Groups

 

Adjusting to Divorce (Teens Ages 14-17)

Divorce is difficult for children of all ages, but it can be especially difficult for teens. Teens may struggle withchanges in the home, which may have an impact on family relationships, school and friendships.

 

The goal of this program is to help teenagers increase their ability to cope with emotions related to the separation/divorce of their parents, and to improve their interactions and relationships with family, friends, and significant others. 

 

8 Week Series

1 hour a week (Tuesdays 4:00pm-5:00pm)

 

October 10 - November 28, 2017

January 9 – February 27, 2018

March 6 – May 1, 2018 (No group on March 27)

May 8 – June 26, 2018

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The program is open to teens aged 14-17 whose parents are in the process of divorce, have recently divorced, or have been divorced for some time.

 

COST:

$860 (8 week series + intake session + update session)

 

All custodial parents/guardians must consent to the teen’s participation.  They are also invited to attend an intake session prior to the group and an update session following each series of groups.  It is also important that the teen agrees to participate in the group. 

This group is facilitated by Annika Nordhagen, R.Psych & Jenny McAlister, R.Psych

For more information on this group and to schedule an intake session go to www.edmontongroups.com 

 

Almost Adulting (Ages 17-21)

Transitioning from adolescence to adulthood can be difficult.  Fears and anxieties about independence, questions about one's self and identity, and development of values and goals are critical features during this stage of life. 

 

The goal of this group is to support teens as they struggle to address and explore these areas and grow into  healthy adults. 

  

8 Week Series

1 hour a week (Tuesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm)

 

October 10 - November 28, 2017

January 9 – February 27, 2018

March 6 – May 1, 2018 (No group on March 27)

May 8 – June 26, 2018

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The program is open to teens aged 17-21 who are struggling with the process of transitioning to adulthood.  These struggles may include career confusion, relating to parents, making decisions independently or developing adult relationships.

 

COST:

$910 (8 week series + intake session)

  

This group is facilitated by Annika Nordhagen, R.Psych & Jenny McAlister, R.Psych

For more information on this group and to schedule an intake session go to www.edmontongroups.com 

 

Surviving Workplace Stress & Conflict (Adults)

Stress and conflict is an unfortunately common experience within the workplace. Given the amount of time that is spent at work, dissatisfaction in this area can significantly impact a person's overall quality of life.   

 

The goal of this group is to support those dealing with challenges in the workplace as they learn new skills to navigate difficult situations and increase their effectiveness in workplace relationships. 

  

8 Week Series

90 minutes a week (Tuesdays 12:00pm-1:30pm)

 

October 10 - November 28, 2017

January 9 – February 27, 2018

March 6 – May 1, 2018 (No group on March 27)

May 8 – June 26, 2018

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This program is open to adults who are dealing with workplace stress and/or conflict. These struggles may include but are not limited to co-worker conflict, workplace insecurities, supervisor incompatibility, anxiety in the workplace, work-life balance challenges and vocational dissatisfaction.

 

COST:

$910 (8 week series + intake session)

 

This group is facilitated by Annika Nordhagen, R.Psych & Jenny McAlister, R.Psych

For more information on this group and to schedule an intake session go to www.edmontongroups.com 

 

Navigating Difficult Relationships (Adults)

Whether romantic, familial or social, all relationships can be complicated at times.  Negotiating the complexities of these relationships can be challenging without the objective assistance and feedback of others. 

 

The goal of this group is to support those in difficult relationships as they deepen their understanding of the key issues, increase their effectiveness in relating to others, and improve communication skills.  

 

8 Week Series

90 minutes a week (Tuesdays 2:00pm-3:30pm)

 

October 10 - November 28, 2017

January 9 – February 27, 2018

March 6 – May 1, 2018 (No group on March 27)

May 8 – June 26, 2018

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This program is open to adults who are currently navigating difficult relationships. These struggles may include, but are not limited to, marital discord, general dissatisfaction with personal relationships, difficulty maintaining relationships, interpersonal conflict and relationship boundary challenges.  

 

COST:

$910 (8 week series + intake session)

 

This group is facilitated by Annika Nordhagen, R.Psych & Jenny McAlister, R.Psych

For more information on this group and to schedule an intake session go to www.edmontongroups.com  

 

 

Members of a cohesive group feel warmth and comfort in the group and a sense of belongingness; they value the group and feel in turn that they are valued, accepted, and supported by other members.
— Irvin D. Yalom, The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy