Currently Offered Groups

If you are interested in one of our group options, please call our office, 513-529-4634, for more information. All groups and workshops require a group referral from a Student Counseling Clinician, except for Lavender Connections, Student Athlete Support and Student of Color Support Group. All meetings occur in Harris Hall, unless noted otherwise. 

Call 513-529-4634 to get set up with a group or workshop.

General Group Therapy Information

Please check back for Spring 2023 group and clinical workshop offerings!

Lavender Connections (Armstrong 3033)

Tuesdays, 3:30- 5 P.M., last session scheduled for 11/15/22

This is a drop in support group for students who identify as a LGBTQ+, who are interested in a supportive and affirming space, exploring and processing experiences and emotions related to gender and sexuality. Does not require a group referral from a clinician. 

Student of Color Support (Armstrong 3033)

Wednesdays, 3-4 P.M., last session scheduled for 11/16/22

This drop in support group will serve as a supportive space to increase connection, community, support, self-empowerment, and advocacy for student of color on campus. Does not require a group referral from a clinician. 

Stress Less Workshop

Wednesdays, 4-5 P.M.

This drop in style workshop is for students struggling with stress, anxiety, motivation issues and need coping skills ot help manage their wellbeing. This workshop will cover physical symptoms of stress and anxiety, and how to reduce anxious thoughts, feeling and behaviors. 

Coping Mindfully, CLOSED

Tuesdays, 1-2 P.M.

A weekly workshop that is designed to help students foster mindfulness and coping strategies to combat stress, anxiety and challenging life circumstances. 

BeYOUtiful Beings, CLOSED

Thursdays, 1-2:30 P.M.

This is a group for undergraduate and graduate women struggling with body image concerns, self-esteem, and perfectionism. This group is a warm, supportive, and informative environment for young women who are seeking to develop a more compassionate and holistic relationship with their body and mind.

Diamond DBT Skills, CLOSED

Tuesdays, 1-2:30 P.M.

Skill building group for students who experience strong feelings or intense emotional reactions that may be overwhelming, have trouble coping, and/or turn to ineffective behaviors to reduce negative emotions. Each week, members will learn and practice skills focused on recognizing and understanding their emotions, developing healthy ways to cope with distress, or how to communicate effectively.

Family of Origin (virtual), CLOSED

Thursdays, 3-4:30 P.M.

This group is for students of any gender, graduate or undergraduate, who are interested in exploring issues related to their Family of Origin and the effects that past or present concerns may have in their lives now.

DARE (Depression and Anxiety Recovery), CLOSED

Thursdays, 3-4:30 P.M.

This is a group for students who may be struggling with anxiety and/or depression. Members wil learn about various ways to cope and understand anxiety and depression through discussion, exploration, connection, acitivites and examples. 

Expressing the Self through Art, CLOSED

Wednesdays, 3-4:30 P.M.

Members will pay attention to their process of creating art through a variety of mediums and how this relates to the way they function emotionally, intrapersonally and interpersonally. Leaders will provide supplies, and no previous art experience is needed. 

Understanding Self and Others, CLOSED

Mondays, 4-5:30 P.M.

This group will provide a context for members to improve difficulties in their lives connected to developing and maintaining satisfying relationships with friends, family, partners, etc. A confidential environment will be created to help each member to learn how to trust, confront conflicts, understand one's interactional style, and develop healthy relationships with others and with one's self.

Circle of Hope, CLOSED

Mondays, 3-4:30 P.M.

A warm, supportive, and empowering therapy group for women/female-identifying graduate and undergraduate students who are survivors of sexual assault or intimate partner violence.

Grief Recovery, CLOSED

Fridays, 1-2:30 P.M.

A support group for students who have lost loved ones and are seeking a space where they can share their encounters with grief and loss with others who have had similar experiences. Losses that occurred maybe recent or past, friend or family.

Taking ACTion, CLOSED

Mondays, 3-4:30 P.M.

This is a group for people who struggle with negative thoughts, excessive worrying, feeling "stuck," and general stress. Group members will learn about mindfulness, how to interact with their thoughts in a different way and live in accordance with their values. 

Talking it out: Men's group, CLOSED

Thursdays, 1-2:30 P.M.

This group will provide a supportive space for male-identified students to connect, deepen self-awareness, & actively explore positive masculinity.

Student Athlete Support (Gross Center), CANCELLED

Mondays, 6-7 P.M.

Student athletes are expected to keep up with the stressful demands of athletics, academics, and social responsibilities. Group members will have an opportunity to share experiences, learn to positively cope, and receive support, understanding, and encouragement from others. Email Katherine Tylinksi for more information, tylinsk@miamiohedu