The Counseling Center offers a calendar of programs and events open to the university
community. Members of our staff as well as peer educators, are available to present
programs on a wide variety of topics to TU student organizations, classes, university
departments, staff, and offices that serve TU students.
In addition to our scheduled programs, the Counseling Center can arrange programs
that may be of interest to your group or class. Counseling Center staff are available
to be part of panel discussions that involve issues related to relationships, stress,
families, the college experience, dealing with difficult issues, grief and loss, etc.
Connecting during covid "cdc" daily groups (will resume in spring 2021 semester)
Self-Compassion and Boundaries
Being a student during a worldwide pandemic is challenging in many aspects. Join this
every Monday at 4pm to develop your self-compassion and develop techniques for boundary
setting. This includes self-kindness, recognizing our common humanity, and learning
mindfulness techniques such as establishing healthy appropriate boundaries with both
individuals as well as things in your life.
Facilitator: Feven Ghile
8 Dimensions of Wellness
This series of Connecting During COVID (CDC) outreach groups will explore the 8 Dimensions
of Wellness that have been identified by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration (SAMHSA; a branch of HHS). Each week will focus on a different dimension
with additional value-related wellness information interspersed as needed. Each week,
students will develop a personalized plan to better live the values of that session
in their own lives. Join us every Tuesday at 1pm to explore and better understand your
Facilitator: Ryan Smout
The How-To Guide to Staying Connected
Connection is an important part of psychological health. Humans are social creatures
and strive from support and bonds with others. Feeling connected to a variety of aspects
of life can often be difficult, particularly during the current times. This how-to
guide aims to help explore the utility of connection and how we can be mindful of
maintaining meaningful connections in our lives to help us grow and life our best
life. Join us every Wednesday at 3pm to stay connected!
Facilitator: Christina Kennedy
Stress...How Can I Reduce That?
As humans and certainly as students, we ALL experience stress; however, there are
things we can do to reduce it. In this group, we will be exploring and applying techniques
surrounding mindfulness, progressive relaxation, and work-life balance as well as
connecting to others in a supportive space. Join us every Thursday at 4pm to learn
strategies proven to be effective at reducing stress and its harmful effects.
Facilitator: Dulcinea Jauregui
Requesting A Program
Guidelines for Workshop Request
Only for TU students or faculty and staff who serve TU students.
During the academic year, we do receive a large number of requests so please give
us at least three weeks advance notice for all presentation requests.
Please select from the list of workshop topics, and indicate if you would like it
tailored to specific needs. If the topic is not listed, please feel free to specify
what you are interested in and we will do our best to accommodate.
We also ask for a minimum of 10 audience participants for each presentation.
If the Counseling Center cannot fulfill your request, we will try to connect you with
If your department or organization has recently experienced the loss of a student
or a campus tragedy, we can discuss how best to support your needs.