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Groups & Workshops hosted by Westwind Counselling

Westwind is collaborative, individualized and supportive.

Scheduled workshops are on hold until further notice. Please contact us if you are interested in attending or learning more about any of the workshops listed below.

Workshop topics
EMOTIONAL EATING
For women age 16+
Location: Westwind Counselling, 1605 Victoria Ave.
Cost per person: $25

Eating in response to our emotions can be problematic and cause further emotional distress. Please join us in this one hour workshop to learn how to start acknowledging your emotions instead of turning to food in order to cope.




Positive Body Image For Moms And Daughters
For Moms of Daughters (and daughters too!)
Location: Westwind Counselling, 1605 Victoria Ave.
Cost per person: $25

Our culture is teaching our girls to be dissatisfied with their bodies, and that their value depends on their ability to maintain the “right” body. Our body image directly affects our self esteem, which is one of the most common mental health problems for women and girls. Learn how you can promote positive body image with your daughters.




IDEAL EATING AND EXERCISE PATTERNS
For women age 18+
Location: Westwind Counselling, 1605 Victoria Ave.
Cost per person: $50

In this two hour workshop you will learn what healthy exercise looks like and the principles of becoming an intuitive and mindful eater. Learn how to develop a healthy relationship with activity and food.




OVERCOMING ANXIETY
For women age 16+
Location: Westwind Counselling, 1605 Victoria Ave.
Cost per person: $50

Anxiety is a normal human emotion that everyone experiences from time to time. Anxiety becomes a problem when it causes so much distress that it interferes in our ability to live a normal life. Learn to disrupt the pattern of anxiety in your life, and regain a sense of control and freedom.




SELF ESTEEM
For women age 16+
Location: Westwind Counselling, 1605 Victoria Ave.
Cost per person: $25

Having low self-esteem greatly affects all aspects of our lives. Learn what contributes to having low self-esteem and what you can do to start increasing your self-esteem. Join us in this one hour workshop and learn strategies to improve how you feel about yourself.




Stop the Battle
For women age 18+
Location: Westwind Counselling, 1605 Victoria Ave.
Topics: dieting, emotional eating, body image
Cost per person: $250

Are you tired of the cycle of dieting and emotional eating / over-eating? This group will teach you evidence based facts about nutrition, and skills to develop healthy eating habits through mindful and intuitive eating practices. Learn to have a healthy relationship with food, exercise and your body - for results that last. Each session is led by a Master’s level Therapist and/or Registered Dietician. Fees include a workbook with information and handouts for participation in the group.