Pay-What-You-Can Group Therapy

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                         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 Group begins in January 2023. This group is co-facilitated by Kate Abrams, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) 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.

This will be a closed, 6-week group and pre-registration is required before the end of December. Group will run on Friday mornings at 10am for 1.5hrs starting Friday, January 13th, 2023 ending February 17th, 2023.

The cost for group is on a pay-what-you-can scale of $0-$15 per group session.

Topics will include:  

  • Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders – signs and symptoms as well as treatment options and coping skills

  • Attachment/secure attachment

  • 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!

Spots are limited, please register by emailing Christine and Kate at info@perinatalwellbeing.ca

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/