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CBT for Anxiety Group

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy group for anxiety.
Learn how to “manage your symptoms” rather than “your symptoms managing you.”

CBT is a type of structured therapy aimed at changing negative thinking patterns. It is an evidence-based, scientifically researched treatment that has proven to be successful.

When it’s offered:

The next 8-week groups will run:

  • Jan 8, 2018 – March 5, 2018 from 3:00pm-4:30pm
  • March 19, 2018 – May 7, 2018 from 3:00pm-4:30pm

How to get involved:

You can access our mental health programs by speaking to your Family Doctor or one of the support staff that works in the Family Health Team.

Please call 905.468.2177 x119 to register or speak with your health care provider about a referral.

Location

1882 Niagara Stone Road, Virgil

✓ This group is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team

CBT for Insomnia (CBT-I)

What the CBT-I Program has to offer:

This program addresses sleep-related difficulties for those who have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep and/or frequent waking during the night. (Not appropriate for patients with untreated sleep apnea or serious medical conditions affecting sleep).

The goal is to help you achieve better sleep, feel more rested and energized in your day-to-day life.

When it’s offered:

This 8 week program is 4 weeks of in-class and 4 weeks of telephone consultation.

Next classes: Check back soon for 2018 CBT-I class dates or give us a call to let us know you’re interested!

How to get involved:

Call 905.988.9617 x226 OR fill out our online program registration form.

Location

145 Carlton Street, St. Catharines

✓ This group is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team

CBT Skills Group

If you are struggling with your mood, such as anxiety, depression, stress, or trouble managing your day to day life, please join us for 4 sessions of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Skills.

This is not a therapy group. CBT teaches skills to help you better manage your thoughts and feelings. These changes can improve the way you feel and help you cope.

This program is for you if:

  • You feel overwhelmed with negative thinking
  • You would like to learn strategies to better manage anxiety
  • You would like to learn how to think positively

What the CBT Program has to offer:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): CBT is a structured therapy aimed at giving people the tools to solve their problems, reducing their level of anxiety. It is aimed at changing negative thinking patterns which affect behaviours. This group is 8 consecutive sessions.

When it’s offered:

Group that meets weekly or monthly vs in office appointments with a specific practitioner. 4 sessions that can change your world.

How to get involved:

You can access our mental health programs by speaking to your Family Doctor or one of the support staff that works in the Family Health Team. Please call 905.988.9617 ext 226 to register or speak with your health care provider about a referral.

Location

145 Carlton Street, St. Catharines

✓ This group is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team


Individual and Supportive Counselling

Our social workers and mental health counsellors are trained to counsel people who are experiencing challenges in daily living.

St. Catharines – call 905.988.9617 x226

Virgil – call 905.468.2177 x130

✓ This service is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team

Mental Health Assessments

A psychiatrist comes to our main St. Catharines site two days a week to assess patients with complex mental or emotional problems.

We also have a psychiatrist at our main Virgil site one day a week.

Location

145 Carlton Street, St. Catharines
and
1882 Niagara Stone Road, Virgil

How to get involved:

St. Catharines – call 905.988.9617 x226
Virgil – 
call 905.468.2177 x 130

✓ This service is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team


Mind Full or Mindful?

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

Set your mind at ease and regain control.
This 4-week program strives to teach participants how to manage the stress of daily life through mindful awareness. You will learn about the negative impact of stress on the mind and body and through mindful practice, become more aware of your thoughts, feelings and body sensations. Aimed at ages 20+.

When it’s offered:

Program is currently running. Check back or call us for our next program dates.

How to get involved:

To register for this program call 905.988.9617 x226 or fill out our online program registration form.

Location

145 Carlton Street, St. Catharines

✓ This group is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team

Single Session

ABOUT THIS SERVICE:

Everyone has problems. You are not alone. Drop in and talk to one of our registered and highly trained social workers. No wait list, no referral, no phone call, no appointment, no commitment.

When it’s offered:

St. Catharines – Wednesdays from 9:00am – 12:00pm at 145 Carlton Street.
Must register by 10:45am.

How to get involved:

Just walk-in on Wednesday morning between 9:00am – 10:45am.
No referral, no phone call, no appointment.
**First come, first served**

✓ This group is only open to St. Catharines site patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team