January 16, 2017

Groups

Groups run by Possibilities for Change

Possibilities for Change will be running groups throughout the year that vary in theme, in attempt to cover a range of difficulties people face. We strive to create a place where individuals can feel safe, respected and listened to without judgement.

Our counsellors are dedicated to helping you create positive change and growth wherever needed in your life, to listen to you without stigma, judgement and welcome all ages and cultures.

Our counsellors have a range of qualifications to suit your needs such as grief and loss counselling, treating anxiety and depression, crisis and trauma counselling and mindfulness art therapy which will be implemented in our groups.

 

Upcoming Workshops for 2017

 

Exercise Your Confidence

 

Exercise Your Confidence is here to assist those struggling with negative body image and low self-esteem. This three-hour Workshop uses various techniques to create awareness and understanding around unhelpful thinking and the behaviors associated. Exercise Your Confidence, will educate participants on strategies to assist in achieving positive body image, encouraging development at an individual pace. This Workshop is the perfect opportunity to help you become a stronger, more independent and confident self.

We encourage all genders, cultures and the LGBTI community

Date: Sunday the 18th of June

Time: 12-3pm

Location: Re-Creation Malvern – 66 Glenferrie Road, Malvern

Facilitator: Tiffany Alston

The cost of this course is FREE! Our mission at Possibilities For Change is not to make a profit, but to help those in need and spread awareness. 

Exercise Your Confidence, is a psychoeducation Workshop that focuses on the biopsychosocial influences towards body image, and how they can affect ones wellbeing in both positive and negative ways. Participants will then be encouraged to challenge themselves by using the strategies learned. This empowers individuals, as they are choosing to actively take part in helping themselves through a proactive approach. Accomplishing challenges will encourage personal growth and provide a more positive outlook towards not only themselves but life in general, promoting overall wellbeing.

Course Overview

Negative body image generation

Negative body image impacts cognitively, emotionally and physically

Unhelpful thinking patterns and behaviors

Trigger prevention

Combatting stigma and judgements

Coping mechanisms

Strategies to improve confidence levels

Identifying personal strengths

Meditation and mindfulness

Fitness and diet

Social Anxiety

Possibilities for Change acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this nation. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past, present and future.

If you would like to ask Tiffany any questions or register for this course, please complete the form below

Exercise Your Confidence

Previous Groups and Testimonials

 

Empower Yourself

 

Our first course for the year ‘Empower Yourself’ was focused on assisting those struggling with negative body image and the thoughts and behaviours associated. The course included various techniques that focused on awareness and strategies suited to each individual to combat unhelpful thinking patterns associated with low self-esteem.

All genders, cultures and the LGBTI community are always welcomed.

Facilitated by: Tiffany Alston

Course Overview

  • What is self-esteem
  • Where does low self-esteem come from
  • What creates low self-esteem
  • Thinking patterns and how they affect self-esteem
  • Unhelpful behaviours associated with low self-esteem
  • Identification of strengths
  • Trigger prevention
  • Combating stigma
  • Coping mechanisms
  • Proof seeking
  • Cognitive, emotional and behavioural components of self-esteem
  • Physical and emotional strategies to improve self-esteem
  • Strengthening character strengths
  • Identifying personal values and beliefs
  • Creating awareness
  • Diet and exercise
  • Social anxieties
  • Meditation and mindfulness
  • Narrative therapy

If you would like Tiffany to deliver this course at your organisation, please contact her at contact@possibilitiesforchange.com.au

Testimonials

What has been most beneficial from the Empower Yourself course?

“Learning that I am unique and not weird”

“There are others out there that can relate and that value me for who I am.  I am blessed to be around these people” 

“Some new friends!”

“I am not weird but am glad I am not normal”

 – Simon

 

If you are experiencing things in your life that you would like to talk to someone about, please contact us.

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What has been most beneficial from the Empower Yourself course?

"That I am unique and not weird"

"There are others out there that can relate, and that value me for who I am. I am blessed to be around these people."

"Some new friends!"

"I am not weird but am glad I am not normal."