Workshops and Groups

Workshops & Open Groups

During the fall session of 2020, all workshops and groups will be offered virtually.  

Workshop(s)

Find Your Path: In this workshop, participants examine their interests, values and personality and discover occupations that align with their profiles. Once possible career pathways are identified, finding matching educational program becomes much easier.

Date & Time: Thursdays at 3 – 4 pm.
Counsellor: Cliff Robinson

To register for this workshop, please email studentservices@tru.ca. Prior to the workshop, you will receive an email invite with information about how to join the workshop.

Soup and Self

Date/Time: TBA

Soup and Self is an introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation, taught as a weekly, 75 minute class over four weeks. Each class concludes around a table where soup and conversation are enjoyed. The program follows the teaching of the book, “Mindfulness for the Next Generation: Helping Emerging Adults Manage Stress and Lead Healthier Lives.”

Participants must commit to all four sessions.  

Introduction to Self-Compassion

Date and Time: TBA

A drop-in workshop that introduces and explores the concept of self-compassion while providing practical tools for participants to incorporate in their daily lives opportunities to treat themselves compassionately in times of personal suffering and//or struggles. 

This workshop is being offered jointly with the Wellness Centre.

Other Groups

Y-Minds

A 7-week on line psycho-educational and support group for young adults who experience anxiety

Learn evidence-based strategies to cope with stress, worries and anxiety

Engage in fun and creative activities that deepen your learning and allow you to practice the techniques in a safe and friendly environment

Connect with other students who have similar experiences

Mandatory Information session: Wednesday, Septemver 30th or October 7th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm

Seats in the group are limited and will be granted on a first come, first served basis.

Session Information

Wednesdays from 5:30 -8:00pm, October 14th to December 2nd, 2020 (no session on November 11th)

Weekly session are led by trained TRU Counsellors. YMCA Mindfulness Groups are free.  No diagnosis or referral is needed to participate.

To sign up, contact Counselling at 250-828-5023 or studentservices@tru.ca.

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