Two Spring Workshop Series with Janet Ryan-Newell

Janet has 25 years of experience working with individuals, families, and couples. Her unique approach combines her extensive base of experience with practical directness and a sense of humor. Janet helps clients find or regain wellness in their lives and their relationships with accelerated progress. Janet teaches skills training programs and offers private counselling.

1. Helping Children Manage Moods & Behaviour

Parenting skills training taught by Janet Ryan-Newell

This workshop series will focus on understanding and developing new skills to help your children develop and master emotional regulation skills. These skills are helpful for children who struggle with Anxiety, ADHD, Oppositional Behaviours, Attachment Issues, Adjustment Disorders, Autism, FASD, developmental challenges, and increased emotional sensitivity.

Session Topics

  • Session 1: Emotional Regulation in Child Development
  • Session 2: Establishing a Child's Base of Emotional Regulation
  • Session 3: Techniques for Increasing a Child's Emotional Regulation
  • Session 4: Techniques to Increase a Child's Ability to Tolerate Distress
  • Session 5: Assisting your Child to Master New Skills
  • Session 6: Maintaining Balance and Moving Forward

Course Details

Wednesday Evenings 6:00 - 8:30 p.m., May 20 - June 24, 2015; $125.00 per session per person ($50.00 per hour) 

2. Building Healthy Relationships 

Relationship skills training taught by Janet Ryan-Newell 

Nothing is more critical in the life of a family than the health of the couple. In this workshop series Janet teaches skills to identify your areas of growth, and build new skills to establish and maintain excellence in your relationship. While this course focuses on couples’ skills, singles are welcome to attend and can benefit equally.

Session Topics

  • Session 1: Relationship 101 ~ You, Me, and Us
  • Session 2: Responsibility and Agreements
  • Session 3: Emotional Regulation in Close Relationships
  • Session 4: Strengthening Partner Communication
  • Session 5: Healthy Negotiation and Problem Solving
  • Session 6: Planning for Wellness

Course Details

Thursday Evenings 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., May 21 - June 25, 2015 $125.00 per session per person ($ 50.00 per hour) 
May be claimable as Psychological Services on benefit plans / income tax