This author The Gatehouse has created 56 entries.

04 Jan

2021 ONLINE Programs Now Accepting Registrations

2021 Programs Registration Now Open – ALL ONLINE via Zoom Phase 1, Phase 2, Estrangement to Reconciliation, Art Therapy and Writing Group programs starting! Registration required. Intake required for some programs! Materials and program fees apply. See below for details! ***Registration will be on a first come first served basis and spaces will be offered first to persons who have not yet completed a program and repeat participants may be waitlisted. *** Phase 1 –...

10 Dec

Self-Sabotage: A Survivor’s Shame in Practice

Self-Sabotage Written by Maria Barcelos, Executive Director, MA, RP (Qualifying) What is it? What does it look like? Just ask any survivor of childhood sexual abuse. We have all done it at one point or another. Good news, we can undo it. We do have capacity to stop ourselves when we deliberately are thinking or doing things to self-sabotage. I recently read an article written by Nick Wignall – clinical psychologist, writer, teacher, and...

30 Nov

Transforming Trauma Conference: A Wonderful Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended our 10th Annual Transforming Trauma Conference. Here are some of the successes achieved at this year’s event! 239 unique participants (with 139 of these attending more than two sessions during the week!) Most participants attending via computer (226) vs. Phone (13) 14 webinars delivered featuring 26 guest speakers in total- Webinar with highest registration and attendance was coping strategies led by registered psychotherapists...

22 Oct

Loverin’s Law

Loverin’s Law Charmaine Loverin is a Mom, Peer Facilitator, Mental Health Advocate and soon to be Author of her autobiography.  For the past several years, Charmaine has dedicated her energy to petitioning the Ontario Government to put forth Loverin’s Law. This legislative process has not been easy, despite all the challenges she has been through, she kept moving forward to ensure that this becomes a reality. She needs your support today. Please DM Charmaine on Facebook to...

22 Oct

Gratitude for Your Body & Brain

Gratitude for Your Body & Brain By Sherry Slejska Gratitude; a feeling of appreciation and one which good parents are quick to teach their children at a young age. While it might be the culturally appropriate auto reply we use to follow a welcomed exchange, it’s far deeper than a simple exchange. Gratitude is an acknowledgment of the good in one’s life. When we immerse ourselves in experiencing gratitude as opposed to a surface level expression, the experience...