The Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment (CMHRT) at the University of Waterloo currently offers therapy groups for different populations.
Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT) Group
Facing Fears Together (FFT) Group
For teens, ages 15 to 18, experiencing anxiety. This Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) group, called Facing Fears Together (FFT) , is a 6-week long program, with a follow-up booster session. This group is typically offered in the spring.
Fees for Facing Fears Together (FFT) are on a sliding fee scale.
For more information on the next FFT group, including details on how to register, please see out FFT Information Sheet.
NOTE: This group is no longer accepting referrals at this time. Please check back later for when the next FFT group will be offered.
Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) Group
For adults with social anxiety. This is a 12-week imagery-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) group program, with a follow-up session one month after the program ends. Fees for Social Anxiety Group are on a sliding fee scale. Please see the resources below for more information.
NOTE: This group is now accepting referrals. Please complete our SAD Intake Form if interested.
Triple P Postive Parenting Program - Parents of Teens
For parents of teenagers ages 12 to 16. This Teen Triple P Positive Parenting program is 8 weeks long. For more information, please see our Teen Triple P Positive Parenting Group web page.
NOTE: The next Triple P group for parents of teens will be held in Fall 2022.
Triple P Postive Parenting Program - Parents of Younger Children
For parents of children ages 3 to 11. This Child Triple P Positive Parenting program is 8 weeks long. For more information, please see our Child Triple P Positive Parenting Group web page.
NOTE: The next Triple P group for parents of children will be held in Winter/Spring 2023.
Please review our consent forms for group therapy prior to registering for the group to gain a better understanding for how our group operate at the CMHRT.
If you are interested in learning more about any of our groups, or to discuss whether these group services are right for you, please contact the CMHRT at email@example.com to start the intake process.