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University Counseling Center

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday

8 am-5 pm

341 Knight Hall

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2187

Fax: 307-766-3412

Fall 2020 Groups

ZOOM-BASED GROUP OFFERINGS

A note about clinical groups:

The University Counseling Center offers a wide variety of Clinical Groups and Workshops throughout each academic year. Some of our clinical groups are process-oriented, while others are skills-based. Each client admitted to the Group Program must attend a Drop-In appointment and be referred to specific groups by a UCC Clinician. Determination of group participation may depend on presenting concerns, client diagnosis, safety assessment, readiness for change as well as scheduling and other logistics. Please review the following group options and speak to your clinician about your interest!


Study Skills Thursdays, 11:00am-12:00pm September 9th-December 3rd 2020

This is a workshop that offers numerous times and days to develop study skills, time management, and communication strategies. If you struggle prioritizing study time and tend to procrastinate, this workshop may offer some needed skills to develop healthier habits. Additionally, it can provide some relief to those of you who struggle with anxiety regarding test taking. This is open to Counseling Center Clients and facilitated by Julio Brionez, Ph.D., L.P.

GRADUATE STUDENT PROCESS GROUP Wednesdays, 11:00 – 12:00 PM September 9th2020 – November 18th 2020

This interpersonal process psychotherapy group is designed to provide a confidential, supportive space for UW Graduate Students to gather and grow together. This low-structure group will require commitment, courage and communication of its members. Are you up for this unique opportunity?! This group is designed for all referred University Counseling Center Clients and requires a group screening by a group facilitator, Brooke Glahn, MS, PPC or Megan Belville, MS, LPC.

Relationships and U Fridays, 3:00pm-4:00pm Open but not started

This is an interpersonal process psychotherapy group that will also offer some psychoeducational material regarding intimate relationships. The group is designed to provide a confidential, supportive space for UW students to explore struggles in their intimate relationships, offer information regarding communication styles and communication skills to utilize during conflict, explore attachment, healthy boundaries and consent. This group is designed for all referred Counseling Center Clients and requires a group screening by a facilitator, Alex Krassin, MSW, LCSW and Jason Savre, MS, PPC.

TAKE ACTION GROUP: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 PM Open now but not started – 9/15/20

This is a skills-based group to assist participants develop emotional skills to accept, contain and move-through difficult/undesired emotional experiences. The group will draw on cognitive- behavior, mindfulness and solution-focused techniques to assist clients in making important changes. This group is designed for all referred University Counseling Center Clients and is facilitated by, Julio Brionez, Ph.D., L.P. Group members are requested to attend each of the four group sessions, and are welcome to attend more as desired.

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A note about workshops:

The UCC partners with the UW Wellness Center and other programs/departments on campus to offer non-clinical workshops to support health and wellness beyond our clinic walls. Any campus community member (faculty, staff and students) may partake in the Wellness Center Educational Programming. See their website for a full listing of events and offerings, as well as to register for workshops: https://wellnesscenterprograms.as.me/classes

 

Big Sky Mindfulness Stress Reduction Workshops – register through UW Wellness Center Choose from three, 4-week sessions, check the website for details

This four-week workshop teaches skills in mindfulness and meditation. The curriculum-based program will help you decrease stress as well as find more satisfaction in your daily life. Great for beginners and experienced meditators! Register at: https://wellnesscenterprograms.as.me/classes.

Self-Love and Happiness Workshop – register through UW Wellness Center Thursdays, 3:30pm-5:00pm Beginning October 8th 2020

During this four week workshop, participants will learn about the benefits of self-compassion for themselves and others. Participants will also participate in several guided self-compassion meditations and exercises. These meditations and exercises are designed to teach participants how to practice self-compassion and increase their well-being and happiness. What to bring to the workshop: your openness and curiosity. Register at: https://wellnesscenterprograms.as.me/classes


Covid De-stress Workshop-Register through UW Wellness Center Mondays, 11:00am-12:00pm; September 7th-September 28th

During this four week workshop, participants can learn about incorporating a healthy routine during a national pandemic, coping with distress, connecting during Covid-19, and self-care tips. If you are able to attend all it is appreciated but not required. Register https://wellnesscenterprograms.as.me/classes

 * Don’t see something you wish were offered? Please feel free to email group programming suggestions to Group Program Coordinator, Alex Krassin @ akrassin@uwyo.edu .

* Were you too late to join a group this semester? We encourage you to speak with your primary therapist to a) join an open group and b) submit your interest in a particular group for next semester!

* Programming open to enrolled UW students!




 

Contact Us

University Counseling Center

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday

8 am-5 pm

341 Knight Hall

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2187

Fax: 307-766-3412

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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