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 30-minute, check-in meeting with a group facilitator will be scheduled for you.

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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. 

 

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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   Begins 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 & Hannah Fleckenstein
  • Please RSVP to Robin Cook-Nobles:   rcooknob
  • Tuesdays, 12:30-1:30 pm;  Begins 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 more healthy and empowering. 

  •  Contact jpark23 or whuang2
  • *Registration required: 781-283-2839  
  •  Wednesdays, 1-2pm 2/20-5/8 
  •  Stone Center Conference Room
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Finding Connections

Are you returning from Study Abroad? Coming back from a leave?  A new transfer student? This group will provide space for you to explore what this transition entails and build confidence, all while connecting with peers and with yourself. Weekly topics are chosen by the group.

  • Co-led by Hannah Peters, Psy.D. & Zenobia Morrill, M.A.
  • Please RSVP to hpeters
  • Day and time TBD
  • Stone Center Solarium
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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.

  • For more information please contact Dr. Wendy Huang  whuang2
  • Led by Wendy Huang
  • Start Date: TBD
  • Wednesdays: 4:00 - 5:30pm
  • Location: Stone Center Conference Room
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PAWS for Wellness

Just drop-in to spend time with our volunteers and their therapy dogs. Guaranteed to bring a smile. 

  • Day/Time Thursday 2/14 & 3/14, 12:30 - 1:30
  • Location: Lulu Chow Wang Center - Cow Chair Rm
  • Contact: jpark23

  

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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
  • Wednesday, March 20th, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Stone Center Conference Room
  • Please RSVP to rcooknob

 

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Chronic Illness Support Group

Support group for students challenged by a medical illness. Come together with others to find support.

  • Mondays 12:35-1:20
  • Stone Center Conference Room
  • Begins February 4th

Co-led by Zan Barry and Laurel Gilford

Contact: Jan Park at jpark23
 

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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 second session.

  • Facilitated by Angela Guerrero, LICSW
  • *Registration required 781-283-2839
  • Tuesdays, 3-4 pm
  • Begins February 12- April 9
  • Stone Center Conference Room 
     
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Stress Less Week: Petting Zoo

Come relax and have fun with our furry and feathered friends

  • Co-sponsored with Active Minds
  • Wednesday, April 10
  • 12:30-2:30
  • Location:  Events Lawn 
      (Rain location; patio outside Cow Chair Room)
  • Questions jpark23

 

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Counseling and Health Services will offer information and anonymous on-line screening in conjunction with this awareness week. Come do an art project that focuses on body positivity.
 

  • Monday, February 25th, 12:00 - 2:00pm
  • Location: Lulu Lobby
  • Contact: JPark23