4-Week Virtual Group
January 18 - February 5
Monday's 7:30pm - 8:45pm
"Brighter Days" 4-week Virtual Group is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Group intended to assist those with recurrent Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms and/or the Winter Blues. You do not have to have a formal diagnosis of Seasonal Affective Disorder in order to attend this group.
The virtual group will assist participants to:
Learn about the causes of Seasonal Affective Disorder
Develop awareness of personal patterns of seasonality
Create plans for change
Address behavioural patterns
Shift negative thinking patterns
Develop plans to maintain healthy changes
What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. SAD is sometimes referred to as the winter blues, as the symptoms can often be more apparent during the winter months, particularly in January and February.
Core Symptoms Include:
Fatigue / sleep problems
Change in appetite
Loss of interest
Benefits of Group Therapy:
It assures participants that they are not alone in their struggles.
Group provides an opportunity to both receive and give support to and from others.
We work to create a space to hear of successful interventions.
Group allows for different experiences to be heard and validated.
This form of therapy is much less expensive than individual therapy.
$300 for all 4 weeks. ($75 per 1.25 hour session)
Your entire fee can be submitted for possible full reimbursement through your insurance providers.