Current Groups and Workshops

Contact Student Counseling Services for more information about the group(s) and/or workshop(s) you are interested in attending.

Workshops for Spring 2019:

Student Counseling Services is excited to present our John B. Well Workshop series. Each month one of our counselors will present on topics of wellness, based on the 8 Dimensions of Wellness. All workshops are free and open to all active Stetson students.

Each workshop offers cultural credit.

My Physical Self

January 29, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hollis Center Classroom #123

SCS Counselor Erika Lohmus and Stetson Health Service RN Cathy Rinehart provide an in-depth look into the physical dimension of holistic wellness. In addition to physical activity and nutrition, we can nurture our physical wellness in many ways. Students will also learn how our physical wellness and mental health are connected.

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Social Media: How Does It Affect Us Emotionally?

February 26, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hollis Center Classroom #123

Have you ever been asked, “What are your career goals?” The question alone can be stressful. This workshop, facilitated by SCS Therapist Nicole Pizza focuses on effective management of the stress associated with career goal development by implementing the 6 Occupational Wellness Passions in a practical manner.

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# Career Goals = Stress

March 26, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hollis Center Classroom #123

This workshop, facilitated by SCS Therapist, Natasha Ramnauth, explores the impact of social media on the mental health of students and how we can utilize social media in positive ways.

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Volume levels of Me: From College to Home

April 30, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hollis Center Classroom #123

How loud can I turn my true self up? Our at-college self-volume is often quite different from our at-home self-volume. This workshop, facilitated by SCS therapist, Keith L. Sims, explores the internal and external components that create this dynamic.

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Groups for Spring 2019:

This Semester we are offering the most popular groups offered last semester and 3 NEW groups! To register or for more information, please contact Student Counseling Services for a screening appointment.

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Please note these groups do not offer cultural credit.

Let's Have a Talk!: Diversity Support

Begins: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Duration: Semester
Exceptions: There will be no group during the week of Spring Break
Group type: Closed
Closing Date: February 7, 2019

We invite individuals with any minority identity (e.g., racial, religious, gender, sexuality, ability) to connect in a supportive group environment. This diversity support group may be helpful for students who are open to both learning to have dialogue across difference and finding strength through facing shared struggles together. To join or for more information, please contact Student Counseling Services for a screening appointment.

Building Resilience: Emotional Regulation

Begins: Monday, February 4, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Duration: Semester
Exceptions: There will be no group during the week of Spring Break
Group type: Closed
Closing Date: February 11, 2019

Building Resilience is a skills-based group designed for students who experience intense emotions and mood swings or whose emotional pain may lead to angry outbursts, relationship turmoil or self-injury. Sometimes self-defeating behaviors seem to offer short-term relief, but end up causing problems that make life even more difficult. DBT is a confidential group for men and women who help group members target the issues that cause distress and teaches skills to deal with these problems without resorting to unhealthy behaviors. Group members complete workbook assignments during the course of the group. Homework topics that correspond to the skill topics discussed in the group are routinely assigned and reviewed. To join or for more information, please contact Student Counseling Services for a screening appointment.

The 6 Types of Coping Skills

Begins: Monday, February 4, 2019
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 6 weeks
Exceptions: There will be no group during the week of Spring Break
Group type: Open (This group will repeat once it is completed)

Do you struggle with managing stress and self-care? Do you want to learn how to become more resilient? Each week this group will cover a healthy coping skill category and practice ways to uses these coping strategies on your own. This is an open group, so anyone can join at any time. Since this group will repeat once complete, participants starting later will be able to catch up on information missed. To join or for more information, please contact Student Counseling Services for a screening appointment.

Mindful Self-Compassion

Begins: Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Duration: 8 weeks
Exceptions: There will be no group during the week of Spring Break
Group type: Closed
Closing Date: February 12, 2019

An eight-week educational group cultivating mindfulness, self-kindness, and connectedness in a supportive environment. This group may be helpful for students experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, and critical self-talk. To join or for more information, please contact Student Counseling Services for a screening appointment.

Understanding Self and Others (USO)

Begins: Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Duration: Semester
Exceptions: There will be no group during the week of Spring Break
Group type: Closed
Closing Date: February 12, 2019

The USO group focuses on relationships, emotional intimacy, boundaries, self-awareness and other components of the interpersonal process. It provides an opportunity to practice new behaviors within a safe, confidential, and supportive environment where group members learn to interact in a more honest and genuine manner. Students dealing with a variety of personal concerns are appropriate for this group. To join or for more information, please contact Student Counseling Services for a screening appointment.

Can I… Have Your Attention?!: ADD/ADHD Support

Begins: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Duration: 6 weeks
Group type: Closed
Closing Date: February 27, 2019

This is a support group for students who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Each week focuses on a challenge that comes with having ADD/ADHD: 1) Inattention 2) Impulsivity 3) Difficulty with Organization 4) Poor Time Management 5) Emotional Dysregulation 6) Low Self-Esteem. It is a hybrid format, offering opportunities to both process with group members as well as learn new skills. No matter if you were diagnosed at age 5, age 35 or somewhere in between, this group is for you. To join or for more information, please contact Student Counseling Services for a screening appointment.

The Body Project

Begins: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Duration: 6 weeks
Group type: Closed
Closing Date: March 20, 2019

Do you struggle with body image concerns? Are you constantly comparing yourself to others? Backed by two decades of research and evaluation data, the Body Project is a group-based intervention that provides a forum for women and girls to confront unrealistic beauty ideals and engages them in the development of healthy body image through verbal, written, and behavioral exercises. The Body Project was developed by researchers at Stanford University, the University of Texas at Austin, and Oregon Research Institute, and has been delivered to over one million young women around the world. To join or for more information, please contact Student Counseling Services for a screening appointment.

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