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Support Groups, Spring 2015


Moving Through Loneliness 

Minal Nebhnani, MA, PCCi  and Madeleine Mandich, MA, MFTi

Tuesdays from 2:00pm to 3:00pm  Starts Feb. 10

Are you feeling lonely and disconnected? Come join this group as we address loneliness through art, writing, role-playing, development of social skills, support, and sharing of resources in a safe and confidential environment. 


Reduce Stress through Mindfulness and Tame Your Inner Critic

Rik Isensee, LCSW

Wednesdays from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Starts Feb. 11

This group will help you deal with stress and develop a calm self-acceptance in the face oflife's many challenges. Strategies include mindfulness, meditation, guided imagery, and systematic relaxation to help you feel less uptight and anxious. Replace the harsh and negative messages you may be telling yourself with encouragement and self-compassion!



Procrastination - Stop Waiting Around!

Sam Edwards, LCSF

Wednesdays from 3:00pm to 4:00pm Starts Feb. 11

Don't put off until tomorrow what you cna do today! Let's look at how anxiety and all the demands of juggling work, family, and school can lead to putting things off. Learn how to manage your time, homework (and life!) so you can get things done sonner. 



Overcome Anxiety and Self-Consciousness

Sam Edwards, LCSW  and  Lori Wong, LCSW

Thursdays from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Starts Feb. 12

This workshop is designed for students who feel self-conscious, boring, or uncomfrtable in social situations (such as class discussions). You will learn stategies that will help you feel more confident participating in class, and socializing with friends. 


Tools for Improving Your Mood

Betty Wong, LCSW

Fridays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starts Feb. 20 (2/13 is a holiday)

Learn cognitive behavioral stategies to increase your skills in managing anxiety, depression, and stress. You will gain a better understanding of how mood and behavior are related. Practicing these skills will increase your confidence and help you feel better.     

Can't Sleep?

Felicia King, LCSW  and Jane Ernstthal, NP

One time only: Tues. Feb. 10 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Sleep deprivation can affect your academic performance, your mood, and your health. There are a lot of things you can do to get a better night's sleep. Come to this one-time workshop and learn what ytour body needs and some strategies on how to get it!

Stop Your Panic Attacks Now

Sam Edwards, LCSW  and  and Felicia King, LCSW

One time only: Thurs. March 12  from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Panic attacks are frightening. The fear, dizziness, and shaking can feel overwhelming. This one-time workshop will enable students to keep their wits about them and learn how to handle themselves during an attack, with the hope of lessening their severity over time.