Relationships, whether they be with romantic partners, friends, family members, or co-workers, are an important part of leading a healthy and fulfilling life.

Some relationships help bring out the best in you, while others may leave you feeling unsafe, hurt, angry, or insecure. It’s not always easy to determine which relationships are serving you well and how to fix the ones that are broken.

Healthy Relationships Group Therapy

We offer 16-week group therapy sessions for women and men experiencing challenges in relationships.

This program focuses on eliminating violence and abuse and attaining more fulfilling relationships and a balanced life with less conflict. It will help you enhance your well-being by showing you how to develop healthier relationship skills based on your own personal values and what you want your life to be. 

What is covered?

These therapy sessions consists of the following four modules, which can be taken in any order. Each module is covered over four weeks, making this a 16-week program.

  1. Self-awareness and self-management
  2. Conflict management and communication skills
  3. Core beliefs, values, and life balance
  4. Power in relationships and impacts of stereotypes

Who can attend?

Anyone aged 18 or over who is experiencing challenges in relationships. 

This group is suitable for a variety of life situations, including domestic violence. Men and women meet in separate groups.

What will I learn?

  • Recognize the signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships and how to respond
  • Effectively communicate in your relationships
  • Implement flexible and appropriate boundaries
  • Understand how your relationship with yourself impacts all your relationships
  • Recognize the role that power plays in relationships
  • Be more confident when resolving conflict

How much does it cost?

The cost is $200 per module.

Subsidies may be available based on our sliding scale. We will complete a fee assessment for you after you have attended an information session

When and where is it offered?

  • Group for men is offered Wednesdays, 6 - 7.30 PM
  • Group for women is offered Tuesdays, 6 - 7.30 PM
  • The groups meet online to help limit the spread of COVID-19
  • New participants can start after attending an information session and an interview with a facilitator to gather background information and set personalized goals

How to Register

The first step is to attend one of our free information sessions. The information sessions are held online to help limit the spread of COVID-19.  

To attend Healthy Relationships for Men information session, email us at strive@familycentre.org

To sign up for the information session for Healthy Relationships for Women, email us at healthyrelationships@familycentre.org

After the information session, if you decide to register for the group, we will complete a fee assessment and book you for an individual interview to gather background information and set personalized goals for you!

Healthy Relationships for Men information sessions:

February 24
March 3, 10, 24 and 31
April 7, 21 and 28
 
The information sessions start at 4.30 PM

Healthy Relationships for Women information sessions:

February 23

March 9, 16 and 23

The information sessions start at 4.30 PM

Couples and Marriage Workshops

We also provide a variety of couples communication and marriage preparation classes. Learn more here

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