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Mini-Retreat for Mothers: Managing Anxiety

  • The Essence of You Counselling Calgary, Alberta Canada (map)

Everyone talks about anxiety, but how do we find a way to manage the symptoms that go with it? It’s not as simple as finding a way to GET RID of anxiety....

No matter how much you might want your anxiety to disappear, one thing is for sure: Right now, it’s pretty comfortable sticking around.

So while your anxiety is still present in your life, regardless of any diagnosis or lack-there-of, one thing is for sure: YOU NEED TO LEARN HOW TO MANAGE IT!

Join Jen Reddish, Master Therapeutic Counsellor with almost 10 years of experience on this topic for a half day retreat learning and practicing ways to mange your symptoms of anxiety.

Your day will include:
~ A guided mindfulness walk through the forest in the gorgeous countryside on the outskirts of Calgary where this retreat is being held
~ A welcome circle with nourishing snacks and refreshments
~ An interactive psycho-educational workshop + art therapy process with Registered Master Therapeutic Counsellor Jen Reddish where you will be supported to gain insight around your anxiety to help you cope with the symptoms that go with it. Jen will teach you ways to manage your symptoms of anxiety and give you opportunities to practice these techniques in-session, and she will also introduce you to strategies for long-term healing around your anxiety.
~ A mini yoga session & talk on yoga + anxiety facilitated by Cher Compton from Dragonfly Maternity
~ An information session on nutrition & anxiety with Q&A’s with Certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant Laurel Berube
~ A light, nourishing dinner with reflective discussion to wrap up your key learning points from the day

The Finer Details:

August 24th from 1:30pm-5:30pm in the peaceful countryside of Priddis on the outskirts of Calgary

Investment: Earlybird offer of $125 if you register by July 31st (Full Price $150, use coupon code EarlyBird) Participants of the morning group session “Connecting Through Motherhood” will receive a 15% discount on this afternoon retreat!
(Contact us if you’d like to join this morning session!)

Babies are welcome.

Contact Jen Reddish with any questions or concerns!

Later Event: August 27
Griffith Woods Walk