Education – mental health workshops

Informative workshop series

Crosstown Family Health Team offers a number of educational services and events to help ensure your health.

Multiple session workshops

Four Weekly, 2 Hour Sessions – Mondays, June 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Does anxious and depressive thinking interrupt your enjoyment of life?
  • What beliefs or negative thinking keep your anxiety & depression alive?
  • Learn to work with more adaptive core beliefs and assumptions
  • Experience Mindfulness and Relaxation exercises to apply in daily life

Three Sessions, TBA

  • Does perfectionism impact your thoughts and behaviors
  • Learn connection between perfectionism & anxiety, depression & anger
  • Learn approaches to address perfectionism/ anxiety
    o Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approaches (CBT)
    o Mindfulness
    o Behavioral Approaches
    o Problem Solving

Two Sessions, 1.5 hours each

  • Myths about assertiveness, passiveness, aggressiveness – self assessment
  • What assertiveness is and is NOT
  • What beliefs stop you from communicating assertively & how to change that
  • How healthy assertiveness can help reframe anxiety and depression
  • How to recognize assertiveness in self and others
  • How to think and behave more assertively – Role play and practice

Single session workshops

One Session, 1.5 hours, TBA

  • What causes stress in your life?
  • How do you respond to it?
  • Constructive vs destructive coping approaches
  • Stress reduction approaches that positively impact health issues such as diabetes, smoking cessation, cardiac issues etc.
  • Relaxation practice session

One Session, 2 Hours, TBA

  • Is Depression a part of normal aging? Myth Busting.
  • Is depression often overlooked in older adults?
  • Recognizing Depression, and or Early Dementia?
  • Self-care tips for yourself or someone you care about
  • Help and where to find it.