Upcoming Events

Rising Strong™: A Two-Session Group Experience

What: A small-group experience co-presented by Karen Gilbert, OT, CDWF.  This experiential group is based on the Rising Strong™ book and curriculum of Brene Brown and will focus on supporting you in creating your own story throughout the challenges of a health condition.
When: Saturday and Sunday, 9:00am – 2:30pm, October 14-15, 2017
Where: Oak and Broadway, Centre for Creative Counselling, Vancouver BC
Pricing: $280 or $255 for pre-registration

Please visit KarenGilbert.ca for complete details and pre-registration or contact me for further information.

 

 

Past Events:

February 2016

Rising Strong™: A Two-Session Group Experience

A small-group experience co-presented by Karen Gilbert, OT, CDWF.  This experiential group is based on the Rising Strong™ book and curriculum of Brene Brown.

 

June 2015

Chronic Disease Management: Stirring the Embers of Burnout into a Flame of Hope

This workshop explored:

  • What chronic disease burnout is and how counselling can help
  • Common signs and themes, such as depression, anxiety, stress, anger, hopelessness, fatigue, strained relationships
  • How to tune up self-care when in burnout – permission to grieve losses, activities of pleasure, medical support, family involvement (if possible), mindfulness
  • Ways to prevent future occurrences – balance living and managing disease (unique to each of us), fostering hope, connecting with other people, recognizing sources of motivation/depletion.

 

February to March 2015

Showing Up and Being Seen: Wholehearted Living with a Health Condition

Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8 pm

A small-group experience co-presented by Karen Gilbert, OT, CDWF-Candidate.  This experiential group is based on the research of Brene Brown.

 

March 2015:

Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) Webinar: 
I Want to be Well, But Some Days It’s Hard

A presentation (by Crystal) about the challenges of daily management of diabetes and some ideas to help you cope with your challenges.  This webinar took place in March and is the last one listed on the past webinar page on the CDA site.

 

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