This is a DONATION item. You will not receive the service but we will use your gracious contribution to support one of our Junior Chef with the service selected.
We all at Fan/Joy are very grateful for your contribution which will go a long way to support Youth and Families improve mental health through our Junior Chef Programs.
Please let us know if you wish your donation to remain anonymous (select option when checking out).
How will your contribution have an impact?
Private sessions with award winning Chef Pam Fanjoy are customized for youth who are most likely to benefit from the individualized attention offered to help them cope with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, weight or dietary concerns, bullying or school-related problems, Autism, Asperger, attention difficulties, separation/divorce or other family concerns. As a clinical social worker and Chef, Pam easily puts youth at ease in the kitchen where useful life conversations naturally get stirred up in a more relaxed and delicious way! Learn more about the referral and assessment process, fees, and possible coverage under private health care benefits by reading our FAQ sheet here.
THE PROGRAM INCLUDES: Working one on one with experienced Child & Adolescent and Family Therapist, Chef Pam Fanjoy, an initial parent assessment appointment of 1.5 hours, then 3-4 hands on cooking sessions with your teen in the commercial restaurant kitchen at Fan/Joy in Hillsburgh or at 10C in downtown Guelph. After the culinary experience and getting to know your teen Chef Pam will provide parents with a 1.5 hour Parent Feedback Session to discuss how best to support your child during these difficult times, how to use their best strengths to improve their communication, cooperation and collaboration with others and how to address any specific concerns that you’ve brought to our table.