Group Descriptions Below
Therapy Group 1
Tues,12:30pm - 2:00pm
Therapy Group 2 Begins 10.4.17
Wed,1:00pm - 2:30pm
Therapy Group 3
Wed,4:00pm - 5:30pm
Therapy Group 4 Begins 10.5.17
Thurs,12:30pm - 2:00pm
Call Counseling Services 715-836-5521 to schedule a group screen if interested in joining a process group.
Attacking Anxiety &Depression
Thursday from 3:00pm to 4:30pm
DBT Skills Workshop Tuesdays 12:30pm-2:00pm
(Start date to be determined)
Begins 9.20.2017 Wednesdays
RA Support Group Begins 9.11.17
Monday from 12:00pm-1:00pm
Gender and Sexuality Support Group Begins 10.14.2017
Counseling Services Old Library 2122 Group Room
Students are encouraged to stop by the office at Old Library 2122, or give us a call 715-836-5521, for more information. Pre-registration isn't required for the workshops.
Would you like to relate more confidently and comfortably with others and improve your self-esteem? Interpersonal process groups provide opportunities to share experiences, learn new perspectives, and experiment with new ways of relating to others in a safe and supportive environment. Through this, participants will gain a better understanding of themselves and others.
Attacking Anxiety and Depression Workshop
The attacking anxiety and depression workshop is a skill based workshop that focuses primarily on helping individuals, manage worry, conquer fears, and restructure thinking that exacerbates anxiety. The workshop skills are rooted in the mindful practices of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Each week the participants of the workshop will learn a new skill, practice said skill, and report on their perceptions of the effectiveness of that skill at the following week's workshop date. Participants will have opportunities to check in each week, identifying how their anxiety and depression is impacting them currently, as well as share feedback with one another.
The outcomes of the group are to help participants better understand how their anxiety and/or depression manifests, identify specific interventions that help manage anxiety and depression, and diversify and expand on participant's coping skills and strengths.
Life Skills Workshop
A six week psycho-educational group focused on teaching students skills in the areas of mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness and emotional regulation. The aim of the group is to create increased effectiveness in shifting perceptions and thoughts to positively influence one's emotional state and daily experiences.
This is a 4 week structured workshop aimed at helping students become happier. Each week focuses on empirically supported positive psychology techniques that have been shown to increase happiness, life satisfaction, and connectedness to others and to decrease depressive symptoms. Participants will learn new skills each week and as well as have opportunities to reflect on the things that they are already doing that contribute to their happiness.
The focus of the group is to increase happiness by examining positives and exploring things that are going well in their lives.
Who is a good referral:This workshop is for Individuals with a desire to be happier. This can be particularly helpful for people struggling with depression, loneliness,anxiety, etc
Adventure Based Therapy Group
Counseling Services and the Environmental Adventure Center are partnering to provide a unique, challenging, and fun workshop for students.This 3 session workshop will help students get out of their comfort zone and empower them. Through this collaboration, students will have an opportunity to use the Eagle View Ropes course on upper campus to engage in challenging initiatives and process their experiences with one another. The goals of the workshop are effective communication, problem solving, team building, and social skills.The course will be run by trained instructors and counseling staff will facilitate the discussions had during and after the workshop.The workshop will start on Monday Oct. 9th from 2:30-4:30pm and continue for the next 2 Monday's (16th and 23rd) at the same time.
To sign up, please call Counseling Services (715-836-5521).There will be a one -time $10 fee, which covers the cost of the ropes course.
Gender and Sexuality Support Group
Topics will vary based on the needs of the group.
RA Support Group- This support group will be offered to Residence Assistants only.
Topics will vary based on the needs of the group.
Body and Mind Group (at Student Health Services, co-facilitated with a nurse from SHS)
The mind-body connection workshop is a skill based workshop that focuses primarily on helping individuals identify and understand how their physiological health and well-being impacts their mental health and well-being.The workshop will also teach participants body-mind skills such as guided meditation, yoga, relaxation techniques, and mindfulness practices.
The outcomes of the workshop are to help participants better understand how their physical health and mental health are connected as well as what skills they can use to improve well-being in both.