Advanced DBT starting on January 28th, 2020 Tuesdays (12 weeks)

Compassion in Chaos series

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For Families of persons with emotion dysregulation:  Click here for more information about families 

Compassion in Chaos Series line up of future workshop topics:

Compassion in Chaos workshops usually run the first thursday of each month in the evening from 7pm to 9pm in the Danforth and Chester area.  *Moving this group to the first Wed of each month from February onward in a new location and also online!  – Details to follow. 

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Each workshop is $55.00 + HST

6. September 12th, 2019 – Interpersonal Effectiveness – How to use structured statements to get needs met and communicate with your loved one and others in your life effectively

7. October 3rd, 2019 – Advanced Validation techniques – no experience necessary – Lots of role plays here.

8. November 7, 2019- Self Compassion, self care and other self preservation strategies (This session has been cancelled and will be the topic for the December 5th, 2019 session)

9. January 2, 2020 – Wise Mind with your family members

10. February (We are skipping February in order to find alternate location and changing night from Thursday to Wednesday)

11. March 4, 2020 – Fact Checking – How to help you and your loved one understand what is true/reasonable

We do family/friends programs/workshops based on interest/need.  Our workshops “Compassion in Chaos” series cover topics like; What is addiction, Managing self harm behaviours, What is BPD and how does DBT help, Advanced validation skills, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Mindfulness and more.  Click here to put topics you are interested in learning and we develop our groups based on your needs/wants.

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