*Open to all RMH patients at no cost.
Please register with the receptionist at the front desk or call (604) 872 2025.
Groups Brochure for patients at Reproductive Mental Health
Valet Parking now available at same cost as regular parking
Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Therapy Group ( 10 weeks)
Newborn babies under 1 year welcome. Join us in a safe, non-judgmental environment where you will meet other moms and learn ways to manage the transition to motherhood. You are not alone. Participants must attend all 10 sessions.
Facilitators: Dr. Cristina Aydin, Psychiatrist and Terri Kipnis, Nurse Clinician
Date: Wednesdays: March 7-May 9, 2018
Helping Baby Sleep (choose one date only)
Will my baby ever sleep through the night? Come to this highly informative workshop for tips on how to help your baby sleep and stay asleep.
Facilitator: Jana Wong, Social Worker
Monday Jan 8, Feb 5, March 5, April 9, May 7 or June 4, 2018
Baby’s First Foods ( choose one date only)
Learn about introducing solid foods to your baby including when to start, what types of foods, what textures, and how much. Learn how to read your baby’s body language for fullness and hunger cues. Examples and recipes will be given and there will be time for questions and answers. Babies welcome. Jan 26, 10-11:30am March 16, 1-2:30pm April 13, 10-11:30am June 01, 1-2:30pm
Anger Management ( Babies 3 months and under welcome)
Anger is our body’s way of coping with stress, hurt, fear and other forms of emotional pain. Join us in a safe, non-judgmental environment where you will learn techniques to manage anger. Participants must attend all 4 sessions Facilitator: Royce Dueck, RCC Date: Thursdays: Jan 18-Feb 15, 2018 Time: 10-11:30am Self Esteem: Seeing your core worth (Babies 3 months and under welcome) In this workshop we will explore self- esteem and how defeating beliefs can erode our experience of self -worth. Participants must attend all 4 sessions. Facilitator: Royce Dueck, RCC Dates: Thursdays: March 01-March 22, 2018 Time: 10-11:30am Helping baby learn through play and bonding Bring your baby to this interactive group where you will learn ways to bond and play with your baby in ways which encourage learning and growth. Facilitator: Sheryl Davis-Kahn, RCC Mondays: Jan 15, 22, 29 Feb 12, 19, 26 March 12, 19, 26 April 16, 23, 30 June 11, 18, 29 Time: 11-noon Couples Workshop- Partner Up and Self Care Stress can be hard on relationships and having a new baby is no exception. Invite your partner, spouse or loved one to this safe, non-judgmental workshop where you will learn tips and tools on how to keep your relationship strong and healthy. You will get the most out of this workshop if you can attend without your baby however we recognize that this is not always possible. Babies 3 months and under welcome. Facilitator: Sheryl Davis-Kahn, RCC Dates: Choose one of the following dates: Feb 13, March 27, april 24, June 19, 2018 Time: 3-5pm PMS Educational workshop (3 hours) Severe PMS, otherwise known as Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) can be debilitating. Women have aptly described this time of the month as an “emotional rollercoaster”. In this workshop we will explore the causes of PMS and learn ways to better manage and understand symptoms. You are not alone. You are welcome to bring a snack to this 3 hour workshop. Facilitator: Sheryl Davis-Kahn, RC Anita Gillespie, Registered Dietician Choose from the following dates: Tuesdays, Feb 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5, 2018 Time: 1-4pm