On-demand & pre-recorded wellness sessions

With our busy lives, it can be difficult to find the time to attend workshops. For those who are looking for the convenience of pre-recorded sessions, below is a list of organizations offering a recorded sessions on wide range of mental health and wellbeing topics. Also be sure to check out the pre-recorded workshops and self-directed programs available through Counselling Services. The Re-wiring for Happiness Toolkit maybe especially helpful. The sessions were designed to support University of Waterloo students; however, the content is applicable for all stages of life.

We add new content regularly, so please checkback frequently. If you have any pre-recorded sessions you recommend, please send us the information through the feedback form below.

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University Resources:

Students: Counselling Services has on-demand wellness sessions and programs on a variety of topics, including the Rewiring for Happiness Toolkit and Mind Body Run. See the Group Therapy and Workshops website (scroll to bottom).

Employees: Homewood Health Homeweb Online Courses (registration required): Educational online material aimed at fostering healthy work, home, and life habits (sign-up required for access).

Community Resources

  • Alison: A series of online courses covering personal growth and wellness strategies for individuals. Certificates/diplomas awarded upon completion (sign-up required for access).
  • CMHA Mental Health Courses: A range of online and in-person courses offered by the CMHA to promote mental and emotional wellness (registration required).
  • HSI: Health and wellness training videos on a variety of mental, physical, financial, and vocational wellness topics (no registration required).
  • Ottawa Thrive Psychology: Informational videos on various mental health and wellness topics, including depression, empathy, body language, and interpersonal relations (no registration required).
  • Psychiatric Wellness Center: Educational videos on a variety of emotional and physiological wellness topics, including anxiety, depression, and burnout (no registration required).
  • Resonate Wellness: A series of expert discussions on the inter-connections between mood, stress, cognition, and brain physiology (no registration required).
  • Wellbeing Online: A YouTube channel educating viewers on techniques for cultivating mindfulness, healthy thought patterns, and other constructive mental health habits. Created by clinical psychologists, no registration required.
  • Workplace Strategies for Mental Health: A series of workshops and educational videos on best practices in cultivating mental wellness in the workplace (no registration required).

Can't find what you are looking for? Please contact the Community Wellness Team. If you notice any broken links, typos, or have suggestions, please let us know through our website feedback form.