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.

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 workshopsPersonal Workshops

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.

Wednesday  November 16, 2016  4:00pm-7:00pm  Room: T107

Friday  December 2, 2016  9:00am-12:00pm  Room: T107

Friday  December 16, 2016  9:00am-12:00pm Room: T107

Your Facilitator: Michael Huston M.A
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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".
Decision Making Made Simple.
Have trouble making decisions?  Find yourself overwhelmed with all the information, options, and implications involved in decision-making? Or simply interested in making efficient decisions, this workshop will meet all these needs!Come join your colleagues and learn a simple tool to help streamline the decision-making process and lead to more comfortable and positive outcomes. Please register. Located in Room U216J
Stay Tuned for Winter 2017 Dates !

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

Happiness and Resiliency
Explore your personal meaning of happiness and learn skills to enhance your mood and perspective.

Stay Tuned for Winter 2017 Dates !


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.

Learn to Relax
Learning to relax offers positive benefits for: muscle tension, blood pressure, sleep, stress, anxiety, academic performance, and a wide range of health and personal concerns.  Practiced over time, relaxation skills support a general sense of well-being and minimize the impact of stress.  This regular drop-in group is offered once a week at Student Counselling Services.  In each session, participants will have a chance both to participate in a relaxation training exercise and to learn how to continue practice for the purpose of developing their ability to relax in any situation. 


Every Monday at 3:00pm  No registration required -Drop-in !-

Your Facilitator: Michael Huston M.A.
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Managing Anxiety and Worry
Gain basic information about uncontrolled worries and anxious feelings and learn about strategies for coping.

Friday  November 25, 2016  Cancelled Room: U216J

Tuesday November 29, 2016  4:15pm-5:30pm  Room: U216J

Tuesday
  December 6, 2016  4:15pm-5:30pm  Room: U216J


Your Facilitator(s): Sonya Flessati Ph.D.
                              Mirjam Knapik Ph.D.
                              Janet Miller 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.
 



Date and time to be announced.

Your Facilitator:

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

Stay tuned for Winter 2017 Dates !

Your Facilitator: Mirjam Knapik Ph.D.
                          Janet Miller 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.
Strength and Virtues.
Those interested in positive psychology, health-based self-care and overall wellness are invited to join us for this 4 part series workshop. We will be assessing our strengths and looking at how we can channel these into our daily lives.

Stay Tuned for Winter 2017 Dates!

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.

Stay Tuned for Winter 2017 dates!


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.


Tuesday  November 15, 2016  4:15pm-5:30pm  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 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.

Stay Tuned for Winter 2017 Dates !

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.