National Mental Health Service Provider

Couples Overcoming PTSD Everyday

The Wounded Warriors Canada COPE program is Canada’s leading couples-based trauma program for those affected by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

The Wounded Warriors Canada COPE program is Canada’s leading couples-based trauma program for Veterans and First Responders affected by Operational Stress Injuries (OSI). COPE is delivered nationally in English and French and is open to all Canadian veterans and first responders and their spouse/partner. This includes currently serving and retired/released veterans as well as RCMP, Police, Fire, EMS and Corrections services.

COPE PHASE 1

 

The group-based facilitation model that COPE employs is designed specifically to combat the isolation and shame that are inherent aspects of everyday life for families dealing with operational stress issues.   Phase I employs the following clinical methods: 

    1. Structured reflection on critical life events to build awareness of how PTSD has affected the couples’ relationships with themselves and each other.  
    2. Psychoeducation around and professionally facilitated practice of relationship-focused PTSD coping skills, and  
    3. Group processes to build a sense of community for the participant couples who are dealing with their OSI.

Duration: 5-day residential delivery

COPE PHASE 2

 

On the last day of Phase I, each couple creates 2 week, 2 month and 6 month SMART goals (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, timely) to increase their effective coping as a couple. These goals form the basis for the coaching calls, where professional coaches utilize the Solution Focused Coaching Approach to assist the clients in self-realization that will help them build better futures as they manage their injury within their relationships.

Duration: 3 phone calls per month for 6 months.

 

WWC COPE LIFE COACHES

Brad Hardie PCC, ECPC, MPNLP, CTP

Brad Hardie

PCC, ECPC, MPNLP, CTP

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 Cindy Hogg PCC, ECPC, C-IQ, EQ-i  Trauma Informed Coach, Specialist in Individual, Couples, Relationship and Family Wellness Coach, Individual and Group Mental Health and Well-being, Organizational / Corporate Mindfulness and Coaching Culture Leadership Initiative, Co-Founder of Moving the Human Spirit.

Cindy Hogg

PCC, ECPC, C-IQ, EQ-i

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Laura Spiegel

PCC, ECPC, BSc, MNLP

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Susan Hogarth

PCC, ECPC, BSc, MNLP

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