Adult Support Groups
This ten-session course explores the concept of assertiveness in the context of culture, gender, family of origin, and belief system. Other topics covered include accepting compliments, receiving criticism, and learning how to confront in a healthy way.
Session Schedule: 10 Sessions
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (C.B.T.)
This program is a form of therapy that focuses on the relationships and connections between our thoughts, feelings, body sensations, and behaviour. It is an educational group with six modules that teaches skills to manage thoughts, and can be very effective for persons with anxiety or depression.
Session Schedule: Thursday evenings
This two-session educational program is for individuals and couples of any description who want to learn the basics of communication with emphasis on listening, understanding each other’s background, and respecting one another. Communication and problem solving skills will also be presented.
Session Schedule: Two Saturday mornings
A 6-week workshop that helps people with diabetes to better manage their symptoms and their daily lives.
Type: Pre-register through UVIC Centre on Aging | 1-866-902-3767
Session Schedule: Fridays 9:30 am to 12 noon Apr 26 to May 31, 2019
Men’s Anger Management
This ten-session course is designed for men to understand and manage their anger more effectively. We look at how men and women feel and express anger differently, and discover the feelings that fuel anger and how to put them into words.
Session Schedule: 10 Wednesdays
Taking Charge of Your Happiness
This six-session educational program takes a positive psychology approach to help individuals learn more about what they can do to increase their own happiness.
Session Schedule: Once a week for 6 weeks
Group registrations are accepted three months prior to group start-up.
If you wish to register for an upcoming group, please visit our office and complete an Intake Form.
Our policy is to ensure that if you would benefit from one of our support groups that you have the ability to join. Some support groups have nominal fees, but if fees would be a barrier for you, please reach out so we can ensure your access to our support groups.