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ONLINE Support Group for Parents & Caregivers
May 27, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm| $60.00 – $90.00
This group is suitable for parents, partners, friends, siblings, loved ones, and supporters of an individual with an eating disorder/disordered eating.
For groups for people with eating disorders,
please refer to our full programming calendar.
EDSNA support groups are always:
- Professionally-facilitated by people with extensive backgrounds in eating disorders.
- Intended to support to those wishing to support someone through their path to recovery in a safe, nonjudgmental environment
- Focused on fostering a sense of empowerment and hope
- Focused on promoting self-discovery in a safe space
- Limited to a small number of participants allow everyone to participate fully.
Questions about this group? Email info@EDSNA.ca for more information
Support Group Details
Dates for this support group are every Wednesday for 7 weeks, including the following dates:
- May 27
- June 3, 10, 17, 24
- July 8, 15
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30pm MST (18:30 – 20:30 MST)
Location: Online, via Join.Me*
Cost for all sessions: $60 per person, $90 for two people **
Facilitator: Karen Wadson, R.Psych
*EDSNA currently uses the video conferencing app “Join.Me” to conduct online groups. Detailed instructions to download and use the app are included in the confirmation email. A computer/laptop/tablet and internet access are required to participate.
**EDSNA strives to ensure that financial considerations are not barriers to ones ability to seek support for themselves or a loved one. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if pricing of this group is a concern, as we may be able to reduce or waive your fees.
About your facilitator:
Karen Wadson, R.Psych
Karen is a registered psychologist in Calgary with over 10 years of counselling experience. She practices from a client centered approach, which views the client as the expert on their own life, and she draws interventions from psycho-dynamic, CBT, solution focused and narrative therapies to assist clients in making the changes they would like to have in their lives. Her particular area of specialization is in the area of disordered eating and body image. She holds advanced training in the treatment of eating disorders through the International Association of Eating Disorder Prevention (IAEDP).