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Men'S Group

Because of Covid, healing has been limited for people seeking mental health supports. Our agency has created access to support 

groups for free with the help of I.S.C. 

Support Group

Due to Covid, supports for men have been limited Our Men's Group is run by Kiyam Connections. They strongly foster healing through connection in a cultural way.

Garth Lacomb. 

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Women's Grief and Trauma Group
In Person

Starting again in January 

Women's Circle of Strength 

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Youth Group
New groups in January: 

"Healing through Painting" by Erin Leech
"Children and Mindfulness" by Ruta Nuguse
"Stitched"  Metis Identity, Wellness and Learning by Linea Xaysana

Soup and Bannock Every Second Month
January 27, 2023 12:00-1:00pm
Feb 24, 2023 12:00-1:00pm
March 31, 2023 12:00-1:00pm

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Workshops and Seminars

Indigenous Psychological Services provides workshops , presentations and seminars throughout Alberta.

Call Leigh Sheldon,Registered Psychologist to book a presentation: 780-999-4626 or email: leighannesh@yahoo.ca

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CULTURAL AWARENESS TRAINING 

TRAINING THAT INCORPORATES THE TWO-EYED SEEING APPROACH WITH BRAIDING THE WESTERN AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES. WE PROVIDE ONCE A MONTH TRAININGS FOR PROFESSIONALS WORKING WITH INDIGENOUS POPULATIONS.

  • CREATING AWARENESS AROUND THE HISTORICAL FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE WELL-BEING  OUR CLIENTS TODAY.

  • REVIEW RESEARCH ON WHY CULTURE CAN HEAL AND HOW IT HELPS OUR CLIENTS .

  • DISCUSS THE TRAUMA INFORMED PERSPECTIVES THAT WORK WELL WITH COLONIZED SYSTEMS RACIAL AND OPPRESSION.

  • TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION

  • PROFESSIONALS WORKING FROM A CULTURAL AND TRAUMA INFORMED PRACTICE. 

  • RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL INSERVICE. INCLUDES A TWO HOUR PRESENTATION OF COMPLEX TRAUMA AND THE IMPACTS OF RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL. TWO HOUR SHARING CIRCLE AND ONE ON ONE SESSIONS FOR SURVIVORS. 

MULTIPLE COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS 

  • SUICIDE PRESENTATION 

  • COLONIZATION AND DECOLONIZATION OF NEUROSYSTEMS

  • TRAUMA INFORMED AND CULTRUAL INFORMED PRACTICES

  • CULTURAL AWARENESS AND CONNECTION

  • RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL AND HEALING 

  • TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION 

  • HOW TO CREATE A HEALTHY TRIBAL SYSTEM 

  • DRUM MAKING WORKSHOP

  • TEEPEE MAKING WORKSHOP

  • RATTLE MAKING WORKSHOP

  • MEDICINE WHEEL TEACHING

  • LAND-BASED HEALING 

  • TWO SPIRIT AWARENESS WORKSHOP

TO HONOUR THE PROTOCOLS  WITH OUR TEACHINGS WE INCLUDE ELDERS AND KNOWLEDGE KEEPERS. 

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