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Group Programs

    Please contact Connect Counselling at 250-860-3181 if you have any questions about our programs.  View all dates for group programs on our calendar.

Please note that due to COVID 19 there are no Children’s Groups running until further notice.  Some adult group programs are being held via the Zoom video platform.

Intake fee of $25.00 for clients who have not accessed our services within 6 months.

Drop-in Groups 

Finding Our Voices (FOV) – Closed group – Zoom

This is a safe non-judgmental counselling group for women exploring abuse and unhealthy patterns in partner relationships or from childhood. Topics are varied, and can include breaking the cycle, deciding whether/how to leave or stay in a relationship, boundaries, anger, trust, anxiety, depression, parenting, developing healthier present day relationships and healing and thriving after abuse. 

Fridays: 9:30-11:30am

Please phone or email the office to have your name added to the wait-list. * Intake Fee only

Men in Change – Open group – Zoom

Men in Change is a process group for men who are interested in learning how to manage emotions and unhealthy conflict.  Themes include: Unfairness, Boundary Work, Respectful Communication, Family Conflict, Solution-focused Work, Managing Anger, Emotional Intelligence, Shame and Resiliency and Building Sense of Self.                                                                                                       

This is a weekly drop-in group and is co-lead by a male and female counsellor.

Mondays:  5:30-7:30 pm  September – June

Please phone or email the office to receive an invitation to join. * Intake Fee only

Men in Relationship with Self & Others –  Open Group – In Person

A support group for men who are interested in self-awareness and creating a healthy relationship with self and others. This is a weekly drop-in group led by a male facilitator.

Wednesdays:  6:00-8:30 pm September – June

Please phone or email the office to receive an invitation to join. * Intake Fee only


Group Fee: $30.00

 


Adult Groups – please call or email the office to register/go on the waitlist

Reaching Older Women (ROW) – January 2023, 10 weeks – In Person

This is a psycho-educational discussion group for any woman 50 years and older who has experienced relationship abuse of any kind. Topics may include self-care; tools for calming; assertiveness and boundary-setting; exploring guilt and shame. 


Gateway to Growth (G2G) – Wednesdays, Oct 26-Nov 30, 6 weeks, 6-7:30pm

Gateway to Growth is a six week psycho-educational group for adults seeking individual counselling services. Group members will learn and discuss foundational concepts in a supportive environment to be able to benefit the most from their upcoming individual counselling sessions. Topics and concepts may include: boundaries, communication, emotional regulation, window of tolerance, stress management, self-compassion and resilience.  Please contact Connect Counselling if you are interested in speaking to the counsellor about this group.


Parenting Skills Class – Thursdays, Oct 13-Dec 1, 8 weeks, 6:45-8pm

This is an eight-week class that supports parents in developing skills to address challenging behaviours in children or teens while building positive family relationships.

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Children’s Groups – postponed due to COVID. 

  


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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