In this therapeutic support group, you can talk about your feelings and experiences with anxiety in a healing group setting. You will engage in therapeutic activities and monitor therapeutic change.
The group is facilitated by a mental health therapist. There will be maximum of 7 participants in a group.
Who can attend?
Anyone aged 18 or over, who is looking to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms of anxiety and steps to change areas that you wish to change.
An official diagnosis of anxiety is not necessary.
What will I learn?
Gain an understanding of anxiety
Identify common physiological responses that are associated with anxiety
Understand what level of functional impairment constitutes a clinical disorder
Understand how to make changes to break the cycle of anxiety
Develop an action plan to begin moving out of anxiety
When and where is it offered?
The group meets in-person on Thursdays from 6 PM - 8 PM.
January 19 - February 16
April 27 - May 25
How much does it cost?
Subsidies are available based on our sliding scale. That means your fee depends on your income and how much you can afford to pay. The full cost is $190 for the 5-week course.
What if I feel nervous to get started?
Before attending the group, you will receive information on what to expect from the group's facilitator. Going into your first meeting you will feel prepared, comfortable, and safe. Relaxation and mindfulness exercises help you get started and finish each session with a good mindset.
If you aren't sure where to start, please contact us and our Intake team will assist you.
What to expect upon arrival at The Family Centre?
The Family Centre acknowledges that we are on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for the Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, Dene, and Nakota Sioux. We acknowledge all the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.