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Discover Portside Art Institute’s Classes & Workshops in Port Stanley, Ontario

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Anger Management Workshop

Anger Management Class

Court Approved

Basic Certificate (1 Class) – $150 + HST

Advanced Certificate (5 Classes) – $300 + HST

  • Held Online
    1st Monday of every month | 7pm – 9pm
  • 2 Hour Class
    Additional counselling available
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Workbook

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EMDR Poster


Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing

Become a certified EMDR Integrated Practitioner

Led by Laurie Ponsford-Hill | PhD, RP, RMFT, RSW, Certified in EMDR, Certified Child Specialist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

March 16 – 20, 2023
10 am – 4 pm
$1, 200 + HST
CE 35 Hours
Additional supervision hours required.

Located at the Portside ART Institute
187.5 Main St.
Port Stanley ON

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You will be contacted to confirm your registration and payment details through email within 48 hours.

Spirituality and the Self Portrait mandala

Spirituality & The Self Portrait

Learn about the different aspects of the self as you unveil your spiritual self in your self portraits.

$25.00 per group session.

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Student Self Portraits

Integrating Spirituality Into Practice Course

Integrating Spirituality Into Practice Course

The Integrating Spirituality into Practice Certification (CSI) course is for anyone looking to broaden their inclusivity of spirituality, meaning making, belief systems and the ethics, modalities, and techniques associated, to use with self and others in their practice. Join Dr. Laurie Ponsford-Hill; clinical director of The Counselling House, Christie Osborne, Seniha Yildiz, and Janet Sheldon.

Included with this course is 15 private YouTube videos and 1 Workbook.

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Emerald Hill

Stand Up Comedy For Beginners

Get laughing this summer with stand up comedy! The Comedy House in Port Stanley at The Portside ART Institute offers stand up comedy workshops for beginners, youth, and adults with your tutor and host Emerald Hill. Work on a five minute set and perform in front of a supportive audience for comedy night!

Stand Up Comedy Diploma For Adults

Fall and Winter |  Level 1 and Level 2

Learn about the science of humour, irony, satire and parody, theories of humour, ethics, humour and brain health.

  • Philosophy of Humour
  • History of Comedy
  • Practice of Stand Up Comedy Writing and Performance
Artisan Soap Makitng Classes Starting in October Portside ART Institute 187.5 Main St. Port Stanley Your Class Options! $250 Keep the Loaf! (14 Bars) Keep the loaf of soap you make (excluding 2 bars) $190 Keep The Best! Keep 2 of the best bars from your loaf, the rest will be sold in support of after school programs.

Our Commitment

We are committed to providing integrative third wave advanced training to intentionally create lasting personal, couples, families and professional transformation.