Facing Your Fear

Welcome to Hopewoods Facing Your Fear (FYF) Program. Choose the “Facing Your Fears” program with us for a tailored, expert-led, and comprehensive approach to help your child overcome anxiety challenges and thrive in their journey towards emotional well-being. Join us for a transformative journey in empowering children and caregivers to face and conquer fears together.

Highlights of our FYF Program:

  • Specialized Support for Autism Spectrum Children: Tailored for children on the autism spectrum, this program addresses anxiety through proven cognitive-behavioral principles, backed by over 10 years of research.
  • Holistic Caregiver Involvement: A 14-week program with 90-minute weekly sessions, plus a weekly tutoring session that actively involves caregivers. Our structures ensure effective implementation of learned strategies at home.
  • Focused Program Goals: Targets signs of anxious arousal, transforms negative self-statements, and instills effective self-rating and self-reward mechanisms. Equips parents with ongoing support skills for their child’s anxiety management.

Program Details:

  • Length: 14 sessions, weekly
  • Duration: 75 to 90 mins per session
  • Participants: Both the child and caregiver’s participation is mandatory 
  • Language: Mandarin
  • Format: Closed in-person group at our Markham Office
  • Registration: Open after March 2024

Program Fees:

  • Please contact for our fee

Note: The program fee is qualified for OAP reimbursement

Why Choose this program?

  • Specialized Expertise: FYF program is designed specifically for children on the autism spectrum, utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapy for the reduction of anxiety symptoms.
  • Proven Structured Approach: With a 14-week duration and 90-minute weekly sessions, our program offers a structured and gradual approach to anxiety management. This ensures a thorough exploration of skills, allowing for meaningful progress in a supportive group setting.
  • Expert-Led Facilitation: Led by Registered Psychotherapists, Social Workers, and Parenting Coaches, our team brings a wealth of expertise to create a safe and nurturing environment. The collaboration between professionals and caregivers enhances the effectiveness of the program, fostering a sense of trust and support.
  • Clear Program Goals: The program is designed with specific goals in mind, targeting signs of anxious arousal, transforming negative self-statements, and instilling effective self-rating and self-reward mechanisms. This focused approach aims to empower your child with practical skills for long-term anxiety management.
  • Ongoing Parental Support: Beyond the program’s duration, we equip parents with the knowledge and skills needed to continue supporting their child in coping with anxiety. This ensures sustained progress and reinforces the positive impact of the program in daily life.

First Step

Connect with our team at Hopewoods and transform your lives for the better. You will learn the tools needed to help your child realize and recognize their anxieties and fears, and provide them with the affirmations needed to boost their self-esteem. Your child will receive the practical skills they need to ease their anxieties in the long-term, and eventually embrace growth in a way that makes sense to them.

Don’t let fear hold you back. Together, we can help you and your child navigate the path toward greater emotional well-being and personal growth.