Stone Center Counseling Service Groups & Workshops
Spring Semester Groups are listed below. Please subscribe to the Office of Student Wellness Newsletter and instagram for updates and additional workshops and programs as they become available.
If you are a Wellesley Student and are interested in a group or workshop that *requires registration, you can email the facilitator directly, call the Counseling Service at (781)283-2839, or email firstname.lastname@example.org (with your name, student ID#, the group you are interested in, and your availability Mon-Fri 8:30 AM-4:30 PM). A 30-minute, individual check-in meeting with a group facilitator will be scheduled for you. You will also be required to complete the intake paperwork for the center.
If you have not completed intake forms for the 2023-24 Academic Year, please visit the following Student Portal link here.
Making connections with others can be great for feeling less isolated and more supported. Connecting with peers is a powerful preventative and potentially therapeutic experience for students who engage and share their authentic experiences with each other. Check out our offerings below and reach out to the contact person for any particular group, or just drop by for drop in groups and therapy dog sessions.
|For Information about MEDA- Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association, check out their online support groups for college students: Recovery on Campus and other information on drop in groups.
Let us come to you. Would you like to request that staff or trainees present to your group or org on a mental health topic? We are prepared to present on a number of topics such as stress management, healthy boundaries among friends, procrastination, and self-care, to name a few. Reach out to us to discuss your needs. Please plan well in advance to arrange a workshop with one of us.
Contact: Jan Park, jpark23
Come join us for our signature wellness fair, Spring Into Wellness, designed to offer a relaxing environment to hang out, learn about self care and practice it! Enjoy a chair massage, art activities, therapy dogs, healthy snacks, wellness goody bags, raffles and more!
Hosted by the Stone Center Counseling Service in collaboration with the Office of Student Wellness and Peer Health Educators
When and Where: Thursday, March 28th, 12:00-2:00 pm, Tishman
Questions? Jan Park jpark23
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 comprosed of eight weekly 90-minute group sessions. Co-led by Wendy Huang and Ellen Yang.
Come de-stress with therapy dogs from Dog B.O.N.E.S. and Every Great Dog therapy dogs, two non-profits and our off campus partners in creating a pawsitively relaxing environment. Learn about additional resources for self-care and timely topics for stress management. Meets within the festivals and as a standalone event below.
Thursday, February 15th, 12:30-2:00 at the WellN.E.S.St. Festival, Tishman
Thursday, March 28th, 12:00-2:00 at the Spring Into Wellness Fair, Tishman Cow Chair room
Monday, April 22nd, 12:00-1:30 in the Tishman Cow Chair room
Questions? Jan Park jpark23
If you are interested, please fill out this Google Form by February 20th, 2024.
The purpose of this group is to foster student's development, growth, and empowerment. This collective space centers on different themes and activities each week. It provides Latinx-identifying folks with a supportive community to explore their experiences and develop healthier ways of relating to others. This group is ideal for those who wish to gain self-awareness and cultivate more beneficial relationships. Insight and self-growth are facilitated as students share their experiences, provide support, and encourage more open and authentic ways of relating. In addition to focusing on relationships, this Latinx-focused group offers the opportunity to discuss shared experiences of navigating intersectionality, microaggressions and discrimination, challenges with systemic racism, and other social justice concerns. This is an open space where students can engage as needed.
U - Unity: Fostering a sense of togetherness and camaraderie among Latinx students.
N - Nurturing: Providing a nurturing environment for personal and academic growth.
I - Inclusivity: Celebrating diversity and ensuring all voices are heard and valued.
D - Determination: Encouraging perseverance and resilience in the face of challenges.
A - Advocacy: Supporting and advocating for the needs and concerns of Latinx students.
S - Solidarity: Standing in solidarity with one another to overcome obstacles and succeed together.
- Contact: Paulina Prieto Paz pp107
- Meets: Monthly meetings on Wednesdays, 3:00 PM
- Dates: February 21st, March 27th, April 24th
- Just drop by ACORNS
This support group is 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.
Come to this workshop to empower trans and non-binary students interested in starting of continuing therapy.
Co-hosted by LGBTQ+ Programs and Servies and Stone Center Counseling trainee, Pearl Weggler (they/them).
When: Wednesday, March 27th, 5:00PM
Meal Provided: Sign up here.
Contact Pearl Weggler for more info. pw105