Groups & Workshops

Stone Center Counseling Service Groups & Workshops: Typical offerings are listed below. Check Back Later!

How to join a remote group:  

  1. Secure message group leaders through the Student Portal, indicating your intention to join.

  2. Read, sign, and email the Telemental Health Support Group Consent to your group leaders before the first group.  You may ask any questions before signing. 

  3. Look for your Zoom invitation in your campus email. Confidentiality will be expected from all group members.

* A.W.A.R.E.- Asian Women's Action for Resilience and Empowerment

Asian Women's Action for Resilience and Empowerment (AWARE) is a group therapy intervention created specifically to address the mental, sexual and physical health of Asian American women by Professor Chris Hahm at Boston University.  The intervention is comprised of eight weekly 90-minute group sessions.

  • Led by Wendy Huang
  • *Registration Required: 781-283-2839
  • Contact: Wendy Huang  whuang2
* Complex Minds

For students carrying a mental health diagnosis, including anxiety, depression, OCD, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, and others.  This group will focus on creating a peer support network, undoing stigmas, recognizing symptoms and managing self-care.  It will help you find strength through group connection and celebrate your unique resources, creativity, intelligence and expression. It is important for members who choose to come, to commit for all the sessions.

  • For more information contact Angela Guerrero aguerrer
  • *Registration Required: 781-283-2839
* DBT Skills Workshop

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) takes a proactive, problem-solving approach that teaches the skills needed to cope with intense emotions, improve relationships, and manage stress. Everyone can benefit from DBT skills, including those with distressed mood, anxiety, eating issues, and other difficulties.  The workshop is comprised of five weekly 60-minute group sessions.

  • * Registration Required: 781-283-2839 
* Eating in the Light of the Moon

For students interested in talking about eating and body image issues.  Utilizing the book by Anita Johnston, Ph.D., members will discuss their relationships and struggles with food and their bodies, and how they may be able to transform these relationships into something healthier and more empowering. 

  • For more info contact Wendy Huang whuang2
  • *Registration Required: 781-283-2839
Finding Connections

Feeling lonely? Wish your friendships were stronger? Do you have a lot of acquaintances but not many friends? Finding Connections is the group for you! This group empowers members to navigate the many transitions of college by providing guidance on the process of finding and deepening relationships. We practice authentic conversation, give and receive interpersonal feedback, and practice new relational skills. 

* Grief Group

For students who are coping with the loss of a parent/parental figure.  Members will have an opportunity to share their current lives and speak about the impact of the death of a family member.

  • Led by Alex Prior
  • *Registration Required: 781-283-2839
  • Fridays 12:30-1:30 pm
  • Stone Center Conference Room
LGBTQ+ Support Group

This support group is open to all intersectional identities under the LGBTQ+ umbrella.  It is intended to be a confidential place to receive and give emotional support around gender and sexuality.  Together we will create a safe space to explore themes such as relationships with family, partners, coming out or being out, and help you embrace all parts of who you are. 

* "Me Too" Survivors Group

This group is offered for students who want to explore their sexual abuse experience in safety and with compassion, with the goal of regaining a sense of wholeness and self-love by letting go.  Please call to schedule a brief appointment, if you are interested and the time works for you.  There will be a maximum of 8 members.  It is important that if you choose to come, you commit for the nine sessions.  Group closes after the second session.  

  • For more information contact Angela Guerrero aguerrer
  • *Registration Required: 781-283-2839
Coping with Procrastination Workshop

Do you put off assignments until the last minute?
Never seem to meet deadlines?
Have difficulty managing your time?
Feel anxious over academic assignments?
If so, this workshop is for you!

  • Led by Robin Cook-Nobles 
  • RSVP: Robin Cook-Nobles rcooknob
Laugh & Relax Workshop

Laughter is the best natural medicine

If you're looking for a place...
to reduce stress?
to be silly and playful?
to be able to wear comfortable clothes?
If so, then please join us for some giggles and serenity!

  • Minimum of 4 students needed to run the program
  • RSVP:  Angela Guerrero aguerrer
PAWS for Wellness

Stop by and spend time with our stress-relieving therapy dogs and their volunteers. Guaranteed to brighten your day.