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Clinical Therapy (18+)

Clinical Therapy (18+)

The Clinical Therapy Program is a group-based program that helps people with serious mental health issues to be more successful in day-to-day living, by utilizing different forms of psychotherapy to help clients explore and manage unhelpful thoughts, overwhelming/difficult emotions, and problematic behaviours with the support of our team of Clinical Therapists. Our program helps clients develop and practice coping skills that help them gain control over unhelpful thinking patterns, overwhelming/difficult emotions, and unhelpful behaviours.

Who is This Program Intended For?

  • Individuals 18 years of age or above
  • Clients in York Region and South Simcoe with serious mental health issues who are motivated to attend groups/workshops and not looking for individual counselling/psychotherapy

Contact Us to Register for Support

We will be accepting referrals starting September 26th. Please call Central Intake at 1-866-345-0183 ext.3321 or email

Clinical Therapy Services Include

  • C.A.R.E (Coping and Resilience Enhancing) Group: a 12-week Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) group for depression and anxiety. CBT is an empirically validated treatment for various mental health difficulties and focuses on symptom reduction to improve quality of life.
  • Mindfulness Group: this is a 4-8 week therapy group that introduces participants to the practice of mindfulness, such as noticing and paying attention to one’s self and surroundings without judgement. This group offers education, skills building, and experiential practice.
  • M.E. (Managing Emotions) Group: A 12-session group based on Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).  ME group will provide an introduction to the following three modules of DBT: Mindfulness, Emotional Regulation, and Distress Tolerance.  The education and skills offered in this group are helpful for helping clients understand emotions they experience, decrease emotional suffering, reduce emotional vulnerability and survive a crisis.
  • Shame-Resilience Group: This is an 8-10 session group that brings to light the adaptive and maladaptive functions of shame and its relationship to mental health, and focuses on developing 1) skills in managing shame and 2) resilience to its impact.

*Subject to change without notice

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