesitate to get in touch with Terri Donohue at Terri@terridonohue.com or Deborah Shukyn-Plageman at deborah.miller@personagrataconsulting.com or person.welcome@gmail.com

Terri Donohue

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Business Coaching Advantage – Core Skills & Inclusion-based Coaching

We are committed to creating inclusive spaces and advocating for equity in the world.


Coursework and virtual practicum make for a compact 4 to 6 month program of intense learning, and you complete the training hours and coach assessment required to apply for your ICF ACC credential (with appropriate number of coaching hours). Next intake for Credential Course: May 2024.

ICF Level 1 accredited program.


For experienced coaches who want to deepen their skill set and work towards coaching at the PCC level. A rigorous and intensive program, participants will complete the training hours and coach assessment required to apply for your ICF PCC credential (with appropriate number of coaching hours accrued). September 2024 start.

ICF Level 2 accredited program.


As coaches we have an opportunity in every conversation to co-create experiences with clients which invites feelings of being deeply seen, heard and valued. To engage in this work from a place of honesty and vulnerability we must begin first with being open to seeing the expansive wholeness of who we are as coaches and how our lived experiences shape how we see and communicate with the world around us. March/April 2024.

6 ICF CCEU’s available.

Learn more here.

Contact us to learn more: call Maggie at 416-988-5115 or email info@peopledynamicslearning.com

Maggie Coulter

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Free Training: Revolutionize Your Coaching with the Power of the Predictive Brain

Believe it or not, the human brain wasn’t designed for thought or logic. In recent years, neuroscientists have cracked the code on how our brains really function – and their insights have MAJOR implications for coaches and other helping professionals! We know now why bad habits and unhelpful behaviours are so difficult to change – and we have new strategies and tools to stimulate self-reflection, promote personal growth, and help clients take action on their goals.

On Thursday, April 18th, neuroscientist Dr. Irena O’Brien will explain what recent neuroscience breakthroughs mean for your coaching practice – and she’ll share practical tools and techniques you can apply today to get better results for your clients.

You’ll discover:

  • How to spark positive changes for your clients by harnessing the power of the predictive brain
  • Why your clients are NOT at the mercy of their emotions (plus 2 practical techniques to help them self-regulate without years of therapy)
  • The super-simple, neuroscience-backed exercise that completely changes your clients’ self-image (and it has nothing to do with affirmations!)
  • Why the brain’s “prediction engine” keeps us stuck in bad habits and unhelpful patterns – and how to help your clients break free and change their behaviour
  • and more

What you learn in this workshop will empower you to coach with more purpose, more confidence, and more success.

Click here to learn more and reserve your seat!

Irena O’Brien

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EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification from eiADVANTAGE

In the dynamic and competitive landscape of leadership, emotional intelligence stands out as a transformative force that can elevate individuals and organizations to new heights. The benefits of strengthening emotional intelligence for leaders are far-reaching, encompassing improved decision-making, stronger relationships, effective conflict resolution, enhanced communication, increased resilience, and optimized team dynamics.

As a coach certified to deliver EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 assessments, you can better guide your clients to achieve their goals and lead others effectively. Next offering: May 27-30, 11-3 EST. Cost: $1650 More info here! Contact Janice at info@eiadvantage.ca

Janice Gair

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Embody & Coach Resilience

Are you ready to conquer stress, overwhelm, and dis-ease for both yourself, and your clients?

Are you seeking powerful tools to elevate your coaching business and personal growth?

Prepared for a profound transformation, both personally and professionally?

Our Certified Resilience Coach Program (CRCP) isn't just a certification—it's your key to mastering resilience through the latest evidence-based principles and healthy lifestyle practices and it offers: .

  • Comprehensive coverage of core competencies for resilience development and coaching in one transformative program
  • Access to a ready-to-use resilience coaching system with cutting-edge tools
  • 36 ICF Continuing Coach Education units
  • The opportunity to connect and collaborate with coaches worldwide for mutual support and growth

Don't miss this opportunity – or complimentary book offer! The next program – and our 15th cohort - begins on May 4, 2024. For program details and registration, visit here.

BONUS: Use discount code ICFTORONTO24 to save $200 on your tuition.

Explore our blog to uncover the magic of resilience coaching: Read our blog

Hear from our graduates:

  • CRCP provided me with a workable framework to share resilience with my clients.

Chantal Breytenbach, PhD, ACC

  • I achieved optimal balance and greater well-being. Highly recommended!

Julia Rabinovitch, Solution-focused Leadership Coach, PCC

Rita McDowall

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by CINERGY® Coaching

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the fields of coaching. Coaches who practice this specialty support clients to effectively prevent unnecessary conflict, to manage specific disputes and to strengthen their conflict management skills.

The outcomes of this workshop that focuses on this specialty are that participants will gain:

1. the theory, principles and methods specific to the CINERGY® model of conflict management coaching;

2. an introduction to and basic working knowledge of conflict management coaching using the CINERGY® model;

3. an understanding of the types of skills required to provide this form of coaching;

4. experience of the coaching model as a coach, ‘client’ and observer;

5. knowledge of the applications of this technique; and

6. suggested documents and information about the logistics of conflict management coaching.

ICF members receive a discount of $300.00 and earn up to 34 educational credits. Below are the upcoming dates and information about our upcoming virtual workshops.

Dates: August 12-29, 2024

Download: Flyer, Registration Form and Session Schedule

This workshop will be facilitated by Sharad Kerur, CINERGY Accredited Trainer

For information please contact Resolution Pathways

Dates: September 9-26, 2024

Download: Flyer, Registration Form and Session Schedule

This workshop will be facilitated by Cinnie Noble

For information please contact CINERGY

Dates: October 21-November 7, 2024

Download: Flyer, Registration Form and Session Schedule

This workshop will be facilitated by Sharad Kerur, CINERGY Accredited Trainer

For information please contact Resolution Pathways

More information on CINERGY Coaching may be found at https://cinergycoaching.com/training/coaching-practitioner/

Cinnie Noble & Sharad Kerur

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Be in Demand! Get EQ-i and EQ 360 Certified!

Get certified to use the measures of EQ used by Amazon and Microsoft as the basis for their leadership training and coaching - and get certified by the company that Amazon and Microsoft get their coaches certified by - The Emotional Intelligence Training Company Inc. (EITC)

EITC was one of the first companies to partner with MHS to offer the EQ-i Certification Course and for the last 23 years we have been the leading provider of the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360 Certification Course globally.

Get certified in the 4 half-day live online course and then take your learning deeper with the 2 half-day live online course, Developing EQ where you will learn how to help clients develop their EQ through coaching and training and get a complete turn-key workshop for use in your organization, including participant workbook, interactive exercises and learning activities, video clips, and power-point slides. Learn more.

David Cory

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Group Mentor Coaching (All levels) with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC and ICF Assessor

As a trained Mentor Coach, and ICF Assessor, I have provided hundreds of hours of feedback for credential candidates at all levels. Come join a group! ACC and PCC candidates: https://perspectiveinaction.com/mentor-coaching-program MCC candidates: https://perspectiveinaction.com/mccprep

Cathy Shaughnessy

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Mentor Coaching with Jo Bennett, ACPC, PCC, ACE

Engage with confidence in a personalized 1:1 space where you can flourish as a coach!

For five years I have mentored clients in the early stages of their coaching journey: individuals in ICF accredited education programs, those applying for an ACC or PCC credential, as well as ICF members renewing their ACC credential. I am specifically trained in mentor coaching, and I am registered as a mentor coach with the ICF.

I take a coach approach with mentor clients to deepen their self reflection skills, collaborating to explore growth edges while celebrating current gifts. There is ample time to steep in the ICF Code of Ethics and Core Competencies for rich alignment. We co-generate thoughtful feedback on two or more recorded calls. My coach clients build on insights discovered during and between our sessions, as they witness their growth in their own client’s results.

More information is available on my website: https://solomojo.ca/icf-mentor-coach/

It is a joy and privilege to work with newer coaches. Their dedication to learning inspires me to grow and thrive as a professional.

I look forward to working with you!

Jo Bennett

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Submission Guidelines

ICF-Toronto Chapter Members (paid the $100 Activity Fee):
  • Limited to 1 free submission per month
  • Additional submissions $50/insertion
ICF-Toronto Members/Guests:
  • Submission (up to 250 words with link to your site):  $100/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 (or next business day if the 15th falls on a weekend).
  • Maximum 250 words.
  • Submissions will be sent to Info@icftoronto.com 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 3-5 business days before the publish date.
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