Nadia Stolpner, MSW RSW, has been designing and facilitating movement and mindfulness-based group programs with diverse organisations including George Brown College, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Sheena's Place, YWCA Elm Centre, and in private practice. She is working as a Counsellor (Psychotherapist, social work) with George Brown College's Counselling and Student Well-Being team and in private practice. Nadia is a social worker registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers. 

The following influence my work:

Counselling and Psychotherapy

- Master of Social Work degree, University of Toronto (2007)

- Body-oriented Transformational Counselling, Lifespace Institute, (6 months foundations training)

- Certificate in Solution-Focused Counselling, University of Toronto School of Social Work

- Narrative Therapy training, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre

- Dance/Movement Therapy, West Coast Dance/Movement Therapy (In process)

Movement/Dance & Other Expressive Arts

- Soul Motion Foundations with Saskia Schreiber, Winky Wheeler, Vincent Martinez-Grieco

- 5 Rhythms with Layah Singer-Wilson, Silvija TomĨik,Tammy Burstein, Bettina Rothe and other teachers

- Authentic Movement with Alton Wasson, Leslie French, Julie Leavitt, Simona Aronow and other teachers

- Continuum Technique with Emily Conrad and Susan Harper

- Therapeutic Dance and Expressive Arts workshops with Tamalpa Institute faculty as well as with Dan Leven, Daria Halprin, Erica Ross

- Art of Trauma: Expressive arts with clients who have had traumatic experiences, The CREATE Institute

- Primordial Movement (movement that originates in the body intelligence) with Lorenna Bousquet-Kacera

Embodied Spirituality (Jewish mysticism, dance movement therapy, and authentic movement) with Julie Leavitt, Simona Aronow, Rabbi Diane Elliot and Latifa Berry Kropf

- Love of dance (background in ballet, ballroom, latin and lately freeform dancing)


- Mindfulness-based Group Practice, Sunnybrook Psychiatry Institute for Continuing Education

- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction professional training with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli

- Sensory Awareness trainings with Lee Klinger Lesser and other teachers

- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program with Roy Hintsa

Mindfulness-based therapeutic groups with Paul Badali at Integra Children's Mental Health Centre

- Personal regular practice and mindfulness meditation retreats


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