Counseling Center

Group Counseling

Many students who come to the Counseling Center find that their concerns can best be addressed through participation in group counseling. The Counseling Center offers a variety of groups ranging from interpersonal therapy groups to topical groups.

Unless otherwise noted, groups require an intake session and brief meeting with the group leader. Please contact the Counseling Center at 206-543-1240 for more information.

Winter 2020 Group Offerings

 CHEWA

An interpersonal, supportive and multicultural group for self-identified brown and black women in graduate programs (undergrad students may be considered as space permits). Topics may include stress management, mindfulness, cross-cultural communication, communicating with advisors, being a student of color on campus, micro/macro aggressions, imposter syndrome, family responsibilities and dynamics, the sociopolitical climate and more.

Time: Fridays, 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Schmitz Hall 401
Start date: Beginning of each quarter
Duration: Ongoing
Who: Graduate women of color
Intake needed: Yes
Facilitator: Charisse Williams, PhD

To register: Call the Counseling Center to learn how to join this group at 206.543.1240.

TRANQUIL TUESDAYS

This is a drop-in stress reduction and mindfulness group open to all military affiliated students (veteran, active duty, reserves, ROTC, military spouses or children).

Time: Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (Group not held on 2/4, 2/11, 3/10, or 3/17)
Location: HUB 337
Start date: 1/14
Duration: Ongoing
Who: Military-affiliated students
Intake needed: No
Cost: Free
Facilitator: Laura Boye, PsyD

UNDERSTANDING SELF AND OTHERS

A group for undergraduate students who would like to connect with others by sharing personal experiences. You can increase understanding of yourself and your relationships, have an opportunity to practice new ways of relating to others and have authentic experiences giving and receiving support.

Time: Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Schmitz Hall 401
Start date: Beginning of each quarter
Duration: Ongoing
Who: Undergraduate students
Intake needed: Yes
Cost: Free
Facilitator: Ronald Ma, PsyD
To register: Call the Counseling Center to learn how to join this group at 206.543.1240.

WOMXN OF COLOR HEALING CIRCLE

This drop-in group is for Brown and Black womxn of color, including non-conforming or transwomen who identify as a womxn. The group will focus on building a decolonized therapeutic space addressing any and all issues pertaining to being a womxn of color, including racism, sexism, and oppression.

Time: Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. on January 14th, January 28th, February 11th, February 25th, and March 10th
Location: Ethnic Cultural Center, Room 321
Start date: 1/14
Duration: Ongoing
Who: Womxn of color
Intake needed: No
Cost: Free
Facilitator: Andrea Salazar-Nuñez, PhD


Unless otherwise noted, groups require an intake session and brief meeting with the group leader. Please contact the Counseling Center at 206-543-1240 for more information.