Workshops & Trainings

Workshops & Trainings


Solidarity Circles:

A peer education, support & consultation program for social workers, counsellors, students, and other mental health professionals

Thursdays, April 1-29, 2021     7:00-8:30pm PST

Live Online via Zoom

Cost: $60-150 sliding scale for 5 weeks

please consider your ability to pay when selecting your price

Join me for 5 weekly sessions that combine continuing education, support and consultation to keep you inspired and connected in your work. Informed by the themes of this year, this offering is designed to support helping professionals to break isolation, receive care, keep learning, and lean deeply into our ethics. Weekly topics include:

April 1 - Working in Isolation & Pandemic Mental Health

April 8 - Bringing the Body into Practice

April 15 - Attachment Ruptures & Repairs

April 22 -  Anti-racism & Anti-oppression in Therapy

April 29 - Vicarious Trauma & Moral Injury


Trauma, Psilocybin & Psychedelic Harm Reduction: An Educational Workshop

January 31, 2021     4:00-6:00pm PST

Live Online via Zoom

Cost: $25-$75 sliding scale

please consider your ability to pay when selecting your price

With the increase in research and attention on the use of psychedelics in the treatment of trauma, more people are curious about this aspect of healing but struggle to access health education, safe community, and clear information on the use of psilocybin.  

This educational workshop is designed to provide evidence-based, non-judgmental information for people who are using or considering using psilocybin to address trauma and other mental health & substance use concerns. Facilitated by a registered trauma therapist, and a former ER nurse & educator with lived experience using psychedelic medicines to treat trauma, this workshop is intended to offer a safe space to learn, ask questions, and empower you to make the best health decisions you can.


Garuda Groups Presents:

Wired for Connection: A Therapy Group for Women Living with Trauma & Anxiety

February 6 - March 6, 2021

Online Saturdays 2-3:45pm hosted by Garuda Centre

Investment: $295 until January 11, 2021 (may be eligible for reimbursement under extended health) $395 after Jan 12

What: A 5 week closed therapy group that combines psychoeducation, experiential practices, and group processes to support women in their recovery from interpersonal trauma and/or problematic anxiety.

Who: This group is open to any self-identified adult (18+) women who are experiencing current difficulties as a result of trauma or anxiety. 

The group is for women who:

  • Want to gain with a deeper understanding of how individual and collective trauma affects their relational patterns, core beliefs, and sense of identity.
  • Want to build an increased sense of embodied safety, and resources to support self-soothing, self compassion, and boundaries.

How: Each group will include gentle movement practices, self-reflection, psychoeducation, and group process experiences. Therapy will be offered from somatic attachment, mindfulness based, neurobiological and feminist perspectives and movement practices will be offered using the principles of trauma-sensitive yoga.

Groups are led by licensed and experienced psychotherapist(s).