The Schlifer Clinic offers a number of open and closed counselling groups throughout the year, with the exception of summer.

Information on the groups is available below, including how to register, if registration is required.  Please check back regularly to learn of added groups, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to receive updates.

There is strength in numbers. Sometimes the best thing is to sit down with other women who are also in your situation and learn from each other how to cope and recover.

 

We are happy to announce groups that will run in January.

We have planned more virtual therapy groups that will be announced in Spring here, and on our social channels.

Open Studio

Connect with others in creative ways, share feelings and experiences surrounding art and life, and generate connections with the community In this group, you will learn new art techniques, practice mindfulness using art materials, and explore your creativity in a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive community.

Group is open to women, non-binary, gender-diverse, and Two-Spirit people. We are committed to being trans-affirming.

Please select one of the following group activities

  • Ink marbling: January 28th, 2021, 5-6:30 pm
  • Clay Stamps: February 25th, 2021, 5-6:30 pm
  • Wax Etching: March 25th, 2021, 5-6:30 pm

For more info, or to register please call 416-323-9149 ext. 234 or email: [email protected]

Art supplies provided I Interpreters available upon request I Zoom tech support available upon request I No previous group experience needed I Limited spaces available.

SHIFT

“One of the best guides to how to be self-loving is to give ourselves the love we are often dreaming about receiving from others.”

– bell hooks

Join us for an online six-week skills and support group for women, non-binary, gender-diverse, and Two-Spirit people. We are committed to being trans-affirming

Learn and share resources and grounding techniques to enhance your emotional toolbox.

Thursdays 10 -11:30 am

January 21st – February 25th, 2021 on zoom

No previous group experience needed I Registration required I

Interpreters and Zoom tech support upon request I Limited availability of confidential space at the Clinic I Limited availability of technology on request.

For more information and to register call 416-323-9149 x 234 or email: [email protected]

RISE & REMEMBER

Join us for a five-week online clay and mindfulness group. Open to women, non-binary, gender-diverse, and Two-Spirit people. We are committed to being trans-affirming

  • Through clay, our breath, and being present, we recall a felt sense of belonging
  • Moving with the suppleness of clay, we calm our nervous system
  • Unearthing stories of resilience, we come home to the body

Group will end by restoring the clay to its original form letting go of what was created, ready to rise again I

  • Tuesdays 1:00 -03:00 pm
  • March 2nd – April 13th, 2021

 

  • Advanced registration is required.
    Participants are 
    requested to commit to attendance as materials will be provided. 
  • Interpreters and Zoom tech support upon request I Limited availability of confidential space at the Clinic I Limited availability of technology on request.

For more information and to register, call 416-323-9149 ext 234 or email: [email protected]

Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is Power is a webinar series about knowledge, empowerment, and activism. Topics include legal remedies for sexual assault survivors, navigating family court, legal systems, housing, community services, and income supports.

Independent Legal Advice for Sexual Assault Survivors

January 28, 1 – 2:30 PM

If you are a survivor of workplace sexual harassment or have experienced sexual violence or harassment that is complicated by precarious immigration status or employment, you may be eligible for the Clinic’s #AndMeToo Project. The Project provides workplace and immigration legal services to women commonly left behind in the #MeToo movement.

  • Register in advance for this webinar: http://bit.ly/KIPJan28-21
  • Webinar format: No camera required
  • No previous group experience needed
  • Confidential space available at the Clinic (limited availability)
  • Interpreters and Zoom tech support upon request (limited availability)

For more information and to register, call 416-323-9149 ext 234 or email: [email protected]

Contact Us

To find out more about our services, please call our intake counsellors at 416-323-9149 ext. 234.

Please note: You may have to leave a message.

  • Say your name and phone number clearly and tell us when we can reach you.
  • Please tell us if it is safe for us to call you back and for us to leave a message.

For French-speaking women, services are provided by Oasis Centre des Femmes. Oasis can be reached at 416-591-6565.