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 1:15-2:45 pm with Jeannie Latimer and Marcia Morris
Mondays 3:00-4:30 pm with Zully Rivera-Ramos (Diversity)
Tuesdays 11:00-12:30 pm with Jennifer Stuart and Tina Tannen-Begins mid semester
Tuesdays 1:15-2:45 pm with Jaime Jasser and Zully Rivera-Ramos
Tuesdays 3:00-4:30 pm with Debbie Weiss and Jennifer Alonso (Graduate Students)
Tuesdays 3:00-4:30 pm
Wednesdays 1:15-2:45 pm with Gizem Toska and Zully Rivera Ramos (Graduate Students)
Wednesdays 3:15-4:45 pm with Anthony Greene and Keri Johnson
Thursdays 1:00-3:00 pm with Jen Alonso and Geoff Lee (Walk/jog)
Thursdays 3:00-4:30 pm with Brian Shaw and Cherie Oertel
Fridays 1:00-2:30 pm with Zully Rivera-Ramos and Raquel Botello-Begins mid semester
October 28-30 with Chun-Chung Choi and Natasha-Maynard Pemba (Marathon)
Groups for Specific Populations
First Generation Empowerment Tuesdays | 12:00 am-1:30 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: Linda Lewis
Graduate Student Support Mondays | 11:15 am-12:45 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 Mei-Fang Lan
International Student Support (Mandarin) Fridays | 2:00-3:30 pm
Facilitator: Chun-Chung Choi
Invincible Black Women Wednesdays | 3:15-4:45 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 Nnenna Lindsay
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.
Tuesdays 3:00-4:30 pm with Debra Weiss and Jennifer Alonso
Wednesdays 1:15-2:45 pm with Gizem Toska and Zully Rivera-Ramos
Peer Support Groups
Intentional Peer SupportTuesdays | 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 ® Thursdays | 2:45-4:45 pm
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.Facilitators: Sara Nash and Jim Probert
Sexual Orientation and Gender Groups
LGBTQIA Empowerment Wednesdays | 3:30-5:00 pm
Explore issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity, and gain support in integrating your identity with other areas of your life.
Facilitator: Carlos Hernandez and Nnenna Lindsay
Trans EmpowermentWednesdays | 2:00-3:30 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.
Facilitator: Carlos Hernandez and Tessa Wimberley
Anger ManagementMondays | 3:00-4:30 pm
Learn new information about anger and practice self-regulation training and cognitive reframing activities through experiential discussions.
Facilitator: Anthony Greene and Raquel Botello
AWE: Academic Wellness and Empowerment Support GroupWednesdays | 1:15-2:45 pm
Develop effective study skills and stress management tools through discussions about performance anxiety, time management and procrastination.
Facilitator: Jamie Funderburk
Bereavement Support Thursdays | 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.
Facilitator: Sunni Lutton
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.
Facilitator: Debbie Weiss and Ingrid Hogge
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 Tessa Wimberley (Begins mid-semester)
Thursdays 1:00-2:30 pm with Jennifer Stuart
Recovery SupportMondays | 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.
Facilitators: Joan Scully and Kristen Shader
Sexual Assault Survivors: Embodying Our Lives Thursdays | 1:00-2:30 pm
Women survivors of an assault are welcome to begin or continue their healing journey while empowering them through connection with other survivors.
Facilitators: Julie Abrams-Bernier and Debbie Weiss
Success Not Excess Tuesdays | 3:00-4:30 pm
Discuss your use of alcohol and other drugs in a non-judgmental setting. Develop an understanding of drugs of abuse and potential effects, identify warning signs for developing an addiction, and clarify values.
Facilitator: Kristen Shader
Mindful Living and Coping Skills
Reducing Stress with Mindful Movement Mondays | 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Learn body-based mindfulness and moving meditation practices such as gentle stretches, mindful walking, chi gong and other mindful movements to help reduce stress/anxiety, regulate emotions, and improve concentration.Facilitator: Julie Abrams-Bernier
Sailing Through Storms Mondays | 1:00-2:30 pm
Learn and practice DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) mindfulness and distress tolerance skills in a safe and supportive environment to enhance your ability to get through difficult times.Facilitators: Mei-Fang Lan and Sunni Lutton
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 3:00-4:30 pm with Tina Tannen
Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 pm with Jennifer Alonso and Barbara Welsch
Thursdays 1:15-2:45 pm with Amanda Lawson-Ross (Begins in early October)
Thursdays 3:15-4:45 pm with Gizem Toska and Ingrid Hogge