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Themes in Girls with Purpose

The following course content is some of the rich, success-based curriculum within our girls programming. In addition to using curriculum based for groups and girls, we also incorporate therapeutic interventions such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy and more. What does it mean to be a girl– examining your […]

Pandemic Related Resources for Parents

Participate in educational videos published for parents in January 2021. The following resources have been published to support families. The videos range in topic, such as healthy relationships, communication, mindfulness and emotional regulation, parental resiliency and mental health awareness. Parenting Resources Library Healthy Communication Healthy Relationship Mindfulness Mental Health Resiliency Mental Awareness Resiliency The Impact […]

The Gift Project Reflections

As a fourth year student of the Bachelor of Social Work Program at Ryerson University, I had the opportunity to work with some amazing staff and other students on the GIFT PROJECT. We had over 700 applicants for the gift project and were able to support over 200 directly and over 1,000 indirectly. I was […]

Civic Engagement

When young people are given the tools to use their voice, to advocate for their future, and engage within the political, socioeconomic, environmental, and health of their lives, they become powerful beyond measure In 2020, we saw the rise of civic engagement as young people marched the streets promoting #BlackLivesMatter. The momentum towards change is not […]

Literacy Programs

Literacy Programs– focused on literature supporting youth to learn and engage in literature that represents them The literacy program aims to support youth ages 6 to 18 years old in building their identity, enhance literacy skills, learn new languages, and improve English and French language skills. Language Development Is your child struggling with reading? Seeking to […]

Healing Race Trauma

I attended my first Black funeral in January 2012. My beautiful grandmother had passed away a few days prior, and my mother, sister and I arrived to Port of Spain, Trinidad West Indies within a few hours. I loved my trips to Trinidad, but this one was bittersweet. Each day, before the funeral we sat […]

Healing the Impact of Race Trauma

I attended my first Black funeral in January 2012. My beautiful grandmother had passed away a few days prior, and my mother, sister and I arrived to Port of Spain, Trinidad West Indies within a few hours. I loved my trips to Trinidad, but this one was bittersweet. Each day, before the funeral we sat […]

Surviving Learning-from-Home for Learners

Aset Group Consulting and Counselling Services hosts placement students from graduate schools across Canada and the United States. The graduate placement students play a fundamental role in supporting wellness therapists to provide a holistic, family systems intervention and provide counselling services to individuals and couples in need of subsidized services. Our graduate placements ended abruptly […]

Program Officer

Aset Group Consulting and Counselling Services is a counselling practice located in Durham Region that provides a holistic and anti-oppressive service for adults, children/youth, families, and couples.  The organization works in collaboration with a non-profit, Ifarada: Centre for Excellence to develop programs for youth, and community members.  We are currently seeking a Program Officer to […]

De-Stress Tips for Front Line Workers

A year ago, I remember standing in a crowd of Raptors fans waiting hours for the champion team, the  Lawrence O’Brien trophy, and of course, Drake to stroll by in the parade. Now, several months later our world has changed drastically. Many of us speculate that our “new normal” will last two years, others claim […]

Wellness for the “Healing” Professionals

As healing professionals, where by you provide services as a physician, personal support worker, psychotherapist, social worker, nurse or more Mental Wellness begins with you to promote mental wellness, and to ground your own work in a strong foundation. Many times, it is difficult to accomplish given the demands of the work we do. Managing […]

Healing Pain with Love

The title of this post is, Healing Pain with Love. It seems odd that a psychotherapist would suggest that love is an intervention for addressing grief and loss, anger, incarceration, violence, trauma, disease and illness and other forms of pain that brings thousands of people to counselling every day. Researchers have spent centuries searching for […]

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