Workshop: Performance Perception Strategies for Positive Change, Artists’ Health Centre

Performance Perception Strategies for positive change with Dr. Douglas B. Misener Psychologist and Kinesiologist

Saturday October 24, 2009

Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre
Toronto Western Hospital (3rd floor, West Wing)
399 Bathurst Street, Toronto ON

Participants will examine the role of the performer in the context of their daily lives. This workshop is an opportunity to explore the integration of the body and mind as part of an approach to overall health care and well-being. Topics to be covered include:

  • Motivation and self-confidence
  • Enhanced performance training
  • Coping strategies and recovery

Dr. Douglas B. Misener is a Rehabilitation Psychologist with a doctoral degree from the University of Toronto.  He was certified as a Kinesiologist in 1997 and has been employed in a variety of positions relating to rehabilitation psychology providing both assessment and treatment services. As a psychologist and kinesiologist he believes the integration of body and mind are the keys to good health and personal fulfillment.  He has worked as a consultant to such organizations as the Canadian Sport Centre Ontario, National Ballet of Canada, and Women’s College Sport C.A.R.E. He has also worked with individuals experiencing pain management difficulties. Dr. Misener uses a cognitive-behavioural model of counselling to address a variety of conditions impacting on everyday functioning in the home, community and workplace.

Workshop: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Workshop fee: $25 / Students & Seniors: $15 (20% discount for TAPA Members!)

To register please contact us at:

Phone: 416.351.0239
Or visit our website to print off and mail in a registration form at:

Pre-registration is required, as space is limited.

For your comfort, this is a scent-free workshop. Please refrain from wearing any perfume, cologne, aftershave or scented products. Thank you.

The Artists’ Health Centre Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the Government of Ontario.