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The Counseling Center offers several groups addressing a variety of topics led by therapists in a confidential setting. All of our groups require a pre-group meeting with one of our therapists. If you have questions about which group would be best for you, please contact our Group Specialist, Dr. Wendy Gonzalez-Canal at wgonzalezcanal@pace.edu (monitored weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) or call our front desk at (212) 346-1526.

  • If you are in crisis or need immediate assistance, please visit our Contact Us page for information about how to reach the counselor-on-call and other emergency services.

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Check out NYC Groups 2020-2021

Understanding Self and Others  

This group addresses a variety of concerns including your relationships with others and with yourself. This group provides the unique opportunity to receive multiple perspectives, support, encouragement, and feedback from up to eight members and one or two therapists in a safe and confidential environment. These interpersonal interactions can help to deepen your level of self-awareness and to learn how you relate to others. You can also read more about what a psychotherapy group offers.

To join: Both a Counseling Center screening and a separate pre-group meeting is required. If interested, contact Dr. Wendy Gonzalez-Canal at wgonzalezcanal@pace.edu (monitored weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) or call our front desk at (212) 346-1526.

Meeting Times: Tuesdays 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Wednesdays 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Thursdays 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. via Zoom


Stress Management Group 

This group rotates through 6 weeks of topics that teach skills for managing stress, depression, and anxiety. This group is based in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and structured more like a class than a psychotherapy group. Through this group, you will learn concrete ways of relating differently to challenging thoughts or feelings that often get in the way of living a fulfilling productive life.

To join: A Counseling Center screening is required. Please call the Counseling Center at (212) 346-1526 to schedule a screening and indicate your interest in the Stress Management Group.  

Meeting Time: Fridays from 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. via Zoom


2- Session Assertiveness Workshop 

This workshop consists of two 45-minute Friday sessions during which you will learn assertiveness skills that will help you ask for what you want, set boundaries, and say no in relationships and other social interactions. The group is led by two therapists and provides a safe and confidential environment. Attendance of both sessions is highly encouraged. 

To join: A Counseling Center screening is required. Please call the Counseling Center at (212) 346-1526 to schedule a screening and indicate your interest in the Assertiveness Workshop. 

Meeting Time: Friday April 23 and April 30, from 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. via Zoom