Support Groups FALL 2013
Psychological Services at Student Health offers a variety of support groups for currently enrolled credit students. The groups are held at the same time each week and we encourage regular attendance. Enroll at Student Health Services, HC-100, Room 155 or call to register with Philip (415) 452-5386.
Free Yourself from Obsessing About Food and Weight
Felicia King, LCSW and Elizabeth Case, LCPC
Mon. 1:00 to 2:00 pm, begins 9/9
This group will focus on letting go of our judgments and obsessions with food and body size. Through a non-diet approach, we will explore our relationship to food. We will also learn strategies and gain tools to let go of the battle and accept our bodies and ourselves. Note: this group is not a drop-in, as the material builds on each session. Only sign up if you’re committed to coming every week. No new members after the second session.
Reduce Stress and Tame Your Inner Critic!
Rik Isensee, LCSW and Beth Dunn, ASW
Wed. 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., begins 9/11
This group will help participants develop self-acceptance and the ability to "let go" and not be trapped in emotions that "sweep us away." Techniques include sitting and walking meditation, guided imagery, stretching, relaxation, and confronting the inner critic. Note: this group is not a drop-in, as the material builds on each session. Only sign up if you're committed to coming every week. No new members after second session.
Tools for Improving Your Mood
Betty Wong, LCSW
Fri. 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., begins 9/13
Learn cognitive behavioral strategies to increase your skills in managing anxiety, depression and stress. This group will help you gain a better understanding of how mood and behavior are related and how you can effect change to feel better. Note: this group is not a drop-in, as the material builds on each session. Only sign up if you're committed to coming every week. No new members after the second session.
Procrastination - Stop Waiting Around!
Sam Edwards, LCSW
Wed. 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., begins 9/11
Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today. Let's look at how anxiety and other factors can lead to putting things off. Learn how to get things done sooner.
Overcome Anxiety & Self-Consciousness
Sam Edwards, LCSW and Lori Wong, LCSW
Thurs. 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., begins 9/12
This workshop is designed for students who feel self-conscious, boring and uncomfortable in social situations (such as class discussions.) You will learn strategies that will help you participate more actively in life, including in the classroom. Note: this group is not a drop-in, as the materials build on each session. Only sign up if you're committed to coming every week. No new members after the second session.
Test Anxiety Workshop
Shannon Ulrike, Psy.D.
One-time workshops, 2:30 to 4:30 pm on these Tuesdays: 9/10, 10/15, & 11/19
This is a one-time workshop where you will learn the skills to: Cope with stress and worry leading up to a test; manage anxiety during a test; and improve study habits. Please note that you only need to attend one workshop. Space is limited, so RSVP to Philip (see above).
Stop Your Panic Attacks Now
Sam Edwards, LCSW
Single Session: Thurs. 10/10 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Panic attacks are frightening. The fear, dizziness, and shaking can feel overwhelming. This one-time workshop will enable students keep their wits about them and learn how to handle themselves during an attack, with the hope of lessening their severity over time.