Workshops & Groups

Overcoming Procrastination

Are you…
Putting off working on papers or projects till the last minute? 
Avoiding studying? 
Spending more time on your phone than your books? 
Organizing your materials but not getting around to the work?  
Turning in lower quality work because you run out of time? 
Getting stressed out because everything is last minute? 
Putting off dealing with finances, getting exercise, or other things? 

Is this all stressing you out? 
This workshop is designed to help you overcome procrastination and get more out of...

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How to Communicate Effectively with Ease

Do you struggle to communicate your needs and boundaries to your peers, partners, or co-workers? This short-term 4-session skills group will help students learn effective communication skills for a variety of interaction styles, including healthy dialogues, conflict resolution, dealing with aggressive or uncooperative people, and self-advocacy
 
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International Managing Emotions

Do you often feel that your emotions, thoughts and actions are beyond your control? Are you looking for more effective ways to manager or reduce anxiety, depression, anger or stress? This workshop introduces CBT and DBT skills such as:
  •  Practicing mindfulness
  • Learning acceptance
  • Engaging in opposite action
  • Utilizing problem solving
  • Structure and Routines
  • Reducing automatic negative thoughts

Students located around the globe encouraged to participate
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Managing Social Anxiety

Is social anxiety interfering with your happiness or success moving forward?
Do you feel down on yourself, lonely or shy? Do you feel judged?


This short-term 6-session therapy group is to help students manage anxiety about being judged in various situations—especially when it is significantly holding them back.


Consider this: Do you have anxiety…
 
•    Talking in Zoom meetings?
•    Making presentations?
•    Interacting with people you don’t know well?
•    Networking?
•    ...

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Men's Queer Group

The Men's Queer group with Nick McQueen, LICSW, centers on connection and community for non-heterosexual male identified students at Harvard. This group is intended to foster acceptance of self and others, find and express appreciation for our queerness, and offer a sense of belonging in our community. As the leader, I hope to co-create a group with you that you look forward to and feel part of. This psychoeducational group is intended to provide members with support, affirmation and interpersonal learning, while also providing some skills and strategies to enhance well-being....
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Black & SOC Existences Group

A 4-week workshop series designed to encourage and support values-based living using culturally supportive interventions and techniques based on the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Attendees will learn affirming coping skills to assist them in navigating difference and difficulty. 
 

For more information contact Stephanie DosSantos at sdossantos@huhs.harvard.edu

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Grieving Together

This is a process-oriented therapy group for any registered Harvard student who is grieving a loss such as a death of a parent, relative, friend, colleague or similar type of loss. This could be a death for any reason be it a chronic condition, COVID, suicide or any other cause. This may be a recent loss or an old loss that is affecting you at this time.  Check the CAMHS calendar for current listings or contact the group leader for more information about...
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Koru Mindfulness

Koru Mindfulness® is an evidence-based curriculum specifically designed for teaching mindfulness, meditation, and resiliency to college students and other young adults. You will learn several skills, including meditation, breathing exercises, guided imagery, the body scan, and more. Each of these skills is designed to help you manage stress and enrich your life. 

Click the lin to register: https://wellness.huhs.harvard.edu/koru-mindfulness

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Asian International Students Support Group

Want to connect with other Asian international students during this challenging time?
We have a space you to talk about - wrapping up the semester, transitioning to the next step, dealing with social distancing/isolation and also sharing coping strategies and resources. 
This is a group that runs on  Wednesdays, through ZOOM. Check the CAMHS calendar for current listings or contact the group leader for more information about a schedule....
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Graduate Students Group

This group provides a safe and confidential space in which to share your experience and concerns related to being a graduate student.
  
Themes discussed include managing stress, balancing work and self-care, attending to relationships, navigating difficult conversations, getting unstuck, managing perfectionism and the internal critic, imposter syndrome, and fostering resilience.  

The group is intended to provide members with support, affirmation and interpersonal learning, while also providing some skills and strategies to enhance well-being.  ...

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Women's Queer Group

This is a confidential support group open to undergraduate and graduate LGBTQ Women interested in a safe space to discuss sexuality, relationships, family, health, academics and more.  Queer and questioning Women of Color are especially encouraged to come check things out  Interested students are invited to discuss the group in person.
 
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CPR for Mental Wellbeing

C O U R A G E | P R E S E N C E | R E S I L I E N C E
Learn skills to hardwire happiness, grow inner
strengths, and lead from your heart.

Join all or one session or hop in at any time over the semester. You are more likely to experience the benefits by attending all 4 sessions. Show up & sign in, More info:

Ever feel you overwhelmed? That failure is not an option? Can’t catch a break? Or you just want some
peace of mind and to enjoy student life? Learn new skills to retrain your brain for optimal wellbeing with
Tara Cousineau, PhD tcousineau@huhs...

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Overcome Perfectionism through Self-Compassion

Join or one session or hop in at any time. You are more likely to experience the benefits by attending all sessions. Show up & sign in, or call ahead: 617-495-2042 or email Tara Cousineau, PhD. What is the difference between perfectionism and striving for excellence? How much fear and anxiety is rooted in believing that you are never doing enough or not worthy enough? You are not alone. Learn how you can befriend your inner critic, build shame resilience, cultivate kinder self-talk, and resist the forces of a “rating and ranking” culture. Each week explores one of ten skills in...
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Transcend

This is a confidential support and psycho-education group for graduate and undergraduate students who identify anywhere on the transgender spectrum. This group provides a safe and affirming space to build community, share experiences, gain information, and work on social skills as related to socially transitioning. 
 
Popular topics include: Coming out, Name and Pronoun Changes, Family Issues, Medical and Non Medical Interventions, Physical and Mental Health, Dating, Finding Community. 
 
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Coping as Student in a Virtual World

Come to an ongoing Psycho-Ed Support group for undergraduates living on or off campus  to gain support and concrete strategies for handling the many aspects of being a student in the time of Covid, learning virtually.
 
Come to just listen, and/or discuss (  in a safe confidential space)   such concerns as finding connection while being virtual, social distancing, and navigating time alone- turning it into “thriving time”;  increasing skills in maintaining structure and routine - wellness and health; coping with uncertainty; managing academic...
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