Our Social Worker offers counselling and treatment for mental health issues. This includes: individual counselling/treatment; individual sessions on recovery, self-management of symptoms; a treatment plan and goals in partnership with patients.
Our goal is to improve symptoms and aid in recovery of anxiety and depression or other mental health illness as well as to offer timely access to services.
We can refer patients to community agencies and connect patients with other service providers in the community who provide mental health, addiction and psychiatric services. For patients suffering with a mental health crisis, we offer same day or as soon as available mental health visit to help aid in crisis management.
MAST (Mindful Awareness Stabilization Training) is a 4 week course developed at St. Micheal's Hospital in Toronto with the help of a grant by Bell Let's Talk. Participants learn:
- Concrete tools to develop greater emotional stability in their daily lives
- Emotion regulation and the window of tolerance
- Mindfulness of body, thoughts and feelings
- How the brain/body processes stress and emotions*About developing self-care.
Individual Mindfulness Session
Individual sessions provide education and practical tools to help you practice mindful awareness. Mindfulness training helps people to become more aware of their thoughts and body sensations so that instead of being overwhelmed by them they are better able to manage them.
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All it Takes is 10 Mindful Minutes
When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that: Refreshing your mind for 10 minutes a day, simply by being mindful and experiencing the present moment.
Guided Meditation for Reducing Stress and Anxiety
A helpful meditation to ease into a relaxed state of mind, to redirect wandering thoughts and ease stress.
Finding Inner stillness and ease.
3 Minute Breathing Space
This is a mini meditation for the purpose of stepping out of autopilot and connecting with the present moment.