William & Mary

Available Groups - Spring 2016

Understanding Self and Others

This group is a safe environment where one may develop more self-awareness and grow personally while exploring oneself in relationship with others.  Often members benefit by finding effective ways to connect and communicate with others while addressing their own personal concerns. Group members provide support and helpful feedback to one another.

Understanding Self and Others for Women

This group is a safe environment where one may develop more self-awareness and grow personally while exploring oneself in relationship with others.  Often members benefit by finding effective ways to connect and communicate with others while addressing their own personal concerns (general inter personal issues, assertiveness, body image, eating concerns, survivor/trauma related concerns, etc.). Group members provide support and helpful feedback to one another.

Ups and Downs Group

This group is for students who have experienced episodes of unstable mood which impact their daily functioning, or have been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder.  Members provide support to one another in learning to live healthy lifestyles within the college environment that promote stable mood along with academic and social success

Family of Origin Group

This group helps students better understand the impact of family dynamics/communication on their emotional well-being. Members are provided a safe and validating place to process and learn new relational strategies to separate from- and relate to their family of origin.

Graduate Student

This support is for graduate students enrolled at the College of William and Mary. This group is designed to assist students in dealing with the demands and challenges of being in graduate school, including establishing a supportive community; sharing your struggles, establishing you own personal and professional identity, pursuing what is meaningful in your life and supporting others in their challenges.

Journey

Journey is a group for survivors of sexual assault.  The group is intended to provide a safe and confidential place to receive support from other survivors and work on issues related to sexual trauma.   The group is comprised of 8-10 members, both male and female, who will have the opportunity to connect with other survivors, develop new skills, and continue their journey of healing and hope. 

If interested in any of these groups, please call the Counseling Center at 221-3620 and ask to schedule an initial assessment. For more information about group, see our on-line information about what to expect in group counseling.