We have a workshop for that.

Grappling with anxiety? Looking for tools to help with nutrition basics or overcoming emotional eating? Dealing with the health challenges of chronic pain? You’re not alone — and we can help.

We offer a variety of online and in-person workshops at no cost to help you better manage your physical and mental health. These sessions are a great way to learn from health care professionals and connect with people going through similar experiences.

To view our calendar of upcoming workshops, and to register, click here.

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Anxiety to Calm

If anxiety has stopped you from doing your usual activities and living your best life, come learn strategies to find calm, challenge yourself and live well.

You will develop skills during class which are then practiced at home to manage and reduce anxiety, and experience more calmness.

For more information, and to register, click here.

 

 

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Best Weight

The Best Weight workshop is ideal for those with excess weight that desire healthy weight management through sustainable dietary and lifestyle behaviour changes to improve physical and emotional health.

Our Best Weight workshop is a comprehensive workshop that is delivered over three sessions that are two hours each. Each session will provide education and actionable strategies to work toward self-management in achieving and maintaining your Best Weight.

For more information, and to register, click here.

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Connecting to My Values (ACT)

This workshop uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and will help participants to connect with their values and implement a plan to move towards these values.

When our life gets flipped upside down, it can sometimes be easy to lose sight of what is important to an individual and how to move towards what is important.

Anyone can benefit from this workshop including individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, stress, and a loss of purpose.

For more information, and to register, click here.

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Craving Change Workshop Series

Craving Change™ is Canada’s #1 cognitive-behavioural program for people who struggle with their eating habits. The program runs weekly for six weeks.

Understand ‘why’ you eat the way you do. The program helps you discover the situations, thoughts and emotions that affect your food choices. This is called a cognitive-behavioural approach. You will then learn how to deal with your specific eating struggles by changing your thoughts and/or behaviours.

For more information, and to register, click here.

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Craving Change Drop-In

The Craving Change Drop-In sessions are open to anyone interested in learning more about how situations, thoughts and emotions affect our food choices and eating behaviours and strategies to change.

The Drop-In sessions start with a group check-in as an opportunity to discuss current challenges and concerns you are experiencing with your eating behaviours. You can choose to speak or pass. Following this “round-table” style discussion, the workshop facilitator will cover one of the strategies from the Craving Change program to focus on over the next month.

Register for one, or all, of the drop-in sessions. Click here.

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Holistic Arts-Based Mindfulness (HAP)

SCPCN presents Holistic Arts-Based Mindfulness (HAP), a six-week workshop series for girls aged 13-17 who experience low self-esteem, anxiety, low mood, and/or emotional difficulties. 

HAP provides fun and engaging opportunities to build skills and resilience in a small group setting. 

  • Develop self-compassion, empathy and mindfulness
  • Improve self-awareness and understanding of feelings, thoughts and behaviours
  • Improve mood, coping skills and emotional regulation

 

For more information, and to register, click here.

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Journeying Through Grief – Loss of a Loved One

If you have experienced the death of a person you loved, Journeying Through Grief (JTG) will provide a safe and supportive group environment for you to begin to work through your grief.

Develop a tool kit that will assist you in understanding yourself better and learn skills to cope more effectively with your loss. Engaging exercises will help you explore your grief needs, deepen your emotional healing, and begin to reinvest in life.

For more information, and to register, click here.

 

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Journeying Through Grief – Mixed Personal Losses

If you have experienced any kind of significant personal loss, Journeying Through Grief (JTG) – Mixed Personal Losses can provide a safe and supportive group environment for you to begin to work through your grief. Some examples of personal losses include (but are not limited to): loss of a  pet, a relationship, a job, a peer group, or physical health.

In this workshop you will develop a tool kit to understand yourself better and learn skills to cope more effectively with your loss. Engaging exercises will help you explore your grief needs, deepen your emotional healing, and begin to reinvest in life.

For more information, and to register, click here.

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Label Reading & Menu Planning

Are you looking to improve your eating behaviors and food choices, but feel overwhelmed or stuck in old habits?  Do you feel confused or frustrated while grocery shopping, not knowing what is healthy or unhealthy anymore?  You are not alone! We have developed a workshop specifically for label reading and menu planning, which are two foundational topics to help you plan with ease, shop with confidence and enjoy healthier eating.

This workshop is an interactive 2-hour discussion and learning-activities based session led by a Registered Dietitian.

For more information, and to register, click here.

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My Way to Health

Develop a healthy mindset to improve your overall health in a supportive group setting.  Take small steps to eat healthier, be more active, and feel good about yourself physically and mentally now and for the future.

The My Way to Health workshop is offered in 4-week and 8-week lengths. Led by two health professionals, it includes weekly goal setting challenges around nutrition, exercise, and mindfulness.  My Way to Health is appropriate for those looking to improve their overall health and can help manage health concerns such as excess weight, high blood sugar, high cholesterol and triglycerides, high blood pressure, and/or fatty liver. 

For more information, and to register, click here.

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Relationships in Motion

This no-cost workshop is an eight-week program that empowers you to improve WORK, PERSONAL and FAMILY relationships. It was designed by psychologists and clinical social workers with the support of family doctors.

YOU have the biggest influence over your present and future relationships through your everyday choices. The focus is on change within yourself as opposed to looking for changes in someone else.

For more information, and to register, click here.

 

 

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Understanding Type 2 Diabetes: Lifestyle Management

Are you interested in learning more about Type 2 Diabetes? Do you want to take charge of your health and be empowered with a better understanding of Type 2 Diabetes? If you answered yes, then this workshop is for you!  It is ideal for people with:

  • A new diagnosis of pre-diabetes or diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes and a desire to improve blood sugar control
  • A history of Gestational Diabetes and a desire to prevent diabetes in the future
  • A family history of Type 2 Diabetes and a desire to reduce your risk of developing this condition

For more information, and to register, click here.

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Understanding Type 2 Diabetes: Nutrition Foundations

Are you interested in learning more about Type 2 Diabetes and nutrition? Do you want to take charge of your health and improve your blood sugar control?  If you answered yes, then this workshop is for you! It is ideal for people with:

  • A new diagnosis of “pre-diabetes” or  diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes and a desire to improve blood sugar control
  • A history of Gestational Diabetes and a desire to prevent diabetes in the future
  • A family history of Type 2 Diabetes and a desire to reduce your risk of developing this condition

For more information, and to register, click here.

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