Program Details

We all need support from time to time, whether we’re a parent or child. YW works to create healthy family dynamics by supporting connections and helping clients develop strategies that promote mindfulness, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness and resiliency. Family counselling provides a safe and supportive environment for women and their families to build stronger relationships and a healthy future.

Women, children and men in family counselling can also access individual or group counselling sessions.

Adult Individual Counselling

Individual treatment and support for adults. YW counsellors encourage connections and help clients develop strategies that promote mindfulness, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness and resiliency.

Skills for Healthy Parenting: ABC’s of Repairing Relationships and Building Family Connections

A group program for parents who are in an active stage of change and are seeking hands-on tools and activities to repair relationships with their children and within their families. Parents and children (ages 4+) learn and practice self-awareness skills together to build strong connections and resiliency in the family.

Child and Family Counselling

Counselling for families with children ages 4 to 17. Children participate in art, talk, mindfulness practice and play therapy. Involvement and support from the entire family is encouraged.

Other group programs for families:

Additional group programs are available to help parents and children build healthy family relationships. Learn more about group programs.

Cynthia’s Story

Cynthia needed a safe place to be heard and understood. The support helped her make changes in the unhealthy patterns in her life and help to create healthy ones. By receiving this support, her knowledge and awareness of options and choices for her and her family increased. It gave Cynthia hope for a positive future.