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 and Group Meditation Sessions
Individual & Group Meditation Sessions available for 30-60 minutes
Materials are available to help your practice including guided meditation CDs and DVD’s, benches, meditation cushions, yoga mats, and access to a computer. Phone the Center to book the room.
Guided Group Meditations
Group sessions are available during the fall and spring semesters. Two different Group Meditation experiences are available: MP3 and Therapist-Led. Groups are also invited to the Meditation Room to view the DVD Series “Introduction to Mindfulness.” The schedule of guided group meditation sessions may be found below and also at events.towson.edu. Book your spot by phoning the Counseling Center.
Introduction to Mindfulness Workshops
Curious to learn about Mindfulness? We're offering 3 "Introduction to Mindfulness" workshops this semester for any students that are new to mindfulness and meditation.
Fall 2015 Dates:
Wednesday, September 16 from 6-7 pm
Monday, September 22 from 3-4 pm
4-Session Mindfulness Group (1 hour sessions)
This group is for students committed to expanding their Mindful Meditation practice. This group is different from other guided meditations because it is structured to include the same group of people and progressive techniques each week. The group is limited to 10 students. Contact Dr. Jaime Fenton if interested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mondays at 3 pm beginning in October
Wednesdays at 6 pm beginning in November
Before You Arrive:
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 when 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? Check out these sites/apps: