Workshops

Workshops & Events

Student Counselling Services offers a variety of free workshops throughout the Fall and Winter Semesters for Mount Royal students.

All workshops require pre-registration.

Student Counselling - Workshop

You can register for any of the workshops in person (U216Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services), by calling Student Counselling Services (403.440.6362). You may also register online.  Please include your full name, student number, telephone number and the name and date of the workshop or workshops.

Personal Workshops
 

Mindfulness training for students can help you:
• Increase awareness, attention, and concentration
• Reduce stress, anxiety, and depression
• Help with managing emotions
• Enhance relationship satisfaction


Join us for snacks and the opportunity to practice some mindfulness strategies!

*An optional Follow-up Session will be offered on March 29, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30 pm for those who attended previous sessions. 
Location: The Basement Lounge of Wyckham House  

NEW DATE: Tuesday, April 12, 2016     Cancelled     Room U216J

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services. What are you waiting for? Register today !
 


Career Passion Workshop
In this three-hour session, you'll learn about making effective career decisions including choosing a major and finding the right occupation for you. You'll complete a variety of self-assessment exercises and develop a plan for discovering passion-based career possibilities.

Friday, April 29, 2016         9:00 am - 12:00 pm                  Room T107

Your Facilitator: Michael Huston M.A

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services. What are you waiting for? Register now to "Find your Career Passion".
 
Happiness and Resiliency
Explore your personal meaning of happiness and learn skills to enhance your mood and perspective.



Your facilitator: Sonya Flessati Ph.D.

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services. Register now.

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Learn to Relax
"Wish to learn about and practice positivity? Feel free to join us in weekly discussions about the tenets of Positive Psychology - happiness, curiosity, kindness, gratitude and flow. We'll give you the theory and research on Positive Psychology and send you out into your community to practice what we preach in this "happy" hour. No alcohol required! You'll have a chance to share what you learned and along the way build healthier perspectives and a more positive well-being."

Mondays    3:30pm-4:30pm    Drop-in   U216J 

Your Facilitator: Michael Huston M.A.
 

Managing Anxiety and Worry
Gain basic information about uncontrolled worries and anxious feelings and learn about strategies for coping.

Future Dates and Time to be announced

Your Facilitator: Sonya Flessati Ph.D.

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services.



 

MBTI for Relationships
Want to understand yourself and your partner better in the areas of communication, decision-making, ways of processing information and so much more?
Then this may be the workshop for you and your partner to attend!

Date and time to be announced.

Your Facilitator: Kathy Offet-Gartner Ph.D.

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services.
 

Procrastination
Learn what gets in your way of doing what you need to do, and find ways to counter these barriers
• Time Management
• Setting Priorities
• Fostering Positive Self-talk
• Perfectionism

Dates and time to be announced

Your Facilitator: Mirjam Knapik Ph.D.


Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services.


 

Stress Management.
Manage the stress of school and life demands by learning about proven stress management strategies.

 

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services.

 

The ABZzzzs of Sleep.
Trouble getting a good night's sleep? Attend this workshop to understand more about your body's sleep cycle and learn strategies for getting the rest you need to learn and feel well.




Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services.
 

What is My Conflict Resolution Style?
Are you an owl, a turtle, or a shark when it comes to conflict? Come explore the possibilities of making this work for you.

Date and time to be announced.

Your Facilitator: Kathy Offet-Gartner Ph.D.

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services.