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‘Brain injuries stay with you forever’: Orangeville family shares the impact of life-altering injury

This year, we are honoured to have our very own client David Grainger, along with his mother Nancy and Day Services/Seniors Coordinator, Barbara Gilchrist, featured on the cover of the Orangeville Banner to share David’s survivor story. We also received proclamations from Mayor Rob Burton of Oakville, Mayor Patrick Brown of Brampton, and Mayor Sandy […]

National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This year marks a significant milestone, the 25th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day.   Don’t miss the opportunity to recognize and learn more about the cultural diversity of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples by taking part in the many activities happening across Canada.   “Residential […]

A FEW WEEKS AGO – by France Theriault

A few weeks ago, I started to sit on my writer’s chair on Friday afternoon and virtually met other Traumatic Brain Injury writers. Together we eagerly discovered the amazing potential of this creative writing workshop led by The Toronto Writers Collective. The Toronto Writers Collective is a non-profit organization that provides free ongoing creative workshops […]

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

We are happy to announce that we will be facilitating an additional online Psychosocial Educational Group starting in January 2021! Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) “change how you feel by change the way you think” Do you struggle with anxious thoughts, depressive thoughts, low self-esteem, stress, anger and/or other low moods or thoughts? If so than this […]

Open house with DR. SEMLER

Dr. Christina Semler, psychologist, will host an introductory Zoom call to discuss the basics of psychotherapy and answer your questions. Christina Semler, M.Ed., D.Phil, C. Psych Clinical Psychologist CACBT-Certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist I am a Registered Clinical Psychologist with more than 20 years of experience providing psychotherapy, coaching and counselling for adults. I have training […]

Unmasking 2020 – Mind Forward

Hello everyone, my name is Natasha Pastores. As many of you know, this month represents Brain Injury Awareness. Every year, Mind Forward celebrates survivors who are encouraged to share their life stories through art, discussion, and/or social media. Last year, clients artfully created masks that depicted what living with a brain injury has been like. […]

COVID-19 Update

Mind Forward Brain Injury Services Ontario response to COVID-19 Dear Clients, Family Members and Caregivers: Due to the recent Pandemic announcement, as a precaution, Mind Forward has closed all community programs and offices until further notice. We want to do our part to keep our clients and those in our community healthy and to help […]