Caregiver Group

This interactive workshop will be held online via Google Meet (it’s like Zoom). 

Email or call 514-486-1448 with any questions.

Mental illness is a ‘family affair’; it takes its toll and affects your own experience. Do you have a loved one living with mental illness? Does this sound familiar? This group may be for you…

This group will offer an opportunity to explore how caring for a loved one with mental health challenges affects the caregiver’s experience and own wellbeing. It is neither a support group nor an education group. While it is expected to offer a therapeutic experience, it is not a therapy group either.

A group setting can be viewed as a social microcosm that offers opportunities for interpersonal learning and growth. As participants share their experiences and learn from each other, they can gain new insights. Group work can help explore the impact participants’ behaviours have on others and share their observations with other members, thus creating a mutually beneficial environment. It can alleviate some of the isolation and other difficulties that are often associated with caregiving.

This is what group participants said:

“… I feel more confident and at peace with myself.”  

“…it has given me more insight about my feelings and thoughts. I feel more positive about myself… it has been very rewarding.”

We will contact you for an interview to determine whether this group could be beneficial for you and your situation and you must attend all six sessions (one session a week). There is a new caregiver group every few months.

Space is limited! Complete the registration form today.

Wednesday group FULL
Starts September 6, 3-4:30pm

Monday group FULL
Starts September 11, 7-8:30pm

With Ella Amir
Online via Google Meet

You must attend all 6 sessions

If you think you would be a good fit for this program and would like to be interviewed for future groups, complete this form or call 514-486-1448. Your name will be kept for the next sessions.

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This online workshop is only for family and friends of someone living with mental illness. It will be interactive and space is limited. If you register and do not attend, you may be taking a spot away from someone in need.

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This group runs for 6 weeks and you must attend all sessions. We will contact you for an interview to determine whether this group could be beneficial for you and your situation.

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