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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.  All groups meet in Student Health and Counseling Services unless otherwise indicated.

Groups currently running as of Spring 2020:


Anxiety Tool Box

An ongoing workshop designed to teach skills to manage anxiety.  To register, students can go to http:/health.csueastbay.edu, call (510) 885-3735, come to the SHCS front desk, or talk with a counselor.

  • Wednesdays 2pm
  • Thursdays 12:15pm
  • Fridays 2pm
Coping Skills

An ongoing, interactive workshop for students to create and maintain healthy changes in their lives. To register, students can go to http:/health.csueastbay.edu, call (510) 885-3735, come to the SHCS front desk, or talk with a counselor.

  • Tuesdays 12:15pm
  • Thursdays 12:15pm
Getting Unstuck

A three- session workshop series for students experiencing chronic depression.  Please schedule with a counselor for more information and to register.

  • Monday 12pm - 2/10, 2/17, 2/24
  • Tuesday 2pm - 3/17, 3/24, 4/7

Healthy Relationships Group

Join us to explore ways to build healthier relationships. Topics include power and control, consent, communication, dating, friendship, and communicating boundaries.  To register, students can go to http:/health.csueastbay.edu, call (510) 885-3735, come to the SHCS front desk, or talk with a counselor.

  • Thursdays 2pm, starting on 2/20/20

Queer Support Group

A caring and non-shaming space to explore issues connected to gender, sexuality, and our unique identities.  No registration necessary.

  • Tuesdays 12:15pm, Art and Education Room 142

Working Through Grief

An ongoing support group for students affected by a significant loss.  Each week includes education about the grief process, as well as sharing and mutual support.  To register, students can go to http:/health.csueastbay.edu, call (510) 885-3735, come to the SHCS front desk, or talk with a counselor.

  • Thursdays 1pm, starting on 2/20/20

Calm and Clear Workshop

"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 12:15pm on lawn outside of Student Health and Counseling Services, or inside in SHCS Multipurpose Room when weather does not permit
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.

Thursdays at 12:15pm in Old University Union 102 (unless another location is indicated) on:

  • 1/30/20 (RAW Studio B)
  • 2/13/20 (SHCS main conference room)
  • 2/27/20
  • 3/12/20
  • 3/26/20 (UU311)
  • 4/9/20
  • 4/23/20

Self-Care Moment

Take a break to practice simple and  effective activities that improve mental health, such as art and journaling.  No experience or registration necessary, all materials will be provided.

  • Mondays 12pm starting on 2/3/20, Recreation and Wellness Lounge

Women of Worth

A safe space for female-identified students to come together, share their experiences, and receive and offer support. Possible themes include anxiety, stress, relationships, gender issues and societal expectations.  

  • Thursdays 3:00pm

It's a Family Affair

Helping participants with hard family backgrounds create meaningful, healthy relationships.  Exercises could benefit intimate relationships and friendships as well. 

  • Mondays 2pm
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 shcscounseling@csueastbay.edu or call (510) 885-3735 for more information.

 

Last Edited 12/23/19

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