Update: Learn more about the integration of Counselling and Mental Health Services and the new Psychiatric Services.

Wellness and Life-Skills Workshops

 


Active Listening 

Want to improve your communication skills? Join us for this workshop that introduces participants to active listening and helping dialogues.

Facilitator: Evelyn Rodinos

Format: 1 single session 

Schedule & Registration:

Wednesday February 7, 2018 13h-16h30 Brown Bldg. Rm 3001

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Happiness: The Workshop

Do you want to learn ways to become a happier person? Come learn about the science of happiness and discover how you can cultivate a positive mindset by taking in the good.

Facilitator: Robin Jolivet & Evelyn Rodinos
Format: 3 single sessions 
Schedule & registration:

Wednesday January 24, 2018 14h-16h Brown Bldg, Rm 3001

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Wednesday February 28, 2018 13h-15h

Brown Bldg, Rm 4200

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Friday March 23, 2018 13h-15h

Brown Bldg, Rm 4200

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Mindfulness and Academic Success

Feeling stressed out? Burned out? Overwhelmed? Learn to manage stress using mindfulness based meditation techniques.

Facilitator: Jim Robinson
Format: 2 series of 2 sessions
Schedule & registration:

Wednesday February 7, 14, 2018 11h-13h Brown Building Rm 4200

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Monday March 19, 26, 2018 14h-16h Brown Building Rm 4200

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Mindfulness Based Stress Management

Come learn and practice ways of using mindfulness to reduce stress, cope with upsetting emotions and manage your inner critic. For those new to and familiar with mindful practice. 

Facilitator: Jonathan Keeley
Format: 2 series of 4 sessions
Schedule & registration:

Friday, Feb. 9, 16, 23, March 2 13h-15h Brown Bldg, Rm 4200

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Thursday, March 22, 29, April 5, 12

15h-17h

Brown Bldg, Rm 4200

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Mindfulness Meditation

Interested in learning how to practice mindfulness meditation? Have experience with mindfulness and want a place to practice? Registration is not required.

Facilitator: Jim Robinson
Format: Mondays, Fall 2017
Schedule: 

Monday January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 12, 19, 26, April 9, 2018 12h-12h30 Brown Building Rm 4200

No registration necessary


Skills for Social Confidence

Are you very shy?  Would you like to be able to make friends more easily? Are you feeling lonely? Learn how to build your social confidence in a respectful environment with other students who are feeling the same way you are. 

Please plan on attending all 5 sessions as new material and skills will be taught every week. 

Facilitators:  André Gagnon
Format: 1 series of 5 sessions
Schedule & registration: 

Thursday February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 15, 2018 14h-16h Brown Bldg, Rm 5001

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Skills for Assertiveness

Do you find yourself saying YES to requests that you should really say NO to? Do you have difficulty accepting constructive criticism? Do you have problems asking for what you want? Come and learn how to be assertive!

Facilitator:  Karen McGrath
Format: 2 series of 2 sessions
Schedule & registration:

Monday February 5, 12, 2018 10h-12h Brown Bldg Rm 4200

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Wednesday March 14, 21, 2018 14h-16h

Brown Bldg Rm 4200

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Skills for Managing Anxiety & Stress

Do you have difficulty coping with stress? Feel you lack a sense of personal control in your life? Do you struggle with setting goals and problem solving? Join this group to learn cognitive behavioral techniques and mindfulness to help you manage stress.

Facilitator:  Emily Wasylenko
Format: 2 series of 2 sessions 
Schedule & registration: 

Monday January 22, 29, 2018 10h-11h30 Brown Bldg, Rm 3001

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Tuesday March 13, 20, 2018 15h-16h30

Brown Bldg, Rm 4209

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Skills for Coping with Perfectionism

Do you constantly criticize yourself?  Do you feel your efforts are never good enough? Do you set unrealistic standards? Join this group to discuss the role perfectionism plays in your life and develop tools for overcoming it.

Facilitator:  Nadja Grabovari

Format: 2 series of 2 sessions 
Schedule & registration:

Friday January 26, February 2, 2018 10h-12h Brown Bldg, Rm 3001

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Friday March 16, 23, 2018 14h-16h

Brown Bldg, Rm 3001

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