Eating Disorders of York Region's Riverwalk Wellness Centres:
A grassroots, community-based, registered non-profit organization providing support for those affected by eating disorders and their families for over ten years. Now, also offering support for substance use and addictions through an expressive and therapeutic art program made possible by funding by the Ontario Trillium Foundation for a collaboration with Addiction Services for York Region.
View and download our services brochure, or browse our Support tab for programs.
Please call ahead if you'd like to visit the art gallery or office as we are often working in the community. If you would like information about support including information about programs, please email email@example.com for a prompt reply.
Register now for Upcoming Programs
Art Programs (with referral from ASYR or Riverwalk)
Check back on the Expressive Arts page for upcoming groups and workshops!
May 2nd: WRAP Peer Support Group
Open group: Teen Support Group
April 28th: Meaning Centered Living Workshop
May 21st & 22nd: Emotion Focused Family Therapy
July 2nd: Healing Emotional Eating: A Workshop for Individuals Coping with Eating Disorders and their Families and Friends with Marilyn Riesz, M.A. (C) OACCPP
MAY 21st & 22nd
EMOTION FOCUSED FAMILY THERAPY TRAINING FOR CARERS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS OFFERED ONCE PER YEAR IN YORK REGION - DON'T MISS THE MAY WORKSHOP: Emotion-Focused Family Therapy: Supporting Your Loved One Across The Lifespan Including Support For Mental Health With Dr. Joanne Dolhanty PhD, C. Psych And Dr. Adèle Lafrance Robinson PhD, C. Psych
(Limited spaces for clinicians; please register early)
View a short video by by the Norwegian Institute for Emotion Focused Therapy and the Institute for Psychological Counseling:
Assessment Information for Physicians
Non-medical assessments (EDI-3) are available with a family physician's referral.
Please note the EDI-3 assessment does not provide a diagnosis and is not therapy. A fee of $250.00 applies.
Physicians' Referral Information.
EDI-3 Assessment Referral Form.
An assessment can be the foundation for creating a Circle of Care. Please inquire for more information.
Circle of Care
Call to discuss how to create and access a Circle of Care in your community.
Choose from a selection of Day Program components which may include support groups, yoga, art programs. Click the link or call for more information.
For information about rewarding opportunities as a volunteer with Eating Disorders of York Region contact Janice Morgante at (905) 886-6632 to ask questions or to arrange an appointment to discuss how you would like to be involved. There are many opportunities that will conveniently suit your schedule and interests.
Eating Disorders of York Region gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the Government of Ontario.