Groups and Events

Spring 2020 Groups

All groups will be held in the Student Counseling Services/SAVES suite located in the Lower Level of Tyler Hall.

Understanding Self & Others              

  • Tuesdays 9:30-10:45am with Debbie Byer
  • Wednesdays 3-4:15pm with Debbie Byer
  • Thursdays 9:30-10:35am with Brian Lusk & Emma Cohen
  • Thursdays 5-6:15pm & 6:30-7:45pm with Brian Lusk

This therapy group will help you set goals around your personal and relationship struggles. Through the support and input of a small group of peers and the group leader, members will work on ways to better their relationship with themselves and others in their lives. Most areas of personal distress or struggle would be appropriate concerns to address in this group.

Anxiety Toolbox                                  

  • Tuesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. with John Betzel
  • Thursdays 3:30-4:30 p.m. with John Betzel

This group is a fast paced, 4 session seminar is intended to help increase your understanding and knowledge about anxiety. The goal is to provide you with some skills to recognize and manage symptoms you may be experiencing. The workshop was designed so you do not have to share what brought you into counseling or anything else you do not want to share.  We will have practice exercises and assignments between meetings to hone and practice specific skills that will help members understand their symptoms and to fight anxiety.  These skills are known to promote and increase wellness and healthy living.

Kick The Habit                                    

  • Tuesdays 2-3 p.m. with Samantha Wilhelmi

This is a skills-based support group open to any student who wishes to reduce their nicotine use. This group applies to any form of nicotine use including smoking, vaping, dipping, etc.

Getting Unstuck                                  

  • Mondays 4-5 p.m. with John Betzel
  • Tuesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. with John Betzel

A structured, 3 week group or workshop for students with mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety. This educational and discussion group will look at and challenge the consistent thoughts and behaviors that get us stuck in a depressive/anxious mood.  

Recovery Support Group                    

  • Wednesdays 3-4 p.m. with Samantha Wilhelmi

This group provides a safe place for students in recovery from alcohol and other drug use to connect with other students in recovery, learn and share skills to support recovery and explore ways to have substance free fun.

Blunt Conversations                           

  • Mondays 3-4 p.m. with Samantha Wilhelmi

This is a skills-based support group open to any student who or has questions/concerns about or wishes to reduce their cannabis use.

Grief Support Group                           

  • Thursdays 5:15-6:15 p.m. with Debbie Byer

In a culture that avoids talking about death, our support group will offer you an opportunity to share your story and emotions openly. This group will provide companionship and understanding from counselors and group members who have experience similar losses.

The How of Happiness                     

  • Fridays 9-10 a.m. with Brittany Hall

This group is for students who are interested in increasing their overall happiness as well as learning to add more positive practices in their everyday lives. Books will be provided.