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Healing From Family Pain

Many adults struggle with difficulties from their childhood. This group is for those who grew up in families where dysfunction, addiction, abuse, neglect, excessively rigid rules, etc. were common and who would like to share and learn healthier ways of feeling, thinking, and behaving in an open and supportive environment.
Mondays 2:30-4 pm
Start Date:  Monday, 9/19/2016

Understanding Self and Others

Are you in the place of wanting to better understand yourself and your experiences in your relationships?  Would you benefit from a supportive environment while you work towards self-acceptance?  If these questions peak your curiosity you might be a good fit for our “Understanding Self & Others” Group. This process oriented group aims to provide a warm and supportive environment for students who are interested in developing a greater understanding and acceptance of themselves and others, as well as identify and explore patterns in their relationships.  Here students are encouraged to experiment with new ways of relating, connect with others around the sharing of personal experiences, and be open to support and feedback in the moment.   Presenting concerns may vary widely from depression, anxiety, lack of motivation, forgiveness and acceptance, low self-esteem, and relationship and family concerns.
Tuesdays  4-5:30 pm
Start Date:  Tuesday, 9/20/2016

Overcoming Anxiety:  Gaining Freedom to Enjoy Life

Anxiety is normal life experience, and even necessary in small to moderate amounts for productivity and trying new things.  Yet, for some people, anxiety can prevent them from enjoying their life, contributing the constant feeling of being in “survival mode.”  This group is for students who feel controlled by their anxiety and desire to have better skills for managing it.  This is a 1-hour, skills-based group that will increase understanding about the function and process of anxiety, teach new ways to manage it, increase confidence in managing anxiety, and increase overall quality of life despite struggles with anxiety.
Wednesdays, 3-4 pm
Start Date: Wednesday, 9/21/2016

LGBTQIA Support Group

This support based therapy group is designed to provide a supportive environment for members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual/Agender (LGBTQIA) communities, or those who are questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender identity/expression, to develop a greater understanding and acceptance of themselves and others, as well as identify and explore patterns in relationships. The goal of this group is to improve interpersonal relationships by experimenting with new ways of relating and connecting with others, along with receiving support and feedback in the moment. Presenting concerns may vary widely from depression, anxiety, lack of motivation, acceptance, low self-esteem, and relationship and family concerns. Group will also address experiences with the coming out process, dating & relationship challenges, creating safer community spaces, coping with family struggles, navigating religion and spirituality, and coping with being a sexual orientation minority in a heterosexist culture.
Wednesdays, 4-5 pm
Start Date:  Wednesday, 9/28/2016

Mental & Emotional Fitness

Get “Fit” spending an hour a week learning new skills like anger management, conflict resolution, assertive communication, healthy boundaries/relationships, social anxiety, emotional regulation, stress management, mindfulness, relaxation/self-care, sleep hygiene, nutrition, exercise, identifying emotions and emotional expression.
Wednesdays 12-1pm
Start Date:  Wednesday, 10/12/2016

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