May 9-11, 2024

CACBT - 14th Annual Hybrid Conference

Welcome to the CACBT-ACTCC’s 14th hybrid Conference, taking place on May 9-11, 2024 at the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto! Our goal is to maintain and apply national standards of CBT practice, provide a forum for discussion among members of all mental health care professions, increase access to knowledge and training in CBT, promote scientific research in CBT, and promote education about CBT to the Canadian public.

This year’s conference theme is “Addressing the Challenges of a Changing World”. To this end we are pleased to offer keynote addresses, clinical skills training sessions, and half-day workshops on cultural adaptations of CBT, challenges and opportunities for reconciliation when conducting cognitive therapy with Indigenous people, CBT in family practice, climate anxiety in youth, innovations in substance use health care, mindfulness meditation and affect regulation In mood and anxiety disorders, mental health and wellbeing impacts of COVID-19 on health care workers, and treatment of insomnia in adolescents.

We are pleased to inform that Continuing Education (CE) credits are offered for all sessions. The Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies maintains responsibility for the program.

We look forward to hosting you, online or in person, in fabulous downtown Toronto!

REGISTRATION is open (early bird rates available for both the conference and hotel until April 12, 2024).

Speaker lineup

The impressive roster of speakers scheduled for the CACBT Conference in 2024.

  • Dr. Margaret McKinnon

    Dr. Margaret McKinnon

    Mental Health and Wellbeing Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadian Healthcare Workers: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward

  • Dr. Kim Corace

    Dr. Kim Corace

    Innovations in Substance Use Health Care: Breaking Down Barriers, Addressing Challenges, and Improving Outcomes

  • Dr. Dillon Browne

    Dr. Dillon Browne

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Family Practice: Tips and Tricks

  • Dr. Zindel Segal

    Dr. Zindel Segal

    Mindfulness Meditation and Affect Regulation In Mood and Anxiety Disorders

  • Dr. Emily Haigh

    Dr. Emily Haigh

    Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Indigenous Peoples: Challenges and Opportunities for Reconciliation

  • Dr. Shadi Beshai

    Dr. Shadi Beshai

    Culturally Competent Practice: Cultural Adaptation of CBT for Diverse Client Populations

  • Dr. Colleen Carney

    Dr. Colleen Carney

    Cognitive Behavioural Strategies To Help Teens Get Out of Bed and Get Better Sleep

  • Dr. Sean Kidd

    Dr. Sean Kidd

    The Climate Crisis and Mental Health: Moving from Anxiety to Action

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Hybrid event

Chelsea Hotel

33, Gerrard Street West Toronto, ON Canada, M5G 1Z4

Registration period

February 6, 2024 - 17:00 until May 9, 2024 - 21:00

Submission period

January 11, 2024 - 00:00 until March 28, 2024 - 09:15

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