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Mental Health Program



Our workshop sessions are intended to support and educate people 18+ years of age and older in different areas of their lives; attendees are welcome to join whichever topics are of interest to them. We use a group therapy model which is facilitated by two clinical social workers/psychotherapists.
Sessions will be offered in English.


Workshop attendees must be 18 years of age or older, who would like to learn more about health and wellness. This program is not for individuals in crisis, experiencing psychosis or diagnosed with chronic mental illness. Individuals in crisis may contact the CMHA Peel Crisis Line at 905-278-9036.


Workshops run weekly for 60 minutes and are educational with the opportunity to ask questions at the end of each session. Clients can choose to enter one single workshop or choose all topics depending on each client’s individual preferences.


Workshops are currently offered as virtual sessions and are hosted on an encrypted Zoom platform.


Click on the button below marked ENROLL IN WORKSHOP, which will take you to a list of topic choices, dates and times to sign up for.


Overcoming Distress Intolerance

Provides information and suggested strategies for better managing distressing or uncomfortable feelings.


Low self-esteem is having a negative opinion of oneself, judging or evaluating oneself negatively, and placing a negative value on oneself. Learn how to unpack your core beliefs and what you can do to practice self-acceptance.


Self-compassion is the ability to direct empathy, love, and concern towards oneself. This session introduces the idea of what it means to be self-compassionate, what gets in the way, and what we can do to cultivate self-compassion.

Mindfulness Workshop

Mindfulness practices can help us to increase our ability to regulate emotions, decrease stress, anxiety and depression. It can also help us to focus our attention, as well as to observe our thoughts and feelings without judgment. As we become more present in our lives and in relation to others, it can help us to make better decisions, to manage our emotions and to be more fully engaged in life.


Enhance your knowledge about common medications used for anxiety and depression. Increase your confidence about decisions related to taking medications. Improve safety with taking your medications.

Alumni Group

If you completed our Anxiety and Depression group, you’re welcome to join our alumni sessions! Our Alumni Group is a space for participants who completed the program to re-connect and share how they’ve been doing post- group. These sessions are held once a month and are online through Zoom. Please register below if you would like to attend a session.

Grief and Grieving

Grief is the acute emotional pain we experience in response to a loss – especially to the loss of someone in our life. This experience of grief can impact us physically, emotionally, behaviourally and in our relationships with others. In this workshop, various aspects of the grieving journey will be explored including what to expect when grieving; stages of grief; myths and misconceptions surrounding grief; strategies on how to cope; and when it’s time to seek additional support. Although there are various forms of loss, this workshop will focus on coping with the loss of a loved one at any stage of the grieving journey.

Building Healthy Relationships

Healthy relationships and positive social connections play an integral role in establishing and maintaining a happy, healthy life. Interpersonal relationships are important for our overall physical and emotional happiness. Interpersonal relationships encompass our relationships with our friends, romantic relationships, family relationships, and professional relationships. This workshop explores the characteristics of a healthy relationship, factors that shape our relationships, and highlights different communication styles. This workshop explains the concept of establishing healthy emotional boundaries and steps to maintain effective boundaries. This workshop provides tools to improve our relationships to manage our communication and have a safe, positive, healthy relationship experience.

A Look at Trauma

An educational workshop for adults 18yrs of age and older that have experienced sexual abuse either in childhood or adulthood. This workshop will provide education on the impact of trauma and PTSD symptoms. Information on the body’s response to trauma will also be discussed. Possible treatment options will be outlined. * Please note: This workshop is educational and not treatment for trauma. If treatment for trauma is required, please speak to your Family Doctor or health care provider.

Sleep Workshop

This workshop will focus on learning the basics of sleep and strategies to improve sleep patterns and habits. This workshop is educational and not for treatment of sleep disorders. If diagnosis or treatment of sleep disorders is required, please speak to your family doctor or health care provider.



Our 8-week Depression & Anxiety Group is for people who would like to gain skills with mood management. We use a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) model for understanding anxiety and depression. Over the course of 8 weeks, participants will learn about depression and anxiety, as well as skills and strategies to cope with symptoms. The program is facilitated by two clinical social workers/psychotherapists
Sessions will be offered in English.


Our groups run weekly for 2 hours. The program runs for 8 weeks in total.


Group Sessions are currently offered as virtual sessions and are hosted on an encrypted Zoom platform.


Adults 18 years of age or older who are impacted by anxiety and depression. This program is not for individuals in crisis, experiencing psychosis or diagnosed with chronic mental illness. Individuals in crisis may contact the CMHA Peel Crisis Line at 905-278-9036.


Primary Care Providers can complete the William Osler Health System Outpatient Mental Health referral form, select the Mood & Anxiety Psychotherapy Stepped Care Program.
If you do not have a primary care provider/family doctor you may access information on how to find a provider from the Ontario Government.

Services for Family Health Team Patients

For additional services available to Family Health Team patients please speak with your physician or social worker.