About this course
An eight-week group for individuals who have had a loved one (family or friend) die of cancer. This therapeutic group encourages participants to explore and share their experiences and feelings around their grief. Areas of grief that may be discussed may include guilt/anger, relationships, triggers, and self-care with others who are facing similar circumstances.
Fall 2021: Thursday, October 7- November 25, 7:00-8:30 pm
Winter 2022: Thursday, January 20- March 10, 7:00-8:30 pm
Spring 2022: Thursday, April 7- May 26, 7:00-8:30 pm
How to prepare
All virtual support groups require intake and a Zoom meeting with a GCGT program staff prior to your first attendance.
Our support groups are being offered virtually at this time. The following is required to participate:
- Computer, phone or tablet with a camera
- Internet connection
- A private room without distraction
Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto offers 8-week support groups three times a year. Our support groups are run by mental health professionals who have a strong understanding of the unique needs of individuals who have been impacted by cancer.
Support groups are not operated on a drop-in basis. We encourage commitment to the entire 8-week. A commitment to the group helps to build community and allows for topics and conversations to be built on week by week.
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