Fall 2022 Group Offerings
Students of Color Processing Group
Participants will process & discuss the challenges, stressors, etc. of coping as a person of color both on & off the campus of Loyola University. If you are interested in this group, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This weekly group will focus on creating an engaging and ongoing mindfulness practice in all aspects of your life. This 7-week class (1.5 hrs each week) is appropriate for beginners and experts alike. In this group, we will utilize mindfulness to reduce feelings of stress, better regulate unwanted emotions like anxiety, foster acceptance, and cultivate compassion for yourself and others. We will practice mindfulness through a diversity of means including meditation, games, movement, somatic embodiment, visualization, and sensory experiences. If you are interested in this group, please email email@example.com.
Substance Redux Group
- This group is a safe and confidential space open to all students who are seeking to change their relationship with the substances they use, whether that be to abstain altogether, reduce use, or to learn more about how their use relates to their academics, relationships, and daily functioning. This is a group for moderate users of any substance to choose what healthier use means to them through psychoeducation, mindfulness, introspection, and self-directed goal-setting. If you are interested in this group, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grief Support Group
- This group is for students who have experienced the death of a family member or other close relationship to share a space to discuss, process, and move through their feelings of grief and loss. This group will offer tools, resources, and activities to process grief and sadness. If you are interested in this group, please email email@example.com.
A Support Group for Survivors
This fall the University Counseling Center is offering a group for survivors of sexual assault who are interested in connecting with others who have had similar experiences. Weekly group meetings, lasting 1.5 hours, will provide a deeper understanding of the impacts of sexual assault and explore methods for coping through education, expressive arts, and discussion. The group is grounded in the development of interpersonal connections and nurturing compassionate relationships with ourselves as a path toward healing. If you are interested in this group, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gender Spectrum Group
- This is a confidential support group for undergraduate and graduate students who identify as transgender, nonbinary, genderqueer, gender non-conforming, agender, gender fluid, or questioning. This group provides a safe and affirming space to talk with other students about life and issues related to gender identity. Topics are based on students' interest and can include: exploring gender identity, navigating family issues, joy and gender euphoria, intersectionality, neurodivergence, gender expression, building community, representation in pop culture, navigating transition, and familial/societal/cultural expectations of self and gender. If you are interested in this group, please email email@example.com.
- The University Counseling Center is offering a summer/fall support group for students who are feeling anxious about the transition to a new semester. The group is open to new and returning students, in any undergraduate or graduate program, who might be experiencing social worries, adjustment concerns, or other worry-based thoughts and feelings about the fall semester. If you are interested in this group, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anxiety Management Workshops
- Stress is a normal part of everyday life: many people get nervous before a big presentation or test, or in unfamiliar social situations. Join the Anxiety Management Workshops to learn concrete strategies to cope with and manage anxiety. Our Anxiety Management Workshops will meet via Zoom. These workshops are focused on concrete skill-building, are FREE and open to all students, and no preregistration is necessary. For more information and the schedule, visit Anxiety Management Workshops.