Residential & Non Residential Programs

Enaahtig programs and services are traditionally focused, holistic and guided by an “aboriginal psychology”/ Scheduling is year round, based on calendar quarters which coincide with the natural rhythm of the four seasons. Within each season, we offer 1 residential programs for families and other to provide focused, intensive healing work. We also offer non-residential programs and services at the Lodge as well as outreach programs in our communities. Enaahtig strives to satisfy the many healing needs of people across all ages.

Central to all programs and services to traditional healing integrated with contemporary skills and practices. To this end, Enaahtig is a place of council, of learning of the teachings the creator gave our peoples, of the sweat lodge, of fasting, and of ceremonies for healing and celebration. It is also a place of re-discovery, and of learning new ways to live in a good way.

Enaahtig’s programs and services are open to people of all Nations. They are primarily intended, however, for individuals of Aboriginal descent and their families. For further information about Enaahtig and how to access our help, please contact the lodge.

Residential Programs

Family Residential Youth Residential Men's Residential
Women's Residential Women and Children Young Adult
Trauma Recovery Individual Counselling Family Counselling
Group / Couple Counselling Diabetic Weight Control  

 

Non-Residential Programs

Junior Youth Group Intermediate Youth Group Senior Youth Group
Community Training Wellness Workshops Diabetes/Nutrional Workshops
Sweat Lodge Ceremony Community Fasting Juice Fasting
Planting Ceremony Horse Ceremony Harvest Ceremony
Maple Water Ceremony Talking and Healing Circle Tradional Teachings
Medicine Walks Cultural Workshops Relationship Workshops

 

Mental Health Programs

Family Consulation Counselling and Psychotherapy Community Clinical Consultation
Frontline Worker Peer Support Case Management Community Capacity Building
Screening and Assessment Care Planning and Referrals Service System Liason

 

Other

Community Garden Maple Syrup Harvesting Equestrian

 

 

Adult Residential Program

This is a 6 Day Residential Program that is designed for adult individuals, male and female, that are beginning their healing journey.  If offers an environment to learn about the effects of trauma and healthy ways of coping.

The strength of this program is the experiential learning and sharing that occurs within the group process at the following themes are explored.

  • Self Esteem, Boundaries Healthy Communication, Healthy Coping Strategies, Meditation and Healthy Living

  • Historical Trauma (Inter generational impacts of Colonization) Grief and Loss, Anger Awareness


    As well, all residential programs are based upon a traditional and cultural foundation.  The use of Pipe Ceremonies, Prayers, Sweat Lodge and Sharing Circles are integral to the healing environment.

 

To Attend this Program, Participants must be:

  • 18 years of age or older   All Participants Must Be Drug and Alcohol Free for min. 30 Days

  • Must have a doctor or nurse practitioner complete medical form

  • An Intake Application must be completed

Please Contact the Intake Coordinator at 1 (705) 534-3724 Ext. 230 or via email, if you are interested or have any questions regarding the application process.
Please Note:  Transportation services may be available within Simcoe County if required.

 

Family Residential Program

The Family Residential Program is a 6 day residential designed to provide families with a safe environment to strengthen relationships, foster healthy communication and share positive experience and growth.  Children accompanying an adult must be under the age of 18 years of age and all participants over the age of 18 must complete and application package.

Activities and workshops include:

  • Healthy Communication, using the “I statement”

  • Feelings and Emotions, “All Feelings are Good”

  • Impacts of Colonization

  • Parenting styles and awareness

  • Relationship building

  • Cultural activities such as crafting, Sweat Lodge ceremony

  • Lots of Family Fun and time with family doing seasonal outdoor activities

Please Contact the Intake Coordinator at 1 (705) 534-3724 Ext. 230 or via email,  if you are interested or have any questions regarding the application process.
Please Note:  Transportation services may be available within Simcoe County if required.

 

Trauma and Recovery Program

The Trauma and Recovery Program is a 12 Day residential program, adults only, for individuals impacted by Residential School exposure, either directly or indirectly (inter-generational).

The Central therapy used in this program is Imagery Re-scripting and Reprocessing Therapy (IRRT), which allows the individual to revisit past traumas through adult eyes with supports to overcome the pain and suffering it has caused.

The Sequence of workshops begin with the building of relationships within the group, establishing trust, then moves into historical and childhood trauma, preparing participants to experience the IRRT process.  This is followed by self care and aftercare planning.

Due to the intensity of this work, a careful intake process is necessary for all participants to ensure that the individual is in a state in their life, where they have the necessary internal and/or external resource and supports to attend the program.

To attend this program, participants must be:

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Must complete the intake referral and assessment process

  • Must be free of Drugs and Alcohol for Min. 30 days

  • Must have the medical clearance form filled out by a doctor or nurse practitioner

Please Contact the Intake Coordinator at 1 (705) 534-3724 Ext. 230 or via email
if you are interested or have any questions regarding the application process.
Please Note:  Transportation services may be available within Simcoe County if required.