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UPLIFT for Employment

Job search got you down?
Anxious about that upcoming job interview?
Do you have a job but you’re worried about disclosing your disability?
Does the thought of having a seizure on the job stress you out?

Then UPLIFT for Employment is for you!

UPLIFT is a mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy group for adults with epilepsy who are experiencing depression, anxiety, and/or stress, with a focus on employment. The hour-long skill-building group will be hosted online for 8 consecutive weeks.

This free program will guide you through a series of workshops designed to help you manage the stressful areas of your life and learn new skills in self-management. The program will start on Wednesday, September 20, and run weekly until November 8.

Space is limited, so please be sure to reserve your spot now! To do so,  please contact Employment Services Manager Carter Hammett at: carter@epilepsytoronto.org.

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UPLIFT for Employment

Job search got you down?
Anxious about that upcoming job interview?
Do you have a job but you’re worried about disclosing your disability?
Does the thought of having a seizure on the job stress you out?

Then UPLIFT for Employment is for you!

UPLIFT is a mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy group for adults with epilepsy who are experiencing depression, anxiety, and/or stress, with a focus on employment. The hour-long skill-building group will be hosted online for 8 consecutive weeks.

This free program will guide you through a series of workshops designed to help you manage the stressful areas of your life and learn new skills in self-management. The program will start on Wednesday, September 20, and run weekly until November 8.

Space is limited, so please be sure to reserve your spot now! To do so,  please contact Employment Services Manager Carter Hammett at: carter@epilepsytoronto.org.

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UPLIFT for Employment

Job search got you down?
Anxious about that upcoming job interview?
Do you have a job but you’re worried about disclosing your disability?
Does the thought of having a seizure on the job stress you out?

Then UPLIFT for Employment is for you!

UPLIFT is a mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy group for adults with epilepsy who are experiencing depression, anxiety, and/or stress, with a focus on employment. The hour-long skill-building group will be hosted online for 8 consecutive weeks.

This free program will guide you through a series of workshops designed to help you manage the stressful areas of your life and learn new skills in self-management. The program will start on Wednesday, September 20, and run weekly until November 8.

Space is limited, so please be sure to reserve your spot now! To do so,  please contact Employment Services Manager Carter Hammett at: carter@epilepsytoronto.org.

Text: Uplift for Employment. Images of a laptop, mobile phone, pen and notepad.

UPLIFT for Employment

Job search got you down?
Anxious about that upcoming job interview?
Do you have a job but you’re worried about disclosing your disability?
Does the thought of having a seizure on the job stress you out?

Then UPLIFT for Employment is for you!

UPLIFT is a mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy group for adults with epilepsy who are experiencing depression, anxiety, and/or stress, with a focus on employment. The hour-long skill-building group will be hosted online for 8 consecutive weeks.

This free program will guide you through a series of workshops designed to help you manage the stressful areas of your life and learn new skills in self-management. The program will start on Wednesday, September 20, and run weekly until November 8.

Space is limited, so please be sure to reserve your spot now! To do so,  please contact Employment Services Manager Carter Hammett at: carter@epilepsytoronto.org.

Text: Uplift for Employment. Images of a laptop, mobile phone, pen and notepad.

UPLIFT for Employment

Job search got you down?
Anxious about that upcoming job interview?
Do you have a job but you’re worried about disclosing your disability?
Does the thought of having a seizure on the job stress you out?

Then UPLIFT for Employment is for you!

UPLIFT is a mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy group for adults with epilepsy who are experiencing depression, anxiety, and/or stress, with a focus on employment. The hour-long skill-building group will be hosted online for 8 consecutive weeks.

This free program will guide you through a series of workshops designed to help you manage the stressful areas of your life and learn new skills in self-management. The program will start on Wednesday, September 20, and run weekly until November 8.

Space is limited, so please be sure to reserve your spot now! To do so,  please contact Employment Services Manager Carter Hammett at: carter@epilepsytoronto.org.

Text: Uplift for Employment. Images of a laptop, mobile phone, pen and notepad.

UPLIFT for Employment

Job search got you down?
Anxious about that upcoming job interview?
Do you have a job but you’re worried about disclosing your disability?
Does the thought of having a seizure on the job stress you out?

Then UPLIFT for Employment is for you!

UPLIFT is a mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy group for adults with epilepsy who are experiencing depression, anxiety, and/or stress, with a focus on employment. The hour-long skill-building group will be hosted online for 8 consecutive weeks.

This free program will guide you through a series of workshops designed to help you manage the stressful areas of your life and learn new skills in self-management. The program will start on Wednesday, September 20, and run weekly until November 8.

Space is limited, so please be sure to reserve your spot now! To do so,  please contact Employment Services Manager Carter Hammett at: carter@epilepsytoronto.org.

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UPLIFT for Adults with Epilepsy

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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.

Participants must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • have epilepsy, seizures, or a seizure disorder
  • and be struggling with depression or anxiety.

This 8-week session takes place virtually on Thursdays, from 6:00 – 7:00, October 5 to November 23. It is being led by Rosie Smith, Director of Epilepsy Toronto’s Adult Services. This UPLIFT session is specifically for adults living with epilepsy, there are other UPLIFT sessions for caregivers, or with a focus on employment.

If you are interested in being part of any UPLIFT program session, please complete an UPLIFT form.

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UPLIFT for caregivers

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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.

Participants must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a caregiver for someone who is living with epilepsy
  • and be struggling with depression or anxiety.

This 8-week session takes place on Thursdays, from October 19 to December 7, and is specifically for caregivers. It is being led by Eden Peters, one of Epilepsy Toronto’s Child & Youth Services Coordinators. There are other UPLIFT programs offered for people living with epilepsy, their partners, or with a focus on employment.

If you are interested in being part of any of our UPLIFT program sessions, please complete an UPLIFT form.

Animations of people on computers, walking or dancing.

UPLIFT for Adults with Epilepsy

graphics of people walking together, using laptops, and dancing.

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.

Participants must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • have epilepsy, seizures, or a seizure disorder
  • and be struggling with depression or anxiety.

This 8-week session takes place virtually on Thursdays, from 6:00 – 7:00, October 5 to November 23. It is being led by Rosie Smith, Director of Epilepsy Toronto’s Adult Services. This UPLIFT session is specifically for adults living with epilepsy, there are other UPLIFT sessions for caregivers, or with a focus on employment.

If you are interested in being part of any UPLIFT program session, please complete an UPLIFT form.

Animations of people on computers, walking or dancing.

UPLIFT for Adults with Epilepsy

graphics of people walking together, using laptops, and dancing.

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.

Participants must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • have epilepsy, seizures, or a seizure disorder
  • and be struggling with depression or anxiety.

This 8-week session takes place virtually on Thursdays, from 6:00 – 7:00, October 5 to November 23. It is being led by Rosie Smith, Director of Epilepsy Toronto’s Adult Services. This UPLIFT session is specifically for adults living with epilepsy, there are other UPLIFT sessions for caregivers, or with a focus on employment.

If you are interested in being part of any UPLIFT program session, please complete an UPLIFT form.