Groups!!

Starting the week of September 11th

 

 

Stress Less

Tuesdays @ 2 pm; Wednesdays @ 11am; Thursdays @ 1pm

At times we feel like we are barely holding on, doing our best just to survive. But what if we could learn to thrive in the midst of transitions and challenges? The Stress Less group is a one-time workshop that will focus on building a healthy foundation to stand strong and ready for whatever life throws at you. We will explore various physical, mental, emotional, relational, personal, and spiritual practices that will help you move towad deeper experiences of joy, confidence, and fulfillment in your life.

Real Men Real Talk

Tuesdays @ 3pm, led by Jeff Williams

Real Men, Real Talk is a group of men supporting one another as we wrestle with some of the challenges and pitfalls of emerging manhood. It is a place where you will discuss how to deal with stress, anger, addictive behaviors and relationship challenges. This group will provide a safe space for authentic and non-judgmental discussion as well as finding methods to learn healthier patterns of living.

Eating Disorders Support Group

Facilitated by Shelle Welty

Recovery is tough. It is good to have support during the process. This group provides peer support for those working toward or sustaining recovery from an eating disorder. If interested, please contact Shelle Welty for a brief meeting prior to group attendance.

Mindfulness

Tuesdays @ 6pm, led by Shelle Welty

Learn how to reduce your stress, regulate your mood, improve your concentration, and enhance your mental and physical health through mindfulness. Group sessions will include practice and education in developing a regular meditation practice. Attendance at six sessions gets you a nice yoga mat!

Group for Women

Mondays @ 2 pm, led by Jane Tsang

Women provide empathy, support, and feedback as they share their concerns. Topics vary but frequently include relationship concerns, family issues, stress, and the need for self-care.

Finding Peace

Wednesdays @ 4 pm, led by Shelle Welty

Do you ever feel trapped by the constant presence of anxiety and depression in your life? This group will give you practical strategies for improving the way you manage anxiety and depression. In addition to learning strategies, you will practice them in group and reflect with other group members on ways to change your lifestyle in pursuit of peace.

Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Thursdays @ 6 pm, Sparkle Greenhaw

This group is open to Pepperdine students in recovery from alcohol and/or other addiction, and for students seeking support for substance abuse and related problems. This group will provide a place for students to support each other and build community.

 

 

The Counseling Center offers a variety of small groups to help students learn and grow. Groups typically range in size from about 4-8 members and meet at a regular time. All groups meet in the Counseling Center TCC-270. If you have questions call 310-506-4210 or email student.counseling.center@pepperdine.edu to sign up!

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