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If you had a car accident in Ontario we will assist you in applying for funding through your auto insurance.



THRIVE with us!

Are you ready to go from surviving the day to thriving every day?

Living with post-concussion syndrome can impact every area of your life. From the physical symptoms like headaches, fatigue or memory issues to the emotional ones like the feelings of isolation, loneliness and despair, it can be a long and frustrating roller coaster ride of progress.

Learn to Thrive with Post-Concussion Syndrome is a unique well-being workshop series that helps people who continue to have symptoms at least one year after a mild traumatic brain injury. You will join a group of concussion survivors in a transformational experience that equips you to deal with the many highs and lows of your healing journey.

Lina and Arvinder created this interactive workshop that combines their life experiences in helping people with brain injuries and concussions. As someone who sustained a concussion in 2018 and is still experiencing symptoms, Lina understands first-hand the frustration, challenges and isolation that come with the slow recovery of post-concussion syndrome. She led a program to help survivors effectively change their outlook and have more joy in life.

Arvinder brings 25 years of knowledge and expertise in working with brain injury survivors from her occupational therapy practice PiOT. PiOT’s experience working with clients, adjusters and lawyers with motor vehicle accidents ensures that this program meets the reporting requirements of medical-legal cases.

The Learn to Thrive with Post-Concussion Syndrome workshop is the perfect complement to your existing rehabilitation program. It incorporates education, evidence-based practices and support that have proven, lasting results for many concussion survivors who have completed the program.
This isn’t another support group. It’s a community of people who understand your struggles but also share in your experience as you learn practical tools together from day one that will help you thrive once more.



Lina Maria Aristizabal | OCT, MSc. APPC, Coach, Teacher and Certified Applied Positive Psychology Practitioner, Concussion Survivor


Arvinder Gaya | BSc. OT, OT Reg. (Ont.), Occupational Therapist and Certified Applied Positive Psychology Practitioner, IntenSati Leader, Published author, Clinical Director and CEO of PiOT

Join: Learn to Thrive with Post-Concussion Syndrome

Every Tuesday from 1pm- 3pm EST | January 26 – March 30, 2021
8-weeks of Live Sessions, Via ZOOM

Book My Intake Appointment
ONLY 12 Spots Available

If you are a law firm or rehab professional and would like to make a referral for one of your clients please send the information to thrive@piot.ca

For other questions and inquiries please contact us at 647-847-4005 ext. 821

It’s time for YOU to get your life back!

What YOU Will Get During the 8-week Workshop Series

Learn to Thrive with Post-Concussion Syndrome through…

Education
You will learn some of the best tools from evidence-based positive psychology to boost your well-being, improve your resilience and help you find more joy during your recovery from concussion.

Practice
Receive group coaching to help you integrate these strategies and improve your mindset, mood and your day-to-day experience.

Group and Community Support
Have the opportunity to ask questions and get answers. Support from the facilitators as well as a community of people who share in your experience. Feel connected, heard and understood in a safe environment.

Assessment, Reporting and Assistance with your
Motor Vehicle Accident Funding Application 

As a part of the program you will receive a pre- and post-program assessment to evaluate the changes in your function, relationships and happiness levels. This report will be provided to you and your rehabilitation team at the end of the program to help you to continue to use the tools you learn from this program.

Our experienced intake team will meet with you on the phone for a 20-minute intake interview. They will assist you to apply for funding through your motor vehicle insurance company and co-ordinate payment directly upon approval.

Tools and Worksheets

You will receive scientifically proven tools to help you learn different habits, coping strategies and help you engage in the hands on activities.

About Learn to Thrive with
Post-Concussion Syndrome


What YOU Will Learn During the 8-week Workshop Series

Coping and Resilience

  • How to manage your brain’s natural negativity bias
  • Developing self-awareness
  • How to move from self-pity to self-compassion
  • Proven tools that help you challenge your negative thoughts and beliefs
  • Creating and sticking to healthy routines

Improving Relationships

  • Strengthen emotional connections
  • Navigating your relationships
  • Improve communication
  • Cultivating forgiveness

Boosting Happiness

  • Start rewiring your brain to experience more happiness
  • Making meaning of your brain injury and recovery
  • Living from your strengths
  • Cultivating mindfulness and joy
  • Choosing activities that increase engagement and flow

Stop Waiting, Start LIVING!

FAQ's

What is Post-Concussion Syndrome?

People with post-concussion syndrome continue to experience concussion symptoms after a 6 month period. Symptoms vary for each individual, however some of the common ones are headaches, dizziness, fatigue, cognitive problems or sensitivity to light and sound. These symptoms persist for months after a traumatic brain injury and can significantly impact a person’s quality of life.

Where do I go for sessions?

Online via Zoom.

When are the classes?

Tuesdays from 5pm- 7pm EST | January 26 – March 30, 2021

Who are the students?

We encourage anyone all over North America to enroll. Participants must be experiencing post-concussion symptoms from a traumatic brain injury that happened at least one year ago.

Why does my brain injury have to be at least one year ago to enrol in this program?

Many individuals experience a concussion and have symptoms that go away after a few months. But others may continue to experience symptoms for a much longer period of time. This space is created for people who have come to understand and accept their longer-term recovery process and the added challenges that come with that.

How big is each class?

Each group is limited to a maximum of 12 members to ensure we can provide you with specialized support and coaching. We find that this is an ideal number to allow the group to connect well with each other, build trust and comfort, and create a community where everyone feels they can share and belong. Enrol today to guarantee your spot is reserved!

What do I need to have in place to participate?

A computer with webcam (recommended), tablet or smart phone with stable internet connection.
*Our team can assist you to ensure your technology is suitable and to help you with setting to ensure you are able to engage.

How much does it cost and how can I pay?

This investment in your health and your quality of life is $1997 CAD
Direct purchase: Payments can be made by e-transfer to info@piot.ca (Canada Only) or PayPal.
For Motor Vehicle Accident Claimants in Ontario: At PiOT Inc. we are able to submit the cost of this program on an OCF 18 for you. If approved your insurance company will be billed directly.
For Motor Vehicle Accident Claimants outside of Ontario: During your intake call, ask our intake co-ordinator to help you determine if you qualify for insurance coverage. Requirements vary across provinces and states.

Join: Learn to Thrive with Post-Concussion Syndrome

Every Tuesday from 1pm- 3pm EST | January 26 – March 30, 2021
8-weeks of Live Sessions, Via ZOOM

Book My Intake Appointment
ONLY 12 Spots Available

If you are a law firm or rehab professional and would like to make a referral for one of your clients please send the information to thrive@piot.ca

For other questions and inquiries please contact us at 647-847-4005 ext. 821

Meet Your Instructors

Arvinder Gaya

BSc. OT, OT Reg. (Ont.), Occupational Therapist and Certified Applied Positive Psychology Practitioner, IntenSati Leader, Published author and CEO of PiOT

Lina Maria Aristizabal

OCT, MSc. APPC, Coach, Teacher and Certified Applied Positive Psychology Practitioner, Concussion Survivor

What Our Graduates Say About the Program

“Not only does Lina have an abundance of knowledge and skills, but she has personal experience with concussions and chronic illness. Her intuitive nature allows her to navigate complicated topics with ease. I feel incredibly lucky to have been able to work with her throughout my recovery.”

Kyla F


“These sessions were my first opportunity to connect with other folks who have had similar injuries. The opportunity to hear both positive and challenging experiences from week to week really helps to show that you are not alone in your experience and is different than reading or listening to people telling their stories.”

Jennie M


“This program allowed me to share my experiences with others and get my thoughts back on track again! I have been able to catch myself when thinking negative thoughts early, so I don’t spiral down and get sad.”

Kaitlyn D

“Lina creates a space where you meet others who share your experience with concussions so you can learn, grow and be inspired together. She encourages you to share and support each other through an interactive process full of info and insights. You’ll have fun and feel connected to a community of survivors.”

D. L.

Join: Learn to Thrive with Post-Concussion Syndrome

Every Tuesday from 1pm- 3pm EST | January 26 – March 30, 2021
8-weeks of Live Sessions, Via ZOOM

Book My Intake Appointment
ONLY 12 Spots Available

If you are a law firm or rehab professional and would like to make a referral for one of your clients please send the information to thrive@piot.ca

For other questions and inquiries please contact us at 647-847-4005 ext. 821