AFFIRM: Winter Group
We are proud to offer AFFIRM, an affirmative group for LGBTQ2S+ youth and adults that integrates identity affirmation with cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT).AFFIRM is a 9-session group focused on reducing symptoms of depression and improving coping skills and sexual self-efficacy.
When: January 12 to March 9, 2023, Thursdays, 3:15 to 5:15 pm
Age: 18 to 25 years old
Looking for opportunities to meet new people, and develop and manage identity cognition, mood, and behaviour? Please register at email@example.com by December 23.
Coping Skills for Change 13-Week Groups: Winter Sessions
Free virtual or in-person groups to help you learn mindfulness, skills to improve your relationships, strategies to improve overall wellness, and how to cope with challenging emotions. Choose from one of three sessions:
- Tuesdays, January 10 to April 4, 2023: 6 to 8:30 pm VIRTUAL
- Wednesdays, January 11 to April 5, 2023: 1:30 to 4 pm VIRTUAL
- Thursdays, January 12 to April 6, 2023: 10 am to 12:30 pm IN-PERSON at CMHA Halton, 1540 Cornwall Road, Unit 102, Oakville – This group is for individuals experiencing concurrent substance use and mental health concerns
Referrals are accepted through one-Link. Click here for a referral form that can be submitted through fax – 905-338-2878 – or email – one-Link@haltonhealthcare.com,. You may call one-Link at 905-338-4123 to request a self-referral.
Coping Skills for Change Workshop Series
Coping Skills for Change offers Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) provides psychoeducational workshops, focused on teaching mindfulness, emotional and stress management, communication skills to improve relationships, and strategies to improve overall mental health and wellness.
To register for the following virtual workshops, please click on the course dates.
Mindfulness in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Pandemic recovery has only increased the need for incorporating mindfulness in our day-to-day. This 2-session interactive virtual workshop offers opportunities to learn and practice being more present in your own life and increase compassion for yourself and others. We review core mindfulness skills including Wise Mind and other vital ways to live a more mindful life.
Stressful situations are unavoidable when living a full, beautiful life, and learning to effectively manage emotions during triggers is essential. Join this free, 2-session interactive virtual workshop to learn Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skills to help manage distress in healthier ways, including tools to help us survive emotional crises and other challenges in our lives.
Emotions guide our lives but can sometimes be difficult to regulate. Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skills can help us reduce emotional suffering by teaching us to identify emotions and their purpose in our lives. During this free, 3-session interactive virtual workshop, we will learn ways to reduce our vulnerability to extreme emotions and how to change our emotional responses when our reactions are not effective.
Recovering from the pandemic has been challenging, including navigating social and interpersonal dynamics again. Join free, 3-session interactive virtual workshop to learn Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skills to help us become more effective at asking for what we need while maintaining our self respect. Topics include overcoming extremes in our thinking to approach life with a balanced perspective and the importance of validation in creating and maintaining healthy relationships.