Taking Control of Our Mood

Taking Control of Our Mood is an 8-session depression and anxiety management group based on the cognitive-behavioural approach. Participants can expect to learn the relationship between their thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

By the end of the group, you will learn:

  • The relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviours.
  • Automatic thoughts and unhelpful thinking styles
  • How to question, challenge and change problematic thoughts and belief.
  • Lifestyle changes to reduce depression and anxiety

If you think the Taking Control of Our Mood group is right for you, please call:

905-471-9999 ext. 267 to register for a group orientation or via email to Rebecca rebecca.robinson@markhamfht.com

This group will run on Wednesdays beginning April 4th from 1:30-3:30pm.


Living Life to the Fullest

Living Life to the Full is a group for youth from the ages of 14 to 17 (inclusive) that would like to learn practical skills to manage their thoughts and mood. They will also learn to increase self-esteem, tackle overwhelming tasks, set and follow through on goals and learn how to manage anger.

It is an 9 session, 90-minute group where attendees will gain new perspectives and skills through lessons, thought provoking discussion and individual personal-reflection. In addition, you can keep individual workbooks from each workshop. This group will begin in April 2017.

If you think the Living Life to the Full group is right for you, please make a self-referral to Rebecca at 905-471-9999 ext. 267 to register or via email rebecca.robinson@markhamfht.com

There is a $30 cost to cover materials including booklets you will be able to keep.


Mindfulness Based Skills Group – Anxiety / Depression

The Social Workers are offering a Mindfulness Based Skills Group, adapted from Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. This group is suitable for adult clients with symptoms of anxiety or depression, or who may be seeking additional coping or wellness skills. This group has a significant commitment to a home practice (45-60 minutes per day) and meets weekly for 8 weeks. Groups begin March 20 and 22.
905-471-9999 ext. 267 to enquire and learn more or email Rebecca rebecca.robinson@markhamfht.com