Group Name: The Gatehouse – Adult Support Program

Description: The Gatehouse provides a range of both formal and informal support and outreach. Strategies include providing information, referrals and linkages, resource support and groups that address vulnerable target populations, a child friendly environment and integration of outreach strategies that will effectively communicate our vision, mission, objectives and services.

Adult Support Program
Through facilitated discussions men and women are given the tools to develop or enhance positive coping skills and the impacts that childhood sexual abuse can have on an individual.
The 15 week groups discuss a different theme or topic each week and are led by two Gatehouse trained facilitators. Some of the topics that are discussed include:

  • Triggers
  • Moving out of isolation into inclusion
  • Anger
  • Inner child
  • Re establishing healthy Boundaries
  • Sexuality
  • Loss and grief
  • Addictions
  • Resiliency
  • Flashback and grounding techniques

Where: 3101 Lakeshore Blvd. West | Toronto, ON M8V 3W8

When: Three cycles of group are offered throughout the year – typically in spring, summer and fall. Female Group: Tuesday evening between 7-9 p.m. Male Group: Wednesday evening between 7-9 p.m.

Contact: 416-255-5900 | mbarcelos@thegatehouse.org | www.thegatehouse.org

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