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Workshops Fall 2022

Learn / practice mindfulness to reduce stress and get more satisfaction from college experiences. Accompanying book- The Mindful Twenty-Something by Holly Rogers (available via ebook from UNCG Jackson library).
  Facilitator: Alice Franks, Psy.D, HSP-P  
  • Session 1 dates: 9/13, 9/20, 9/27 & 10/4/22
  • Session 1 Day and Time: Tuesday 3:30 - 4:45
 
  • Session 2 dates: 10/26, 11/2, 11/9 & 11/16/22
  • Session 2 Day and Time: Wednesdays 12:15-1:30
  Location: Zoom TBA
The Body Project A 4 session workshop to empower women and improve body image concerns. This workshop has been proven to effectively reduce body dissatisfaction, negative mood, unhealthy dieting, and disordered eating.
Facilitator: Cecilia Barber, LCMHC-A
    Session 1
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30
  • Dates: Thursdays 9/22, 9/29, 10/6 & 10/13
  • Location: Zoom <---(click)
  • Meeting ID: 978 5928 2977
  • Passcode: 319187
    Session 2
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30
  • Dates: Tuesdays 10/18, 10/25, 11/01 & 11/08
  • Location: Zoom<---(click)
  • Meeting ID: 975 6434 0190
  • Passcode: 243956
A 3-session workshop on developing and maintaining self-care and study habits. Do we really need motivation? Or, do we need to focus on systems, habits, and routines? This workshop series will focus on helping students develop personalized plans to assist with developing sustainable changes in their behavior.
Facilitator: Jennifer Bell Brown, Ph.D., LCMHCS
  • Session 1: Wednesday 8/31
  • Session 2: Wednesday 9/7
  • Session 3: Wednesday 9/14
  • Time: 3:00-4:00
  • Location: Zoom<---(click)
  • Meeting ID: 982 7709 1717
  • Passcode: 665878
Drop-in support and education to learn ways to better manage stress
Facilitator: Shelby Malize, LCMHCS
  • Wednesdays, September 14th - November 10th, 2022
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Zoom<---(click)
  • Meeting ID: 914 5215 4851
  • Passcode: 616799
Join us for a workshop series on ecotherapy! Together we will explore opportunities to enhance our wellbeing and connections with nature. During this two part workshop series, we will learn what Ecotherapy is and practice some tools to do it on our own. We will explore indoor and outdoor approaches (such as walking to a campus outdoors Natural space). We will offer a variety of nature based tools and techniques. No experience necessary! All are welcome as we look for ways to enhance our wellbeing and our connections as a community and as part of our natural ecosystem.
Facilitators : Nicole Forrisi LCMHC (She/Her), & Dr. Meredith Powers (She/Her)
  • Monday, September 12th 3pm-4pm
  • Monday, September 19th 3pm-4pm
  • In Person
Anxiety and stress are two of the top reasons students seek counseling, and there are some basic facts and tools related to anxiety management that can be very effective. This is a 2-part series designed to help you to better recognize your symptoms and triggers, increase your understanding and knowledge and learn strategies for coping with and reducing your anxiety.
Facilitator: Claudio Caceres, MSW, LCSW
    Session 1
  • Thursday, September 15th, 2022
  • Time: 10:00 am- 11:00 am
  • Location: Zoom<---(click)
  • Meeting ID: 941 0986 0163
  • Passcode: 423753
    Session 2
  • Thursday, October 24th, 2022
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Zoom<---(click)
  • Meeting ID: 981 0303 4153
  • Passcode: 541704
Workshop designed to identify and manage symptoms of anxiety and other feelings about transitioning to college or back to college. All students are welcome to attend!
Facilitator: Cecilia Barber, LCMHC-A
    Session 1
  • Thursday, September 20th, 2022
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Zoom<---(click)
  • Meeting ID: 929 8619 1340
  • Passcode: 686850
    Session 2
  • Wednesday, September 28th, 2022
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Zoom<---(click)
  • Meeting ID: 957 6132 8162
  • Passcode: 719867
    Session 3
  • Thursday, October 6th, 2022
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Zoom<---(click)
  • Meeting ID: 970 3739 0556
  • Passcode: 463975
A workshop focused on students' mental health that provides an opportunity to meet,share and learn skills to navigate the stress that often comes with being a First Generation Student. We will engage in interactive exercises aimed at destigmatizing mental health and learn ways to cope with the stress of school, family and cultural expectations.
Facilitator: Lori A. Hinsley Ph.D.,HSP-P
  • Date: September 26th, 2022
  • Time: 12-1:00 pm
  • Location: Zoom<---(click)
  • Meeting ID 964 9181 930
  • Passcode 058377
A workshop for early career grad students who are adjusting to a new community, new responsibilities, and new relationships while working on managing their well-being. This meeting offers tips and support for a soft(er) landing.
Facilitator: Randy Patterson, Ph.D., HSP-P
  • Date : Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022
  • Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
  • Location: Zoom<---(click)
The relationship with a graduate school advisor can be central to a grad student’s progress and their experience overall. It is not uncommon for there to be challenging dynamics to navigate in these collaborations. Come to this workshop to talk about how principles of healthy relating apply to these important relationships
Facilitator: Randy Patterson, Ph.D., HSP-P
  • Date : Thursday, October 13, 2022
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Location: Zoom<---(click)