CAPS: Group Counseling Schedule

Fall Semester 2017

Students should contact CAPS for information on costs and how to join a group.
Call 706-542-2273.


Women’s Yoga for Well-Being Group—time TBD
This yoga group is for women dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma recovery or self-esteem issues. With themes such as acceptance, letting go, self-compassion & vulnerability, the group aims to give women a safe space to learn new skills and to process the challenges of overcoming obstacles that interfere with living their fullest life. The yoga portion of the group will include breathing techniques, meditation and an asana practice with emphasis on listening to your body and being present in the moment. The group will involve an hour long yoga practice followed by an hour of processing/discussion time.


ACT Group—3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
This is a psychoeducational, process, and transdiagnostic group based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and focusing on cultivating psychological flexibility in group members.


Interpersonal Process Group—3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
We all have patterns of how we relate to others; some patterns work well for us and some do not. This group will provide you with a safe and confidential space to learn about how you interact with others and to try new ways of behaving. Members can gain insight regarding their interpersonal style, give and receive feedback regarding how they interact with others and explore new ways of interacting.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation to Improve Wellbeing Group—4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
This group will focus on experiential learning through guided meditation; sitting, walking, body scan, and loving-kindness practices and process. Group curriculum will follow Sharon Salzburg’s book “Real Happiness.” Mindfulness Meditation is an ancient practice that can improve your ability to focus your attention, attend to and deepen your relationships and increase your self-awareness.


Life of Harmony Group—3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
This group is intended to help students regulate their emotions, cope with stress, and build healthier relationships. Students will also learn to live in the present with a non-judgmental perspective on day-to-day life at UGA. The group may be beneficial for those struggling with stress, negative emotions (i.e. anger), relationships, substance abuse, depression, or anxiety.

Graduate Student Support Group—3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
This group is designed for graduate students who are struggling. Some common issues may be, but are not limited to, imposter syndrome, perfectionism, struggles to find a balance between graduate work and personal life, or feeling alone in their struggles.