Groups + Workshops

Spring 2024 Parenting Youth with ADHD Poster
Parenting Youth With ADHD

Josh (RP) and Olivia (MSW) will be running a 55 minute, virtual Parenting with ADHD group starting in March 2024.

This group is for any parents who have children 4-11 years old with an ADHD diagnosis and are looking for: community and connection with parents who have similar experiences with their children; to feel validated, understood, and motivated as a parent in a group setting; and to learn the latest strategies for effectively parenting a neurodivergent child in today’s chaotic world.

This group focuses on topics such as: setting and following through on boundaries; effective consequences; communicating with a neurodivergent child; medication pros & cons; “screens” pros & cons; dopamine psychoeducation; time management; understanding sensory needs; and how to find structure.

This online group will run for 4 weeks on Mondays at 4:00pm. You will meet with Josh and Olivia on March 18, March 25, April 8, and April 15  over Zoom. The cost for the group is $100+HST per couple/co-parents/guardians ($400+HST total). Most extended health insurance covers services offered by psychotherapists, receipts can be submitted as “Group Therapy”. 

Contact us to register!

Parenting with ADHD Winter 2024
Parenting with ADHD

Virtual parenting with ADHD group for parents who have an ADHD diagnosis. This parent/guardians-only group is led by Bloom therapist, Josh Rinz BSc., MA, RP, AAT.

This group is for any parents who have an ADHD diagnosis themselves and are looking for:

  • A sense of community amongst other parents with similar experiences
  • To feel supported and understood in a group setting
  • To gain helpful strategies to feel regulated, successful, and in control as a parent
  • To learn how to feel like life is more manageable as a neurodivergent parent
  • How to set realistic expectations of themselves to achieve their goals amongst the chaos, shame, and burnout

This 60-minute, online group will run for 4 weeks on the following dates at 12:00pm on Zoom. We are currently running a waitlist for the next group.

The cost for the group is $100+HST per couple/co-parents/guardians ($400+HST total). Most extended health insurance covers services offered by psychotherapists, receipts can be submitted as “Group Therapy”.

Contact us to be added to the list!

Friendly Hearts Social Skills Group
Friendly Hearts

In person children’s group: Friendly Hearts (for children in SK-Grade 2). This children’s play therapy group is being led by Bloom therapists, Melissa Fellin RSW, MSW, MA, PhD and Olivia Holden BSW, MSW, RSW

This group is a four-week, social skills development group and will focus on the following goals:

  • Learn social skills in a play based, therapeutic environment
  • Effectively share, cooperate, listen, and respect others
  • Learn how to set all types of boundaries with others
  • Overcome difficult social interactions such as initial greetings, impulse control, shyness, or transitions

This 1 hour group runs in person at Bloom Kitchener. We are running a waitlist for the next group!

This group will be $150 per 1 hour session per child ($400 total) and if you have extended insurance benefits to see a social worker, it can be submitted via benefits as “Group Therapy”.

 

Contact us to be added to the list!

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Parenting ADHD: Graduates Support Group

Virtual parenting ADHD group for graduates of the Parenting Youth with ADHD and Parenting Neurodiversity groups. This parent/guardians-only group is led by Bloom therapist, Josh Rinz BSc., MA, RP, AAT.

This support group will follow up on skills learned and topics discussed in former groups. Share your ADHD related parenting progress, challenges, and strategies, and receive group support from other caregivers with similar experiences.

This 1 hour group runs virtually at 12:00pm over Zoom on the last Wednesday of every month beginning January 31, 2024.

Registration will be secured for the group on a monthly basis, meaning you are not obligated to commit to more than one session at a time.

This group will be $100+HST per 1 hour session per couple/co-parents/guardian unit and if you have extended insurance benefits to see a psychotherapist, it can be submitted via benefits as “Group Therapy”.

Bloom – Parenting Teens with ADHD (Winter 2024)
Parenting Teens with ADHD

Virtual parenting ADHD group. This parent/guardians-only group is led by Bloom therapist, Josh Rinz BSc., MA, RP, AAT.

This group is a four-week, skill development and support group and covers the following topics:

  • Share and relate with other parents having similar experiences
  • Expectations vs reality with ADHD
  • Setting up a successful environment
  • Communication- verbal and nonverbal
  • Boundary setting and organization
  • Understanding sensory stimulation (food, environment, sports)

This 1 hour group runs virtually at 12:00pm over Zoom for 4 weeks

* Contact us to be added to the waitlist for future groups

This group will be $100+HST per 1 hour session per couple/co-parents/guardian unit ($400+HST total) and if you have extended insurance benefits to see a psychotherapist, it can be submitted via benefits as “Group Therapy”.

So Now What A Parenting Guide to a New ASD Diagnosis
So Now What? A Parenting Guide to a New ASD Diagnosis

Virtual parenting workshop for parents and caregivers of children who recently received an ASD diagnosis. This parent/guardians-only workshop is led by Bloom therapist, Josh Rinz BSc., MA, RP, AAT.

This psychoeducational based workshop will answer your questions about what to do with this new diagnosis and ways to support yourselves and your child through their diagnosis of ASD.

The dates and time of this online workshop will be determined by participants availability.

The cost for this workshop is $45+HST per couple/co-parents/guardian unit and if you have extended insurance benefits to see a psychotherapist, it can be submitted via benefits as “Group Therapy”.

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