Counseling Services offers various opportunities for students to engage in online workshops and podcasts aimed at improving personal skills.
Counseling Services is pleased to provide accessible podcasts to help you navigate the transition to online care and resources. The podcasts are created to offer support and encouragement during this uncertain time. Take a mental health moment and check out the podcast here.
In this episode of Counseling Corner, Dr. Karen Miller will discuss the concept of Wise Mind. Included in the episode, are useful strategies for practicing Wise Mind and finding a balanced, middle path in your life.
In this episode of Counseling Corner, Dr. Karen Miller will discuss Mindfulness Skills from the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Perspective. Click here to learn more about DBT. She will detail the different skills and offer ways to practice the skills that can be helpful to bring your awareness to the present moment.
Food, Body, and Culture
In this episode of Counseling Corner, Dr. Miller is joined by Registered Dietician, Jessica Wilson. Jessica brings a wealth of experience and knowledge around the topic of food, body image, and culture and shares how Eurocentrism, in particular, impacts the lived experiences of our student population.
Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating
In this episode of Counseling Corner, Dr Miller is joined by Dr Mallorey Gatti, Post-Doctoral Resident and Interim Eating Disorder Treatment Coordinator, to discuss eating disorders, disordered eating, and bode image issues. They also highlight resources for getting support on campus and through this time of pandemic.
Grief and Loss
In this episode of Counseling Corner, Dr. Miller will discuss Grief and Loss in the wake of the pandemic. Dr. Miller is joined by grief and loss researcher Dr. Heather Servaty-Seib from Purdue University. Together they discuss how to navigate and honor the losses we are all experiencing as a result of the global pandemic, while trying to identify gains in the process. “If we are open to perceiving the gains, that doesn’t minimize or discount the losses,” Dr. Servaty-Seib.
In this episode of Counseling Corner, Dr. Miller will discuss the Dialectical Behavioral (DBT) Skill Radical Acceptance and how to apply the skill to the current pandemic. Dr. Miller will discuss how acceptance is not approval and how to embrace “what is.”
YOU GOT THIS WORKSHOPS
The You Got This series offers psycho-educational, skill-building workshops designed to help build personal awareness, develop coping skills and promote self-care.
Coping with Emotions is a workshop series that provides a brief overview of dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) skills for distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and emotional regulation. This series utilizes evidence-based practices for creating connections, decreasing distress, and focusing on feelings. The modules are not sequential and do not need to be taken in any order. Participants that attend each of the three separate workshops will gain the most benefits. This series includes the following workshop titles: Decreasing Distress, Creating Connections, and Focusing on Feelings. As an additional benefit, this series has a fourth week of combing skills to focus on boosting your brainpower going into finals week. Click here for more workshop description details.
During the Self-Care workshop, students will learn about various self-care approaches and the health benefits linked to practicing good self-care. Students will have the opportunity to learn ways to infusing self-care practices into daily living.
Coping with Anxiety is a three-part workshop series that looks at anxiety through the lens of connection with the mind, body and present moment. This series utilizes evidence-based practices for coping with anxiety. The modules are not sequential, so that students can start the series at any point. Participants that attend each of the three separate workshops will gain the most benefits. As part of this series, participants will learn about the relationship between anxiety and thinking styles, in which participants understand how their thoughts, emotions, and behavior are linked. Participants will also learn about mindfulness, practice techniques and how to incorporate into daily routine. In addition, participants will learn relaxation techniques that bring calmness and grounding to them. Participants will also learn how to improve sleep, impact of food on anxiety, and other resources available at Counseling Services for anxiety management.
Students are welcome to select any of the workshops listed and repeat any of the YGT workshops. Space is limited, and students are encouraged to reserve their spot now.
YGT schedule for Fall 2020
Mondays, 2:10 – 3:00 pm (Mindfulness), Facilitator: Renee Lopez
Tuesdays, 2:10 - 3:00 pm (Coping with Emotions), Facilitator: Hanna Song
Wednesdays, 11:00 – 11:50 am (Self-Care), Facilitator: Renee Lopez
Fridays, 11:00 – 11:50 am (Coping with Anxiety), Facilitator: Jon Schlinger
For the Fall 2020 quarter, all YGT workshops will take place remotely using an online platform.
Sign up for a YGT workshop via Health-E-Messaging Groups and Workshops tab
Start Date:October 5, 2020
End Date: December 11, 2020
YGT does not run during finals week.