Winter Programs for Parents & Youth

(Individual Family & Multi-Family Groups)

Contact Linda Aber at (514) 487-3533

Does your child, teen or young adult
display anxiety, stress or anger?  
Join our HeartMath® Anxiety, Stress & Anger Reduction Groups

Learn how to build emotional regulation & shift yourself & your family out of stress, into a relaxed clear-minded state in just 30 seconds.  

In 6 weekly sessions learn methods to build emotional self-control.

Together, youth & parents learn emotional regulation tools & technology to effectively handle stress & challenges both at home & school.

Where: Queen Elizabeth Health Complex 
Contact Linda Aber at (514) 487-3533

*NEW* HeartMath® Anxiety Reduction

Sessions for Children/Teens & Parents

  • What it means to be In-Sync & Out-of-Sync.
  • Your inner weather report.
  • 3 Tools to reduce stress & anxiety in just a few seconds.
  • Practice with12 video-enhanced animated breathing activities.
  • Enhance relationships & decision making.
  • Reduce test anxiety.

Theraplay® Social Thinking Skills Groups

  • For children/adolescents and their parents.
  • Build social competence, emotional regulation, self-control & self-esteem.
  • Become your child’s social coach guiding them with new skills & strategies.


Nurtured Heart® Parenting Your Child/Teen & Young Adult

  • Embrace a strength-based parenting approach to foster connective communication, self-esteem & enhance your parent-child/teen relationship.


Linda Aber is an Attachment Parent Coach, Theraplay® Group Specialist, HeartMath® Anxiety/Anger Reduction Practitioner, Family Life Educator and mother of two adults with ADHD and LD.

As a consultant for The Montréal Centre for Learning Disabilities (MCLD), Linda designs and facilitates numerous workshops, groups and programs for parents, children, teens, young adults and adults, living with AD/HD, learning disabilities, ODD and mild ASD . Her parent, youth programs utilize elements from Theraplay®, Attachment Parenting and HeartMath® Approaches. Linda has received extensive training with The Theraplay Institute, Dr. Daniel Hughes and Dr. Art Becker Weidman. Since 1996, she has worked with over 150 families a year. She facilitates parent and ADHD adult groups during the week and children/teen social & thinking skills groups on the weekends.

Linda specializes in placing the changing of behaviours directly into the hands of adults who live with and care for youth. Empowerment of parents and teachers is Linda’s passion… she brings out the best in adults, so they can bring out the best in youth. By acquiring specific methods for eliminating youth’s difficult behaviour, parents and teachers develop effective skills, increased self-esteem, and often unimagined success.

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