Harnessing Neuroscience to Foster Well-being and Resilience

1024 576 Office of Research Trainees


June 25, 2020 | 2-4pm


Dr. Mary Elliott, MD, FRCPC, is a consulting psychiatrist, psychotherapist and mindfulness teacher at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and a graduate of the Education Scholars Program at U of Toronto. She is trained to teach MBSR, MBCT and MSC. In addition to researching the benefits of mindfulness interventions for young adults with cancer she has collaborated on the development and study of two innovative healthcare provider wellnes programs: CPR-T (Compassion, Presence and Resilience Training) and BRITE (Building Resilience within Institutions Together with Employees). She is an avid hiker and recently completed her first month long silent retreat experience.


Many of us are experiencing heightened stress and anxiety. Join us as we host Dr. Mary Elliott to teach resiliency, self-care and balance based on the Polyvagal theory to help you maintain well-being during this challenging time.

Webinar Objectives:

1. Understand the components of a resiliency program.

2. Develop familiarity with the Polyvagal Theory and its application self-care.

3. Learn skills to help you find calm, self-compassion and balance in your day.

Click here for more info and to register.