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Elaine Smookler, RP, CMT-P

Elaine Smookler, RP, CMT-P, is a Registered Psychotherapist and certified in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) facilitation by the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto. She received comprehensive training in MBCT from program codeveloper Zindel Segal and she has been facilitating MBCT programs since 2015.

Elaine also works in private practice, serves as a faculty member at the Center for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto, and teaches at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. Additionally, Elaine writes the Inner Wisdom column at Mindful Magazine.

Elaine is a member of AccessMCBT and the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP) and is a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher. She facilitates wellness programs for the staff and parents of The Hospital for Sick Children and presents regular stress-management programs to U.S. corporate EAPs through ongoing live, online training. Elaine actively provides MBCT programs in Canada and the U.S., as well as asynchronous mindfulness training through her video series, Get Started with Mindfulness, created for


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Elaine Smookler maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies, Toronto’s Medical School and the U of T School of Continuing Studies. She is a columnist for Mindful Magazine and a creator for Elaine Smookler receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Elaine Smookler is a member of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals.