Types of programs
At Sheena’s Place, we offer 5 types of groups:
Support groups offer individuals the opportunity to share their stories and help each other in an informal setting. Groups are led by a professional facilitator and are guided by the philosophy that individuals are the experts of their own experience. For many, this is the first step in moving from isolation to becoming part of a community and feeling a sense of belonging. This type of group is also available for families, friends, and partners. Support groups are categorized as “ongoing” and run continuously across seasons.
Body image groups
Body image groups heighten awareness about the connection between mind and body through the use of various techniques including gentle physical movement and the exploration of feelings and perceptions. Participants will rediscover their strengths and learn new ways to manage body image distress. Body image groups change seasonally.
Skill-building groups are structured groups that focus on learning new skills for coping, reducing harm, and creating change. A variety of evidence-based modalities are used and groups change seasonally.
Expressive arts groups
Expressive arts groups encourage participants to express feelings and emotions through various art mediums including painting/drawing, writing, music, and more. Please click here to see some of the artwork created by our clients. Expressive arts groups change seasonally.
Nutrition groups are structured groups that focus on developing knowledge and skills for nourishing the body and increasing comfort in the kitchen. Please note that nutrition groups and workshops are recommended for participants who are in later stages of recovery and feel ready to engage in conversations about food and nutrition and their effects on the body. Nutrition groups change seasonally.
We also offer workshops, recreational programs, and community outreach opportunities:
Workshops are single or multi-day sessions that explore special topics that change seasonally.
Recreational programs aim to decrease isolation and the stresses of daily living through fun, social connection, and community building with others. Recreational programs change seasonally.
Community outreach opportunities include presentations, trainings, and workshops designed to increase awareness about eating disorders and reduce stigma. Learn more about how your organization can participate here.