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Contributed by Suki S. Montgomery Hall on 02/06/2010
Check out the Counseling Groups that are offered this semester in the Center for Counseling & Psychological Services. Groups are free and confidential. If you are interested, please call 274-3136 or email email@example.com.
Do you want to relax more? You can learn how to use mindfulness meditation to reduce stress. This group has a low-pressure, accepting environment where you can start to meditate or find other people who do. The group runs until the end of each block and it will cover basic meditation/relaxation techniques as well as using technology for biofeedback. Facilitator: Paul Mikowski, Psy.D.
Food and Feelings Group
Are you concerned about eating, body image, or weight issues? Have you ever wondered if your distress around eating is connected with feelings? Do thoughts about food and body image take up too much of your time and energy and contribute to negative feelings about yourself? If this sounds familiar, please join this group for education and support. Facilitator: Alice Meilman, LCSW
Do you feel that your social relationships are not as satisfying as you would like? Are you concerned about your relationships with peers, friends, partners, and family? Want feedback about how others really see you? Join this weekly group for a new interpersonal experience in a safe atmosphere. Facilitator: Suki Montgomery Hall, Ph.D. (Wednesdays 12:15-1:45, starting 2/17)
Sexual Assault Survivor Support
If you have had an unwanted sexual experience, have been sexually assaulted, or raped, there is support for you. This group will help you to cope with anxiety, sadness, guilt, and anger & will give you the chance to feel supported & offer help others who also feel alone. Wednesdays 2:15-3:45, starting 02/03; Facilitator: Suki Montgomery Hall, Ph.D.
Surviving your family
This group is for students who have grown up in difficult family situations. If your experience of "home" includes hurtful, neglectful, or dysfunctional behaviors by those who are supposed to care for you, this is a chance to share feelings and learn coping skills in a safe space with others who have been there. Facilitator, Pam Johnson, LMSW. Day and time TBA; please call if interested.
Healing from loss
This support group is for students who have experienced the death of a family member, partner, friend, or special person in their life. The group will focus on ways to cope with the complex cycles of grieving and healing natural to such significant loss. Facilitator: Pam Johnson, LMSW (Time TBA, please call if interested)