Contemplate and Create

A weekly group that provides a space to engage in creativity and self-reflection through collaging and journaling. Art supplies and journal prompts are provided. Come to unwind, relax, contemplate, and create. No sign-up is required—just show up! 

Hosted by Nora Jordan from Counseling Services every Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Rose Chapel in Lorimer Chapel.

For questions or more information, email Nora Jordan.

Expressive Arts for Self-Growth

Not a typical art group. In this group, we use multiple art modalities for self-care, self-growth, and self-exploration.  Materials are provided, and no artistic skill is necessary. 

This group meets on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. Hosted by Carey Patrick Wertz from Counseling Services.

For questions or more information, email Carey Patrick Wertz.

Family Rules

A support group for students affected by the substance use of a family member. The group currently meets on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and is hosted by Katie Barlow from Counseling Services.

To register, or for questions and more information, email Katie Barlow.

Happy, Free, Confused, and Lonely

A group for Swifties! Does it ever feel like Taylor Swift lives inside your head? Same. If Taylor has provided the soundtrack for your last good cry or your go-to pick-me-up, Counseling Services has the group for you. 

Join us on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. as we share the lines that speak to us and engage in a community of support for recognizing and working through our feelings.

For questions or more information, email [email protected] or [email protected].

HealthRHYTHMS Empowerment Drumming Circle

HealthRHYTHMS is a fun, evidence-based, whole-person strategy for wellness. Not to be confused with a drumming lesson, it’s rather an opportunity for communication and personal expression. It’s not about the performance, and no prior musical experience is required. All instruments provided!

Hosted by Dr. Alfonso Ortega from Counseling Services on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in the Garrison-Foster Building.

For questions or more information, email Dr. Alfonso Ortega.


Let’s Cook Together

Improve mood and feel vibrant with whole foods! Pre-registration required. 

Hosted by Dr. Alfonso Ortega from Counseling Services on Fridays 3-5:30 p.m. in Dana 002.

For more information, email Dr. Alfonso Ortega.


Navigating the Feels

A weekly accountability and learning group. Do you experience anxiety, time-management challenges, social challenges, or mood fluctuations? If so, this group could be a good fit for you. Following DBT principles, topics covered include mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance, and emotional regulation. 

This group meets on Mondays 4-5:00 p.m. and is hosted by Nora Jordan in Counseling Services.

For questions or more information on joining, email Nora Jordan.

Survivor Pride

A safe and supportive space for those who have experienced gender or sexual-based violence or trauma. While guided by a therapist, group members will connect to navigate through topics and activities meant to relax, empower, and educate. With Dr. Julia Houska.

If interested or for more information, email Dr. Julia Houska.

Contact Counseling

[email protected]

Garrison-Foster Building, Room 205