Groups & Workshops

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Stone Center Counseling Service Groups & Workshops

 Counseling groups can be a way to feel more connection and belonging, learn coping skills, and gain support and encouragement from other students in a confidential environment. If you are a Wellesley Student and are interested in a group or workshop that *requires registration, please call the Counseling Service at (781)283-2839.  An individual check-in meeting with a group facilitator will be scheduled for you.

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AWARE

The Asian Women's Action for Resilience and Empowerment (AWARE) is a group therapy intervention created specifically to address the mental, sexual and physical health of Asian American women by Professor Chris Hahm at Boston University.  The intervention is comprised of eight weekly 90-minute group sessions.

  • Led by Wendy Huang
  • Contact Wendy Huang  whuang2
  • Start Date: TBD
  • Stone Center Conference Room
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Chronic Illness Support Group

Support group for students challenged by a medical condition/illness. Come together to find support.

  • Co-led by Zan Barry and TBD
  • RSVP: Zan Barry sbarry
  • Mondays 
  • Start Date: TBD
  • Stone Center Conference Room

 


 

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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 and managing self-care.  It will help you find strength through group connection and celebrate your unique resources, creativity, intelligence and expression. 

  • Co-led by Robin Cook-Nobles & TBD
  • Please RSVP to Robin Cook-Nobles:   rcooknob 
  • Start Date: TBD
  • Stone Center Conference Room
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Eating in the Light of the Moon

For students interested in talking about eating and body image issues.  Utilizing the book by Anita Johnston, Ph.D., members will discuss their relationships and struggles with food and their bodies, and how they may be able to transform these relationships into something healthier and more empowering. 

  • For more info contact Wendy Huang whuang2 or Jan Park jpark23
  • *Registration required: (781)283-2839
  • Start Date: TBD
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Finding Connections

Feeling lonely? Wish your friendships were stronger? Do you have a lot of acquaintances but not many friends? Finding Connections is the group for you! This group empowers members to navigate the many transitions of college by providing guidance on the process of finding and deepening relationships. We practice authentic conversation, give and receive interpersonal feedback, and practice new relational skills. 

  • For more info contact Jan Park jpark23
  • Start Date: TBD
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Grief Group

For students who are coping with the loss of a parent/parental figure.  Members will have an opportunity to share their current lives and speak about the impact of the death of a family member.

  • Co-led by Alex Prior & Kaeley Majewski
  • *Registration required (781)283-2839
  • Fridays 12:30-1:30 pm
  • Start Date: TBD  
  • Stone Center Conference Room
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"Me Too" Survivors Group

This group is offered for students who want to explore their sexual abuse experience in safety and with compassion, with the goal of regaining a sense of wholeness and self-love by letting go.  Please call if you are interested and the time works for you.  There will be a maximum of 8 members, who will commit to attend all sessions.  Group closes after the second session.  

  •  Facilitated by Angela Guerrero, LICSW
  • *Registration required (781)283-2839
  •  Start date and time:  TBD
  •  Stone Center Conference Room 
     
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An Oasis of Guided Imagery

Visualization and Guided Imagery are both ways we use our imagination to help relieve tension and produce greater relaxation within the body.  Let the Counseling Center Staff help you take a study break, through weekly sharing of these practices. 

  • Date: TBD
  • Stone Center Conference Room
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Coping with Procrastination Workshop

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

  • Led by Robin Cook-Nobles
  • Please RSVP to rcooknob
  • Day and Time: TBD
  • Stone Center Conference Room
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PAWS for Wellness

Stop by and spend time with our stress-relieving therapy dogs and their volunteers. Guaranteed to brighten your day. 

  • Thursdays 12:30-1:30pm
  • Dates: TBD
  • Lulu Chow Wang Center - Cow Chair Room
  • ??? Contact Jan Park  jpark23

  

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Fresh Check Day

Fresh Check Day is a Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Education Event with interactive booths, music, prizes and fun activities designed to offer positive messaging for the support of mental wellness. It is a collaboration by the Division of Student Life, led by the Stone Center Counseling Service. 

  • Thursday, October 17th
  • 12:00-3:00 pm
  • Tishman Commons 

 

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WELL N.E.S.St. Festival

Come join Health Services, the B.H.E's and their collaborators for this FUN, educational, well-being fair.  Learn how to help yourself prevent problems in your and make the most of your potential.

  • Thursday, February 13th
  • 12:30-2:30 pm
  • Tishman Commons