Cope - Compassion Over Pain Endurance

Resilience, Upcoming

For students who have identified with the symptoms of grief and loss.

Cope - Compassion Over Pain Endurance

What is COPE - Compassion Over Pain Endurance?

An 8-week open group for those who have identified with the symptoms of grief and loss. The goal of the group is to create a safe and supportive community to process grief and practise coping skills based in art, mindfulness and nature.

How does it work?

This program is designed to create a safe and supportive community to process and understand our experience of grief through education, reflection, sharing, and art activities.

How do I Join? 

This is an open group that you can join anytime.

To register, please email Shereen at with your name and email. You can also send any questions regarding this support group.

Spring 2022 Regular Schedule:

Sessions will be held via Zoom.

January 27 - March 17

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Check out Upcoming Session for any updated times or changes to the sessions.

Upcoming Session

About the Facilitators

Shereen Khan

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Shereen is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and currently a pre-doctoral intern at HCS. She has lived experiences as an immigrant, as an expat, and as an international student at various stages in her life and in many countries around the globe. Her approach to therapy is best described as caring, compassionate, and nonjudgmental. She works from a phenomenological approach to human life that support understanding the client’s worldview. She is drawn to multicultural, anti-oppressive and trauma-informed practices as she acknowledges that human beings are wired for connection. She utilizes strengths based, solution-focused therapy model to help clients to courageously achieve wellness. She works with evidence approaches such as CBT, DBT, and EMDR. Shereen has practiced counselling internationally, as a consultant and counsellor in the university, medical and private settings. She is a firm believer in the potential of all individuals to grow, become satisfied, and live fulfilling lives.