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A practical and informative seminar for anyone interested in learning more about anxiety and depression.
This seminar is NOT meant for diagnostic purposes and attending this seminar does not mean participants are entering into a therapeutic relationship with SFU Health & Counselling.
What is Understanding and Coping with Anxiety and Depression?
Understanding and Coping with Anxiety and Depression is a 2-hour practical and informative seminar for those interested in learning more about anxiety and depression.
We have two versions. We have a live/synchronous version, which is a live seminar where students can ask Dr. Shona Adams, the facilitator, questions about the topics discussed. Students can also ask questions to our Access Case Managers via the LiveChat feature. If you can't make it to the live event, we also have a remote/asynchronous version, which is a recording of the seminar you can access in your own time.
What can I learn?
- Learn about the wide range of symptoms of anxiety and depression
- Understand the symptoms of anxiety and depression and maintaining factors that can perpetuate these symptoms
- Learn strategies to manage and help reduce symptoms
- Have access to information about resources for those wanting further help or support
Where does it take place?
The live/synchronous version of Understanding and Coping with Anxiety and Depression takes place online via Canvas and Zoom. The Zoom link will be posted on Canvas.
The remote/asynchronous version is a recording of the seminar that can be found on Canvas.
On Canvas, you will also have access to a copy of the seminar slides and helpful resources. These resources are available until the end of term, so feel free to print the ones you are interested in keeping. Additionally, you can share your feedback about the event in the "Quizzes" section.
Summer 2021 Schedule
Wednesday, July 14
1:30 - 3:30pm
How do I join?
Scroll down to find the link to enroll into the Canvas course that corresponds with the version you're looking for.
If you're attending the live event, please enter the Zoom five to ten minutes before the seminar starts in case of any technical difficulties.
About the Facilitators
Shona is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Psychologist who trained as a Clinical Psychologist in Oxford, U.K.. She is dual citizen who immigrated to Canada when she was 9 years old, previously living in South Africa, Thailand and Malaysia. She predominantly uses a Human Givens and a CBT approach and is a specialist in treating traumas and complex mental health disorders. She uses a strength-based solution-focused model, working collaboratively to help people understand their difficulties and learn different strategies to interact with them. She is humbly aware of her white privilege and is passionate with facilitating people to reach their full potential within a caring and empowering environment.