Family Counselling is offered at the Elmwood Community Resource Centre by Social Workers for all ages and all cultures.

The family counselling programs are intended to strengthen families and youth who have experienced domestic violence and abuse, Trauma through individual or family therapy.

The objectives of the programs are to promote violence free environment through personal growth and self-reliance for adults, children and families so that they can attain their full potential. In addition the program aims at providing access to resources & referral to other government stakeholders, and community-based organizations.

Empowering family with healthy coping tools enhance the healthy development of children youth at risk when early experiences at home at school do not provide adequate care, secure relationships, and educational experiences needed to build social and learning skills.

The programs include crisis and long-term individual counselling sessions, Psycho-educational group workshop sessions, trauma therapy and mental wellness.

Topic can include:

  • Relationships
  • Family Violence
  • Communication skills
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Grief
  • Literacy
  • Stress

ECRC currently offers gender based violence prevention programming through our counselling program.

Woman’s Awakening Empowerment program – Group Therapy Offering Women:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 
  • Trauma Healing
  • Feminist Perspective
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Healthy Relationships 

Inspiring Men’s program – Group Therapy Offering Men:

  • Societal Roles & Expectations 
  • Trauma Healing
  • Coping Skills
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Cultural Perspectives

To book an appointment, or find out about Counselling programming please call Charlene at 204-982-1720 ext. 201