Interested in joining a group? Schedule the triage appointment with the front desk. Your triage counselor, or existing counselor or psychiatrist, will then refer you to a group screening appointment to determine if you will be a good fit for the group. Group spots are limited so contact us quickly.
Academic Confidence Mondays | 1:00-3:00 pm
Develop effective study skills and stress management tools through discussions about performance anxiety, time management and procrastination.
Facilitator: Jamie Funderburk and H. Hama
Bereavement Support Tuesdays | 3:00-4:30 pm
Integrate the bereavement associated with a significant death in your life and use knowledge about yourself and the grieving process to maximize coping skills.
Facilitators: Mary Fukuyama and Thea Comeau-Begins mid-semester
Coping with Medical Challenges Mondays | 1:00-2:30 pm
Promote coping with personal medical challenges through integration of mind-body healing from a psychological perspective and shared support from others.
Facilitators: Debbie Weiss and Beverly Brady
Making Peace with Food Multiple Times & Days
For women with an eating disorder who would like to examine their relationship with food and their bodies, and who are in or have been in individual therapy.
Tuesdays 3:00-4:30 pm with Roberta Seldman and Amanda Lawson-Ross
Thursdays 1:00-2:30 pm with Jennifer Stuart and Yu-Yun Liu
Recovery Support (Peabody Hall) Mondays | 3:00-4:30 pm
Develop stress reduction and relapse prevention strategies, and gain strength from others in maintaining recovery. People in recovery from all addictions are welcome.
Facilitator: Joan Scully
Sexual Assault Survivors Support Thursdays | 3:00-4:30 pm
Women survivors of an assault are welcome to begin or continue their healing journey while empowering them through connection with other survivors.
Facilitator: Julie Abrams and Debbie Weiss
Success Not Excess (Peabody Hall) Tuesdays | 3:00-4:30 pm
Participants discuss their use of alcohol and drugs in a non-judgmental group setting. Develop an understanding of drugs of abuse and effects, clarify values and identify warning signs for developing an addiction.
Facilitator: Joan Scully and Kristen Shader
Groups for Specific Populations
First Generation Empowerment Mondays | 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Gain awareness of the impact of privilege and oppression on your academics, and learn strategies to enhance emotional, psychological, and academic well-being.
Facilitator: Brandi Pritchett-Johnson and Jonny Bourn
Graduate Student Women’s Support Mondays | 11:00am-12:30 pm
During the unique experience of graduate school, receive support to survive and flourish, and have a place to discusses your stresses and joys.
Facilitator: Linda Lewis
International Student Support (English) Wednesdays | 3:00-4:30 pm
Discuss cultural, career, educational, relational and financial concerns unique to international students and identify available resources to help you.
Facilitator: Chun-Chung Choi and H. Hama
International Student Support (Mandarin) Fridays | 2:00-4:00 pm
Facilitator: Chun-Chung Choi and Yu-Yun Liu
Invincible Black Women Mondays | 10:30-12:00 pm
Black women are empowered in discussing concerns facing them today and in gaining rituals, self-care, and connectedness for conquering negative patterns.
Facilitator: Brandi Pritchett-Johnson and Marti Jones
Understanding Self and Others Graduate Students Multiple Times & Days
Connect with other graduate students to release feelings about distressing experiences, develop insights about interpersonal patterns through support and feedback, and create connections and trust in group.
Wednesdays 11:00-12:30 pm with Gizem Toska and Zully Rivera-Ramos
Fridays 3:15-4:45 pm with Jennifer Alonso and Debbie Weiss
Sexual Orientation and Gender Groups
LGBTQ Empowerment Mondays | 10:00-11:30 am
Explore issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity, and gain support in integrating your identity with other areas of your life. Cycle 1 begins: 8/31; Cycle 2 begins: 10/26
Facilitator: Carlos Hernandez and Yu-Yun Liu
Trans Empowerment (Peabody Hall) Fridays | 10:00-11:30 pm
Explore the challenges and joys of integrating one’s gender identity and expression. Participants process their unique journey through self-awareness and exploration leading towards a greater sense of self-acceptance. Begins October 9
Facilitator: Carlos Hernandez and Jonny Bourn
Peer Support Groups
Intentional Peer Support (Peabody Hall) Tuesdays | 3:00-4:30 pm
Work together to develop awareness of personal and relational patterns; to view life experience from many angles; and to create new ways of seeing, thinking and doing.Facilitators: Sara Nash and Jim Probert
Wellness Recovery Action Plan ® (Peabody Hall)Multiple Times & Days
Participants develop personal plans for maintaining wellness and for addressing internal and external signals of increasing distress. Group emphasizes hope, personal responsibility, education, self-advocacy and support.
Tuesdays 12:30-2:30 pm with Sara Nash and Jim Probert, starts October
Thursdays 2:45-4:45 pm with Sara Nash and Jim Probert
Mindful Living and Coping Skills
Taming the Anxious Mind Multiple Times & Days
Learn and practice Mindfulness Meditation, a time-tested method for helping people quiet their minds, feel more relaxed, and nonjudgmentally focus on the present.
Mondays 3:15-4:45 pm with Julie Abrams-Bernier
Tuesdays 11:00 am-12:30 pm with Gizem Toska
Wednesdays 1:15-2:45 pm with Brian Ess and Jen Alonso
Wednesdays 3:00-4:30 pm with Tina Tannen and Keri Johnson
Resilient U: Happier Wednesdays | 1:00-2:30 pm
Learn a variety of problem-solving and life management skills for improving low mood and depression.Facilitators: Geoff Lee
Taking Hold of your Mind and Heart Tuesdays | 1:00-2:30 pm
Learn mindfulness and interpersonal effectiveness skills to establish healthier relationships, deal with conflict, get what you want and need, and build self-respect.Facilitators: Mei-Fang Lan and Sunni Lutton
You are Enough Mondays | 3:00-4:30 pm
Explore barriers to connecting (e.g. shame, fear of judgment). Cultivate stronger relationships and self-esteem through practices designed to increase authentic and rewarding connection.Facilitators: Geoff Lee and Sara Nash
General Therapy Groups
Understanding Self and OthersMultiple Times & Days
Release feelings about distressing experiences, develop insights about interpersonal patterns through support and feedback, and create connections and trust in group.
Mondays 3:00-4:30 pm with Anthony Greene (Men only)
Mondays 1:15-2:45 pm with Jeannie Latimer and Marcia Morris
Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 pm with Jennifer Stuart and Tina Tannen
Wednesdays 3:15-4:45 pm with Brian Shaw and Thea Comeau
Thursdays 3:00-4:30 pm with Lisa Winn and Zully Rivera-Ramos
Thursdays 3:00-4:30 pm with Jen Alonso and Geoff Lee (walking/jogging format)
Fridays 1:00-2:30 pm with Amanda Lawson-Ross and Zully Rivera-Ramos-Late start, mid semester