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Groups 2019-2020: Develop Yourself and Maximize Your Success

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Group

Tuesdays 4:00pm-5:00pm, Counseling Center, Administrative Building, 2nd Floor

This weekly, confidential group introduces students to a variety of skills to improve their coping and self-care abilities,  manage their emotions more effectively, and reduce unwanted or self-harming behaviors.  Skills are presented on the topics of mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and emotion regulation.  Students focus on personal goals and are encouraged to practice the skills in their everyday lives.  
 
Contact Dr. Susanne McIntyre to find out more about the group at (914) 773-3710

Due Process: A Law Student’s Group

Tuesdays, 5pm-6pm, Law School Campus

This group is for law students struggling with managing the Law School-Life balance. The group provides a safe place to discuss personal concerns and receive support.

Contact Dr. Amanda Michael to find out more about the group at (914) 773-3710


Harmless

Wednesdays 12:25pm – 1:10pm, Counseling Center, Administration Center, 2nd floor

HARMLESS is a weekly, confidential discussion and support group for students who are trying to take a look at their use of alcohol, marijuana or another drug. The group is free and confidential and is facilitated by members of the Counseling Services staff. Based on a harm reduction model, the group is a safe space for students to talk about their relationship with alcohol, marijuana or another drug, consider some strategies for change and provide support for other students, including those in recovery.  
 
The group meets during Common Hour on Wednesdays (12:15- 1:10 pm) at the Counseling Center (2nd floor, Administration Building, Pleasantville)

Contact Andrea Winters at (914) 773-3710 to learn more about the group.

Understanding Self and Others

Thursdays, 3:30pm - 4:30pm, Counseling Center, Administration Center, 2nd floor

This group addresses a variety of concerns for students who are curious about their relationships with others (including family, friends and partners) and with oneself. The group explores themes related to identity, relationships, emotional communication and self-perception. The group provides an environment in which members can practice new ways of expressing themselves as well as share support, encouragement, and feedback in a confidential context. 

Contact Dr. Crista Maricic or Dr. Amanda Michael for more information at (914) 773-3710.


Check Out Our Relaxation Room

Make an appointment to check out our Relaxation Room now located in the Elm Hall Lobby which is designed to help individuals develop relaxation skills and cope with stress. You might also enjoy using our state-of-the-art massage chair, SAD Lamp, Buddha Board and our biofeedback software, emWave2©!


Download Our Just In Case App Or Go To "Counseling Center: Just In Case" On The MyPACE Mobile APP

Put vital and potentially life-saving mental health information at your fingertips.

Browse to our Just In Case App, just in case you or a friend needs help.....


Starting the Conversation: College and Mental Health

Check out this new informative resource about mental health in college (PDF). Written by NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and the JED Foundation, who say, "Read the guide, learn from it and use it to start and continue a conversation about mental health."


Red Card: Recognizing and Reaching Out to Students of Concern

The Red Card informational guide provides resources to help faculty and staff recognize and assist students of concern. As staff and faculty, you are often the first to see distressed and/or disruptive students. As such, you are in a position to encourage and help students connect to the supports they need. Your expresion of concern and offering of resources could be critical in helping to save a student from emotional, academic and other distress.


Staff and Faculty Resources: See our NEW resources below


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