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Public Group Seminars

Public Group Seminar dates and topics 2018

25 January 2018
Life Hacks for 2018

Date: 25 January 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Juan Royffe (group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


About the presentation:

Join us for our first presentation of 2018 and learn how to incorporate more positivity and serenity into your life.

Topics to be covered:

  • Learn how to manage emotions like anger, and resolve conflict
  • Quick and easy methods to calm yourself and other people
  • Setting boundaries
  • Time management/prioritizing and goal setting
  • Learn how to make better financial decisions
  • Hints and tips for effective sleeping
  • Mindfulness in everyday life
  • And a variety of other life hacks to help make 2018 a great year!

 

22 February 2018

Destructive Beliefs

22 Feb

Date: 22 February 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Yolanda Lindeque(group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the presentation:

Our thoughts and beliefs can become so automatic and routine, we don't even notice how they affect us. Unfortunately, some beliefs can be destructive to the process of living a successful, fulfilling life.

Beliefs such as:

  • Catastrophising,
  • All or nothing reasoning, and
  • Emotional reasoning

Learn how to reframe the destructive into constructive...

We invite you to restructure your beliefs.

 

15 March 2018

Mental Health and Finances

15 March

Understand how finances influence your mental health

Date: 15 March 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Juan Royffe (group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion, Baobab conference room.
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the presentation:

Is debt lurking around the corner?
Do you want to recognize the pitfalls of finances?
Then this presentation is for you!

The following topics will be covered:

  • Sources of financial pressures
  • Needs vs wants
  • Debt warning signs
  • Effect of financial stress
  • Financial mistakes
  • Financial planning
  • Budgeting
  • Credit cards

 

12 April 2018

Grief Recovery

19 April

Adjusting to life after a significant loss

Date: 12 April 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Sumy van der Merwe (group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the presentation:
Grief is a natural reaction to a significant loss, but it can be problematic if prolonged, preventing you from moving forward in your life.
Topics to be covered:

  • What is grief?
  • Causes of grief?
  • What to expect when you are grieving
  • How others react to your grief
  • Recovering from grief
  • Practical coping strategies to help you deal with your loss:
  1. Telling your story
  2. Making time to grieve
  3. Establishing a new routine
  4. Barriers to dealing with grief
  5. Dealing with 'firsts'
  6. Facing the future

 

24 May 2018

Depression

17 May

Understanding the biopsychosocial aspects of depression

Date: 24 May 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Juan Royffe (group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion, Baobab room
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
About the presentation:

The presentation consists of three components related to depression:

Biological aspects

  • Biological causes of depression
  • Neuro-transmitters and how they should work
  • Effects of neuro-transmitters

Psychological aspects

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Irrational beliefs / Rational beliefs
  • Toxic belief system
  • Disputing and challenging beliefs and automatic thinking

Social aspects

  • Boundaries
  • Good mood diet
  • Social health pointers

 

21 June 2018

Emotion Regulation

21 June

Improve your emotional intelligence - join us for our life skills presentation on

Date: 21 June 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Yolanda Lindeque (group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion, Baobab Conference Room
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the presentation:

Emotions are a normal part of our everyday lives. We all experience emotions, some negative and some positive and this is very normal. For some though the experiencing of these emotions are very overwhelming and uncomfortable. These individuals often feel that they are merely reacting to their environment and have no control over their emotions.

Emotion regulation is the ability to understand and effectively manage and respond to strong emotions in a way that is personally tolerable, socially acceptable and flexible.

 

26 July 2018

Boundaries

26 July

Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

Date: 26 July 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Inge Muller (group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the presentation:

A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. Boundaries define who we are and who we are not. In this session, we will discuss the following:

  • Types of boundaries: personal, emotional, mental, material, spiritual and physical.
  • Can I set limits and still be a loving person?
  • What are legitimate boundaries?
  • What if someone is upset or hurt by my boundaries?
  • How do I answer someone who wants my time, love, energy, or money?
  • Aren't boundaries selfish?
  • Why do I feel guilty or afraid when I consider setting boundaries?

 

30 August 2018

Time Management

30 August

Time is non-refundable. Use it with intention.

Date: 30 August 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Sumy van der Merwe (group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the presentation:

The way you spend your time determines the quality of your life. Join us for a discussion on the importance of time management and how to utilize your time more effectively.

Topics to be covered:

  • What is time management?
  • The importance of time management
  • Challenges related to time management
  • Overcoming the art of procrastination
  • Common time management mistakes
  • Tools for effective time management
  • Motivation and goal setting

 

13 September 2018

Anxiety

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 What you need to know...

Date: 13 September 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Juan Royffe (group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion, Baobab Conference room
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the presentation:

 "Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy."

Join us for our anxiety group, where we will be discussing:

  • The biological, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of anxiety
  • The stigma related to Anxiety
  • Additional relaxation methods
  • Grounding (a method of dealing with panic attacks)
  • Causes of anxiety
  • The different types of anxiety

18 October 2018

Understanding Personality Disorders

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Date: 18 October 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Yolanda Lindeque(group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the presentation:

In recent years with films and television series like "Psycho" and "Criminal Minds", personality disorders have gotten quite a bad reputation, fuelling buzzwords in our societies like psycho- and sociopath. But, are these dramatizations accurate depictions of what personality disorders are really like?

Join us for our community group to separate fact from fiction. Looking at:

  • What these buzzwords really mean, and what the differences between them are;
  • Where personality disorders fit into the wider spectrum of psychiatric illnesses; and
  • What may be some mitigating factors, symptoms and diagnostic criteria.

We invite you to develop a better understanding of personality disorders.

 

 29 November 2018

The Impact of Social Media on the Brain, Identity and Relationships

29 Nov

 

Social media has revolutionized the way we view ourselves, the way we see others and the way we interact with the world around us.

Date: 29 November 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Sumy van der Merwe (group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the presentation:
Join us as we reflect on the possible "Good, bad and ugly" effects of social media on the brain, identity and relationships.
Topics to be covered:

  • The role of social media within our everyday lives
  • The effects of social media on the brain
  • Identity and social media
  • Illusions created by social media and their impact on your emotions and behavior
  • Effect of social media on relationships
  • Assessing and improving your social media habits

 

 6 December 2018

Dealing with Festive Stress

6 Dec

      

If all you want for Christmas is for it to be over...

Date: 6 December 2018
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: R50.00 per person (payable in cash at the door)
Presented by: Inge Muller (group facilitator at Vista Clinic)
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the presentation:

Join us to learn a few new tips to manage your stress and ensure that you enjoy the festive season!

Topics we will cover in this presentation include:

  • Making creative gifts
  • Managing my finances
  • Delegation
  • Setting boundaries – learning how to say no
  • Finding ways to live healthy over the festive session
  • Taking care of myself
  • Other stress reducing tips

 

"Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy." 

Join us for our Anxiety group, where we will be discussing:

The Biological, Psychological, Social and Spiritual aspects of Anxiety
The stigma related to Anxiety
Additional relaxation methods
Grounding (a method of dealing with panic attacks)
Causes of Anxiety
The different types of Anxiety

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