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Group Counseling

Group Counseling

In group counseling, approximately 5 – 8 individuals meet with a trained counselor. Some groups learn and practice skills together, while others are for support around a common issue.

Groups currently running as of Fall 2018:


Tools for Self-Awareness Seminars

An ongoing workshop designed to teach skills to managing difficult emotions and life situations. Students can call the front desk or talk with a counselor to register.

  • Wednesdays 12pm
  • Thursdays 4pm
  • Fridays 12pm

Anxiety Tool Box Seminars

An ongoing workshop designed to teach skills to manage anxiety.  Students can call the front desk or talk with a counselor to register.

  • Mondays 12:00 PM
  • Tuesdays 12:15 PM (meets in SHCS Conference Room)
  • Fridays 2:00 PM

Coping Skills Seminar

An ongoing, interactive workshops for students to create and maintain healthy changes in their lives. Students can call the front desk or talk with a counselor to register.

  • Tuesdays 12:15 PM

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"Calm and Clear" Mindfulness Workshops

Drop-in workshops incorporating breath exercises, gentle movement, and relaxation techniques for self awareness, self care and stress reduction.  No registration or experience necessary.

  • Tuesdays 12:15 PM on lawn outside of Student Health and Counseling Services
  • Thursdays 2:15pm in Pioneer Heights Quad

Location may change depending on weather.

“Walk it Off” Workshop

Movement and time in nature have been shown to help us feel better.  Each group session introduces mindfulness tools and allows students to practice them as they take a short walk.  No experience or registration necessary.

  • Thursdays 1:15pm - participants meet outside of Student Health and Counseling

If weather does not permit a walk outside, group may use the indoor track at the RAW.

Integrative Healing Yoga

Simple movement, breathing and grounding practices to regain comfort in the body, improve self-regulation, and counteract negative thinking. No experience or registration necessary, all materials will be provided.

  • Every other Wednesday 12 PM - Old University Union 102

Women of Worth

A safe space for women to come together, share their experiences, and receive and offer support. Possible themes include anxiety, stress, relationships, gender issues and societal expectations.  Schedule an appointment with a counselor for more information.

  • Wednesdays 3:00 PM

It's a Family Affair

Helping participants with hard family backgrounds create meaningful, healthy relationships.  Exercises could benefit intimate relationships and friendships as well. Schedule an appointment with a counselor for more information.

  • Mondays 2:00 PM

Self-Care Workshops

Counselors are available to run workshops on self-care for interested classes or student groups. These workshops are particularly useful for those in caretaking professions, or involved in activism. They can be tailored to any group’s needs and availability. Contact Shauna Olson Hong at (510) 885-3735 for more information.

 

Last Edited 8/9/18

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