Therapy Groups for Mental Health

Therapy groups are an excellent way to address some common psychological issues and problems such as depression, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, and perfectionism. Unlike workshops, groups meet regularly for a predetermined period of time (usually 4 to 8 weeks). Groups offer a supportive and safe environment to learn strategies to overcome psychological challenges and to interact with other students who have similar challenges.

During the Fall 2021 semester, groups will be offered through in-person and virtual (i.e., Zoom) means. Please reference the descriptions below to identify the delivery format of each group. 

Students interested in joining a therapy group must have an Initial Consultation (first visit). Please call 780-492-5205 to book an Initial Consultation at your convenience.


Depression & Anxiety Management

CBT Group

This group is for people who want to better manage difficulties associated with low mood, stress, and/or anxiety. The focus of this group is to increase awareness about one’s thinking and behavioural patterns that may be contributing to negative emotions, and utilize more adaptive ways of responding. Participants will learn about emotions, understand and practice core cognitive-behavioural skills, offer/receive support from other group members, and apply the knowledge into their own life.

  • Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00 PM | October 6, 2021 - December 1, 2021 (ONLINE)
  • Wednesdays, 5:00-6:30 PM | October 6, 2021 - December 1, 2021 (ONLINE)

Anxiety Group ("Worrying that Works")

Learn practical skills to manage your anxiety. Whether it’s general worry, panic attacks, or periodic anxiety, this group will help you feel more in control of your worries.

  • Thursdays, 2:00-3:30 PM | October 14, 2021 - November 25, 2021 (IN PERSON)
    • Note: There will be no session on November 11. 

Mindfulness Group

Learn and practice mindfulness skills for your daily life and work to help manage stress, mild to moderate anxiety and depression, and adjustment reactions. Research strongly supports mindfulness as an excellent practice for good mental health!

  • Mondays, 7:00-8:30 PM | October 18, 2021 - December 6, 2021 (ONLINE)


Audience

Students

Category
Health Wellness
Provider
Provost