Counseling/Student Development Center: Personal Growth Groups

'You've Got This' Group Therapy

Are you feeling overly stressed? Do you tend to focus negatively on the past or future? Do you experience overwhelming emotions or thoughts? Want to get more satisfaction out of your college experience and relationships? If so, this may be the group for you! This 4-week group provides a way to learn strategies for decreasing anxiety and distress in a concentrated way. A variety of skills will be taught including mindfulness, managing thoughts and feelings, and being more effective in relationships. Members often finish this group feeling less alone and with greater confidence about managing their lives, responsibilities, and relationships.

Meetings

Wednesday 3pm to 4pm or Friday 3pm to 4pm

How To Join

If interested please email the C/SDC (csdc@marywood.edu) with the subject: “you’ve got this group” or call or stop by the office at McGowan 1017

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ART Therapy Group

The creative process and the resulting artwork to explore feelings, emotional conflicts, self awareness and more... A way to help reduce anxiety and increase self-esteem.

Meetings

Friday 1 to 2pm

How To Join

If interested please email the C/SDC (csdc@maryu.marywood.edu) or come to the C/SDC in McGowan room 1017.

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Body Peace: the Art of Mindful Eating

Stop the preoccupation with your shape and weight and gain a positive relationship with your body and food. Learn new ways to cope with difficult feelings without relying on food. Learn new processes to gain greater peace with your body.

Meetings

Tuesday 1 to 2pm

How To Join

Please come to the C/SDC for screening in order to join or email csdc@maryu.marywood.edu

PACT (Promoting Awareness of the College Transition)

PACT assists students in the transition from high school to college and empowers them to foster a campus community that is safe, healthy, and free from violence and threats.

Peers on Wellness (POW)

Provide leadership opportunities, enhance the wellness of the entire campus community, and will look impressive on your resume. Topics covered:

  • stress management
  • healthy relationships
  • body size acceptance
  • sexual assault awareness
  • alcohol awareness

Meetings

Tuesday evenings

How To Join

Interested in joining POW, contact the Counseling/Student Development Center at 570-348-6245.

Visit the Peers on Wellness (POW) Facebook page