Counseling and Psychological Services offers support groups designed to enhance life skills to students or provide special programs. These groups or special programs were often developed in collaboration with student groups, deans, residence advisers, and others.
For a list of workhops, visit CPS' Workshops and Trainings page.
Fall 2014 Support Group
How to Get Started
Please contact group leaders for more information and to schedule an initial group interview, unless otherwise indicated.
Several groups listed below do not yet have a set time. The clinicians leading these groups will be scheduling the group meetings at a time that best accommodates the majority of students who express interest in attending.
The Adult ADHD Group is a Cognitive-Behavioral treatment program consisting of 11 sessions which address core symptoms. The class teaches proven startegies for managing ADHD, in addition to medication. Each member of the group will use a manual and develop new skills for better organization and planning, reducing distractibility, and enhancing adaptive thinking. Speak with your psychologist or psychiatrist to be refered to the group. Sessions start Oct. 13th.
Anne Goldfield, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
Mondays, 10:00 a.m.
Distress Tolerance Group
Discussion group to meet other LGBTQ graduate students and to talk about concerns about our community. No screening, just drop by.
Getting Things Done
Group for Students with Families
Victoria Grosso, Ph.D., email@example.com
Date and Time TBD
Group for Women Healing from Sexual Abuse
Making Peace with Food
This is a psychoeducational support group open to undergraduate and graduate students (both men and women) who struggle with their relationship with food and are preoccuppied with their shape or weight. Each week, the group will cover topics relevant to eating concerns with the goal of developing a more peaceful relationship with food and their bodies. Members will also learn alternative ways to cope with difficult feelings without relying on food. This is a time-limited group which will run for 8 sessions in the fall semester.
Public Speaking: Learn to Speak with Confidence
Fridays, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Substance Use Concerns Group
Lisa Cohen, Ph.D., firstname.lastname@example.org
Date and Time TBA