Many of the difficulties faced by our clients are the result of the Residential School legacy and the intergenerational impacts. Counselling occurs within the context of cultural beliefs and values to ensure a holistic approach is used as part of the healing journey. Counselling techniques and approaches being offered within a holistic framework which includes:
Spiritually Based Counselling
Cognitive Behavioural Techniques
Progressive Relaxation Training
Solution Focused Therapy
Art Therapy Services
General Crisis Services Information
Short Term Counselling Services
The Short Term Counsellor provides individual counselling of up to 3 months to support clients of Minwaashin Lodge and Oshki Kizis Lodge, using contemporary and traditional healing practices.
The Short Term Counsellor’s direct services would include: conducting intakes and assessments to determine the needs and circumstances of each individual woman; offering crisis intervention counseling to walk in and scheduled clients; exploring past and present coping strategies with the goal of developing new coping skills; strengthening existing ones, and eliminating those that are harmful to self and others; to minimize further crisis situations and to identify natural and formal support systems to achieve goals.
For intakes and referrals please contact 613-741-5590 x 260.
Family Counselling Services
Counselling Services are available for children and youth ages 5 to 16 years old.
Addiction Services Initiative (ASI)
Children Who Witness
Play therapy for children ages 4 - 12
Play Therapy with Annie Kingston-Miller
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MARY DAOUST'S "CHILDREN WHO WITNESSS" INTERVIEW
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Art therapy for Aboriginal children and families aged 5-16
Art Therapy with Angela Martincich
Workshops on specific topics are offered throughout the year. Please contact our Manager for more information at 741-5590 ext. 290.