Counseling Center


The Counseling Center offers workshops that teach skills related to stress management, managing thoughts and emotions, mindfulness, and more. See below for a current listing of workshops. 

Autumn 2019 Workshops


This group is designed for anyone looking to incorporate mindfulness-based skills into their life to manage stress and anxiety. You’ll be led through guided meditations designed to help reduce distress and ground you to the present moment. The group will also include some gentle yoga postures, but please be advised no prior yoga or meditation experience is necessary.

Sessions will build upon each other, so students are encouraged to attend all 4 sessions.

Comfortable clothing recommended, please bring either a yoga mat or a towel.

Time: Mondays, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Dates: October 28th, November 4th, November 18th, November 25th
Location: Schmitz Hall 401
Who: Students
Intake needed: No
Cost: Free
Facilitator: David Slagle, LMFT and Nicole Montes, MA
To register: Call the Counseling Center to learn how to join this group at 206.543.1240.


Two workshops for veterans focused on feeling more confident in approaching change. The workshops are titled “New Chapters and Coping With Change” and “Building Resilience and Taking the Next Steps.”

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on October 8th ( New Chapters and Coping With Change) and December 3rd (Building Resilience and Taking the Next Steps)
Location: HUB 238
Who: Veteran students
Intake needed: No
Cost: Free
Facilitator: Laura Boye, PsyD


In this highly interactive workshop graduate students will engage in a variety of small group activities to identify and their highest values and to learn how these values may be applied to their academic and professional pathways. Participants will leave this workshop with the tools to determine the best fit between their personal and professional values with various career options they may be considering. Facilitated by the UW Counseling Center and hosted in the Career & Internship Center.

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. on November 1st
Location: Career and Internship Center, 134 Mary Gates Hall
Who: Graduate students
Intake needed: No
Cost: Free
Facilitator: Scott Shiebler, PsyD



To request disability accommodations for a workshop, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (voice), 206-543-6452 (TTY), 206-685-7264 (fax), or, preferably at least 10 days in advance.