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MasterMinds focuses on teaching skills within Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and how they can be applied to help individuals with both mental health difficulties and substance use.


  • To learn and improve skills is the areas of mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance
  • To practice these skills in a group setting so that participants can use these skills in real-life situations to deal with substance use cravings, manage anxiety or depression, and improve interpersonal relationships

Structure: 8-week skills training, open format. Once attendees have attended all 8 weeks, they will receive a certificate of completion. The 8 sessions do not have to be attended in order, or all at once.

Stage of Change: Preparation /Action

Referral Process: Requires an internal referral from a Counsellor.


Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. 

Contact Information

Phone: (519) 754-0253 ext. 2180Fax: (519) 754-0264

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