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This program has recently started, but it may still be possible to register if only the orientation class has been missed. Please call us at 514-481-0317‬‬ to inquire, and fill out the form below to be added to our waiting list.
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Join our free online support group to help you navigate the current COVID-19 crisis. These hour long sessions feature some brief opening comments from a Mindspace therapist or mindfulness teacher, followed by facilitated discussion to explore how to manage the various emotional and psychological difficulties that are arising in response to this event.

This time and space will be dedicated to the welcoming, supporting and encouraging connection of people who are worried about their loved ones who are at high risk. This includes but is not limited to people who have family and friends who are front line workers (e.g., health care workers, grocery and delivery workers) or are isolated in senior homes or hospitals. People with family overseas and/or culturally diverse backgrounds who are finding themselves particularly isolated during this time are especially welcome. This group is BIPOC and LGBTQ friendly !

This is a bilingual group.

No advance registration is necessary. Click the Join the Group button at the time of the event in order to join the video meeting using your web browser. 

These groups use the Google Meet platform. No additional software is necessary to join. You will be asked to share your microphone and webcam (if applicable), and can enter your name and submit a request to join the meeting, which will be approved once the group meeting begins. Participants are free to share their audio and video or not, but we ask that all participants keep their microphones muted when not sharing / speaking.

For those without access to a reliable computer, it is also possible to join this group by phone by calling +1 647-737-8292‬ PIN: ‪743 852 963‬#. (Note this will only work for this particular instance of this group.)

Instructors


Katherine Zogbo

Katrine is a Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D) at Université de Montréal. She has experience in counselling and psychotherapy with individuals 16+ and has worked in a variety of clinical settings. She is currently completing the last year of her doctorate by receiving clinical training under the supervision of the director of Mindspace, Joe Flanders (PhD). She is also receiving clinical training at the Douglas Mental Health Institute in both the Bipolar Disorders Clinic and the Depression and Suicide Clinic. Katrine works with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, adjustment disorder, emotional regulation, stress, burnout, relationship issues, work/school concerns, anger, self-esteem, trauma, spiritual concerns and finding one's purpose or meaning in life.

Zhen Xu

Zhen provides individual therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. She specializes in treating depression, anxiety, stress/anger management, burnout, among other concerns. Her integrative therapeutic orientation includes cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT), and mindfulness-based approaches. In her practice, she cultivates a collaborative and supportive relationship with her clients to help them reach their goals, gain confidence, and improve quality of life. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Clinical Psychology at McGill University, doctorante affiliate with the Order of Psychologists of Quebec under the supervision of Dr. Joe Flanders. She sees clients in English, French, and Mandarin.