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Special Needs In The Forest

Hey there! In the Forest, we welcome everyone, including those with special needs. Special needs can present unique challenges in navigating daily life and emotions. Our goal is to create a safe and inclusive space where individuals with special needs can feel supported and understood. If you have any questions or need guidance on how to best support someone with special needs, feel free to ask during our group therapy sessions in the Forest!

2 days from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Friday by Danielle Goede
South Africa United States of America
Cultural Competency in Mental Health
Discuss the importance of cultural competence in mental health services, offering strategies to provide inclusive and culturally sensitive care. About Danielle: Danielle is an experienced HR professional with a passion for Leadership Development, Organizational Design, Employee Engagement and Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging. Her life purpose is to support the...

3 days from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Saturday by Mark Ray
South Africa United States of America
Encouraging Emotional Intelligence in Children
Delve into methods that encourage emotional intelligence in children, empowering parents to nurture their child's emotional development. About Mark: Mark is a pro-active mental wellness strategist, author, and keynote speaker whose mission is to help organisations become mentally fit, create safe spaces, manage focus, develop EQ, and prepare our brains...

6 days from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Nancy Kashimoto
South Africa United States of America
Equipping Adults to Support Teens in Need
Gain valuable tools and insights from a mental health professional to effectively support teens in need, empowering adults with strategies for understanding and addressing the mental health challenges faced by adolescents. About Nancy: Nancy is a dedicated registered counsellor, with a keen interest in understanding the deep influence of trauma...

1 week from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Micaela Kotzé
South Africa United States of America
Navigating the World of Autism with Understanding and Empathy!
This session provides an in-depth understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Participants will explore the core features of ASD, sensory sensitivities, and evidence-based interventions to support individuals with autism across the lifespan. About Micaela: She is a Registered Wellness Counsellor who is passionate about helping people navigate their way through...

1 week from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Combatting Social Isolation
Delve into the risks associated with social isolation and learn strategies for managing and mitigating its effects on mental health, fostering connections and community support to promote well-being. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to destigmatize and raise awareness...

1 week from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Shani_SEZ
South Africa
Monthly Support Group for Parents of Autistic Individuals with Shani & Desirae
This session is designed to provide understanding, guidance, and a sense of community to parents navigating the unique challenges and joys of raising autistic children. A little about Shani & Desirae: Desirae is in full-time ministry for families who have a child or spouse with special needs and for women...

2 weeks from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Kaylee Julian
South Africa United States of America
Gratitude for Self-Appreciation
Discover the transformative power of gratitude in enhancing self-esteem and well-being, and learn how practicing gratitude can shift your focus from self-criticism to self-appreciation, fostering a more positive and resilient mindset. About Kaylee: Kaylee is a counsellor with a passion for children, adolescents, but also works with adults, and offers...

2 weeks from now @ 22:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Embracing Your True Self
Encourage authenticity and vulnerability as strengths, empowering you to embrace your unique journey. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in increasing awareness around mental wellness strategies, development and growth. She is always working towards making mental wellness not only accessible but also an enriching experience for...

2 weeks from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Sunday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa United States of America
Creating a Culture of Empathy
Discover the power of empathy in creating a more inclusive community with me, as we learn to listen deeply, understand others' perspectives, and cultivate compassion for all individuals. About Lyr: Lyr is a child, adolescent, and family counsellor with a passion and specializations in CBT, anxiety, family and parental counseling,...

2 weeks from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Sunday by Bulelwa Mahura
South Africa
Monthly Support Group for Caregivers and Family Members of Individuals with Disabilities with Bulelwa Mahura
Caring for a disabled loved one can be a rewarding yet challenging journey, often accompanied by a range of emotions, responsibilities, and unique circumstances. This support group aims to provide a compassionate and understanding environment where you can find solace, empathy, and practical guidance. A little about Bulelwa: Bulelwa Mahura...

2 weeks from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Monday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Addressing Stereotypes and Bias
Explore strategies for challenging stereotypes and bias with me, as we work together to cultivate awareness and understanding, and promote empathy and acceptance among diverse populations. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to destigmatize and raise awareness towards understanding...

3 weeks from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Desirae
South Africa
Monthly Support Group for Parents with Special Needs Children with Desirae Pillay
Join Parent Reality as they unpack the unique challenges and circumstances parents of children with special needs have. This session is open to parents to find a community and connection. A little about Desirae: Desirae is in full-time ministry for families who have a child or spouse with special needs...

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