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COVID-19 UPDATES

Workshops are still happening but have been modified for the remainder of the semester. See details below. If you had already begun one of the workshop series prior to Spring Break, look for an email from the workshop facilitator(s).


Wellness Workshops and Events

The Counseling and Mental Health Center offers a wide variety of services and programs to meet students’ mental health needs. The services listed below are free workshops and events intended to provide valuable life skills.

While these wellness workshops and events are often led by a licensed mental health professional, and students may certainly find them to be therapeutic, they are not considered formal therapy. Any student can attend the programs listed below regardless of whether they are receiving other services at CMHC. Some options are one-time events, some are drop-in based, and others are brief series requiring prior enrollment.

We hope to expand these offerings over time and are interested in student feedback about what kinds of topics or events would be of most interest. Please click here to submit your suggestions for wellness events or series you would like to see offered.


Emotional Wellness Workshops

how to deal workshop

How to DEAL

Mondays, 4:30pm-5:30pm
1/27 - 5/4
Virtual Workshop via Zoom

Skills for riding the waves of life’s ups, downs, and overwhelming emotions.

In this free 4-session workshop series, participants learn concepts and skills for:

  • tuning into thoughts and feelings in a less reactive way,
  • managing painful feelings,
  • regulating emotions when they feel out of control,
  • and enhancing relationships with self and others.

The workshop is interactive, and participants will be asked to practice what is learned in their daily lives. Participating requires you to enroll and commit to attending all 4 workshop modules, which can be completed in any order. This means you can start at any time of the semester.

This is not a traditional therapy group, and you do not have to be a CMHC client to enroll.

After signing up, please check your email inbox for confirmation of your enrollment and additional instructions for utilizing Zoom technology. 

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Surviving Grad School
Fridays 1pm-2pm
Start anytime from 2/14 - 5/8
Virtual Workshop via Zoom

Skills for managing your emotional well-being during graduate school.
Please note this workshop section is only for graduate students.

In this free 4-session workshop series, participants learn concepts and skills for:

  • regulating emotions when they feel out of control,
  • communication skills for building healthy relationships,
  • managing time, sleep, and energy (includes mindfulness skills),
  • and having a healthier relationship with your emotions and acting on your values.

The workshop is interactive, and participants will be asked to practice what is learned in their daily lives. Participating requires you to enroll and commit to attending all 4 workshop modules, which can be completed in any order. This means you can start at any time of the semester.

After signing up, please check your email inbox for confirmation of your enrollment and additional instructions for utilizing Zoom technology. 

Matters of the Heart

Matters of the Heart: Navigating Dating, Relationships, and Breakups
Wednesdays, 3pm – 4pm
1/29 - 5/6

Skills for healthy dating, improving relationships, and coping with a breakup.

In this free 3-session workshop series, participants learn concepts and skills for:

  • dating as a college student
  • determining the health of relationships
  • improving communication skills
  • managing relationship conflict
  • ending a relationship
  • coping after a breakup

The workshop is interactive, and participants will be asked to practice what is learned in their daily lives. Participating requires you to enroll and commit to attending all 3 workshop modules, which can be completed in any order. This means you can start at any time of the semester.

This is not a traditional therapy group, and you do not have to be a CMHC client to enroll.

After signing up, please check your email inbox for confirmation of your enrollment and additional instructions for utilizing Zoom technology.

  Matters of the Heart

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Anxiety/Depression
2 sections:
Mondays, 1:30pm - 3pm
Fridays, 12:30pm - 2pm

Virtual Workshop through Zoom
Andorka/Pulianda

Skills for coping with anxiety and depressive symptoms.

In this free 4-session virtual workshop series, participants learn about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), an evidenced based treatment for managing anxiety and depression. Students will review ACT concepts and skills including:

  • managing thoughts and feelings,
  • mindfulness,
  • cognitive defusion techniques,
  • and commitment to goal-directed behavior.

ACT uses metaphors and storytelling to provide education on ACT principles. This workshop is interactive, and participants will be asked to practice what is learned in their daily lives. Participating requires you to enroll and commit to attending all 4 workshop modules.

After signing up, please pay attention to your email inbox for confirmation of your enrollment and additional instructions for utilizing Zoom technology. Please note that this is not a traditional therapy group, and you do not need to be a CMHC client in order to enroll.

  Matters of the Heart

Conscious Coping: A Mindful Path to Depression Management
Thursdays, 1pm - 3pm

Virtual Workshop through Zoom
Czar/Yeo Garza

Skills for managing depression and reducing the chances of depression re-occurring.

In this free 5-session virtual workshop series, participants learn concepts and skills for:

  • mindfulness – the practice of paying attention in the present moment, on purpose, and in an open, nonjudgmental way,
  • cognitive-behavioral concepts,
  • and how to change habitual ways of relating to thoughts and feelings that contribute to depression.

This workshop is interactive, and participants will be asked to practice what is learned in their daily lives. Participating requires you to enroll and commit to attending all 5 workshop modules.

After signing up, please pay attention to your email inbox for confirmation of your enrollment and additional instructions for utilizing Zoom technology. Please note that this is not a traditional therapy group, and you do not need to be a CMHC client in order to enroll.



Meditation Groups

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Mindfulness Meditation Group
Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. 
1/21-5/5

Virtual Workshop via Zoom
Drop In

Please see the CMHC Group Webpage for details.


Movement & Meditation Group
Fridays, 3:30pm – 4:15pm
3/6 - 5/8

Virtual Workshop via Zoom
Drop In

Please see the CMHC Group Webpage for details.





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