The Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment (CMHRT) at the University of Waterloo currently offers therapy groups for different populations, including:
Adults with eating disorders: A compassion-focused therapy (CFT) group that is offered twice a year, once in the Fall and once in the Winter. It is a 12-week group with weekly 2-hour sessions. The next offering will be March 2020 with assessments beginning as early as January 2020.
Parents of teenagers ages 12 to 16: Triple P Positive Parenting Program Teen . This group is 8 weeks long. The first offering will be Winter 2020, starting the evening of January 21.
Teens, ages 15 to 18, CBT group treatment for anxiety: Facing Fears Together . This group is 6 weeks long, with a booster session to follow. The first offering will be in April of 2020.
Adults with social anxiety : An imagery-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) group that is offered twice every year, once in the spring and once in the fall. It is a 12 week long group with a follow-up session a month after ending. The next offering will be September 2020.
**Note: March 2019 was the last iteration of the adult social anxiety group for one year. The supervising psychologist is going on sabbatical. Look for this group to return in the Fall of 2020.
Parents of children ages 3 to 11 years: Triple P Positive Parenting Program Child . This group is 8 weeks long. The next offering is September 2020.
Our Fees for Social Anxiety Group Therapy and for the compassion-focused therapy group are on a sliding fee scale. Our consent forms are on line so you can read them over before you attend group therapy here at our Centre. If you are interested in hearing more about any of our groups, or to discuss whether these group services are right for you, please call the CMHRT at 519-888-4567, ext. 33842 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get the process started.