Community Counselling offers a number of counselling groups in addition to our individual and family counselling program. New sessions generally start in September or October, and January, while some groups also have April to June sessions. Check our calendar in the left column to see when upcoming sessions begin.  All groups require pre-registration.  For further information about any group, please call (705) 742-4258 and ask for the Intake Counsellor.
 
We are pleased to offer the following groups:
 
Caregiver Support Group - Daytime groups offering support for those in a caregiving role. Participants meet others in similar circumstances, and develop new ways of coping with the pressures of caregiving.

 

Choices and Changes Group:  Creating Safe and Healthy Relationships - A ten week group for women who want to explore their patterns of choosing and relating with intimate partners.Please click here to view flyer.

Expressive Arts Therapy Group - For female survivors of sexual abuse. This 12-session group for survivors facilitates self-expression and healing through the mediums of visual art, clay sculpture, papier mache, and other forms of artistic expression. No artistic experience needed. The group is provided in a safe, nurturing environment by a qualified art therapist and co-therapist experienced in providing therapy for survivors.Please click here to view flyer.

 
Mothers in Mind - A 10 week group for mothers (and their children from birth to 4 years) who have experienced violence and/or trauma in their lives.
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Peaceful Families Group - For children whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. Includes a mothers’ group offered at the same time. In a supportive environment, children learn that the violence is not their fault, and have the opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings with others. Transportation and child care are available.

 

Redefining Me: Promoting Healthy Self-Esteem - A 10-week group for women who have experienced sexual abuse and/or abuse in an intimate relationship.  Please click here to view flyer.