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Meraki Health Centre’s support group for parents • Spring 2024

 

Are you a parent of a trans, non-binary, gender variant or questioning teenager? Are you looking for support and the opportunity to share with other parents?

Our sexologist, Marie-Daphné Roy, will be offering new parent support group sessions for the spring of 2024. Please see the attached flyer for more information, concerning the sessions held in english.

To reserve your spot, please access the following link: https://forms.gle/qt7Z75AfTnYH1SrM6

For all other information, please send an email to coordination@centremeraki.com

Meraki Health Centre’s support group for parents • Hiver 2024

Are you the parent of a trans, non-binary, gender variant or questioning teenager? Are you looking for support and the chance to talk with other parents?

Our sexologist Marie-Daphné Roy will be offering new support group sessions during winter 2024, starting in January.

Please see the attached flyer for more information on the sessions. To reserve your place, please click on the following link:

https://forms.gle/GriXfH8X3beJd49c6

 

For further information, please send an e-mail to: coordination@centremeraki.com

 

 

Meraki Health Centre’s support group for parents • Summer and Fall 2023

Are you the parent of a trans, non-binary, gender variant or questioning teenager? Are you looking for support and the chance to talk with other parents?

Our sexologist Marie-Daphné Roy will be offering new support group sessions in summer and fall 2023, starting in August.

Please see the flyer for more information on the sessions, which will be held in both French and English.

To reserve your place, please click on the following link:

French:  https://forms.gle/wUkV5mvRnhAU1jrH6 

English: https://forms.gle/hAVrKf2NgeUmStwz9 

For further information, please send an e-mail to: coordination@centremeraki.com 

Meraki Health Centre’s support group for parents • Spring 2023

 

Are you a parent of a trans, non-binary, gender variant or questioning teenager? Are you looking for support and the opportunity to share with other parents?

Our sexologist, Eden Fournier, will be offering new parent support group sessions for the spring of 2023, scheduled in June. Please see the attached flyer for more information, concerning the sessions held in english.

To reserve your spot, please access the following link: https://forms.gle/WaHzuyLwBZ4yBEMg9

For all other information, please send an email to coordination@centremeraki.com

 

Habiter son corps – Free online workshop, taking place March 1st 2023

Marie-Daphné Roy, our sexology intern, has a mission to contribute to the well-being of patients at the at Meraki Health Centre by offering sexology services, such as evaluation and sexological counselling. You may have come across her during a meeting with your doctor or during our support groups for parents of trans, non-binary or questioning teens.
On March 1, 2023, she will be offering a free online workshop open to anyone who identifies as trans, non-binary or questioning, and is between the ages of 16 and 30. This session will be an opportunity to explore mindfulness strategies to better manage the distress associated with gender dysphoria. A yoga and mindfulness teacher, she will share her expertise in mindfulness practices with participants.
Enrolment: coordination@centremeraki.com

Habiter son corps – Atelier en ligne gratuit, le 1er mars 2023

Marie-Daphné Roy, stagiaire en sexologie, a pour mission de participer au mieux-être des patient.e.s du Centre de santé Meraki en y offrant des services en sexologie, telles que des rencontres d’évaluation et de relation d’aide sexologique. Vous l’avez peut-être croisée lors d’une rencontre avec votre médecin ou lors des groupes de soutien pour les parents d’ados trans, non binaires ou en questionnement.
Le 1er mars 2023, elle offrira un atelier en ligne et gratuit, ouvert à toute personne s’identifiant trans, non binaire ou en questionnement, âgé.e entre 16 et 30 ans. La rencontre vise à explorer des stratégies de pleine conscience pour mieux gérer les périodes de stress associées à la dysphorie de genre. Enseignante de yoga et de pleine conscience, elle fera profiter les participant.e.s de son expertise des pratiques de pleine conscience.
Inscription : coordination@centremeraki.com

2023 Sessions: Support Group for Parents of Gender Variant Individuals (*anglophones)

 

Are you a parent of a trans, non-binary, gender variant or questioning teenager? Are you looking for support and the opportunity to share with other parents?
Our sexologist, Eden Fournier, will be offering new parent support group sessions, in 2023, starting this January. Please see the attached flyer for more information, concerning the sessions held in English.
To reserve your spot, please access the following link: https://forms.gle/QTKi5ZfADRefu3u86
For all other information, please send an email to coordination@centremeraki.com

The Importance of Play & Homeschooling Your Child During COVID-19

By Christy Sparling, Occupational Therapist

With the sudden cancellation of school and activities, we are forced to pause, and learn how to navigate this uncertain time.  During this time it is even more important to remember the importance of play.  Play is a way for children to process their emotions.  Through play, kids learn to cope with their emotions as they act out fear, frustration, anger and aggression in a situation they control. It’s also a chance for them to practice empathy and understanding.

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