CBT-p for Caregivers

CBT-p for Caregivers

 Registration is open for our three-day CBT for Psychosis-Informed (CBT-p) Workshop for Family Caregivers, taking place virtually on November 8, 15 and 22. Join us for a newly-adapted virtual workshop supporting those who care for a family member or friend living with psychosis, offering proven strategies informed by a unique CBT-p model.

This workshop consists of three virtual sessions:
  • Tues., Nov. 8 (6-8pm): How to Cope with Psychosis
  • Tues., Nov. 15 (6-8pm): How to Support Someone to Re-Engage with Life
  • Tues., Nov. 22 (6-8pm): How to Build a Relationship with Someone Experiencing Psychosis
Early-bird Registration: 
$300 per person (until Fri., Oct. 7 at 5:00pm)
Regular Registration: $350 per person

Pease note: these sessions will not be recorded. If a refund is requested, there will be a $50 administrative fee to process this request.

Meet our Facilitators:
Susan_Tang300px.png Susan Tang, BSW, MSW, RSW
Family and Individual Counsellor

Susan has extensive experience working in various aspects of healthcare (inpatient, outpatient, private, and community-based care) and aims to direct her focus on supporting individuals with complex, chronic mental health challenges and their support circles. Applying a strengths-based lens to her work, she uses trauma-informed, narrative-focused and cognitive-based modalities in her work to empower clients and to introduce them to new ways of working, caring and being.
Mike_Stroh_300px.png Mindy Lee, BSW, MSW, RSW
Family and Individual Counsellor

Mindy is a registered social worker who has been working in the mental health field for seven years. She earned her Master of Social Work in 2021. Mindy has experience working with adults with duel diagnosis and youth with special needs. She is passionate about helping clients and their family members, conducting program evaluation and skill development. Mindy applies a strengths-based approach to her work and utilizes trauma-informed and recovery-oriented modalities as well as cognitive behavioural therapy. She is currently focusing on supporting individuals and their caregivers to increase daily functioning, reduce stress and improve their quality of life.
Susan_Tang300px.png Sophie Hwang, MSW, Ph.D (Ed.)‚Äč
Director, Support & Educational Services

Sophie is the director of support and educational services and the cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis (CBT-p) training lead at IAM. She provides support to individuals and family members who are impacted by a broad range of psychotic illnesses, including schizophrenia. She also developed and delivers IAM's Recovery in Action CBT group for individuals living with psychosis. She received her CBT training from the University of Toronto and the Beck Institute. A registered social worker, Sophie has an MSW from York University and an MEd in Counselling Psychology and a PhD in Education from the University of Toronto.

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About Events

The Institute for Advancements in Mental Health (IAM) is proud to offer in-house services, events and programs around the needs of our clients - people with complex mental health needs and their support circles.