Pay-What-You-Can Group Therapy
Perinatal Mental Health Support Group
PWO provides group therapy support for people experiencing a Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder (PMAD) or symptoms of a PMAD. Our virtual Perinatal Mental Health Support Groups begins May 2023. The 4-week group will run on: Thursday afternoons at 1:30pm for 1hr starting Thursday, May 4th, 2023 ending May 25th, 2023. Group is co-facilitated by Zeina Rashid, Social Service Worker student and Christine Cunningham, RSSW, PMH-C.
The focus of the group is to provide therapeutic support, support peers with similar challenges, and learn new skills for coping with the challenges of parenthood and symptoms of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. This group is for anyone in the Postpartum period up to 3 years postpartum. The cost for group is on a pay-what-you-can scale of $0-$15 per group session.
Spots are limited, so if you are interested, please register by emailing Zeina at email@example.com
Topics will include:
Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders – signs and symptoms as well as treatment options and coping skills
Communication and boundaries
Challenges with feeding
Integrating the parent part into the internal family system and parenting from the self
Coping skills will be presented and discussed each week
And much more!
Please feel free to come as you are, in your sweats, with a cup of tea or however you like! Babies are very welcome to attend and please do not hesitate to attend to whatever you need to during group time.
IMPORTANT: This program does not include crisis support. If you are in crisis, please contact the Canada Crisis Number 1.833.456.4566/Text line 45645 https://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/