Spring 2024 Groups and workshops

Conversations 101
Join us for a weekly social skills group where we will practice the art of conversation. We will address basic tips and tools for starting new conversations, deepening conversations, and tolerating social discomfort. Tuesdays @ 12:15pm.
Facilitator: Liz Alogna, Psy.D., LPC

Anxiety Toolbox
This three-session workshop is designed to help you increase your understanding and knowledge about anxiety while learning new skills to recognize and manage anxious feelings. Thursday @ 1pm on Feb 8th, 15th and 22nd.
Facilitator: Karissa Rizzolino, Psy.D.

Breathe. Affirm. Meditate.
This is a three week workshop where we will engage in breathwork, creating affirmations and meditation. Giving yourself this time to be present with self and community is integral to your wellness. It is time to slow down; be in tune and attuned. Tuesday @ 3pm on March 26th, April 2nd and 9th.
Facilitator: Keiba Bragg-Best, M.S., LPC

Getting Out of Your Mind 
This three-session workshop is designed to help you learn how to stabilize yourself emotionally, engage with your experiences with more flexibility, and connect you to your values using metaphors, mindfulness exercises, and other experiential components. Wednesday @ 3pm on Feb 14th, 21st and 28th.
Facilitator: Larissa Kelleher, Ph.D.

Seeking Serenity
This three-session workshop is designed for students who experience overwhelming emotions that feel difficult to manage. Participants will learn skills related to tolerating distress, regulating emotions, and becoming fully present in their experiences. Friday @ 3pm on April 12th, 19th and 26th.
Facilitator: Larissa Kelleher, Ph.D.

Building Community with BIPOC Women/Women of Color Workshop
This three-session, skills-based workshop is designed for BIPOC Women/Women of Color to learn self-care strategies that promote emotional wellness and offer connection with other BIPOC women. This workshop is a collaboration between the Counseling Center and the Office of Intercultural Development. Mondays @ 4pm, starting March 4th.
Facilitators: Keiba Bragg-Best, M.S., LPC (who identifies as a BIPOC/WOC/PGM Woman) and Karina Fuentes (who identifies at Latina/POC/PGM Woman)

Healing the Heart
This group is for students who have experienced relational trauma in their lives including difficult relationships with family of origin, experiences of interpersonal violence, or other traumatic events. Students will start sessions by practicing coping skills before having conversations with others who have shared experiences with hopes to learn and grow in a supportive community space. Wednesdays at 4 pm, starting on February 7th.
Facilitator: Fallyn Lee, Ph.D.

Men’s Group
This group is for students who would like to develop insights about their interpersonal patterns and create connections leading to more fulfilling relationships. Topics around masculinity and gender roles will be included. Wednesdays, 12 pm.
Facilitator: Jonathan Asayag, LCSW, CAADC

To join a group or workshop, please call the Counseling Center at 610.330.5005 or email us at counselingcenter@lafayette.edu

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