Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Coping with anxiety attacks

Allan is a published cartoonist who incorporates gentle humour into his workshops. Presentations can be designed to suit the client's needs. Topics can include Humour, Creativity and Stress Management, Relaxation Training, and/or Shifting Gears from Burnout to Self-care. Participants tend to leave Allan's sessions relaxed and smiling. For a partial list of past speaking engagements and more information on his latest book, Relax for the Fun of It, visit his site at www.allanhirsh.com.
Presented by: Allan Hirsh, M. A., published cartoonist and therapist
Further details: www.allanhirsh.com

The Men's Project - Managing Stress

The Men's Project is the only treatment facility for male survivors of sexual abuse funded by the Attorney General's office in Ontario. The Men's Project has been in the forefront of providing innovative and much needed services to all men. We provide training on the impact of trauma on men, anger management, depression, emotional intelligence, the impact of divorce/separation, sexual orientation issues, sexuality abuse on gay or bisexual men and the nature of Men and Masculinity.
Presented by: Antoine Quenneville, M.A., Clinical Associate at the Men's Project
Further details: Antoine Quenneville, aquenneville@themensproject.ca, (613) 230-6179 ext. 401

Stress management and burnout prevention

Allan is a published cartoonist who incorporates gentle humour into his workshops. Presentations can be designed to suit the client's needs. Topics can include Humour, Creativity and Stress Management, Relaxation Training, and/or Shifting Gears from Burnout to Self-care. Participants tend to leave Allan's sessions relaxed and smiling. For a partial list of past speaking engagements and more information on his latest book, Relax for the Fun of It, visit his site at www.allanhirsh.com.
Presented by: Allan Hirsh, M. A., published cartoonist and therapist
Further details: www.allanhirsh.com

Stress Mastery I Program

This one day workshop experience is designed to provide tools that combat stress, explore the most effective ways of handling stressors and crises, help individuals adjust the way they view stressful events, learn how to achieve healthy self worth, and explore goal fulfillment and how it reduces stress. Each person responds to stressful events in a very different way. This program is effective because it helps the individual identify his/her thoughts and behaviours lead to unhealthy stress.
Presented by: Reta Walker M.C.C. PhD(c), Psychotherapist/Life Coach
Further details: www.retafayewalker.com

Stress Mastery II Program

This one day program is designed to help individuals learn the principles of problem solving, explore what good communication involves, learn how assertiveness can enhance communication, understand the process of conflict resolution and apply time management.
Presented by: Reta Walker M.C.C. PhD(c), Psychotherapist/Life Coach
Further details: www.retafayewalker.com

Spirituality and Reform from Stress

This small-group interactive workshop for adults offers strategies on how our spiritual capacity can be used to relieve stress and bring healing, hope, peace, joy
Presented by: Nancy Marrocco, B.A., B.Ed., M.R.E.
Further details: Nancy Marrocco, (905) 396-3489 nancy.marrocco@sympatico.ca

Irritability does not exist!

Some medical researchers insist. Or does it? Explore the fascinating, yet familiar phenomenon of irritability with therapist and researcher Leslie Born on a journey from Plato to the present in this provocative one hour lecture.
Presented by: Leslie Born, MSc, PhD. Director, Counselling For Change.
Further details: Leslie@CounsellingforChange.com. T: (905) 541-0611.

“I Didn’t Think This Would Happen to Me”: Recovering From Postpartum Depression

Heard about Postpartum Depression in prenatal class (but didn’t think it would happen to you)? Feeling pressure from family and friends to be happy about your new baby (but don’t feel it)? Join Leslie, an experienced postpartum therapist, in this informative workshop aiding recovery from Postpartum Depression.
Presented by: Leslie Born, MSc, PhD. Director, Counselling For Change.
Further details: Leslie@CounsellingforChange.com. T: (905) 541-0611.

Democratic Parenting 101

This talk addresses the questions of why parenting is so difficult today. I offer a new way to think about our roles as parents, highlight the fundamental “do's and don'ts of parenting” and offer some sound advice for issues that parents can apply immediately.
Presented by: Alyson Schäfer, B.Sc. M.A. OACCPP, Parent Educator
Further details: Alyson Schäfer. "Principles, Rules and Tools for Parenting" , www.alyson.ca

Postpartum Depression: Can it be prevented?

Contrary to popular belief that the birth of a child is a joyous time for women and their families, about 1 in 10 women will experience a set of symptoms known as Postpartum Depression. Recent research has focused how and whether Postpartum Depression might be prevented. This one hour lecture examines the phenomenon of Postpartum Depression and the most effective current prevention strategies.
Presented by: Leslie Born, MSc, PhD. Director, Counselling For Change.
Further details: Leslie@CounsellingforChange.com. T: (905) 541-0611.

Address Stress Effectively

What is stress? How can I calm the anxiety, anger or growing sense of hopelessness I feel about it?
This ½ day workshop provides tools to handle stressors including relaxation, self-calming, and effective communication. Participants will leave this workshop with practical and effective strategies to address stressful situation that occur daily. They will learn how stress is part of everyday life and how they can maintain a positive attitude toward life’s challenges.
Presented by: Stephen Douglas, MA, CCC, (C)MHP
Further details: web: www.familycounselling.net
email: familycounselling@sympatico.ca
ph: (416) 766-7321 Toronto or (905) 467-6295 Oakville/Burlington 

What to Do When Anger Gets in the Way

What is anger? Why do I experience it and, if it is okay to be angry, why does it keep getting me in trouble?
This ½ day workshop provides each participant with an understanding of their own unique anger pattern. They will learn practical and effective strategies to address conflict in their life without hurting others or making problems worse. Workbooks are provided to participants for their ongoing reflection and change.
Presented by: Stephen Douglas, MA, CCC, (C)MHP
Further details: web: www.familycounselling.net
email: familycounselling@sympatico.ca
ph: (416) 766-7321 Toronto or (905) 467-6295 Oakville/Burlington