Groups & Workshops

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Stone Center Counseling Service Spring 2018 Groups & Workshops

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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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 & Michelle De Sedas
  • *Registration required 781-283-2839
  • Starts Friday, 2/9
  • Fridays 12:30-1:30 pm
  • 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. 

  • Led by Angela Guerrero 
  • Please RSVP:   aguerrer
  • Tuesdays  12:30-1:30 pm
    2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 4/3, 4/10, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15
  • Stone Center Solarium
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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. 

  • Co-led by Anastasiya Blyum & Dianne Kraaijvanger
  • *Registration required: 781-283-2839  
  • Wednesdays: 12:30 - 1:30pm
  • Start Date: TBD
  • Stone Center Conference Room
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Chronic Illness Group

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

  • Co-facilitated by Dianne Kraaijvanger and Lisa Keefe
  • Please RSVP to dkraaijv
  • Mondays 12:30-1:30pm
  • Starts Febuary 5th
  • Stone Center Solarium
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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-facilitated by Hannah Peters & Brianna Wadler
  • Please RSVP to hpeters
  • Fridays 12:30-1:30
  • Start date 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
  • Date/Time/Place TBD
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Students with a Disability Support Group

If you identify with this label then come join this group to help you share with each other how to be successful, practice wellness, and balance school and life stressors.

  • Facilitated by Jan Park.  RSVP to jpark23
  • Date/Time TBD
  • Stone Center Conference Room
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Exploring Substance Use

This six week session group will help you consider the role that alcohol and other drugs play in your life, in a safe and nonjudgmental enviornment. 

  • Co-led by Dana Rochman & Brianna Wadler
  • * Registration Required: 781-283-2839
  • Wednesdays: 12:30 - 1:30pm
    2/21, 2/28, 3/14, 3/21, 4/4, 4/11 
  • Stone Center Solarium
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Feel Better Fast

This is a three-session group designed to help students assess their stress and to make a resilience plan
using strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy and positive neuroplasticity.

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PAWS for Wellness

The Stone Center Counseling Service is bringing Therapy Dogs back to campus by popular demand. Just Drop-in!

  Thursdays: 2/8, 3/8, 4/5, 5/10
  Pendleton East 225A, Knapp Atrium
  12:30 - 1:30pm
  Contact:  jward  

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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
  • Thursday, March 15th, 3:30-5:00pm
  • Stone Center Conference Room