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Fall 2017 Groups at Counseling Services

Posted by Tim on September 12, 2017 in Workshops

University Counseling Services is proud to present the fall groups that they will be offering this semester.

Coping Skills– Mondays 1:00-2:30 at 301 Michael Hall; Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 at 120 Richmond; Tuesdays
3:00-4:30 at 301 Michael Hall
This structured group will teach skills to live in the present, deal with stress, manage difficult emotions, and handle interpersonal conflict.

Getting Through Grad Work – Mondays 3:00-4:30 at 120 Richmond
A semi-structured group for graduate students who are working on dissertations, theses, comprehensive exams, or other large graduate projects and are looking for help with staying motivated, goal setting and completion, and getting support.

International Tea Time – Mondays 5:00-6:30 at 240 Student Union
This is a weekly free meeting which brings together U.S. and international students for conversation and fun. Students play games, talk, and enjoy getting to know each other. International tea and snacks are provided.

International Student Support Group – Tuesdays 3:00-4:30 at 120 Richmond
This group will provide a safe, supportive, and comfortable place to discuss adjustment and cross- cultural experiences in the U.S. The group will also provide a safe and confidential environment for group members to support each other and share information.

Connections — Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 at 120 Richmond; Thursdays 3:00-4:30 at 301 Michael Hall
This group provides a warm and supportive environment in which you can experiment constructively with new ways of relating to others, share personal experiences, express fears and concerns, and get support and feedback. People participate in this group for a number of reasons including having difficulties in relationships, finding their relationships are not satisfying, being curious about how others perceive them, and seeking support when experimenting with new relational behaviors.

Graduate/Non-traditional Student Group – Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 at 301 Michael Hall
This group is designed to allow graduate and non-traditional students to explore the unique challenges they face in a safe and supportive environment. It can help students explore their identity, find new ways of relating to others, recognize how stressors impact them, and share personal experiences. The group can assist students in finding alternative ways of looking at life’s challenges to enable the development of healthier coping strategies.

Letting Go: Stress and Anxiety Management — Wednesdays 3:00-4:30 at 120 Richmond
A combination of skills and discussion, this group aims to help members decrease anxiety and stress in their lives. Members will learn about anxiety as well as tools to deal with anxiety and stress. Members will problem solve with other members about effective ways to cope and navigate a relationship with anxiety and stress.

iRest Meditation – Thursday 1:00-2:15 at 120 Richmond
iRest meditation increases awareness of thoughts, emotions and physical sensations that contribute to both a sense of un-ease and a sense of well-being. Regular practice of meditation can lead to improvements in sleep, concentration and emotional regulation. No previous meditation practice is required.

Yoga to Manage Moods – Thursdays 1:30-2:30 Michael Hall Yoga Studio (September 14 – October 19)
A co-ed Hatha Yoga group that provides a holistic approach to mood and symptom management. Using a combination of gentle physical poses, breathing and relaxation techniques, this group allows participants to feel more connected and balanced within the body and mind. A trauma sensitive, person-centered approach will be utilized and no previous yoga experience is necessary.

Eat Breathe Thrive ™ – Thursdays 1:00-3:00 at MH Yoga Studio (October 26 – December 7)
Eat Breathe Thrive is an integrative mind-body group for women struggling with food and body image issues. This six week series combines yoga, meditation, interactive activities, and community support to cultivate a healthier relationship with food, body image, and self. No previous yoga experience is necessary.

Students must complete an Initial Assessment at Counseling Services to participate in all groups
except International Tea Time.