Our program cycle has a duration of four (4) weeks. We are a 12 bed facility. Our treatment services are offered in both french and english. If you would like to submit an application to us please take a look at our yearly calendar. Here you will find your appropriate language cycle. The Wanaki Center's approach to treatment is a mix of CBT cognitive behavioral therapy and Anishnabe teachings based on the 4 aspects: mental, emotional, physical & spiritual. We invite all Nations from turtle island.
The Virtual Program
4-week Holistic Program
Based on the Medicine Wheel (Sacred Circles):
Spiritual; Emotional; Mental; Physical domains.
Based on the 7-Grandfather Teachings:
Respect; Humility; Truth; Honesty; Bravery; Wisdom; Love.
Based on the 4-sacred medicines as represented in the medicine wheel (Sacred Circles):
Tobacco; Sweetgrass; Sage; Cedar.
The program consists of 38 workshops delivered daily using the Zoom program platform: Monday to Friday: 9:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:30 to 3:00 pm.
Individual sessions with a counsellor are on Thursday afternoons each week.
Participants completing the program will receive a Wanaki Centre Certificate of Completion.
The Wanaki Centre 4-week virtual program is psycho-educational in its approach and is not meant to provide
in-depth therapeutic intervention in this setting.
At any time, participants can opt out or request to speak with a Counsellor off-line by telephone.
Participants are strongly encouraged to seek out individualized support from their referral or other frontline worker.