Angie Kingma

Registered Psychotherapist
BA (Hons), BHSc OT, OT Reg. (Ont.). 
Certified Mindfulness Teacher

Angie Kingma is a Registered Psychotherapist and a member in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). Angie is also a Registered Occupational Therapist and a member in good standing with COTO and CAOT. Angie was very proud to work for 20 years at Credit Valley Hospital offering group psychotherapy (CBT, DBT, Solution-Focused Therapy).

Angie is also a Faculty Member at The Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto

Angie has over 25 years of experience working in a variety of mental health settings including home care, in-patient psychiatry and out-patient psychiatry. While she utilizes a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches and techniques, she tends to lean towards CBT and mindfulness-based interventions, although the therapeutic rapport is the most important factor in the change process.

Career & Professional Training Highlights

  • Registered Psychotherapist
  • Registered Occupational Therapist
  • BA (Hons.) - Honours double major degree in Gerontology & Sociology.
  • BHScOT - Bachelor of Health Science of Occupational Therapy.
  • Emotion Focused individual Therapy (EFIT)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
  • Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS)
  • 20 years on staff at Trillium Health Partners, Credit Valley Hospital site, Intensive Outpatient Mental Health Program (IOP), formerly known as the START Program.
  • University of Toronto Core Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Facilitation.
  • Faculty member at the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto.
  • Regular facilitator of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy programs for corporate staff
  • Completed the Certified Professional Training Program in MBCT through University of California San Diego (UCSD) Centre for Mindfulness. Practicum completed at The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
  • Completed Level 2 MBCT Training (Refining the Heart of Inquiry) through the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto.
  • Co-created a published MBCT for Chronic Pain pilot study through Mount Sinai Hospital. 
  • Mentor with 6-month online "A Course in Mindful Living" with Dr. Elisha Goldstein. 
  • Completed the Certified Professional Training in Mindfulness-based Chronic Pain Management (MBCPM) through NeuroNova Centre for Chronic Pain Management.
  • Completed 5-day Mindfulness Teacher Training Intensive with Mark Coleman and Dr. Mary Elliott.
  • Training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, and Trauma-Informed Therapy.
  • Created "Mindfulness Mondays" for Trillium Health Partners Hospital Staff
  • Personal ongoing practice in mindfulness meditation; regular retreats.

Speaking Engagements

A SELECTION OF ANGIE'S MORE RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

  • BELL LET'S TALK - BLAKELY HEALTH INNOVATION SERIES WEBINAR
  • REGION OF PEEL - STAFF EDUCATION
  • HOMEWOOD HEALTH CENTRE - KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • MCMASTER UNIVERSITY - MENTAL HEALTH APPROACHES & OT
  • UHN TORONTO REHAB - RUMSEY - KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO - MINDFULNESS AND MANAGING STRESS 
  • LYMPHOMA CANADA - TAKE IT TO THE MAT
  • LIVE WEBINAR FOR THE ONTARIO SOCIETY OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS - THE MINDFUL OT
  • UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO - OT STUDENT ADDRESS
  • ONTARIO SOCIETY OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (OSOT) MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCES
  • CREDIT VALLEY HOSPITAL - ACCEPTANCE AND MINDFULNESS THERAPIES