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Latest News
  • 01/01/2020
    NEW Online Program- Help With Your Health
    The "Help With Your Health" Online program is a 5- week, interactive, web based series for those who are looking for support to optimally manage their health.
  • 01/01/2020
    Mindful Awareness Stabilization Training
    This 4- week program introduces people who are suffering from anxiety and depression to mindfulness practices.
  • 01/01/2020
    Better Sleep Program
    This program will help you learn strategies to relax your mind and body, to decrease insomnia, and to fall asleep or back to sleep easier. Register today!
  • 01/01/2020
    Dial it Down Program
    Develop skills to really relax tight muscles, settle a busy brain, calm emotions, re-energize body & mind, and better cope in a busy world.
  • 01/01/2020
    Interested in Becoming a Volunteer Leader?
    Are you interested in supporting people with a chronic health conditions to better manage their symptoms? Become a certified Leader today!
  • 01/01/2020
    What is the best thing we can do for our Health?
    This short video entitled "23 and 1/2 hours" by Dr. Mike Evans illustrates some of the ways we can improve our health to ensure the best possible quality of life.
  • 01/08/2020
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Canada
    Mood and anxiety disorders are among the most common types of mental disorders in Canada and have been shown to have a major impact on the daily lives of those affected.
  • 01/08/2020
    Craving Change (TM) Programs Now Available!
    Need help understanding why you eat the way you do?
  • 01/08/2020
    Free activity program with YMCA
    Sign up for a Free activity program for people with Diabetes. Locations in Cambridge and Kitchener
  • 09/20/2019
    Thinking about quitting smoking?
    Have a look at this video to help understand why it is so difficult to quit smoking
  • 01/08/2020
    Register for Take Charge Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
    Sign up for a Free 6 week workshop in your neighborhood, for people who live with any ongoing health condition - Low Energy, Arthritis,Pain, Diabetes, Depression, Heart Disease and Stroke


Health Care Provider Training


The following programs are available to support Health Care Professionals in learning how to move their patients through behavioural change strategies, resulting in improved management of their chronic disease. 


Advanced Motivational Interviewing

   This 1 day accredited workshop offers a dynamic interactive program to individuals who already possess knowledge and experience in motivational interviewing.



Choices and Changes:  Motivating Healthy Behaviours

    This workshop is for health care providers to understand the literature, theory and techniques for promoting change in health behavior. 



Craving Change™

   This program is an on-line training program for health care providers interested in delivering the "Craving Change" Program.



Health Literacy

   This interactive workshop is for health care professionals to understand Health Literacy concepts and learn practical skills for clear and effective communication with patients and family members



Mental Health First Aid

   This 2 day certified training course is an awareness and prevention program that teaches participants how to help someone who is showing signs of a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis. 




Moving Towards Change

   This program is a 1.5 day workshop with Dr. Michael Vallis. This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 9 Mainpro+ credits.



Moving Towards Change (Evening Program): Supporting Your Patient to Self-Manage

    This program is an evening workshop for health care providers with Dr. Michael Vallis, focusing on strategies you can implement in an 5 to 10 minute office or clinic visit.   



Diabetes, Healthy Feet and You Leader Training

  This program is a 1 day workshop to become a "Certified Trainer".  With this certification, you can lead 2 1/2 hour workshops for people with diabetes in preventing foot ulcers. 



Treating Patients with C.A.R.E.

   This 1 day program is for all staff members to learn ways to communicate in ways that will enhance satisfaction and encourage patient partnership.



Group Lifestyle Balance Program™ Leader Training

   This is a 2 day workshop, led by master trainers, to certify health care professionals as certified Group Lifestyle Balance (GLB) Lifestyle Coaches.


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