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The Hero's


Ages 9-13

CBT "Action-Adventure" skills group

Transforming behaviour in an immersive CBT skills group

In partnership with Thornhill Acting Studio, have your child join us on an extraordinary journey, The Hero’s Journey, where your children will go through a physical and emotional journey of self discovery. Through this adventure, your child will embark on an ancient quest and encounter exciting challenges where they will learn social emotional skills and develop self-confidence in managing anxiety and facing fears.

This course will be facilitated by registered social worker, Jennifer Lau MSW RSW and Christopher Healy, 30-year seasoned acting/leadership coach.

 Sunday sessions 

 April 7, 2024 to June 9, 2024 

  2:30PM - 4:00PM 

April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 26, June 2, 9, 2024

Goals of the group:

  • Self awareness: understanding the connection between thoughts, emotions and behaviours

  • Challenging negative thinking patterns: learning how to identify unhelpful thoughts and how to replace with more positive thinking

  • Building self-esteem and self confidence: learning how to manage anxiety and embrace uncertainty through safe and provoking quests

  • Promoting behavioural change: participants will learn how to develop their own coping strategies through new ways of thinking, feeling, and doing 

Program includes:

  • 9 weekly group sessions (90 minutes per session)

    • 20-minute feedback provided at program end to participants and their guardians

    • 20-minute intake appointment arranged following program registration (remote appointment)

  • Limit of 8 participants per group session (minimum of 3 participants required to run group)


Thornhill Acting Studio (located inside the Thornhill Square Shopping Center)

300 John St,  Suite 275
Thornhill, ON, L3T 4P1


  • $1215 for 9-week program ($135 per session)

  • 30% to be received upon registration to reserve spot

  • Remaining balance to be paid within 14 days of program start

May be fully or partially covered under your extended health benefits plan. Please check with your insurance provider regarding your family coverage to see a registered social worker


Have a great day! We'll be in touch soon :)

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