Groups, Fall 2016

LGBTQ Student Group

In the process of coming out?  Questioning?  Would you like someone to talk to who can support and affirm your identities?  Want to meet other students who are experiencing similar things?  Join us to explore and build community.
Co-facilitated by Counseling, Health & Wellness and Diversity Services
Group Leader:  Mark Furtado, Psy.D. & Cameron Briether

Upcoming Dates:
12:15-1:30 pm
October 4
November 1
December 6
Upcoming Dates:
4-5 pm
October 18
November 15
December 13
Location Details:
Email Diversity Services at diversity@suffolk.edu

Tools for Beating the Blues 

Are you struggling with feelings of sadness, negative thinking, loss of motivation and energy, difficulties concentrating and/or sleep difficulties, panic attacks, or anxiety?   Learn techniques for dealing with these difficulties.  Group members will support one another as they learn new ways of coping with their stressors.
Group Leaders:  Zara Konarski, PMHCNS and Vanessa Alvarez, M.A.
Time:  Wednesdays, 2-3pm

*If you are interested in joining this group, please call the Counseling Center at 617-573-8226 to schedule a screening with Zara or Vanessa.

#connections

Feeling lonely? Disconnected? Overconnected?  Struggling with social relationship or have one hard relationship that you would like to change?  This group will allow room for discussion of themes that are interesting or important for the members of the group, but may include addressing daily challenges, overcoming hurdles, dealing with conflict and roadblocks, working with others more effectively, and deepening the personal and relational skills needed to become more satisfied with our lives and have healthy connections with ourselves and others.
Group Leaders: Teresa Blevins, Ph.D. & Jennifer Chang, M.S.Ed.
Time:  Thursdays 4-5

*If you are interested in joining this group, please call the Counseling Center at 617-573-8226 to schedule a screening with Teresa or Jennifer.

Healthy U

Are you interested in health and wellness?  Are you looking to find balance while juggling classes, your social life, relations, and other commitments?  Join our group to discuss various health and wellness topics such as nutrition, sleep hygiene, self-care, stress management, sexual health.  Find out how these aspects affect your overall well-being and how to succeed in each!
Groups are open and students are encouraged to drop-in to any or all of the weeks based on topic interest.  This is a 6 week program, come to one or all!
Days:  Wednesdays, October 5 - November 9
Time:  6-7pm
Where:  150 Tremont, Boston Room. 

*If you are interested in joining this group, please call the Counseling Center at 617-573-8226 to schedule a 30 minute screening with the Group Leader.

To participate in groups, contact your counselor or call the Counseling Center at 617-573-8226 for more information and a group referral.  All groups are CONFIDENTIAL.  Your participation and privacy are strictly protected by the Counseling Center policies.