Group & Workshop Schedule

Advanced registration and deposit are required for all groups and workshops; and the intake process for registration is group-specific. The contact person at CWHC will describe this process. We encourage you to discuss the fee with us if you cannot afford the full amount. People of all ages, races, sexual orientations, and gender identities are welcome. Groups are offered on an ongoing basis. Please call 773-935-6126 for more information.

Alternative Insemination groups

Alternative Insemination (AI) Peer Support Group

Join CWHC for an ongoing, drop-in, peer-led Alternative Insemination (AI) support group on the fourth Tuesday of each month! 

Not only an opportunity for those interested in AI to talk with people who have experienced the process firsthand, the AI Peer Support Group offers the chance for those currently doing inseminations to share with and support others who are going through the same process.

Come to CWHC's meeting room, at 1025 W. Sunnyside, and meet other families who have had (or are expecting!) children through donor insemination.

Register at any time, but at least five days before a meeting. For more information, contact the Alternative Insemination Program at 773-935-6126 x223 or via email.

Donations will be accepted at the group. No minimum required. Please note: You will be redirected to PayPal when you register for this workshop, however you are NOT required to submit a payment in order to register. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 30 minutes of registering, please email ai@chicagowomenshealthcenter.org

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Counseling groups

Counseling Workshop: Finding a Therapist

Finding a therapist and navigating counseling can be mystifying, but CWHC wants to help change that!

Whether you’ve never been to counseling, already had a bad experience, or you’re anticipating a transition or ending with your current counselor, CWHC counselors invite you to join in a conversation focused on Finding a Therapist who meets your individual needs and goals.

Topics we anticipate discussing include:

  • Finding a therapist who's a good fit for you
  • Exploring different types of therapy
  • Finding accessible options with or without insurance

All are welcome! Beverages and light snacks will be provided.

When: January 14th from 6-7:30pm

Where: Chicago Women’s Health Center (1025 W Sunnyside Ste. 201) The workshop will take place in our Meeting Room, pictured below.

Cost: $10 suggested donation. Donations can be made in advance or at the workshop.

Please note: You will be redirected to PayPal when you register for this workshop, however you are NOT required to submit a payment in order to register. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 30 minutes of registering, please email Gwen Hickey.

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Nutrition Education & Intuitive Eating groups

Intuitive Eating Around the Holidays Workshop

The holidays can be a challenging time for our relationships with food and our body. Join Martha Burla, MPH, CHES - a certified intuitive eating counselor and health coach, to learn more about what Intuitive Eating is (and is not) and how you can incorporate intuitive eating tips into your life around the holiday season.

Intuitive Eating can help you heal your relationship with food and your body by supporting you as you challenge cultural pressures, learn to feel your hunger and fullness, and embrace gentle nutrition.

The workshop will focus on intuitive eating around the holidays and take place on Wednesday, December 4th from 6:30-7:30pm at Chicago Women's Health Center (1025 W Sunnyside Ave. Ste. 201).

The workshop is offered for a suggested donation of $20. You will be redirected to PayPal when you register for this workshop should you choose to make the suggested payment, however you are not required to submit a payment in order to register. 

If you do not receive a confirmation email within 30 minutes of registering, please email srg@chicagowomenshealthcenter.org.

Learn more about Nutrition Education and Intuitive Eating services at CWHC here.

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Monthly Intuitive Eating Group

CWHC is partnering with Martha Burla, MPH, CHES, a certified health education specialist and intuitive eating counselor, to offer a monthly group for individuals interested in learning more about the process and practice of Intuitive Eating.

Intuitive Eating can help support you as you challenge cultural pressures, learn to feel your hunger and fullness, and embrace gentle nutrition.

Session 1 will be an overview of Intuitive Eating, with a focus on the way that diet culture can impact our relationship to food a discussion of how Intuitive Eating can help. Sessions 2 through 6 will build on those basics as we take an in-depth look at the different principles that make up Intuitive Eating and learn ways to apply those principles in our daily lives.

Martha works from a fat positive, Health at Every Size, trans inclusive perspective.

This group will meet on the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8pm beginning on January 7th and will continue for six months. Group will take place at Chicago Women’s Health Center (1025 W Sunnyside Ste. 201) The workshop will take place in our Meeting Room, pictured below.

Sliding fee for this group is $120-60. ($20-10 per session) Payment plans available. Contact cc@chicagowomenshealthcenter.org for more details.

Please note: You will be redirected to PayPal when you register for this workshop, however you are NOT required to submit a payment in order to register. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 30 minutes of registering, please email cc@chicagowomenshealthcenter.org

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