TIES Healthy Minds

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our new Healthy Minds website is LIVE, including a LiveChat feature, additional resources and more! Visit the new site at www.tieshealthyminds.ca. 

Let us support you like a best friend. It all starts with a conversation.

Are you stressed out? Overwhelmed? Going through a difficult season in your life? Many of us have been facing unique challenges recently. Maybe you’ve been taking care of your physical health by eating and sleeping well… but have you been taking care of your mind?

TIES Healthy Minds offers free, confidential services to help you find peace and balance in your life. Check out what we have to offer below!


Workshops & Counselling contact:
Inna Piskunova, Outreach Coordinator

Mindfulness Sessions contact:
John Wang, Mental Health Counsellor:


Healthy Minds Workshops


The COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive layoffs, forced isolation, and tremendous financial, physical, and mental health stress in our community. To address these challenges, we are offering a comprehensive selection of FREE, ONLINE workshops for Albertans.

When: Tuesday – Friday, 1:00 – 2:00PM

  • Tuesdays: Building Mental Health Resiliency
  • Wednesdays: Chronic Stress & Painful Emotions
  • Thursdays: Healthy Thinking Habits
  • Fridays: Balanced Boundaries

Note: We also offer biweekly workshops on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30PM. Click “Register Now” button for details.


Learn tools and techniques to respond to pandemic stressors in your community!

Workshops can also be booked on custom dates for you and your team. 17 different topics are available (see full list below). We can also design custom workshops according to your needs.

To book a workshop, please contact innapiskunova@immigrant-education.ca.

For individual growth:

  • Chronic Stress & Painful Emotions
  • Dealing with Isolation
  • Coping with Stress & Anxiety
  • Healthy Thinking Habits
  • Physical Literacy
  • Building Mental Health Resilience

For improving relationships:

  • Improve Your Communication Skills
  • Verbal Crisis De-Escalation
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Building Boundaries
  • Building Healthy Relationships
  • Dealing with Stigma and Discrimination

For Families with Children:

  • Positive Parenting & Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Helping Children with Bullying

For Helpers and Caregivers:

  • Mental Health First Aid* (MHFA) [*Learning booklet cost]
  • Psychological First Aid (PFA)
  • Trauma informed practice



Express difficult feelings in a confidential environment. We offer FREE counselling for individuals, couples and families. Our team of professional counsellors are here to support you and guide you through any challenges you may be facing, including:

  • Isolation
  • Emotional fatigue
  • Depression / Anxiety
  • Financial difficulties
  • Addiction
  • Family issues

When: By Appointment – Book Anytime

Mindfulness Sessions


Mindfulness is a meditation technique that can help you develop a healthy relationship with your emotions, get better sleep, & more. We are offering FREE Mindfulness sessions over Zoom.

When: Friday Mornings Starting at 11:30AM

Want to learn more about what mindfulness is first? Here’s a helpful video by Smiling Mind:

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