Services Offered

Sophia offers something for every woman seeking recovery.

Our services include one-on-one peer support, counselling, recovery group programs and opportunities to heal alongside other women by joining social and wellness group activities.

All programs are free of charge.

Woman Seeking Recovery

One on One Programs

Peer Check-In

Find sustained recovery with the support of an empathetic peer who will walk the journey alongside you, sharing their lived experience of recovery to help you navigate the challenges.

For women seeking recovery:

Regular calls or meetings with Recovery Peers provide individualized guidance and practical tools for success.

For family members:

Appointments with a Family Support Peer provide encouragement and facilitate learning about the CRAFT approach to supporting a family member with a substance use disorder.

Recovery Counseling

Our counsellors are available by appointment and can help women with a variety of topics over an average of 6-8 sessions. They draw on evidence-based recovery programs in addition to offering specialized counselling modalities appropriate for each woman‘s needs.

  • Setting Realistic Goals to Increase Success in Recovery
  • Increasing Self-Esteem & Confidence
  • Creating & Navigating Healthy Boundaries
  • Learning How To Communicate What You Need & Want
  • Handling Difficult Emotions
  • Creating Healthy Relationships

Group Recovery

Helping Women Recover

Explore the key issues of self-esteem, relationships, sexuality, spirituality and trauma. Sessions are 3 hours over the course of 5 weeks.

Healing Trauma

Learn more about trauma and/or abuse and develop coping skills to promote grounding and focus on your safety. This program helps women:

  • Understand more about trauma
  • Develop skills to needed for healing
  • Build techniques that help in feeling safe and grounded
  • Become aware of their strengths that can help with recovery

Writing Circle

A six-week workshop that explores writing as a healing practice.  It offers inspiration and where it comes from while tapping into memories to write about.  This workshop results in creative self-discovery, offers an emotional outlet and helps build social connections.

Frequently offered throughout the year at multiple locations in Charlotte County, Saint John & Rothesay.

Sessions are 90 minutes.

Social Wellness Activities

Sophia is a home away from home for women who need someone to lean on. We host opportunities for women to support each other in activity-based groups such as Art; Meditation; Book and Video Clubs; “Chat and Connect,” Recovery Café and other special events.

Please refer to the monthly calendars for each centre for specific program times.