General Therapy – This is a psychotherapy process group in which members discuss personal issues such as family problems, relationship issues, feelings of isolation, depression, anxiety, anger, and etc. Because all members are graduate students, they understand the myriad of stresses that graduate students encounter.
Writers’ Block -- This group uses a combination of “hands on” strategies and process discussions. The “hands on” components include setting realistic goals, behavioral strategies, mapping out project, relaxation techniques, cognitive strategies, and etc. Process discussions often address motivational problems, fear of failure (or success), anxiety, depression and hopelessness, procrastination, avoidance, feeling overwhelmed, working with difficult agents, publishers or committee members, and negative experiences that create barriers to productive writing.
Group for Therapists – This is a process group for people in the mental health profession. As members of the mental health professions, we carry the burdens of many people. It is also important for us to have a place todecompress, unload, work on our problems, and receive support and nurturance. It is also important for us to continually work on ourselves, so that we can better help our clients. This group is here to provide a safe, constructive space for us.
LGBT Support – This group is intended to provide a safe space for members to discuss both issues particular to the LGBT community such as coming out, internalized negativity, rejection from family, religious struggles, same-gender relationships, etc., as well as general life problems. You can be yourself, knowing that your fellow members “get” the LGBT part of you.
Grief Group - It is often helpful to talk with people who truly understand the pain of losing a love. This group will provide support and help people walk through the stages of grief with others who care.