Relapse Prevention 101 - November 2018 Online Support Group
Oct
30
to Nov 20

Relapse Prevention 101 - November 2018 Online Support Group

Receive professional support on your journey to manage and reduce your drug and alcohol use or maintain sobriety. 

Group topics include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about on a week-to-week basis, as well as common questions such as how to manage loneliness and find new friends in early sobriety, how to deal with jealousy of others who can drink or use without punishment, how to prevent relapses by setting clear boundaries, whether things will ever get easier, how to master healthy relationships and how to come up with new self-care strategies - to name just a few examples. 

All genders and LGBTTIQQ+ welcome!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (7pm-8pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Secret Facebook group available for all online group members for extra support between meetings. ♥

Early bird rate available when reserving your spot for all four sessions before Monday, October 22nd: CAD $125. 

Regular rate for all four sessions after Monday, October 22nd: CAD $150.

Register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/book-now

 

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Eating, So What? - November 2018 Online Support Group
Oct
30
to Nov 20

Eating, So What? - November 2018 Online Support Group

Receive professional as well as peer support on your journey to reconnect with your hunger and fullness cues. Share your thoughts and experiences with your fellow group members, and receive expert advice from Annina (counsellor) and Josée, a registered non-diet dietitian who, upon request by the group members, will join one of the four group meetings to bust nutrition myths and answer your questions around how to best nourish yourself to heal.

Topics covered can include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about - for example strategies to break through the binge and restrict cycle, how to tell your family about your eating disorder or alternative coping skills.  

Aside from the recovery support provided by Annina and Josée, one of the big benefits of participating in this support group will be to realize that you are not alone in this: The struggle is real, but together we can heal from diet culture and make peace with food!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (8pm-9pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Secret Facebook group available for all online group members for extra support between meetings. ♥

Early bird rate available when reserving your spot for all four sessions before Monday, October 22nd: CAD $125. 

Regular rate for all four sessions after Monday, October 22nd: CAD $150.

Register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/book-now

Learn more via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/online-support-group/

 

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Relapse Prevention 101 - December 2018 Online Support Group
Nov
27
to Dec 18

Relapse Prevention 101 - December 2018 Online Support Group

Receive professional support on your journey to manage and reduce your drug and alcohol use or maintain sobriety. 

Group topics include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about on a week-to-week basis, as well as common questions such as how to manage loneliness and find new friends in early sobriety, how to deal with jealousy of others who can drink or use without punishment, how to prevent relapses by setting clear boundaries, whether things will ever get easier, how to master healthy relationships and how to come up with new self-care strategies - to name just a few examples. 

All genders and LGBTTIQQ+ welcome!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (7pm-8pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Secret Facebook group available for all online group members for extra support between meetings. ♥

Early bird rate available when reserving your spot for all four sessions before Monday, November 29th: CAD $125. 

Regular rate for all four sessions after Monday, November 29th: CAD $150.

Register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/book-now

 

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Eating, So What? - December 2018 Online Support Group
Nov
27
to Dec 18

Eating, So What? - December 2018 Online Support Group

Receive professional as well as peer support on your journey to reconnect with your hunger and fullness cues. Share your thoughts and experiences with your fellow group members, and receive expert advice from Annina (counsellor) and Josée, a registered non-diet dietitian who, upon request by the group members, will join one of the four group meetings to bust nutrition myths and answer your questions around how to best nourish yourself to heal.

Topics covered can include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about - for example strategies to break through the binge and restrict cycle, how to tell your family about your eating disorder or alternative coping skills.  

Aside from the recovery support provided by Annina and Josée, one of the big benefits of participating in this support group will be to realize that you are not alone in this: The struggle is real, but together we can heal from diet culture and make peace with food!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (8pm-9pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Secret Facebook group available for all online group members for extra support between meetings. ♥

Early bird rate available when reserving your spot for all four sessions before Monday, November 19th: CAD $125. 

Regular rate for all four sessions after Monday, November 19th: CAD $150.

Register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/book-now

Learn more via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/online-support-group/

 

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Relapse Prevention Workshop
Nov
3
6:00 PM18:00

Relapse Prevention Workshop

Join others in recovery in an intimate, welcoming setting where we'll get a chance to discuss proven relapse prevention strategies and celebrate each other's perseverance. 


Sobriety doesn't have to be boring, and weekends need not be the enemy. 

Connect, learn and transform while starting your Saturday evening on a helpful note. 

Only five spots available. Tickets are $25 for 60 minutes. Tea, water, and popcorn included. 

If not now, then when?

Get your ticket ($25) via: https://substanceusecounselling.as.me/?appointmentType=8329922

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Caregiver Workshop
Oct
20
6:00 PM18:00

Caregiver Workshop

Are you taking care of a highly dependent adult child who struggles with an eating disorder, mental health diagnosis or substance use? 

Join others in your situation in an intimate, welcoming setting where we'll get a chance to discuss proven coping strategies and celebrate each other's perseverance. 

Connect, learn and transform while starting your Saturday evening on a hopeful note. 

Only five spots available. Tickets are $45 for 60 minutes. Tea, water, and light snacks included. 


Get your ticket ($45) via: https://substanceusecounsellin...ointmentType=8244028

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Eating, So What? - October 2018 Online Support Group
Oct
2
8:00 PM20:00

Eating, So What? - October 2018 Online Support Group

Receive professional as well as peer support on your journey to reconnect with your hunger and fullness cues. Share your thoughts and experiences with your fellow group members, and receive expert advice from Annina (counsellor) and Josée, a registered non-diet dietitian who, upon request by the group members, will join one of the four group meetings to bust nutrition myths and answer your questions around how to best nourish yourself to heal.

Topics covered can include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about - for example strategies to break through the binge and restrict cycle, how to tell your family about your eating disorder or alternative coping skills.  

Aside from the recovery support provided by Annina and Josée, one of the big benefits of participating in this support group will be to realize that you are not alone in this: The struggle is real, but together we can heal from diet culture and make peace with food!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (8pm-9pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Secret Facebook group available for all online group members for extra support between meetings. ♥

Early bird rate available when reserving your spot for all four sessions before Monday, September 24th: CAD $125. 

Regular rate for all four sessions after Monday, September 24th: CAD $150.

Register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/book-now

Learn more via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/online-support-group/

 

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Relapse Prevention 101 - October 2018 Online Support Group
Oct
2
7:00 PM19:00

Relapse Prevention 101 - October 2018 Online Support Group

Receive professional support on your journey to manage and reduce your drug and alcohol use or maintain sobriety. 

Group topics include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about on a week-to-week basis, as well as common questions such as how to manage loneliness and find new friends in early sobriety, how to deal with jealousy of others who can drink or use without punishment, how to prevent relapses by setting clear boundaries, whether things will ever get easier, how to master healthy relationships and how to come up with new self-care strategies - to name just a few examples. 

All genders and LGBTTIQQ+ welcome!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (7pm-8pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Secret Facebook group available for all online group members for extra support between meetings. ♥

Early bird rate available when reserving your spot for all four sessions before Monday, September 24th: CAD $125. 

Regular rate for all four sessions after Monday, September 24th: CAD $150.

Register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/book-now

 

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Eating, So What? - September 2018 Online Support Group
Sep
4
to Sep 25

Eating, So What? - September 2018 Online Support Group

Receive professional as well as peer support on your journey to reconnect with your hunger and fullness cues. Share your thoughts and experiences with your fellow group members, and receive expert advice from Annina (counsellor) and Josée, a registered non-diet dietitian who, upon request by the group members, will join one of the four group meetings to bust nutrition myths and answer your questions around how to best nourish yourself to heal.

Topics covered can include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about - for example strategies to break through the binge and restrict cycle, how to tell your family about your eating disorder or alternative coping skills.  

Aside from the recovery support provided by Annina and Josée, one of the big benefits of participating in this support group will be to realize that you are not alone in this: The struggle is real, but together we can heal from diet culture and make peace with food!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (8pm-9pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Secret Facebook group available for all online group members for extra support between meetings. ♥

Early bird rate available when reserving your spot for all four sessions before Monday, August 27th: CAD $125. 

Regular rate for all four sessions after Monday, August 27th: CAD $150.

Register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/book-now

Learn more via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/online-support-group/

 

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Relapse Prevention 101 - September 2018 Online Support Group
Sep
4
to Sep 25

Relapse Prevention 101 - September 2018 Online Support Group

Receive professional support on your journey to manage and reduce your drug and alcohol use or maintain sobriety. 

Group topics include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about on a week-to-week basis, as well as common questions such as how to manage loneliness and find new friends in early sobriety, how to deal with jealousy of others who can drink or use without punishment, how to prevent relapses by setting clear boundaries, whether things will ever get easier, how to master healthy relationships and how to come up with new self-care strategies - to name just a few examples. 

All genders and LGBTTIQQ+ welcome!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (7pm-8pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Secret Facebook group available for all online group members for extra support between meetings. ♥

Early bird rate available when reserving your spot for all four sessions before Monday, August 27th: CAD $125. 

Regular rate for all four sessions after Monday, August 27th: CAD $150.

Register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/book-now

 

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Eating, So What? - August 2018 Online Support Group
Aug
7
8:00 PM20:00

Eating, So What? - August 2018 Online Support Group

Receive professional as well as peer support on your journey to reconnect with your hunger and fullness cues. Share your thoughts and experiences with your fellow group members, and receive expert advice from Annina (counsellor) and Josée, a registered non-diet dietitian who, upon request by the group members, will join one of the four group meetings to bust nutrition myths and answer your questions around how to best nourish yourself to heal.

Topics covered can include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about - for example strategies to break through the binge and restrict cycle, how to tell your family about your eating disorder or alternative coping skills.  

Aside from the recovery support provided by Annina and Josée, one of the big benefits of participating in this support group will be to realize that you are not alone in this: The struggle is real, but together we can heal from diet culture and make peace with food!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (8pm-9pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Secret Facebook group available for all online group members for extra support between meetings. ♥

Learn more via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/online-support-group/

Register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/book-now

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Eating, So What? - May/June 2018 Online Support Group
May
29
8:00 PM20:00

Eating, So What? - May/June 2018 Online Support Group

Receive professional as well as peer support on your journey to reconnect with your hunger and fullness cues. Share your thoughts and experiences with your fellow group members, and receive expert advice from Annina (counsellor) and Josée, a registered non-diet dietitian who, upon request by the group members, will join one of the four group meetings to bust nutrition myths and answer your questions around how to best nourish yourself to heal.

Topics covered can include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about - for example strategies to break through the binge and restrict cycle, how to tell your family about your eating disorder or alternative coping skills.  

Aside from the recovery support provided by Annina and Josée, one of the big benefits of participating in this support group will be to realize that you are not alone in this: The struggle is real, but together we can heal from diet culture and make peace with food!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (8pm-9pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Learn more and register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/online-support-group/

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Online Empowerment Class For Women - April 2018
Apr
7
1:30 PM13:30

Online Empowerment Class For Women - April 2018

Join your class mates and Annina in four weekly empowerment meetings for women from the comfort of your home. 

The topics covered in the four weekly modules are:

💥 Mindset: Competence and self-compassion

💥 Body Image: Self-care and joyful movement

💥 Purpose: Self-discovery and talents

💥 Friends and Partners: Self-respect and boundaries

The total fee for the class series is CAD $200 per person. It includes psycho-educational content, group conversations and optional homework.

The class will meet on four consecutive Saturdays from 1:30-2:30pm EST starting April 7th, 2018. Please note that a minimum of three participants is required to run the class.

Sign up via substanceusecounselling.com/book-now

 

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Eating, So What? - April 2018 Online Support Group
Apr
3
8:00 PM20:00

Eating, So What? - April 2018 Online Support Group

Receive support on your journey to reconnect with your hunger and fullness cues. Share your thoughts and experiences with your fellow group members, and receive expert advice from Annina (counsellor) and Josée, a registered non-diet dietitian who will join one of the four group meetings to bust nutrition myths and answer your questions around how to best nourish yourself to heal.

Topics covered can include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about - for example strategies to break through the binge and restrict cycle or alternative coping skills.  

Aside from the recovery support provided by Annina and Josée, one of the big benefits of participating in this support group will be to realize that you are not alone in this: The struggle is real, but together we can heal from diet culture and make peace with food!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (8pm-9pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Learn more and register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/online-support-group/

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Eating, So What? - March 2018 Online Support Group
Mar
6
to Mar 27

Eating, So What? - March 2018 Online Support Group

Receive support on your journey to reconnect with your hunger and fullness cues. Share your thoughts and experiences with your fellow group members, and receive expert advice from Annina (counsellor) and Josée, a registered non-diet dietitian who will join one of the four group meetings to bust nutrition myths and answer your questions around how to best nourish yourself to heal.

Topics covered can include whatever you would find most helpful to talk about - for example strategies to break through the binge and restrict cycle or alternative coping skills.  

Aside from the recovery support provided by Annina and Josée, one of the big benefits of participating in this support group will be to realize that you are not alone in this: The struggle is real, but together we can heal from diet culture and make peace with food!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Tuesday evenings every month (8pm-9pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Learn more and register via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/online-support-group/

 

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Yoga, Fitness And Body Image - March 2018 Online Support Group
Mar
3
to Mar 24

Yoga, Fitness And Body Image - March 2018 Online Support Group

If you are spending a lot of time in very body-conscious environments, such as Yoga studios or gyms, and are struggling with your body image, this group is for you! 

Receive support from other group members who can relate to your situation, Annina, and Josée, a registered non-diet dietitian who will join one of the four group meetings to bust nutrition myths and answer your questions around how to best nourish yourself for optimal health.

Possible topics covered can include how to deal with feelings of pressure to act or look a certain way, overexercising, orthorexia, plant-based diets, or whatever it is you would find most helpful to talk about. 

Aside from the expert knowledge provided by Annina and Josée, one of the big benefits of participating in a support group like this will be to realize that you are not alone: The struggle is real, but together we can heal from the not-so-helpful aspects of fitness culture and make peace with food!

This group runs online from the comfort of your home on four consecutive Saturdays every month (2-3pm EST). Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this group.

Learn more via: https://www.substanceusecounselling.com/online-support-group/

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Workshop: Setting Non-Diet Resolutions
Jan
9
6:00 PM18:00

Workshop: Setting Non-Diet Resolutions

Join Annina Schmid, Counsellor and Josée Sovinsky, Dietitian to set meaningful resolutions that won't get you stuck in the dieting trap. 

This collaborative and supportive workshop will look at the many ways we can take care of ourselves in 2018 without diets.

Please note that a minimum of four participants is needed to run this workshop.

Purchase your ticket here: https://substanceusecounselling.as.me/?appointmentType=5181999

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Befriended - An Unlonely Event
Dec
12
6:00 PM18:00

Befriended - An Unlonely Event

  • Women's Centre for Health, Education and Counselling (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This is a support workshop for women who struggle with the feeling of loneliness. You will get a chance to meet other women who feel the same way, receive support, exchange thoughts and ideas, coping strategies for the holidays (if desired), and make new friends.

Date: Tuesday, December 12th, 6pm -7:30pm
Location: 489 College Street, Suite #201.
Limited availability.

Get your ticket here.

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Monthly Group: Decoding Emotional Eating - Support For Women Who Binge
Dec
5
5:30 PM17:30

Monthly Group: Decoding Emotional Eating - Support For Women Who Binge

  • 120 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite #800 Toronto, ON, M4P 1A6 Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you tired of overeating and want to move on with your life? 

Join Registered Dietitian Josée Sovinsky and myself in our monthly support groups for women who binge. 

This event is ideal for women who:

- Struggle with their body image
- Feel they need to lose weight in order to feel good about themselves
- Diet during the day and then eat to the point of discomfort at night
- Eat when they feel sad, lonely, or angry
- Want to experience group support from women who feel the same

Facilitated by Josée Sovinsky (Registered Dietitian) and Annina Schmid (Counsellor). 

Next group date: January 9th

Tickets are $ CAD 40.00 and you can get yours here

Limited availability.

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Eating, So What? - Free Webinar
Dec
1
11:00 AM11:00

Eating, So What? - Free Webinar

Claim your free spot now

Free webinar co-hosted by renowned eating disorder therapist Jennifer Rollin (MSW, LCSW-C) and myself:

Learn The Three Self-Compassion Skills That Will Take You From Food Stress to Food Peace Today!

REGISTRATION BONUS 1: Jennifer Rollin's "Tips For Dealing With Diet and Weight Talk Over The Holidays"

REGISTRATION BONUS 2: Annina's best strategies on How To Quit Bingeing. 

A replay will be made available to those who won't be able to make it live, so be sure to put your name down and claim your spot!

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Boundaries for Beginners - Workshop for Women
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Boundaries for Beginners - Workshop for Women

  • Women's Centre for Health, Education and Counselling (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Get your ticket here.

This is a support workshop for women who struggle with identifying and protecting their needs, setting boundaries and maintaining healthy relationships. 

You will get a chance to meet other women who feel the same way, receive support, exchange thoughts and ideas, and make new friends. 

Date: Tuesday, November 14th, 6pm -7:30pm
Location: 489 College Street, Suite #201
Tickets: CAD $30

Limited availability.

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Monthly Group: Decoding Emotional Eating - Support For Women Who Binge
Nov
7
5:30 PM17:30

Monthly Group: Decoding Emotional Eating - Support For Women Who Binge

  • 120 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite #800 Toronto, ON, M4P 1A6 Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you tired of overeating and want to move on with your life? 

Join Registered Dietitian Josée Sovinsky and myself in our monthly support groups for women who binge. 

This event is ideal for women who:

- Struggle with their body image
- Feel they need to lose weight in order to feel good about themselves
- Diet during the day and then eat to the point of discomfort at night
- Eat when they feel sad, lonely, or angry
- Want to experience group support from women who feel the same

Facilitated by Josée Sovinsky (Registered Dietitian) and Annina Schmid (Counsellor). 

Next group date: December 5th

Tickets are $ CAD 40.00 and you can get yours here
Limited availability. 

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*FREE* Webinar: Parenting and Emotional Eating
Oct
22
8:00 PM20:00

*FREE* Webinar: Parenting and Emotional Eating

Join Olivia Scobie and I as we talk about diet culture, parenting, and disordered eating in a webinar on October 22 at 8:00pm.

We are NOT going to be talking about 'healthy' eating or weight loss.

We ARE going to be talking about radical self-acceptance and health at every size.

Learn more and register here: https://livwithchange.lpages.co/eating-webinar/

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Self-Care Through Style Workshop
Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

Self-Care Through Style Workshop

  • Women's Centre for Health, Education and Counselling (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Registration for this event has closed. 

* Have your ever dreamed of working with a personal stylist?
* Did you ever think that if you would only feel more like yourself in your outfits, you would like yourself better?
* Have you ever wondered how to build a wardrobe that only contains stylish, comfortable items you love that make you feel like a million bucks?
* Do you often have "nothing to wear"?

Then this feminist, body-positive workshop is for you!

This is a support workshop for women who struggle with their body image and want to learn how to dress for comfort *and* style.

You will get a chance to meet other women who feel the same way, receive wardrobe advice from a professional stylist, and explore strategies to express your true beauty with ease.

All bodies are good bodies!

Facilitated by Amy Blaxland (Stylist) and Annina Schmid (Counsellor), LGBTTIQQ+ welcome.

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Monthly Group: Decoding Emotional Eating - Support For Women Who Binge
Oct
3
5:30 PM17:30

Monthly Group: Decoding Emotional Eating - Support For Women Who Binge

  • 120 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite #800 Toronto, ON, M4P 1A6 Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you tired of overeating and want to move on with your life? 

Join Registered Dietitian Josée Sovinsky and myself in our monthly support groups for women who binge. 

This event is ideal for women who:

- Struggle with their body image
- Feel they need to lose weight in order to feel good about themselves
- Diet during the day and then eat to the point of discomfort at night
- Eat when they feel sad, lonely, or angry
- Want to experience group support from women who feel the same

Facilitated by Josée Sovinsky (Registered Dietitian) and Annina Schmid (Counsellor). 

Next three group dates: October 3rd, November 7th, December 5th

Limited availability.

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Decoding Emotional Eating - Support and Strategies for Women who Binge
Aug
22
5:30 PM17:30

Decoding Emotional Eating - Support and Strategies for Women who Binge

  • Suite 800, 120 Eglinton Avenue West Toronto, ON, M4R Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop is a repeat event due to the success of the first of its kind. Once again, it will be co-facilitated by Josée Sovinsky (Registered Dietitian). Over two hours, Josée and myself will offer support and strategies for women who binge. Our approach is 100% non-diet, weight inclusive, body positive, and feminist. Tickets are $40 and you can purchase them here.

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Sober = Boring? Workshop for Women
Aug
15
5:30 PM17:30

Sober = Boring? Workshop for Women

This is a support workshop for women who struggle with finding joy in sobriety. Participants will get a chance to meet other women who feel the same way, receive support, learn alternative coping strategies and relapse prevention tools, exchange thoughts and ideas, and make new friends. Facilitated by Annina Schmid. Tickets cost $45 and are available here

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