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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PTS Education and Recovery Strategies Workshop

New group starting May 2nd

This workshop is focused on increasing understanding and coping skills around traumatic stress reactions whilst keeping Post Traumatic Growth in mind.  It consists of 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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Anxiety, Stress & Worry

4 Week Group Program

This 4 week program provides an opportunity to learn skills and strategies to assist recovery in a friendly and supportive group. The program will provide you with information about well researched strategies for anxiety, stress and worry.
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Parent Support Group

The Parents Support Group will meet on:

  • The second Tuesday of each month, 10-11.30am
  • The second Thursday of each month, 7.30-9.00pm

Venue: Anxiety Recovery Centre Victoria, 292 Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills

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PTS Education and Recovery Strategies Workshop

This workshop is focused on increasing understanding and coping skills around traumatic stress reactions whilst keeping Post Traumatic Growth in mind.  It consists of 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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Companion Program
Feeling overwhelmed by new experiences? 
Worries making getting help difficult?
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What is good mental health?
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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Post Traumatic Stress Workshops

We are currently in the process of redesigning the PTS support program.

Information, dates, locations, and times to be advised - please watch this space. 

For further information, please contact Susan Konstantas on (03) 9830 0566 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.