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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.  

Member Submissions

Group Mentor Coaching with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC
Submitted by: Cathy Shaughnessy


Submitted by: Cinnie Noble

How Enhancing Your Vocal Tonality Can Improve Your Coaching

Submitted by: Laura Nashman


Submitted by: Rita McDowall

Coaches, get certified to use the EQ-i 2.0 and the EQ 360! Toronto Dec 11-13

Submitted by: David Cory

Leading with Resilience Free Webinar and Certification Info with EI ADVANTAGE

Submitted by: Janice Gair

Coaching Essentials & Advanced Training – Business Coaching Advantage

Submitted by: Dorothy Greenaway

Are you looking for one-to-one mentor coaching sessions

Submitted by: Nance MacLeod

Toronto ICF Invitation to Speakers Club

Submitted by: Solange Belluz


Submitted by: Julian Humphreys

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Group Mentor Coaching with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC

A message from Cathy “I’ve personally provided over 375 hours of direct mentor coaching AND I still coach (over 5000 hours and counting), so I know the ropes. I’ll be showing you exactly how quickly you can ratchet your mastery of the ICF coaching competencies up a notch or two. Come join us for Mentor Groups! Earn 7 mentor coaching hours and 7 CCE's. You can also work with me to earn an additional 3 individual mentor coaching hours and 3 more CCE's.

Cathy Shaughnessy

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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:

  • the theory, principles and methods specific to the CINERGY® model of conflict management coaching;
  • an introduction to and basic working knowledge of conflict management coaching using the CINERGY® model;
  • an understanding of the types of skills required to provide conflict management coaching;
  • experience of the coaching model as a coach, ‘client’ and observer;
  • knowledge of the applications of this technique; and
  • suggested documents and information about the logistics of conflict management coaching.

Schedule for 4 day in-person workshops:

  • Ottawa – November 12-15, 2019
  • Toronto - November 19-22, 2019
  • Gatineau (French) – December 10-13, 2019
  • Gatineau (French) – February 25-28, 2020

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 virtual), 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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How Enhancing Your Vocal Tonality Can Improve Your Coaching Impact

As a master NLP Practitioner, trained by NLP co-founder Dr. Richard Bandler, I have experienced better results with my clients when zeroing in on tonality and voice impact. As the saying goes, “It’s not just what you say, but how you say it!” When we coach our clients, confidence, authority and energy all convey a synergistic message.

As well, as a professional musician, my flute has been an extension of my voice for over four decades. And I’ve learned that our words are like music: instead of notes on a page, our words carry messages of varying emotions.

Music performance is a transferrable skill: posture, correct diaphragmatic breathing, awareness of resonating chambers in the body and a positive mental attitude all combine to create a successful outcome.

Key Points for Vocal Impact and Confidence:

1. Breathe deeply, not shallowly

2. Sit at the edge of the chair

3. Maintain positive attitude

4. Eye Contact (even on Skype!)

5. Keep face level and not raised or lowered

6. Smile and stay open

7. Be curious and encourage curiosity

Laura Nashman is an NLP Specialist, helping coaches and clients fine-tune their expertise and goals. As a flutist, she has made over 12 CDs ( Her experience as a voice actor for audiobooks includes work with Harvard Business Review, Wiley and Son’s, Simon and Shuster, and more. She is available to record audiobooks and services for coaches, authors and speakers.

Laura Nashman

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***ICF members eligible for a special $200 discount code off the early bird rate. Represents a total savings of $500. Valid until November 30 based on availability!***

Are you and your clients stressed, overwhelmed and struggling? The Certified Resilience Coach Program (CRCP) is a 12-week blended program designed to teach you everything you need to know about how to cultivate resilience, ease, joy and vibrant well-being in yourself and your clients. Rooted in the latest evidence-based behaviour-change principles and lifestyle management best-practices, the CRCP addresses all the core competencies of resilience coaching within a single program experience. In this program you will:


Our clients rely on us to be strong, composed and focused. This program starts with you developing your own resilience, health and well-being.


You will learn resilience-coaching best practices and take on the role of a resilience coach for 8 weeks. Understanding how to create habit change in clients is key to becoming a masterful resilience coach.


The program includes a done-for-you resilience coaching system. It also allows you to earn: 30.5 International Coach Federation Continuing Education Credits: 19 core and 11.5 resource; a Certified Resilience Coach designation; and business opportunities.

The next Toronto offering runs from January 11 – April 4, 2020 with live sessions taking place in Toronto on January 18 and March 28.

For program details including learning outcomes, dates and fees visit:

***Until November 30th use discount code: ICF to receive the discount!

For more information contact

Rita McDowall

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Coaches, get certified to use the EQ-i 2.0 and the EQ 360! Toronto Dec 11-13

The EQ-i 2.0 and the EQ 360 are the premiere tools for developing leadership and you can increase your credibility and attract more customers to your coaching business by being certified. More and more for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, healthcare organizations, post-secondaries, and governments at all levels are looking for emotional intelligence expertise - get yours with us!

EITC was one of the first companies in Canada to focus on leadership development based on emotional intelligence and for the last 21 years we have been a leading provider of EQ-i Certification Courses in North America.

Get certified in the 2 Day onsite course in Toronto, which includes certification to use the EQ-360.

Exclusive Bonus Offering! Leading with Emotional Intelligence (1 day immediately following the 2 day cert course), is all about how to help clients develop EQ, you'll get the participant manual, exercises, activities, video clips, and power point slides to use in workshops, seminars and coaching. See all other 2019/2020 dates & cities. Join us!

David Cory

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Leading with Resilience Free Webinar and Certification Info


Lead with Resilience Free Webinar. The primary factor that contributes to people’s resiliency is their hardiness level. Join us to learn about the three components that make up a person’s hardiness level and strategies for enhancing resilience. Nov 27, 11-12 EST Register here!

EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Online Certification Next dates: Nov 19-22. 3 hours per day, over 4 days. Early bird/ICF Members save $100! Cost: $1495. Register here!

Change Style Indicator Certification. It is a simple assessment tool that identifies where individuals articulate and show up when change is in front of them. Certification (3 hours) is simple, self paced and available on-demand. Cost: $899 Contact us!

EI ADVANTAGE is owned and operated by Janice Gair and Hayley Hesseln. We are proudly certified as a Women Owned Enterprise in Canada. For more information,

Janice Gair

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Coaching Essentials & Advanced Training – Business Coaching Advantage

OUR PURPOSE: To support coaching and leadership development through positive appreciation, mindful engagement and a deeper connection with our humanity.

BCA Part 1: COACHING ESSENTIALS (for those new to accredited coach training)

Coursework is 10 weeks virtually (starting April 2020) OR 3 days in person (March 2020) and can stand alone as a solid foundation.

Add the virtual Practicum and you have a compact 4 - 6 month program of intense learning and you gain a WABC™ credential. Follow on with Parts 2 and 3 and you complete our full ICF ACTP.


  • Part 1 of our 3-part BCA Certification Program™ -- ICF ACTP
  • Part 1 is WABC Accredited -- graduates earn the designation Registered Corporate Coach™

Learn more here, including Early Bird Pricing available now.

BCA Part 2: LEADERSHIP COACHING IN CONTEXT (for experienced coaches)

Part 2 is for more experienced coaches who want to up their game when coaching in the leadership context and are working towards professional designation or want ICF CCEs for credential renewal. (January 2020 start)

  • ICF CCEs (20 hrs)
  • ICF Accredited (a stand-alone program as well as part of the full BCA Advanced Certification program).

Learn more here, including Early Bird Pricing available now.

INFO SESSION WEBINARS: Register here. Receive a $100 discount on upcoming programs when you attend!

Or contact us directly:

Creators: Dorothy Greenaway, MCC and Melinda Sinclair, Chartered Business Coach™ Internationally recognized trailblazers in professional coaching & coach education, blending decades of leadership development & coaching with expertise in facilitating exceptional adult learning experiences.

Dorothy Greenaway

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Are you looking for one-to-one mentor coaching sessions in order to improve your coaching ability and help you achieve your ICF accreditation?

As a mentor coach, I offer professional coaches like you support for the following:

 Completing ACC and PCC credential application requirements for the International Coach Federation (ICF)

 Completing ACC credential renewal requirements for ICF

 Taking your coaching to a higher level of proficiency and benefit for your clients

 Founder of State of the Onion for Coaches; the deeper you are willing to go the deeper you will be able to bring your coachees.

I am a Certified Mentor Coach, with PCC Assessor Training and I have received rigorous mentor-coach training validated by ICF that will enhance your developing these competency levels in your own coaching.

Looking forward to hearing from you. Please contact Nance MacLeod CEC, PCC, CMC at 416-294-4667 |

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Toronto ICF Invitation to Speakers Club

Toronto ICF members are invited to the next meeting of the Maxwell Speakers Club facilitated by fellow ICF member, Solange Belluz, CEO of The Life Coaching & Leadership Training Centre, Executive Director and Independent Coach, Trainer and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team.

Seminar Description

The Maxwell Speakers Club is a place where you will be able to hone your communication and speaking skills while connecting with other like-minded individuals who are yearning to make a difference in their lives and businesses.

The topic for the month of November is: Success Mindset - Achieving your goals in 2020. We will have a combination of live presentations, discussions and networking. Whether you have an idea still in its infancy or a fully hatched project, don't let your dream die in 2019. Get a 2020 vision!

Whether you are an experienced speaker looking for opportunity to speak or a novice looking to become a better speaker or simply a professional who needs to communicate effectively, or if you simply want to be more confident as a communicator, come and join us. We will be waiting for you. You will receive support and encouragement from a caring community of growth-minded individuals


The Seminar will take place on Saturday November 30th 2019 at 6:30pm at Tyndale University College & Seminary: 3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto (Bayview south of Steeles). Let us know that you are coming by reserving your spot at:

For further information, please send us a message at:

Solange Belluz

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Recent unsolicited testimonial:

“Thank you for creating and leading this course. I believe it should be required for all coaches!”






Designed for maximum impact with:

Weekly Virtual Classes with Experienced Coaches from Around the World

Max Class Size of 8

Virtual Breakout Rooms

Hard and Soft Copies of Readings Provided


(23 Core, 13 Resource)

Early Bird Registration Closes DECEMBER 1, 2019

Before December 1: $1299

After December 1: $1499

90-Minute Interactive Virtual Classes on Mondays at Noon ET


Psychology for Coaches is the most efficient and effective means for coaches to get the grounding in psychology they need to create truly transformational change through coaching.

Course Designer and Instructor: Julian Humphreys PhD

Julian is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with a PhD in Education from the University of Toronto. He coaches leaders in multinational organizations (PwC, Bayer, Microsoft) as well as family businesses and startups. He is the Founder and former Editor-in-Chief of Philosophy of Coaching, one of the world’s leading coaching journals (, and is the developer of the ICF-accredited course Psychology for Coaches (

For more information, visit

Julian Humphreys

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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 (or next business day if the 15th falls on a weekend).
  • 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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