Moving Forward

A therapeutic counselling program for young people and their families and/or caregivers

Currently we have spaces open!
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Knowles Centre's Moving Forward program provides therapeutic counselling for children, youth, and families facing challenging that present as emotional and behavioural issues. These may include Grief & loss, substance abuse, anxiety, self-harm (cutting), school problems, fasd, aggression, suicidal ideation and suicide threats, depression, impulse control, poor social skills, relationship issues with family and friends, attachment disorders, history of abuse, exploitation, intergenerational trauma, delinquent behaviours, ADHD, motivation, running behaviours, and other mental health concerns.

Life can be hard and a better future can seem beyond reach.
Moving forward to healing and hope is possible with support.


Knowles Centre therapists have specialized training and significant experience working with young people. All hold master's degrees in counselling, psychology, or social work and can offer a variety of therapeutic approaches. Plus, we can arrange access for clients to a consulting psychiatrist.


Grief & Loss • SKILL BUILDING • Substance Abuse • Anxiety • CULTURALLY SENSITIVE • Self-Harm • School Problems • FASD • Aggression • Suicidal Ideation • EMOTIONAL REGULATION • Depression • IMPULSE CONTROL • Poor Social Skills • HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS • Attachment Disorders • STRENGTH-BASED • History of Abuse • Exploitation • Intergenerational Trauma • Delinquent Behaviours • ADHD • MOTIVATION • Running Behaviours • MINDFULNESS • Other Mental Health Concerns

Clients may be referred by Manitoba CFS agencies or from the community.

Flexible appointment times and locations from Monday to Friday. Sessions may be held via telephone, video conferencing, or at Knowles Centre's scenic campus at 2065 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg. Speak with us about other possible locations if required.

This is a fee-for-service program open to clients ages 12 - 21 and their families and/or caregivers.

Our program is now recognized as an approved provider with JORDAN'S PRINCIPLE.

Families with extended health benefit plans or health spending accounts may be eligible to receive a portion of the counseling fee reimbursed.

Complete a MOVING FORWARD referral form:

Referral form (complete and mail, fax, or email)

Online referral form (complete and submit online)

For more information, click to print a Moving Forward brochure or contact:

Lauren Hershfield
Director, Clinical Services
Telephone: 204-339-1955
Fax: 204-334-4173

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