May
21
1:00 PM13:00

Non-Diet Nutrition Basics

Nondiet Nutrition Basics.png

This 4-week online educational workshop series is focused on developing your nutrition knowledge from a non-diet, weight-inclusive lens. Each week we will dive into a different nutrition topic such as understanding macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fat), the anatomy and physiology of digestion and metabolism, an introduction to weight science, and debunking some common nutrition myths. Throughout this series we will be revisiting the idea of building a healthy relationship to food, and how to integrate your new-found nutrition knowledge in your life. This group is open to anyone, but is not a substitute for individualized 1:1 nutrition counselling.

*Content warning* for those who are easily triggered by discussing nutrition in detail (ie: some use of numbers for teaching purposes), however all material is designed with these sensitivities in mind.

Developed by Facilitated by Non-Diet Dietitian Courtenay Vickers RD.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

When: Tuesdays, May 14-June 18, 1-2:15pm

Cost: Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Initial meeting is not required for this group.

Registration required. 

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May
21
7:00 PM19:00

Brave At Every Size

brave at every size group

Tuesdays, May 7- June 25, 7-8:15pm

This program is focused on skill-building and insight development for individuals struggling with overeating and binge eating. This is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

The program will guide participants through sessions addressing thoughts, emotions and behaviours, distress tolerance,  interpersonal skills, as well as goal setting and building a happier life.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge. Donations are welcome. Body Brave is a charitable organization. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

If you have never been to Body Brave, please note that we require all clients to book an initial appointment, which can be done either in person or on the phone. Please use the register button below to either register for the group or for an initial appointment.

Please bring your health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

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May
23
1:00 PM13:00

Grow Together- Open Support Group

grow together open support group

Navigating recovery from disordered eating or an eating disorder is challenging. Connect with others facing a similar struggle in a supportive, safer online space. For anyone, anywhere on their journey.

Facilitated by Martina Mariglia (she/her) of Live Empowered Counselling.

When? Thursdays May 9-May 30, 1-2:15pm

Where? Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Please use the register button below to book an initial meeting to learn more.

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May
23
4:30 PM16:30

Living Body Brave

living body brave group

Thursdays, May 9- June 27 4:30-5:45pm

Living Body Brave is for those struggling with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders. 

This group focuses on some basic skill-building and building motivation. It is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

Groups are facilitated by Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar and Martina Mariglia.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge, donations are always welcome! Body Brave is a registered charity. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Please bring your Ontario health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

Please note: If you have never been to Body Brave, please book an initial client appointment first to find out which of our services might be best suited to you. Please use the register button below to register for the group or for an initial appointment.

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May
23
4:30 PM16:30

Brave Being: An Introduction to Body Image

Brave Being: A Body Image Group

Our perception of our body is one of the most personal relationships we have with ourselves and yet it can often feel the most tumultuous and overwhelming. This group will work to provide you with education and practical strategies for how you can heal the internal struggle of your body image.

We invite you to join us in taking the journey towards changing your mindset, cultivating self-acceptance, and gaining empowerment! Patience, self-compassion, and non-judgment will be essential tools for your journey.

Workshop content developed and facilitated by Martina Mariglia of Live Empowered Counselling.

Open to anyone struggling with their body image.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

Cost: Free of charge, donations are always welcome

Please note that our groups usually fill up quickly. Please do not sign up for this group unless you are able to attend all 6 sessions. Limited to 12 people. Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Click below to book online. 

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May
28
1:00 PM13:00

Non-Diet Nutrition Basics

Nondiet Nutrition Basics.png

This 4-week online educational workshop series is focused on developing your nutrition knowledge from a non-diet, weight-inclusive lens. Each week we will dive into a different nutrition topic such as understanding macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fat), the anatomy and physiology of digestion and metabolism, an introduction to weight science, and debunking some common nutrition myths. Throughout this series we will be revisiting the idea of building a healthy relationship to food, and how to integrate your new-found nutrition knowledge in your life. This group is open to anyone, but is not a substitute for individualized 1:1 nutrition counselling.

*Content warning* for those who are easily triggered by discussing nutrition in detail (ie: some use of numbers for teaching purposes), however all material is designed with these sensitivities in mind.

Developed by Facilitated by Non-Diet Dietitian Courtenay Vickers RD.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

When: Tuesdays, May 14-June 18, 1-2:15pm

Cost: Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Initial meeting is not required for this group.

Registration required. 

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May
28
3:00 PM15:00

Breaking Brave: Redefining Eating Disorder Treatment and Support from a Social Justice Lens

Breaking Brave

Eating disorder treatment and support approaches are not accessible to the majority of folx struggling. 

In this informal, open discussion group we'll explore the ways in which we might redefine eating disorder treatment and support from a social justice lens. Together, we'll brainstorm ideas on how we might go about providing more equitable access to needed services to marginalized folx. How can we make eating disorder spaces more safe? How can we make anti-oppressive practice the standard? 

Come with your radical ideas! Come with your questions! Let's. dive. deep.

Please note that this is not a treatment or support group with a facilitator. This is a positive space and not just a space to vent. 

Open to anyone who is interested.

When? Drop-in. 3pm-4pm Tuesdays, starts May 28

Where? 1047 Main Street East

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

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May
28
7:00 PM19:00

Brave At Every Size

brave at every size group

Tuesdays, May 7- June 25, 7-8:15pm

This program is focused on skill-building and insight development for individuals struggling with overeating and binge eating. This is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

The program will guide participants through sessions addressing thoughts, emotions and behaviours, distress tolerance,  interpersonal skills, as well as goal setting and building a happier life.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge. Donations are welcome. Body Brave is a charitable organization. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

If you have never been to Body Brave, please note that we require all clients to book an initial appointment, which can be done either in person or on the phone. Please use the register button below to either register for the group or for an initial appointment.

Please bring your health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

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May
30
1:00 PM13:00

Grow Together- Open Support Group

grow together open support group

Navigating recovery from disordered eating or an eating disorder is challenging. Connect with others facing a similar struggle in a supportive, safer online space. For anyone, anywhere on their journey.

Facilitated by Martina Mariglia (she/her) of Live Empowered Counselling.

When? Thursdays May 9-May 30, 1-2:15pm

Where? Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Please use the register button below to book an initial meeting to learn more.

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May
30
4:30 PM16:30

Brave Being: An Introduction to Body Image

Brave Being: A Body Image Group

Our perception of our body is one of the most personal relationships we have with ourselves and yet it can often feel the most tumultuous and overwhelming. This group will work to provide you with education and practical strategies for how you can heal the internal struggle of your body image.

We invite you to join us in taking the journey towards changing your mindset, cultivating self-acceptance, and gaining empowerment! Patience, self-compassion, and non-judgment will be essential tools for your journey.

Workshop content developed and facilitated by Martina Mariglia of Live Empowered Counselling.

Open to anyone struggling with their body image.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

Cost: Free of charge, donations are always welcome

Please note that our groups usually fill up quickly. Please do not sign up for this group unless you are able to attend all 6 sessions. Limited to 12 people. Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Click below to book online. 

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May
30
4:30 PM16:30

Living Body Brave

living body brave group

Thursdays, May 9- June 27 4:30-5:45pm

Living Body Brave is for those struggling with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders. 

This group focuses on some basic skill-building and building motivation. It is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

Groups are facilitated by Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar and Martina Mariglia.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge, donations are always welcome! Body Brave is a registered charity. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Please bring your Ontario health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

Please note: If you have never been to Body Brave, please book an initial client appointment first to find out which of our services might be best suited to you. Please use the register button below to register for the group or for an initial appointment.

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Jun
4
1:00 PM13:00

Non-Diet Nutrition Basics

Nondiet Nutrition Basics.png

This 4-week online educational workshop series is focused on developing your nutrition knowledge from a non-diet, weight-inclusive lens. Each week we will dive into a different nutrition topic such as understanding macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fat), the anatomy and physiology of digestion and metabolism, an introduction to weight science, and debunking some common nutrition myths. Throughout this series we will be revisiting the idea of building a healthy relationship to food, and how to integrate your new-found nutrition knowledge in your life. This group is open to anyone, but is not a substitute for individualized 1:1 nutrition counselling.

*Content warning* for those who are easily triggered by discussing nutrition in detail (ie: some use of numbers for teaching purposes), however all material is designed with these sensitivities in mind.

Developed by Facilitated by Non-Diet Dietitian Courtenay Vickers RD.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

When: Tuesdays, May 14-June 18, 1-2:15pm

Cost: Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Initial meeting is not required for this group.

Registration required. 

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Jun
4
3:00 PM15:00

Breaking Brave: Redefining Eating Disorder Treatment and Support from a Social Justice Lens

Breaking Brave

Eating disorder treatment and support approaches are not accessible to the majority of folx struggling. 

In this informal, open discussion group we'll explore the ways in which we might redefine eating disorder treatment and support from a social justice lens. Together, we'll brainstorm ideas on how we might go about providing more equitable access to needed services to marginalized folx. How can we make eating disorder spaces more safe? How can we make anti-oppressive practice the standard? 

Come with your radical ideas! Come with your questions! Let's. dive. deep.

Please note that this is not a treatment or support group with a facilitator. This is a positive space and not just a space to vent. 

Open to anyone who is interested.

When? Drop-in. 3pm-4pm Tuesdays, starts May 28

Where? 1047 Main Street East

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

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Jun
4
7:00 PM19:00

Brave At Every Size

brave at every size group

Tuesdays, May 7- June 25, 7-8:15pm

This program is focused on skill-building and insight development for individuals struggling with overeating and binge eating. This is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

The program will guide participants through sessions addressing thoughts, emotions and behaviours, distress tolerance,  interpersonal skills, as well as goal setting and building a happier life.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge. Donations are welcome. Body Brave is a charitable organization. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

If you have never been to Body Brave, please note that we require all clients to book an initial appointment, which can be done either in person or on the phone. Please use the register button below to either register for the group or for an initial appointment.

Please bring your health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

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Jun
6
4:30 PM16:30

Brave Being: An Introduction to Body Image

Brave Being: A Body Image Group

Our perception of our body is one of the most personal relationships we have with ourselves and yet it can often feel the most tumultuous and overwhelming. This group will work to provide you with education and practical strategies for how you can heal the internal struggle of your body image.

We invite you to join us in taking the journey towards changing your mindset, cultivating self-acceptance, and gaining empowerment! Patience, self-compassion, and non-judgment will be essential tools for your journey.

Workshop content developed and facilitated by Martina Mariglia of Live Empowered Counselling.

Open to anyone struggling with their body image.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

Cost: Free of charge, donations are always welcome

Please note that our groups usually fill up quickly. Please do not sign up for this group unless you are able to attend all 6 sessions. Limited to 12 people. Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Click below to book online. 

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Jun
6
4:30 PM16:30

Living Body Brave

living body brave group

Thursdays, May 9- June 27 4:30-5:45pm

Living Body Brave is for those struggling with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders. 

This group focuses on some basic skill-building and building motivation. It is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

Groups are facilitated by Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar and Martina Mariglia.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge, donations are always welcome! Body Brave is a registered charity. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Please bring your Ontario health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

Please note: If you have never been to Body Brave, please book an initial client appointment first to find out which of our services might be best suited to you. Please use the register button below to register for the group or for an initial appointment.

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Jun
11
1:00 PM13:00

Non-Diet Nutrition Basics

Nondiet Nutrition Basics.png

This 4-week online educational workshop series is focused on developing your nutrition knowledge from a non-diet, weight-inclusive lens. Each week we will dive into a different nutrition topic such as understanding macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fat), the anatomy and physiology of digestion and metabolism, an introduction to weight science, and debunking some common nutrition myths. Throughout this series we will be revisiting the idea of building a healthy relationship to food, and how to integrate your new-found nutrition knowledge in your life. This group is open to anyone, but is not a substitute for individualized 1:1 nutrition counselling.

*Content warning* for those who are easily triggered by discussing nutrition in detail (ie: some use of numbers for teaching purposes), however all material is designed with these sensitivities in mind.

Developed by Facilitated by Non-Diet Dietitian Courtenay Vickers RD.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

When: Tuesdays, May 14-June 18, 1-2:15pm

Cost: Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Initial meeting is not required for this group.

Registration required. 

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Jun
11
3:00 PM15:00

Breaking Brave: Redefining Eating Disorder Treatment and Support from a Social Justice Lens

Breaking Brave

Eating disorder treatment and support approaches are not accessible to the majority of folx struggling. 

In this informal, open discussion group we'll explore the ways in which we might redefine eating disorder treatment and support from a social justice lens. Together, we'll brainstorm ideas on how we might go about providing more equitable access to needed services to marginalized folx. How can we make eating disorder spaces more safe? How can we make anti-oppressive practice the standard? 

Come with your radical ideas! Come with your questions! Let's. dive. deep.

Please note that this is not a treatment or support group with a facilitator. This is a positive space and not just a space to vent. 

Open to anyone who is interested.

When? Drop-in. 3pm-4pm Tuesdays, starts May 28

Where? 1047 Main Street East

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

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Jun
11
7:00 PM19:00

Brave At Every Size

brave at every size group

Tuesdays, May 7- June 25, 7-8:15pm

This program is focused on skill-building and insight development for individuals struggling with overeating and binge eating. This is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

The program will guide participants through sessions addressing thoughts, emotions and behaviours, distress tolerance,  interpersonal skills, as well as goal setting and building a happier life.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge. Donations are welcome. Body Brave is a charitable organization. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

If you have never been to Body Brave, please note that we require all clients to book an initial appointment, which can be done either in person or on the phone. Please use the register button below to either register for the group or for an initial appointment.

Please bring your health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

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Jun
13
4:30 PM16:30

Brave Being: An Introduction to Body Image

Brave Being: A Body Image Group

Our perception of our body is one of the most personal relationships we have with ourselves and yet it can often feel the most tumultuous and overwhelming. This group will work to provide you with education and practical strategies for how you can heal the internal struggle of your body image.

We invite you to join us in taking the journey towards changing your mindset, cultivating self-acceptance, and gaining empowerment! Patience, self-compassion, and non-judgment will be essential tools for your journey.

Workshop content developed and facilitated by Martina Mariglia of Live Empowered Counselling.

Open to anyone struggling with their body image.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

Cost: Free of charge, donations are always welcome

Please note that our groups usually fill up quickly. Please do not sign up for this group unless you are able to attend all 6 sessions. Limited to 12 people. Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Click below to book online. 

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Jun
13
4:30 PM16:30

Living Body Brave

living body brave group

Thursdays, May 9- June 27 4:30-5:45pm

Living Body Brave is for those struggling with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders. 

This group focuses on some basic skill-building and building motivation. It is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

Groups are facilitated by Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar and Martina Mariglia.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge, donations are always welcome! Body Brave is a registered charity. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Please bring your Ontario health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

Please note: If you have never been to Body Brave, please book an initial client appointment first to find out which of our services might be best suited to you. Please use the register button below to register for the group or for an initial appointment.

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Jun
18
1:00 PM13:00

Non-Diet Nutrition Basics

Nondiet Nutrition Basics.png

This 4-week online educational workshop series is focused on developing your nutrition knowledge from a non-diet, weight-inclusive lens. Each week we will dive into a different nutrition topic such as understanding macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fat), the anatomy and physiology of digestion and metabolism, an introduction to weight science, and debunking some common nutrition myths. Throughout this series we will be revisiting the idea of building a healthy relationship to food, and how to integrate your new-found nutrition knowledge in your life. This group is open to anyone, but is not a substitute for individualized 1:1 nutrition counselling.

*Content warning* for those who are easily triggered by discussing nutrition in detail (ie: some use of numbers for teaching purposes), however all material is designed with these sensitivities in mind.

Developed by Facilitated by Non-Diet Dietitian Courtenay Vickers RD.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

When: Tuesdays, May 14-June 18, 1-2:15pm

Cost: Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Initial meeting is not required for this group.

Registration required. 

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Jun
18
3:00 PM15:00

Breaking Brave: Redefining Eating Disorder Treatment and Support from a Social Justice Lens

Breaking Brave

Eating disorder treatment and support approaches are not accessible to the majority of folx struggling. 

In this informal, open discussion group we'll explore the ways in which we might redefine eating disorder treatment and support from a social justice lens. Together, we'll brainstorm ideas on how we might go about providing more equitable access to needed services to marginalized folx. How can we make eating disorder spaces more safe? How can we make anti-oppressive practice the standard? 

Come with your radical ideas! Come with your questions! Let's. dive. deep.

Please note that this is not a treatment or support group with a facilitator. This is a positive space and not just a space to vent. 

Open to anyone who is interested.

When? Drop-in. 3pm-4pm Tuesdays, starts May 28

Where? 1047 Main Street East

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

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Jun
18
7:00 PM19:00

Brave At Every Size

brave at every size group

Tuesdays, May 7- June 25, 7-8:15pm

This program is focused on skill-building and insight development for individuals struggling with overeating and binge eating. This is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

The program will guide participants through sessions addressing thoughts, emotions and behaviours, distress tolerance,  interpersonal skills, as well as goal setting and building a happier life.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge. Donations are welcome. Body Brave is a charitable organization. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

If you have never been to Body Brave, please note that we require all clients to book an initial appointment, which can be done either in person or on the phone. Please use the register button below to either register for the group or for an initial appointment.

Please bring your health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

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Jun
20
4:30 PM16:30

Living Body Brave

living body brave group

Thursdays, May 9- June 27 4:30-5:45pm

Living Body Brave is for those struggling with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders. 

This group focuses on some basic skill-building and building motivation. It is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

Groups are facilitated by Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar and Martina Mariglia.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge, donations are always welcome! Body Brave is a registered charity. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Please bring your Ontario health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

Please note: If you have never been to Body Brave, please book an initial client appointment first to find out which of our services might be best suited to you. Please use the register button below to register for the group or for an initial appointment.

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Jun
25
7:00 PM19:00

Brave At Every Size

brave at every size group

Tuesdays, May 7- June 25, 7-8:15pm

This program is focused on skill-building and insight development for individuals struggling with overeating and binge eating. This is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

The program will guide participants through sessions addressing thoughts, emotions and behaviours, distress tolerance,  interpersonal skills, as well as goal setting and building a happier life.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge. Donations are welcome. Body Brave is a charitable organization. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

If you have never been to Body Brave, please note that we require all clients to book an initial appointment, which can be done either in person or on the phone. Please use the register button below to either register for the group or for an initial appointment.

Please bring your health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

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Jun
27
4:30 PM16:30

Living Body Brave

living body brave group

Thursdays, May 9- June 27 4:30-5:45pm

Living Body Brave is for those struggling with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders. 

This group focuses on some basic skill-building and building motivation. It is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

Groups are facilitated by Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar and Martina Mariglia.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge, donations are always welcome! Body Brave is a registered charity. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Please bring your Ontario health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

Please note: If you have never been to Body Brave, please book an initial client appointment first to find out which of our services might be best suited to you. Please use the register button below to register for the group or for an initial appointment.

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May
16
4:30 PM16:30

Living Body Brave

living body brave group

Thursdays, May 9- June 27 4:30-5:45pm

Living Body Brave is for those struggling with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders. 

This group focuses on some basic skill-building and building motivation. It is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

Groups are facilitated by Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar and Martina Mariglia.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge, donations are always welcome! Body Brave is a registered charity. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Please bring your Ontario health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

Please note: If you have never been to Body Brave, please book an initial client appointment first to find out which of our services might be best suited to you. Please use the register button below to register for the group or for an initial appointment.

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May
16
4:30 PM16:30

Brave Being: An Introduction to Body Image

Brave Being: A Body Image Group

Our perception of our body is one of the most personal relationships we have with ourselves and yet it can often feel the most tumultuous and overwhelming. This group will work to provide you with education and practical strategies for how you can heal the internal struggle of your body image.

We invite you to join us in taking the journey towards changing your mindset, cultivating self-acceptance, and gaining empowerment! Patience, self-compassion, and non-judgment will be essential tools for your journey.

Workshop content developed and facilitated by Martina Mariglia of Live Empowered Counselling.

Open to anyone struggling with their body image.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

Cost: Free of charge, donations are always welcome

Please note that our groups usually fill up quickly. Please do not sign up for this group unless you are able to attend all 6 sessions. Limited to 12 people. Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Click below to book online. 

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May
16
1:00 PM13:00

Grow Together- Open Support Group

grow together open support group

Navigating recovery from disordered eating or an eating disorder is challenging. Connect with others facing a similar struggle in a supportive, safer online space. For anyone, anywhere on their journey.

Facilitated by Martina Mariglia (she/her) of Live Empowered Counselling.

When? Thursdays May 9-May 30, 1-2:15pm

Where? Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Please use the register button below to book an initial meeting to learn more.

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May
16
10:30 AM10:30

Mindful Breathing

mindful breathing

Through guided mindful breathing exercises, and short periods of silently meditating on our breathing, we improve our ability to stay focused in the present moment, without regretting the past or worrying or rushing to the future. Within a small group, those who wish to share are then welcome  to do so in this supportive space. Experienced group leader Ginny Megin, who has dealt with eating issues herself, has seen benefits from this practical approach, the main ones being a greater sense of calm and more moments of random happiness. No experience is needed.

Each session is stand alone. Registration for all sessions is not required.

When: Thursdays, runs from April 25 to May 16, 10:30-11:30am

Location: Body Brave, 1047 Main Street East (Parking is available on the street directly in front of the building)

Cost: Free of charge, donations are always welcome. As a non-profit, we rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Yoga mats, blocks and props are available at Body Brave.

Registration is required. An initial appointment is NOT required for this group. Limited spaces available.

Please note: Demand for our workshops is high and spaces are limited. Please do not sign up unless you are sure you are able to attend.

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May
14
7:00 PM19:00

Brave At Every Size

brave at every size group

Tuesdays, May 7- June 25, 7-8:15pm

This program is focused on skill-building and insight development for individuals struggling with overeating and binge eating. This is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

The program will guide participants through sessions addressing thoughts, emotions and behaviours, distress tolerance,  interpersonal skills, as well as goal setting and building a happier life.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge. Donations are welcome. Body Brave is a charitable organization. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

If you have never been to Body Brave, please note that we require all clients to book an initial appointment, which can be done either in person or on the phone. Please use the register button below to either register for the group or for an initial appointment.

Please bring your health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

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May
14
1:00 PM13:00

Non-Diet Nutrition Basics

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This 4-week online educational workshop series is focused on developing your nutrition knowledge from a non-diet, weight-inclusive lens. Each week we will dive into a different nutrition topic such as understanding macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fat), the anatomy and physiology of digestion and metabolism, an introduction to weight science, and debunking some common nutrition myths. Throughout this series we will be revisiting the idea of building a healthy relationship to food, and how to integrate your new-found nutrition knowledge in your life. This group is open to anyone, but is not a substitute for individualized 1:1 nutrition counselling.

*Content warning* for those who are easily triggered by discussing nutrition in detail (ie: some use of numbers for teaching purposes), however all material is designed with these sensitivities in mind.

Developed by Facilitated by Non-Diet Dietitian Courtenay Vickers RD.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

When: Tuesdays, May 14-June 18, 1-2:15pm

Cost: Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Initial meeting is not required for this group.

Registration required. 

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May
9
4:30 PM16:30

Living Body Brave

living body brave group

Thursdays, May 9- June 27 4:30-5:45pm

Living Body Brave is for those struggling with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders. 

This group focuses on some basic skill-building and building motivation. It is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

Groups are facilitated by Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar and Martina Mariglia.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge, donations are always welcome! Body Brave is a registered charity. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Please bring your Ontario health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

Please note: If you have never been to Body Brave, please book an initial client appointment first to find out which of our services might be best suited to you. Please use the register button below to register for the group or for an initial appointment.

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May
9
4:30 PM16:30

Brave Being: An Introduction to Body Image

Brave Being: A Body Image Group

Our perception of our body is one of the most personal relationships we have with ourselves and yet it can often feel the most tumultuous and overwhelming. This group will work to provide you with education and practical strategies for how you can heal the internal struggle of your body image.

We invite you to join us in taking the journey towards changing your mindset, cultivating self-acceptance, and gaining empowerment! Patience, self-compassion, and non-judgment will be essential tools for your journey.

Workshop content developed and facilitated by Martina Mariglia of Live Empowered Counselling.

Open to anyone struggling with their body image.

Where: Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

Cost: Free of charge, donations are always welcome

Please note that our groups usually fill up quickly. Please do not sign up for this group unless you are able to attend all 6 sessions. Limited to 12 people. Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Click below to book online. 

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May
9
1:00 PM13:00

Grow Together- Open Support Group

grow together open support group

Navigating recovery from disordered eating or an eating disorder is challenging. Connect with others facing a similar struggle in a supportive, safer online space. For anyone, anywhere on their journey.

Facilitated by Martina Mariglia (she/her) of Live Empowered Counselling.

When? Thursdays May 9-May 30, 1-2:15pm

Where? Online, through the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s secure online video conferencing system (a link will be sent to you by email one week before the group starts. All instructions will be included).

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Please use the register button below to book an initial meeting to learn more.

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May
9
10:30 AM10:30

Mindful Breathing

mindful breathing

Through guided mindful breathing exercises, and short periods of silently meditating on our breathing, we improve our ability to stay focused in the present moment, without regretting the past or worrying or rushing to the future. Within a small group, those who wish to share are then welcome  to do so in this supportive space. Experienced group leader Ginny Megin, who has dealt with eating issues herself, has seen benefits from this practical approach, the main ones being a greater sense of calm and more moments of random happiness. No experience is needed.

Each session is stand alone. Registration for all sessions is not required.

When: Thursdays, runs from April 25 to May 16, 10:30-11:30am

Location: Body Brave, 1047 Main Street East (Parking is available on the street directly in front of the building)

Cost: Free of charge, donations are always welcome. As a non-profit, we rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Yoga mats, blocks and props are available at Body Brave.

Registration is required. An initial appointment is NOT required for this group. Limited spaces available.

Please note: Demand for our workshops is high and spaces are limited. Please do not sign up unless you are sure you are able to attend.

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May
7
7:00 PM19:00

Brave At Every Size

brave at every size group

Tuesdays, May 7- June 25, 7-8:15pm

This program is focused on skill-building and insight development for individuals struggling with overeating and binge eating. This is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

The program will guide participants through sessions addressing thoughts, emotions and behaviours, distress tolerance,  interpersonal skills, as well as goal setting and building a happier life.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge. Donations are welcome. Body Brave is a charitable organization. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

If you have never been to Body Brave, please note that we require all clients to book an initial appointment, which can be done either in person or on the phone. Please use the register button below to either register for the group or for an initial appointment.

Please bring your health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

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May
6
7:00 PM19:00

Examining Relationships with Exercise

Examining Relationships with Exercise

This workshop is designed for those who identify with exercise compulsion or those interested in examining their relationship with exercise as it relates to body image. Strategies to self-assess this relationship, and tools to navigate physical activity/exercise exploration in safer ways will be examined.

Join Jay Walker, an associate of the Umbrella Mental Health Network, a network of queer and trans-identified mental health professionals who work primarily in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual, two-spirited (LGBTQIA2S) community within Toronto.

When? Monday May 6th, 7-8:15pm

Where? Online through our secure online video conferencing system, the Ontario Telemedicine Network.

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Registration required. Initial client meeting NOT required for this group.

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May
2
10:30 AM10:30

Mindful Breathing

mindful breathing

Through guided mindful breathing exercises, and short periods of silently meditating on our breathing, we improve our ability to stay focused in the present moment, without regretting the past or worrying or rushing to the future. Within a small group, those who wish to share are then welcome  to do so in this supportive space. Experienced group leader Ginny Megin, who has dealt with eating issues herself, has seen benefits from this practical approach, the main ones being a greater sense of calm and more moments of random happiness. No experience is needed.

Each session is stand alone. Registration for all sessions is not required.

When: Thursdays, runs from April 25 to May 16, 10:30-11:30am

Location: Body Brave, 1047 Main Street East (Parking is available on the street directly in front of the building)

Cost: Free of charge, donations are always welcome. As a non-profit, we rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Yoga mats, blocks and props are available at Body Brave.

Registration is required. An initial appointment is NOT required for this group. Limited spaces available.

Please note: Demand for our workshops is high and spaces are limited. Please do not sign up unless you are sure you are able to attend.

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Apr
25
4:30 PM16:30

Living Body Brave

living body brave group

Living Body Brave is for those struggling with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders. 

This group focuses on some basic skill-building and building motivation. It is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

Groups are facilitated by Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar and Martina Mariglia.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge, donations are always welcome! Body Brave is a registered charity. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Please bring your Ontario health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

Please note: If you have never been to Body Brave, please book an initial client appointment first to find out which of our services might be best suited to you. Please use the register button below to register for the group or for an initial appointment.

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Apr
25
2:30 PM14:30

Emotional Eating

emotional eating

This recovery pod is for those struggling with problematic emotional eating. Emotional eating is a normal part of healthy eating. However, if it is becoming a distressing part of life, it is important to seek help. Learn practical skills and tools that can help and find support in a safer space. Facilitated by trained professional, Martina Mariglia.

When? Thursdays, Mar 7-Apr 25, 2:30pm-3:45pm

Where? Body Brave location, 1047 Main Street East

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Please use the register button below to book an initial meeting or to register for this pod.

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Apr
25
1:00 PM13:00

Readiness for Recovery Pod

readiness for recovery

Are you waiting to get into an eating disorder inpatient or outpatient program? Waiting for treatment can be a difficult and lonely time. Connect with others in a similar position. Build motivation and skills!

Curated and facilitated by trained clinician Marcia Cuviello.

When? Thursdays, Mar 7- Apr 25, 1:00pm-2:15pm

Where? Body Brave location, 1047 Main Street East

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome.

Registration required. 

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Use the register button below to book an initial client meeting or to register for this pod.

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Apr
25
10:30 AM10:30

Mindful Breathing

mindful breathing

Through guided mindful breathing exercises, and short periods of silently meditating on our breathing, we improve our ability to stay focused in the present moment, without regretting the past or worrying or rushing to the future. Within a small group, those who wish to share are then welcome  to do so in this supportive space. Experienced group leader Ginny Megin, who has dealt with eating issues herself, has seen benefits from this practical approach, the main ones being a greater sense of calm and more moments of random happiness. No experience is needed.

Each session is stand alone. Registration for all sessions is not required.

When: Thursdays, runs from April 25 to May 16, 10:30-11:30am

Location: Body Brave, 1047 Main Street East (Parking is available on the street directly in front of the building)

Cost: Free of charge, donations are always welcome. As a non-profit, we rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Yoga mats, blocks and props are available at Body Brave.

Registration is required. An initial appointment is NOT required for this group. Limited spaces available.

Please note: Demand for our workshops is high and spaces are limited. Please do not sign up unless you are sure you are able to attend.

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Apr
24
4:30 PM16:30

Body Talk

Body talk body image workshop

An online Body Image workshop.

Our perception of our body is one of the most personal relationships we have with ourselves and yet it can often feel the most tumultuous and overwhelming. This workshop will work to provide you with some education and practical strategies for how you can heal the internal struggle of your body image.

Open to anyone struggling with their body image.

Workshop content developed and facilitated by Martina Mariglia of Live Empowered Counselling.

Where: 1047 Main Street East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Registration required.

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Apr
24
1:00 PM13:00

Nourish/Flourish

nourish flourish self care

Self-care is an essential part of recovery. While many picture self-care as a hot soak in the tub or a face mask, safe-care also includes basic practices like getting enough sleep and setting healthy boundaries. Self-care has a significant impact on our emotional, physical and mental health.

Join us for an 8-week online group that explores the ins and outs of self-care. Check-in to see how you’re doing with your own self-care and learn skills and tools to improve your self-care routine (or create one to begin with!). We’ll explore how to integrate it into daily life.

This group is facilitated by trained clinician, Martina Mariglia.

Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: Online. Attend this workshop from the comfort of your own home! You will need a computer or a smartphone with good internet access.

Our online services are provided through the Ontario Telemedicine Network. This a safe and secure video conferencing system.

Cost: Free of Charge. We welcome donations. We rely on donations to keep our doors open.

Registration required. 

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Please use the register button below to book an initial meeting or to register for this group.

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Apr
24
1:00 PM13:00

On The Journey

on the journey recovery pod

This recovery pod is for those working towards recovery from an eating disorder. Build on your existing skills and tools, increase motivation and find support in a safer space where people understand. Facilitated by trained professional, Marcia Cuviello.

When? Wednesdays, Mar 6-Apr 24, 1:00pm-2:15pm

Where? Body Brave location, 1047 Main Street East

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Please use the register button below to book an initial meeting or to register for this pod.

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Apr
23
7:00 PM19:00

Brave At Every Size

brave at every size group

This program is focused on skill-building and insight development for individuals struggling with overeating and binge eating. This is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

The program will guide participants through sessions addressing thoughts, emotions and behaviours, distress tolerance,  interpersonal skills, as well as goal setting and building a happier life.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge. Donations are welcome. Body Brave is a charitable organization. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

If you have never been to Body Brave, please note that we require all clients to book an initial appointment, which can be done either in person or on the phone. Please use the register button below to either register for the group or for an initial appointment.

Please bring your health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

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Apr
18
4:30 PM16:30

Living Body Brave

living body brave group

Living Body Brave is for those struggling with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders. 

This group focuses on some basic skill-building and building motivation. It is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

Groups are facilitated by Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar and Martina Mariglia.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge, donations are always welcome! Body Brave is a registered charity. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Please bring your Ontario health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

Please note: If you have never been to Body Brave, please book an initial client appointment first to find out which of our services might be best suited to you. Please use the register button below to register for the group or for an initial appointment.

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Apr
18
2:30 PM14:30

Emotional Eating

emotional eating

This recovery pod is for those struggling with problematic emotional eating. Emotional eating is a normal part of healthy eating. However, if it is becoming a distressing part of life, it is important to seek help. Learn practical skills and tools that can help and find support in a safer space. Facilitated by trained professional, Martina Mariglia.

When? Thursdays, Mar 7-Apr 25, 2:30pm-3:45pm

Where? Body Brave location, 1047 Main Street East

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Please use the register button below to book an initial meeting or to register for this pod.

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Apr
18
1:00 PM13:00

Readiness for Recovery Pod

readiness for recovery

Are you waiting to get into an eating disorder inpatient or outpatient program? Waiting for treatment can be a difficult and lonely time. Connect with others in a similar position. Build motivation and skills!

Curated and facilitated by trained clinician Marcia Cuviello.

When? Thursdays, Mar 7- Apr 25, 1:00pm-2:15pm

Where? Body Brave location, 1047 Main Street East

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome.

Registration required. 

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Use the register button below to book an initial client meeting or to register for this pod.

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Apr
17
4:30 PM16:30

Befriending Yourself

befriending yourself

Take a moment to attend to yourself by joining us for a workshop focused on cultivating kindness, non-judgment, and acceptance for your humanity. Leave with skills and tools adapted from the work of Kristin Neff and Compassion-Focused Therapy that will help to begin the process of replacing shame and self-criticism with empathy and warmth. 

Developed and facilitated by Martina Mariglia, Clinical Mental Health Counsellor.

Cost: Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Location: 1047 Main Street East, Hamilton, ON

Initial meeting is not required for this group.

Registration required. 

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Apr
17
1:00 PM13:00

Nourish/Flourish

nourish flourish self care

Self-care is an essential part of recovery. While many picture self-care as a hot soak in the tub or a face mask, safe-care also includes basic practices like getting enough sleep and setting healthy boundaries. Self-care has a significant impact on our emotional, physical and mental health.

Join us for an 8-week online group that explores the ins and outs of self-care. Check-in to see how you’re doing with your own self-care and learn skills and tools to improve your self-care routine (or create one to begin with!). We’ll explore how to integrate it into daily life.

This group is facilitated by trained clinician, Martina Mariglia.

Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: Online. Attend this workshop from the comfort of your own home! You will need a computer or a smartphone with good internet access.

Our online services are provided through the Ontario Telemedicine Network. This a safe and secure video conferencing system.

Cost: Free of Charge. We welcome donations. We rely on donations to keep our doors open.

Registration required. 

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Please use the register button below to book an initial meeting or to register for this group.

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Apr
17
1:00 PM13:00

On The Journey

on the journey recovery pod

This recovery pod is for those working towards recovery from an eating disorder. Build on your existing skills and tools, increase motivation and find support in a safer space where people understand. Facilitated by trained professional, Marcia Cuviello.

When? Wednesdays, Mar 6-Apr 24, 1:00pm-2:15pm

Where? Body Brave location, 1047 Main Street East

Cost? Free of charge, donations are welcome. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Registration required.

If you are new to Body Brave, an initial client meeting is required before registering for this group (phone or in person).  Please use the register button below to book an initial meeting or to register for this pod.

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Apr
16
7:00 PM19:00

Brave At Every Size

brave at every size group

This program is focused on skill-building and insight development for individuals struggling with overeating and binge eating. This is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

The program will guide participants through sessions addressing thoughts, emotions and behaviours, distress tolerance,  interpersonal skills, as well as goal setting and building a happier life.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge. Donations are welcome. Body Brave is a charitable organization. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

If you have never been to Body Brave, please note that we require all clients to book an initial appointment, which can be done either in person or on the phone. Please use the register button below to either register for the group or for an initial appointment.

Please bring your health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

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Apr
15
7:30 PM19:30

Yoga for Bigger Bodies

yoga for bigger bodies

Join certified yoga teacher Patricia Rutherford for a gentle, candlelit class with joyful movement and mindful breath. These yoga classes are offered specifically with non-traditional yoga bodies in mind. Classes occur in a comfortable, non-competitive environment. Absolute beginners are welcome along with any other “level.” No yoga experience is necessary.

From Patricia:

"I’ve had a lifelong love for music and movement and over the years I kept coming to yoga, but never quite found the right “fit” - a place where I felt included and seen as a woman in a non traditional yoga body. I finally found my way to SoulSessions and Katrina Bultje a few years ago now and I haven’t looked back. I completed my RYT 200hour training with Katrina at Soul Flow Yoga in Hamilton in June 2018 and then went on to complete Yoga For All training as well. I am passionate about making the magic of yoga accessible to all bodies because at its heart, yoga is a practice of unity, inclusion, compassion and love. Come - just as you are - to move and groove and connect on Monday nights at Body Brave."

Type: Gentle movement class

Time: Mondays, March 18- Apr 15 7:30-8:30pm

Location: Body Brave, 1047 Main Street East, Hamilton (parking is available on the street directly in front of the building)

Cost: PWYC (Pay what you can), all proceeds go towards keeping Body Brave's doors open.

Yoga mats and props are available for use at Body Brave. Class is limited to 6 participants.

Please note: Demand for our classes is high and spaces are limited. Please ensure you are able to attend before you register.

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Apr
11
4:30 PM16:30

Living Body Brave

living body brave group

Living Body Brave is for those struggling with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders. 

This group focuses on some basic skill-building and building motivation. It is not a substitute for outpatient or inpatient treatment. 

Groups are facilitated by Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar and Martina Mariglia.

The program is limited to 10-12 participants to keep groups intimate and to maximize individual attention. Groups are not right for everyone. If you are unsure whether a group is right for you, please book an appointment with us. 

Where: 1047 Main St. East, Hamilton, ON

Cost: No charge, donations are always welcome! Body Brave is a registered charity. We rely on your generosity to keep our doors open.

Please bring your Ontario health card with you. Without this, you will not be able to access our services. 

Please note: If you have never been to Body Brave, please book an initial client appointment first to find out which of our services might be best suited to you. Please use the register button below to register for the group or for an initial appointment.

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