Welcome to CGPA
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CGPA Board of Directors
We are a multi-disciplinary Canadian association of professionals and students who believe in change through connection, and belonging. We offer educational opportunities including teleconference seminars, mentorship, local and national workshops and our premier event the CGPA Annual Conference. Group therapists, group educators and group facilitators all appreciate the organization’s acceptance of diversity and openness to new ideas.
Why Group Therapy
Group Therapy is widely used and is shown to be as effective as individual treatment. Group and individual therapies help with relationship and self-esteem issues.
The therapist assists the clients to appreciate how their feelings, thoughts and behaviours are connected to the tension between what is and is not in our control within ourselves and our environment.
The goal of treatment is to learn new skills, insights and experiences so to be more self-directed, cooperative and self-reflective.