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WCMElevate Session 2: Mental Resilience

Tuesday, January 18th 2022
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Virtual Program, ON

WCMElevate Session 2 | Mental Resilience 

This workshop will provide educational and experiential tools for sustained mental health, and practical knowledge to help build mental resilience. Based on a prevention-oriented paradigm of integral health, the workshop will serve to improve the understanding of the mind and common mental disorders, while increasing resilience and creativity, reducing burnout, and promoting collaboration. The session will include experiential exercises to help integrate and apply knowledge in practical ways.

Learning outcomes:

  • Adopt an integral view to handle a higher degree of uncertainty and change.
  • Apply mindset strategies, process orientation, cognitive-behavioural, and emotional regulation tools.
  • Learn ways to develop the mind at both conscious and unconscious levels.
  • Systematically increase energy levels to optimize performance and prevent burnout.
  • Activate the relaxation response daily for physical and mental wellbeing.
  • Build resilient relationships through improved communication and collaboration.
  • Access higher levels of consciousness to solve complex problems.
  • Address current and future challenges in the context of the integral paradigm.

*Please note this event is for program participants only. To learn more about our WCMElevate Program, please click here.

Milena Braticevic, PhD


Milena holds a PhD in Integral Health from the California Institute for Human Science. She teaches her program “Building Mental Resilience in Uncertain Times” at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. Milena’s mental resilience and psychological safety programs have helped individuals at various organizations and educational institutions build resilient minds and reduce the prevalence of common mental disorders and stigma. Milena has worked with numerous organizations during the pandemic, including Price Waterhouse Coopers, First Capital, MCAP, Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses, Tourism Industry Association of Ontario, Ontario Public Health Association, and the Ontario Association of Social Workers.

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