Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum Support Groups in Calgary, AB

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Photo of Erin Hinton, Relationship Specialist, Counsellor in Calgary, AB
Transition to Parenthood Workshop
Counsellor, MA, CCC
"A condensed version of Bringing Baby Home, the Transition to Parenthood workshop is designed to help expectant couples build awareness around the stressors that can arise in relationships after becoming parents. With a blend of motion focused and Gottman Method ..."
(844) 818-0525 
Group meets in:
Calgary, AB T2N
Not accepting new clients

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Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum Support Groups
Calgary Prenatal and Postpartum support groups who have a special focus on pregnancy, prenatal and postpartum issues, help with depression, anxiety, and wellness. Prenatal challenges and concerns, including depression, are handled by prenatal support groups in Calgary. Postpartum counselling in Calgary addresses issues ranging from postpartum depression to general concerns. Pregnancy counselling in Calgary will help new and expectant mothers through the challenging process of becoming a new parent.

What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
Calgary Support Groups and Group Therapy both offer a safe place to explore important issues. It is important, however, to understand the difference between the two.

Group therapy in Calgary is led by a therapist, group psychotherapist, or group counselor, and is generally structured around an issue. The therapist guides the group through a program as the group works together to better understand thoughts and feelings. Experienced therapists lead psychotherapy groups for various ages, such as adults, and specific issues including anger management, anxiety, and coping skills.

Support groups in Calgary are usually facilitated by a therapist or counselor, but can also be led by members with lived experiences. Generally, a support group is less structured than a therapy group. Support groups bring together members to provide support and strength to each other, often around a common challenge such as addiction or grief.

Most therapy groups will meet for a fixed length of time with a consistent group of members, while many support groups meet for an indefinite period of time with members coming and going.