Updates at the Child & Youth Development Clinic
Listed below are a number of urgent supports in the community, should these resources be of interest.
Distress Management and Skills Building Group: A 12-Week Intervention Program for Adolescents
A 12-week group program for adolescents (13 to 17 years of age) to learn skills to manage
challenges related to emotion dysregulation. This includes anxiety, low mood, and challenges
in relationships with others. The program is based on principles of dialectical-behavioural
therapy with opportunities to support parents/caregivers with psychoeducation and strategy support.
Program designed for youth experiencing high levels of emotional dysregulation that is
impacting their well-being and success. Maximum 12 youth.
Program led by Dr. Maisha Syeda (Psychologist, Supervised Practice) with Psychology
Graduate Student Clinicians. Program supervised by Dr. Colin King, Psychologist.
April 1 - June 17, 2020
Wednesdays: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
1163 Richmond Street
$250 for 12-week program
Contact Leesa Couper