Frequently Offered Groups

Fall 2020 Groups

All groups will be conducted via Webex


DARE: Depression & Anxiety Recovery (Thursday, 4-5:30 pm)
This is a group struggling with anxiety and/or depression. Members will learn about various ways to cope and understand anxiety and depression, through discussion, exploration, activities and examples.

Transformations: Substance Use/Abuse (
Wednesdays, 5-6:30 pm)
This group is for students who are concerned about their use of different substances (alcohol, marijuana, etc.). The focus will be on identifying how substance use influences everyday life and functioning, how to reduce said use, and show how substance use may be interfering with personal goals, relationships, etc.

Understanding Self and Others (Wednesdays, 3-5 pm)
This group will provide a context for members to improve difficulties in their lives connected to developing and maintaining satisfying relationships with friends, family, lovers, etc. In this group, members will learn how to trust, confront conflicts, understand one's interactional style, and develop healthy relationships with others and with one's self.

Graduate Students Support (
Tuesdays, 3-4:30 pm)
This therapy group will allow graduate students to work towards improving their lives with respect to a wide range of difficulties. The group will be committed to two core goals of helping each individual develop a healthy, accepting relationship with one's self as well as developing and maintaining satisfying relationships with others, including family, friends, lovers, etc.

BeYOUtiful Beings (
Fridays, 1:30- 3 pm)
This is a group for university 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.

Grief Recovery (
Fridays, 1:30- 3 pm)
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.

Circle of Hope (
Tuesdays, 3-4:30 pm)
A warm, supportive, and empowering therapy group for university women, who are survivors of sexual assault or intimate partner violence.

Family of Origin Issues (
Thursdays, 3-4:30 pm)
This group is for students who are interested in exploring issues related to their Family of Origin (FOO) and the effects that past or present FOO concerns may have in their lives now.

Diamond DBT Skills (
Wednesday, 1-2:30 pm)
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.

Inter-Cultural Connections (
Tuesdays. 4:30- 6 pm)
This is a group for international and American students who are interested in different cultures and would like to share each other’s cultural experience. Develop deeper connections with others by joining us in these inter-cultural discussions.

Panic to Peace (
Wednesdays, 1-2:30 pm)
This group will be a space for those experiencing panic attacks and struggling to manage them. Members will receive support from one another as well as learn strategies for managing, preventing and de-escalating panic symptoms.

Student-Athlete Support (
Mondays, 3-4:30 pm)
The stressors of today’s world can take us on an emotional roller coaster ride as we try to keep up with ever-changing information and 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.

Stress Less Workshop (
Mondays 5-6 pm)
A 2-part workshop (1 hour each session) provides instruction and practice in utilizing evidence-based stress and anxiety management techniques including: mindfulness, deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, and guided imagery. Students are welcome to attend as many sessions as they want/need.