Groups & Workshops

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Stone Center Counseling Service
Spring 2014 Groups and Workshops

Please email the group/workshop facilitator(s) for more information on a specific group.  
Unless indicated otherwise, the following groups and workshops are open to Wellesley students only.

Self-Care For Survivors

For students who want to build self-care and share a sense of safety with fellow survivors of sexual trauma.

Facilitated by Alex Prior & Emily Wheeler

Begins Feb 7

An individual meeting with the group facilitator is required before joining this group.
Email:  aprior or ewheele2


Grief Group

For students who are coping with the loss of a loved one. Members will have an opportunity to share about their current lives and speak about the impact of the death of a family member or significant friend.

Facilitated by Alex Prior & Rachel Fish

Begins Feb 5

An individual meeting with the group facilitator is required before joining this group.
Email aprior or rfish


Managing Chronic Illness

An initial information session for students who have been diagnosed chronic medical condition and who are potentially interested in attending an ongoing support group.

Facilitated by Jane Ward & Sue Morris

Drop in on Tuesday, Feb 18
Stone Center Conference Room


Complex Minds

For students carrying a mental health diagnosis, including anxiety, depression, OCD, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, and others.  This group will focus on creating a peer support network, undoing stigmas, recognizing symptoms, managing self-care, finding strength through group connection, and celebrating your unique resources, creativity, intelligence and expression. 

Facilitated by Angela Guerrero & Liz Stahler

Wednesday's, 12:30-1:20 pm
Stone Center Solarium
Drop-in for new members open thru Feb 19


For students who identify as bisexual or questioning.  Please join us if you are seeking a safe space to discuss what it is like being bisexual at Wellesley College, at home, at work, and other issues related to being bisexual that are important to you. 

Facilitated by Rachel Fish & Sue Morris 

Drop-in for new members on Wednesday, Feb 19
Stone Center Conference Room

*Eating in the Light of the Moon

For students interested in talking about eating and body image. Using the book by Anita Johnston, Ph.D., we will discuss women's relationships and struggles with food and their bodies, and how they may be able to transform these relationships into something more healthy and empowering.

*This group is currently full and will reopen to new members in Fall, 2014.

Panel of Recovery:
A National Eating Disorders Awareness Week Event
Co-sponsored by the Multiservice eating Disorders Association

Join us for an inspiring night of education and dialogue about recovery from eating disorders.  Listen to a panel of individuals discuss eating disorder recovery from multiple perspectives.  A Q&A will follow.

Monday, Feb 24
Tishman Commons, Campus Center
Admission is free and open to the public
Students, staff & faculty welcome

Returning From Study Abroad:
Managing Re-Entry and Reverse Cultire Shock

Are you finding that your friends and family aren't as interested in hearing about your study abroad experience as you'd like them to be?  Or do you feel like everyone keeps bothering you to talk about your experience when you'd rather leave it behind?  Have you found that people here have changed while you were gone, or that you've changed?  If so, please join us for this workshop!  We'll address the ups and downs of transitioning back from study abroad and tops for managing them.

Facilitated by Sue Morris & Emily Wheeler

Wednesday, Feb 19
Clapp Library lecture Room
Email ewheele2 to register

Coping with Procrastination Workshop

Do you put off assignments until the last minute? Never seem to be able to meet deadlines? Have difficulty managing your time? Feel anxious over academic assignments? If so, this workshop is for you!

Facilitated by Robin Cook-Nobles

Tuesday Mar 11
3-4:30 pm
Stone Center Conference Room
Email rcooknob to register


Getting Connected

Are you feeling less connected to other students on campus?  Are you looking to form new relationships?  Take a break and consider coming to a workshop where you can connect with others who feel similarly, meet some new faces, and have fun.

Facilitated by Liz Stahler & Melissa Nauman

Wednesday, Mar 5
Stone Center Solarium

Email mnauman to register


Also available upon request:

"All Student Experiences are not Created Equal":  A Discussion-based Workshop on the Unique Experiences of Students of African Descent at Wellesley

Please email Rachel at rfish for more information










The Counseling Service will be seeing students until Friday, May 30th and will resume the week of August 25th (limited clinical hours), normal hours 8:30-4:30 will resume on September 2nd.

After-Hours, Holiday & Break Counseling Emergency #'s


Counseling Service x2839;
Campus Police x5555;
RD on Duty;
or go to the Emergency Room at Metro West Medical Center (Leonard Morse Hospital)
67 Union Street, Natick


Spring Groups & Workshops!



Contact Us

Stone Center Counseling Service
Robin Cook-Nobles, Ed.D.

106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30

Tel: 781-283-2839
Fax: 781-283-3769