UPLIFT stands for “Using Practice and Learning to Increase Favourable Thoughts”. It is a mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy program that improves depression, and overall psychological quality of life. Groups of 5-8 adults meet virtually for an hour once a week for 8 weeks.
The sessions teach valuable coping strategies and topics that include: coping and relaxing, monitoring thoughts, and preventing future low moods.
- be at least 18 years old
- have epilepsy, seizures, or a seizure disorder; or be a caretaker for someone who is
- and be struggling with depression or anxiety.
This 8-week session takes place on Tuesdays, from February 9 to March 30, and is specifically for caregivers. I is being led by Kaite Armstrong, Director of Epilepsy Toronto’s Child & Youth Services.
If you are interested in being part of future UPLIFT program sessions, please complete an UPLIFT form.