Stop by the Center or call 541-346-3227 during open hours to register. Groups will close when full. However, new groups form each term and new members are always welcome. Groups and workshops are available ONLY to University of Oregon enrolled students and are provided at no charge. All groups and workshops meet at the Counseling Center, located on the second floor of the Health, Counseling, & Testing Building, unless noted otherwise. All groups and workshops are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Contact 541-346-3227 for accommodations.
Groups Offered Spring 2014
Understanding Self & Others
In these therapy groups, members will gain a deeper awareness of both themselves and their interaction with others. Group members are encouraged to give and receive honest feedback and to practice new, healthier ways of relating to others. USO groups are ideal for individuals who wish to gain insight into patterns within their intimate relationships and want to learn how to cultivate more intimate, satisfying, and nourishing relationships.
|USO Co-ed I
||Mariko Lin & Stephanie Judson
||Mondays 3-4:30 PM
|USO Co-ed II
||Jingqing Liu & Jenny Wang
||Thursdays 2-3:30 PM
|USO Grad/ 25+
||Ron Miyaguchi & Alexis Arczynski
||Wednesdays 3-4:30 PM
|USO Healthy Relationships
||Liz Asta & Stacie Fishell
||Tuesdays 3-4:30P M
Leaders: Alisia Caban
This confidential group is for women who have or have had an eating disorder, have had some previous treatment, and are ready to move beyond the issues of food, weight and dieting, and explore the meaning behind these concerns. For many, restrictive eating, binging and purging are ways they’ve communicated and coped with distressing feelings. This group will provide a safe place where you can develop a deeper understanding of self and others and where you can feel supported in your process of healing. This group is only open to women.
Living With Loss
Leaders: Brent Horner
Day/Time: Fridays 10-11:30am
This group will provide a safe, supportive environment for students who have experienced the death of a loved one such as parents, family members, friends, or partners. The group will provide students with the opportunity to express their thoughts and feelings about their grief as well as learn ways to gain support and cope with their loss.
Rolling with the Changes
Leaders: Al Siebel
Day/Time: Tuesday 5-6:30pm
The Rolling with Change Group is a voluntary group designed for students who are contemplating making a change in their alcohol and drug use patterns, but have questions and concerns about how to do so.
International Women's Support Group
Leader: Asha Stephen
Day/Time: Wednesday 4:15-5:45 PM Drop In
Location: Women's Center (Basement of EMU)
This group is a friendly and safe forum for international women to have conversations about their cultural identities, adjusting to life in the US, and establishing good relationships and friendships with other US and international students. This is also a place where students can share stories about their culture and talk about their experiences in the US and their home countries.
International Co-Ed Support Group
Leader: Asha Stephen
Day/Time: Friday 1:30-3:00 PM Drop In
Location: Jaqua Center J236
The International Student Support group hopes to provide some space for international students to come together and talk about the international experience in Eugene. The goal of this group is to discuss interacting with people in the US, maintaining friendships with our fellow nationals, relationships, and a variety of other topics.
Leader: Mark Evans
Day/Time: Thursday 2:45-4:00pm
The Counseling Center will be offering a four part Anxiety Workshop winter term. The workshop will be a psychoeducational, skill based group that will focus on helping students with general anxiety symptoms, such as racing thoughts, feeling overwhelmed, stomach problems, insomnia, and panic symptoms. Each session will build on the previous one, so a four week commitment to attend the series is required. If interested in attending the three week group, please email Mark Evans, Ph.D., at email@example.com, expressing your interest.
Leader: Ron Miyaguchi & Alexis Arczynski
Day/Time: Thursday 1:00-2:30pm
This is a semi-structured group for individuals who have difficulty managing their emotions and experience extreme mood swings. For instance, individuals who have experienced trauma, childhood abuse or individuals who have Borderline Personality Disorder might react more intensely to certain emotional situations. In this group, members will use Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) learn how to identify thoughts, beliefs, and assumptions that significantly impact their emotions. Members will learn to identify their strengths, and will practice skills such as self-soothing, new ways of interacting with and trusting others. Group members will also focus on enhancing self-respect and self-image.
My Body, My Self
Leader: Audra Horney
Day/Time: Wednesdays 1:00- 2:30 PM
This workshop will help people develop healthier attitudes and feelings toward food and weight. Topics covered include:body image, self-esteem, anger and assertion, perfectionism, and strategies for coping with stress.This workshop will help people develop healthier attitudes and feelings toward food and weight. Topics covered include:body image, self-esteem, anger and assertion, perfectionism, and strategies for coping with stress.
Stop by the Center or call 541-346-3227 to register. Groups will close when full. However, new groups form each term and new members are always welcome. Groups and workshops are available ONLY to University of Oregon enrolled students and are provided at no charge. All groups and workshops meet at the Counseling Center, located on the second floor of the Health, Counseling, & Testing Building, unless noted otherwise. All groups and workshops are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Contact 541-346-3227 for accommodations.