Groups and Workshops

Counseling & Psychological Services is available to assist you in designing and presenting a variety of workshops to meet your programming needs. We support the University's mission to develop the whole person.


A support group for students who are learning to cope with living with an alcoholic family system. Call Robert Wething, (203) 254-4000 ext. 2146.

Coming Out / Being Out
A group for students exploring gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered identity in a safe, supportive environment.
Call Susan Birge for more information at (203) 254-4000 ext. 2146.


A support group for students who have lost a loved one. The students will have an opportunity to talk with others who understand about coping with the loss of a relative or friend and discuss ways to deal with many aspects of grief. Call Counseling & Psychological Services at (203) 254-4000 ext. 2146.

Group Therapy
Therapists work with students in weekly groups to work on personal problems in a safe environment. Group members learn from each other, realize they are not alone and benefit from the support and understanding of other group members. Groups are confidential to protect members’ privacy. For more information, call (203) 254-4000 ext. 2146.

Mindfulness Meditation Group
Meditation has been proven to be a powerful way to reduce stress and increase feelings of well-being. Learn techniques to develop your own meditation practice and meditate with others.
Thursdays at 4-5 p.m., Meditation Room in 42 Bellarmine
Drop in, no reservation necessary. For more information call Counseling & Psychological Services at (203) 254-4000 ext. 2146.

The Grand Group: Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction
A group for students interested in exploring strategies to reduce the harm that alcohol and other drugs have caused in their lives. For more information contact Lisa Arnold, L.A.D.C. at (203) 254-4166.

Recovery Group
A group for students who have decided that alcohol and drug use have interfered with their health and well being. The group is based on an abstinence model. Students support each other in sobriety and learn strategies to remain drug and alcohol free.
For more information, contact Lisa Arnold, L.A.D.C. at (203) 254-4166.


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