The Mental Health Counsellors provide 6-8 sessions (once every 3-4 weeks). Goals for counselling are guided by the OCAN and are recovery oriented. Who can benefit? Adults over the age of 18 who have moderate to severe mental health concerns. What are the major benefits? Short-term therapeutic interventions include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, […]Continue readingCounselling and Treatment – Dufferin
CMHA Programs and Services
Our Unique Perspective
For over 50 years, the Canadian Mental Health Association – Peel Dufferin Branch (CMHA Peel Dufferin) has been a pioneer in providing services for people with mental illness and educating Canadians about mental health issues. As the leading client-driven, community-based mental health organization serving the Region of Peel and Dufferin County, we are innovative partners in proactively strengthening individual support, and developing a responsive mental health system.
CMHA Peel Dufferin champions good mental health for everyone and supports the full participation of those with mental illness and addictions in the life of the community. In addition to providing a variety of mental health and addictions services, we are committed to community development, mental health awareness and addressing the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness.
The Davidson Scholarship Fund provides financial support to individuals experiencing mental health concerns to pursue education.Continue readingDavidson Scholarship Fund
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based structured psychotherapy. It is different than traditional talk-therapies that are more process-oriented because the emphasis is on behaviour changes to help improve a person’s quality of life. Dialectical means integrating opposites such as acceptance and change, versus one or the other. Who Could Benefit from DBT? DBT was […]Continue readingDialectical Behavioural Therapy
FACT Peel+ supports individuals who have experienced initial mental health concerns to lead fulfilling, satisfying lives within their community.Continue readingEarly Intervention
Our trainings and workshops are staffed by knowledgeable and experienced professionals and provide opportunities for increased mental health and addictions awareness and knowledge, and stigma reduction in our community and in the workplace.Continue readingEducation and Training