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Groups and Classes

Business Hours:
Monday thru Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Appointment-Scheduling hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:00pm
Phone: (512) 471-3515 - Student Services Building 5th Floor
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All groups are free and confidential.


View the full list of groups available this semester

For many concerns that college students face – like overwhelming emotions, difficult relationships and adjustments, academic problems – a group context is the best option for getting support. In fact, groups are often even more beneficial than 1-on-1 counseling. Groups, classes, and workshops offer a unique opportunity in which peer interactions facilitate self-improvement and the alleviation of suffering. Participants often find that they feel less alone in their struggles and that the group provides a sense of community.

At CMHC, we offer a wide variety of therapy groups, therapeutic classes, and skill-building workshops that address a range of student needs. Although some students are initially hesitant to consider participating in a group, those who join consistently find this form of support to be a very beneficial and positive experience.

New groups form each semester. Most therapy and support groups consist of about 5 to 10 members. Classes and workshops, which incorporate more education and skill-building, may be a bit larger. Most groups begin a few weeks into the semester and last 8 to 10 weeks (concluding before finals), though some may be shorter. In most cases, you have an opportunity to meet with the facilitator(s) to discuss your interest, while other groups can be attended on a drop-in basis.

If the group you’re interested in is full, you may wish to call (512) 471-3515 or come by CMHC Monday through Friday between 8am and 5pm to discuss your needs.

If you have any questions about our groups, please contact Dr. Kate Czar, who oversees the group program, at (512) 471-3515.


Benefits of Group Counseling
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Testimonials

Groups and Classes


Drop-In Meditation Group



Tuesdays,  12:15pm - 12:50pm
Meets in the SSB 5th Floor
Staff

Click here to view the Mindfulness Meditation Group description


Drop-In Discussion Groups

Tuesdays,  5pm - 6:30pm
Meets in Burdine Hall room 560
Tao-Foster/CAAS

Asian Voices at UT group description

  OPEN
Queer Voices

Wednesdays,  12:30 - 2pm
Meets in Gender and Sexuality Center, SAC2.112
Hannah

Queer Voices group description

Tuesdays,  3pm - 4:30pm
Meets at GWB 3.200A
Dodoo/AADS

Black Voices group description

Tuesdays,  11:30 - 12:30pm
Meets at GSB 5.154 – McCombs School of Business
Thiagarajan

International Student Discussion group description

Tuesdays,  12:30 - 2pm
This group will not meet on 11/20 and 11/27
Meets at GWB 1.138
Colón-Otero

Latinx Voices: A Supportive Space for Latinx Students group description

Mondays,  12noon - 1:30pm
Meets at the Gender & Sexuality Center, SAC 2.112
DoDoo

Finding Our Voice: A Women of Color Discussion group description


Identity-Based Support Groups


Tuesdays, 12noon - 1pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
White/Levinn

Queer Women’s Support group description

Tuesdays,  2 - 3:30pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
White/Carter

Big Bodies. Radical Love. group description

Fridays,  2pm-3:15pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Ruud

Latina Support group description


Voices Against Violence (VAV) Groups



Other Support Groups


Thursdays,  2 - 3:30pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Garces/Taha

Grief & Loss Support group description

Fridays,  1:30 - 3pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Hannah/Stone

Graduate Student Support group description

Tuesdays,  2:30 - 4pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Zentner/Grotzinger

Dissertation Support group description


Mindfulness Groups & Classes


Mondays,  2 - 4pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Chiang

MBCT for Depression Management group description


Mindful Eating Groups


Thursdays,  2 - 3:15pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Yates/Kearney

Food and Feelings: Mindful Eating group description

Mondays,  3:30 - 4:45pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Negroni/Zhao

DBT Skills for Mindful Eating group description


Substance Use Groups


Thursdays,  2 - 3pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Olson/Gonzalez

Motivated to Moderate: Managing Substance Use group description

Day and Time TBD
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Olson

Quitters Tobacco Cessation Class description


Other Skill-Building Groups


Wednesdays,  1:30 - 3pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Andorka/Muñoz

ACT for Anxiety/Depression group description

Fridays,  1 - 2:30pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Tao-Foster

Build Your Social Confidence group description

Wednesdays,  4 - 5:30pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Thiagarajan/Graham

Finding Emotional Balance: DBT Skills-Based group description


Understanding Self and Others Groups (formerly called Personal Exploration Groups)


Mondays,  11am - 12:30pm
Meets at the SSB - 5th floor
Thiagarajan

23+ Understanding Self and Others group description





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