PTS Education and Recovery Strategies Workshops

Upcoming groups in Canterbury & Broadmeadows

6 x 1.5 hour sessions that provide information for participants about PTSD and how it effects the brain, individual treatment options when working with a therapist, identifying values and learning new skills in mindfulness and grounding techniques with the purpose of moving towards a valued and meaningful life.


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Walk off Worry Fundraiser

ARCVic staff and volunteers will for the second year be taking part in the Great Ocean Road Walk on May 20th, 2018 to raise awareness and funds for the Anxiety Recovery Centre Victoria.

Please support us in our efforts. With anxiety being the most common mental health issue that Australians are facing today, your contribution will help us to support people living with anxiety and their carers, family and friends.

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The OCD household
A workshop for teenagers with OCD and their carers

4 x 1.5 hour skills based sessions that provide information for both teenagers with OCD and their carers about ways they can manage OCD.  It is anticipated that both carers and teenagers with OCD will participate in separate respective groups at the same time to develop a deeper understanding of how best to manage OCD, as well as learning relevant strategies to help manage the symptoms using principles from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as well as Exposure and Response Prevention.  

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Mind and Body Bootcamp
Healthy bodies make healthy minds

8 week program beginning May 2nd

In a safe and supportive environment, the Mind and Body Boot Camp will facilitate a fitness journey.

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Understanding Anxiety and Building Resilient Communities

Learning to cope with anxiety, stress and fear, whilst a normal part of life, can be deeply challenging not only for us, the family unit but our community as a whole. 

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Living & managing life’s expectations

A discussion that aims to talk about the expectations of living in Australia when you come from an Australian Asian and/or Indian background.

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Well Being Retreat - Daylesford

A weekend retreat for people living with anxiety to come together, share, learn and feed mind, body and soul.

Friday 29th June - Sunday July 1st 2018

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OCD Cognitive Strategies and Recovery Workshops

New groups starting May (Surrey Hills and Broadmeadows)

The group program consists of 6 x 1.5 hour weekly sessions.  In between session participants also have the opportunity to have follow up phone contact by a Companion volunteer from ARCVic who will provide support and encouragement regarding group homework and to brainstorm any potential hurdles participants may be facing.
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Parenting Anxious Children

Children worry about many different things. Learning to cope with their anxiety, stress and fear can be really difficult indeed, not only for them, but for also for the parents and family.

Developing an understanding of anxiety and learning some skills to manage it can make a significant difference to a family and can help empower children to have a sense of control in handling their own worries.

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Improve your Sleep

This 2 hour session provides well researched strategies for common sleep problems, and detailed information about normal sleep. This session includes information relevant to adolescents experiencing sleep problems and is suitable for parents and young people.

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