Counseling Center Workshops

Facilitator: Alice Franks, Psy.D, HSP-P

Koru Mindfulness and Meditation Workshop

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).
Session 1 dates: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22
Session 1 Day and Time: Tuesday 3:30 – 4:45

Zoom link<—
Meeting ID: 945 1071 0052
Passcode: 651837
Session 2 dates: 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13
Session 2 Day and Time: Wednesdays 12:15-1:30

Zoom link<—
Meeting ID: 964 3031 9111
Passcode: 738643

Facilitator: Jennifer Bell Brown, LCMHC, PhD

Feeling like a Fraud: Unmasking Imposter Syndrome in Graduate School

Imposter syndrome is defined as a “syndrome or pattern…based on intense, secret feelings of fraudulence in the face of success and achievement.” (J Harvey). Imposter syndrome is common among graduate students. This workshop provides a place to unpack what it is, how it impacts your experience, and how to deal with it. All grad students are welcome!
Date: TBA
Time: TBA

Facilitator: Randy Patterson, PhD

Thriving in Graduate School

Often people focus on how to survive the rigors and demands of grad school. This workshop is for graduate students who want to identify ways to maintain their emotional well-being and to thrive during their time at graduate school.
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Date: Thursday, March 17
Time: 3:30-4:30
Location: Zoom link

Facilitator: Catrina Berry, Graduate Trainee

Navigating Ability Status–College Life and Adulting

This is a two-part workshop series that explores relevant concerns and experiences that affect students with disabilities and differences across the ability spectrum. Discussion will focus on strategies for empowerment in academic, social, and professional settings. ( Back To Top )
Session 1 date: 2/3
Session 1 Day and Time: Thursday 2:30 – 3:45

Session 2 date: 2/10
Session 2 Day and Time: Thursday 2:30 – 3:45

Location: Zoom
Session 1
Meeting ID: 910 0170 1650
Passcode: 094341
Location: Zoom
Session 2
Meeting ID: 913 9642 6649
Passcode: 925912

Facilitator: Counseling Center Staff

Distress Tolerance

Overwhelmed? Build your coping that won’t make things worse. ( Back To Top )
Days/Times: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30
Dates: April 5, April 12, April 19 and April 26

Zoom Meeting ID: 916 2935 4910
Passcode: 505548

Facilitator: Shelby Malize, LCMHCS

Stress EDU

Weekly education + support to manage stress. Wednesday, 1/26 – 4/20 from 3:30-4:30PM via Zoom.
Drop in any week via Zoom!
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Location: Zoom link<–
Meeting ID: 914 5215 4851
Passcode: 616799

Facilitator: TBA

Anxiety Toolbox

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 three-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. ( Back To Top )
February 2nd, 9th and 16th – 12m-1pm
March 17th, 24th and 31st – 2pm-3pm
April 6th, 13th and 20th – 12pm-1pm
Location: Zoom
Meeting ID: 912 3365 0336
Passcode: 533444

Facilitator: Cecilia Barber, LCMHC-A

Body Project

“A 4 session workshop to empower female-identified students and improve body image concerns. This workshop has been proven to effectively reduce body dissatisfaction, negative mood, unhealthy dieting, and disordered eating. ( Back To Top )
Thursdays 3:15 – 4:45 pm on March 17th, March 24th , March 31st, and April 7th.
Location: Zoom