2024 Advancing Post-Traumatic Event Lodging

Our third annual “Advancing Post-Traumatic Growth Event” will be held at the beautiful Horseshoe Resort in Oro-Medonte (Ontario), just north of Barrie. Lodging is not included in the Event registration fee (all other costs, including meals, are included).
We negotiated a special rate of $159 per night for the Event. Please call them at 705-835-2790 or 1-800-461-5627 and advise them that you are attending the Badge of Life Canada Event. More information about the resort can be obtained by clicking HERE or on their image above.
A number of other hotels are available in the region should you choose not to stay at the Horseshoe Valley resort. A listing can be found below.

The following hotels are within driving distance of the Event venue. You can visit their website by clicking on the hotel name:

Comfort Inn – 75 Progress Drive, Orillia (26 km away)

Best Western Plus – 400 Memorial Avenue, Orillia (26 km away)

Fairfield by Marriott Inn and Suites – 8 Mulcahy Court, Barrie (24 km away)

Holiday Inn Express and Suites – 506 Bryne Drive, Barrie (34 km away)


A short description of the various therapist certifications in Ontario.

Clinical Psychologists

Clinical Psychologists are required to complete a related Masters and Ph.D. program to practice in the province of Ontario that must be research-based and subsequently have a thesis component. They are governed by the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO).

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Registered Psychotherapists

Registered Psychotherapists (RPs) are registered by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and, like Registered Social Workers and Clinical Psychologists, are permitted to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy.

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Registered Social Workers

Registered Social Workers (RSW) are helping individuals to enhance their well-being. They are governed by the Ontario College of Social Workers.