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Support Group

Who Is on My Support Team?

Thursday, October 14th 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST ​

Who do I need on my support team and how can I reach out to them? In this recovery session we will hear from panelists about their experiences in ED recovery and who was on their support team and explore what kind of supports we might need around us as we navigate recovery.

Navigating Grocery Shopping

Thursday, October 7th 2021, 12:00pm-1:00pm

Grocery shopping while working on recovery goes hand in hand with meal planning. It is something that can be confusing to navigate for many individuals, but with a few simple tips it can be an easier experience. During this 1 hour workshop we will explore some of the challenges with grocery shopping and leave you with specific strategies to better tackle the grocery store.

Starting with Meal Planning

Thursday, September 23rd 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Meal planning can be overwhelming and confusing for so many people. It can also be a very helpful component to your recovery. Come ready to learn the basics of what meal planning is, when it is helpful, and how to get started.

Defining Recovery

Thursday, September 16th 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

For some recovery is a destination they are working towards, for others it's an on-going process. In this session we will explore some of the complexities of what recovery can look and feel like, and give you tools to reflect and define recovery for yourself.

Keep Calm & Carry On

Friday, August 13th 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST

“I have anxiety. How do I keep calm and carry on??” Anxiety can be a common struggle for many folks with an eating disorder. This 2-hour workshop will focus on managing symptoms of anxiety will address how you see yourself, your world, and the people around you. Together we will explore how you can learn to change those “hot” anxious thoughts and feelings. This workshop will be conducted with an eating disorder sensitive lens and is geared towards individuals struggling with food, weight and body issues. Open nation-wide (all provinces and territories in Canada).

Non-Diet Approach to Managing Diabetes & Heart Health

Monday, August 9th 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

During this 2-hour educational workshop, learn how to incorporate nutrition strategies to help manage diabetes and heart disease without dieting or restriction. This workshop is appropriate for anyone living with diabetes or heart disease who is recovering from an eating disorder or disordered eating and ready to explore intuitive eating. This workshop is not a substitute for individual nutrition counselling or medical/mental health advice. Open nation-wide (all provinces and territories in Canada).

Am I Sick Enough?

Thursday, August 5th 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST

In this session we will explore the question so many of us ask ourselves about what we are experiencing when it comes to disordered eating: if it’s serious enough, if it’s worth telling someone. Our clinician and two lived experience panelists will talk what an unhealthy relationship with food or your body looks like and how we can recognize the difference within ourselves.

Nourish Your Recovery

Wednesday, August 4th 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

During this 2-hour educational workshop, you will be introduced to what structured eating for recovery is from a non-diet, weight-inclusive lens. Structured eating is often an integral part of recovery from an eating disorder, and generally involves a meal plan and timed eating. Come ready to explore what it means to nourish your recovery! This workshop is appropriate for anyone struggling with an eating disorder or disordered eating who is ready to explore basic information about nutrition for recovery. This workshop is not a substitute for individual nutrition counselling. Open nation-wide (all provinces and territories in Canada).

Introduction to DBT Workshop

Part 2 - Friday, July 23rd 2021, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM EST

Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is a therapy that focuses on increasing one’s ability to manage intense emotions and act in ways that are effective, helpful, and consistent with one’s values. During this 2-hour workshop participants will be introduced to some basics of DBT including mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills to support their recovery. Focus will be on integrating DBT skills into everyday life and navigating the ups-and-downs of recovery. This group is suitable for anyone at any stage of their recovery journey. This workshop is open nation-wide (all provinces and territories in Canada).

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Introduction to DBT Workshop

Part 1 - Friday, July 16th 2021, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM EST

Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is a therapy that focuses on increasing one’s ability to manage intense emotions and act in ways that are effective, helpful, and consistent with one’s values. During this 2-hour workshop participants will be introduced to some basics of DBT including mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills to support their recovery. Focus will be on integrating DBT skills into everyday life and navigating the ups-and-downs of recovery. This group is suitable for anyone at any stage of their recovery journey. This workshop is open nation-wide (all provinces and territories in Canada).

Exploring Emotional Eating with CBT

Friday, July 9th 2021 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

How do our emotions relate to eating and thoughts about food? This 2-hour workshop will support participants in building awareness of the connection between emotions, thoughts, and eating. Participants will be introduced to the basics of CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and tools to identify and explore emotional eating. This workshop is not a substitute for individual CBT therapy or counselling. This workshop is open nation-wide (all provinces and territories in Canada).

Introduction to DBT

Part 2 - Friday, July 2nd 2021, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM EST

Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is a therapy that focuses on increasing one’s ability to manage intense emotions and act in ways that are effective, helpful, and consistent with one’s values. During this 2-hour workshop participants will be introduced to some basics of DBT including mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills to support their recovery. Focus will be on integrating DBT skills into everyday life and navigating the ups-and-downs of recovery. This group is suitable for anyone at any stage of their recovery journey.