We Are Creating Virtual Socialization Hubs
These are groups of people who have common interests and meet regularly facilitated by a doctoral student in clinical psychology or psychology staff member under supervision of Dr. Megan O’Connell a Registered Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Psychology, USask – Profile
Our Current Socialization Hubs
1. Wellness Group
Presentations on wellness followed by group discussion and exploration of how this information could apply to each person – co-facilitated by a clinical psychology trainee.
2. Curiosity Group
The group decides the content – we source the experts to give a talk and the group discusses the talk – similar to the SCOA Hub Club format – co-facilitated by a doctoral student in clinical psychology.
3. Book Group
For book lovers, we pick a book, read it, and hold a virtual book club meeting! Co-facilitated by a doctoral student in clinical psychology.
4. Men’s Club and Women’s Club
Co-facilitated by Dr. Ivan Panyavin and a doctoral student in clinical psychology. Content to be determined by the group, but we will start with the format of a curiosity group.
5. Caregiver Club
Caregivers unite to discuss caregiving concerns and triumphs, and emotionally process caregiving in the era of COVID-19. Co-facilitated by doctoral student in clinical psychology who researches caregiving and Dr. O’Connell who has been facilitating Telehealth based dementia caregivers support groups since 2009.