Fee Based & Complimentary Workshops

Pathstone’s workshops are facilitated by well trained professional staff with many years of experience working with children/adolescents and families who suffer from mental health problems.

Divorce and separation – New beginnings: Let’s do it right!

This Workshop will cover:

  • how to talk to your children about your divorce and/or separation
  • meeting the developmental needs of your children from two homes
  • how you are coping with your separation or divorce and how this impacts your children
  • cooperative parenting and strategies on how to make your new parenting relationship work
  • strategies on how to deal with visitation refusal and make transitions between two homes easier for your children

All workshops run from 6:00 – 8:00 pm and will be offered virtually at a cost of $30   
To register please call 905-384-9551 ext. 258

A “Certificate of Completion” will be provided.

This informative workshop will be offered on the following dates:

2020- July 21, September 15, October 20, November 17, December 15

2021– January 19, February 16, March 23, April 20, May 18, June 15

Please note that there are only 8 spots available for each date

*participants need only attend ONE session


Surviving the teenage years

A one-session workshop for parents, teachers, and social workers, designed to help determine when to take charge and when to let go by improving relationships and understanding which problems may require professional help.

Enhance your understanding of normal adolescent behaviour and the incredible impact of peer pressure.

With a presenter from Pathstone Mental Health, you will learn:

  • four ”cardinal sins“ of parenting a teen
  • five ways to improve your relationship
  • which problems require professional help
  • when to take charge, and when to bite your tongue
  • which problems to take on, and which ones to let go
  • techniques to improve parent/teen communication
  • that your teenager is not an alien from another planet!

This workshop will be offered in 2020 (Wednesdays and Thursdays) on the following dates:
March 11  |  June 10 – CANCELLED  |  September 24  |  December 10
all from 6:30pm-9:30pm.
Location: 1338 Fourth Ave.

To register please call 905-688-6850, ext. 163.

Fee: $20 per person; CASH or CHEQUE only.


1–2–3 MAGIC
Effective discipline for ages 2 to 12

This is a one session workshop for parents and teachers.

Who’s in charge in your home or class?

Parents and teachers often become frustrated by their children’s repeated behaviours such as whining, arguing and screaming, and end up in the ”Talk-Persuade-Argue-Yell-Hit“ syndrome.

This dynamic workshop will give practical parenting skills to:

  • stop the obnoxious behaviour;
  • get your children to do homework, get up in the morning, do chores, and much more

Parents will gain concrete parenting strategies to:

  • encourage communication with your child
  • develop better school / parent relations
  • avoid the parent ”guilt trap“

This workshop will be offered in 2020 on the following dates:

Tuesday March 10 @ 6.30pm
Tuesday June 9 @ 6.30pm – CANCELLED
Tuesday Sep 8 @ 6.30pm
Tuesday Dec 8 @ 6.30pm

Location: 1338 Fourth Ave. St. Catharines, ON

To Register or for more information on the next workshop, call 905-688-6850 ext. 163

Fee: $20 per person; CASH or CHEQUE only.


Yoga for children and their families

Clients and their families are involved in a combination of Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga sequenced specifically for anxiety, depression and trauma related diagnosis. This approach combines breath work, critical for increasing energy, calming the mind and creating balance, with physical postures that are important to increase strength, balance, coordination, circulation and confidence. Clients will learn to manage symptoms from within their own bodies on conscious, organic and inherent levels.Yoga Pose

Yoga sessions will be provided in a group (maximum 8) setting or on an individual basis. Groups will be organized by age and need. Families can also register as a group (family rates available). Parent groups also available.

Fee for eight week session: Group is $100 per person. Individual is $120 per person

To register please call 905-688-6850 Ext: 164 (leave your name and number and Joanne will return your call) or email at: jleblanc@Pathstone.ca

Things to bring: yoga mat, water and appropriately dressed for various movements.

Pathstone Metal HealthFee Based & Complimentary Workshops