The Counseling Center now has a Meditation Room that can be booked for individual meditation and group meditation sessions. These services are open to all TU students as well as Counseling Center clients.
What is Meditation?
Meditation is a technique that involves slowing down and turning inward, practicing mindfulness. Mindfulness can be defined as full attention to the present moment with nonjudgmental acceptance. MindfulnessmMeditation helps individuals cope more effectively with uncomfortable thoughts and feelings, decreasing stress. Benefits of mindfulness include more positive emotions, less worry, reduced reactivity to stress, and improved overall health.
Using the TUCC Meditation Room
Individual Meditation Session Appointments
Individual sessions are available during the fall and spring semesters, Monday through Friday,
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Materials are available to help your practice including guided meditation CDs, benches, meditation cushions, yoga mats, and access to a computer. Phone the Counseling Center to schedule a session.
Group Meditation Sessions
Group sessions are scheduled once a week on Fridays from 2-3 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters. Group meditation sessions are limited to 8 individuals. The schedule of guided group meditation sessions may be found at events.towson.edu. Book your spot by phoning the Counseling Center.
Before you come to the Counseling Center, it is important to know the following:
Use of the Meditation Room is by appointment only. Missed appointments may impact your ability to use the space.
You must check in at the Counseling Center Front Desk each time you use the Meditation Room.
Bring your Student ID.
Users of the meditation room are responsible for materials in the space.
For more information or to make an appointment, phone 410-704-2512.
Developing Your Own Meditation Practice
Interested in developing a meditation practice on your own? Learn more from these websites and apps: