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For the Fall Semester 2016, the groups described below are facilitated by the Center for Counseling and Student Development. If you are a student who has interest in joining one or more of these groups, please express your interest when you visit the Center or contact us at 401-254-3124.

Anxiety and Stress Management

Mondays 4:00PM-5:00PM, Counseling Center

A 5-week group for students who want to more effectively manage anxiety and stress in a variety of situations.

Facilitator: James Blue, M.A.

Dating Violence

Tuesdays 9:00AM-10:00AM, Counseling Center

For students who have experienced aggression from a past or current dating partner.

Facilitator: Deborah Knapman, LICSW


Wednesdays 11:00AM-12:00PM, Counseling Center

For students learning to manage emotions and progress toward goals.

Facilitators: Alison Gurley, M.A. and Maureen Minark, Ph.D.


Tuesdays 3:30PM-4:30PM, Counseling Center

For students who are seeking support for their sexual identity.

Facilitators: Zachary Delcambre, Psy.D. and Meghana Suchak, Ph.D.

Happiness Habits

Tuesdays 2:00PM-3:00PM, Counseling Center

A 5-week group of practical strategies and skills for students to increase happiness in daily life.

Facilitators: Kineret Kandelker, Psy.D. and Maureen Minarik, Ph.D.

Creativity and Coping

Mondays 3:30PM-4:30PM, Counseling Center

Managing stress through artistic projects.

Facilitators: Deborah Knapman, LICSW and Michele Zager, Psy.D.



Students can earn 1/3 of a merit point for each of the following programs attended. All are held in CAS Room 224 from 3:30-4:30PM with the exception of the last program which will be held in CAS 120 from 2:00-3:00PM.

Thursday, September 22 Creative Coping

Thursday, September 29 Time Management

Thursday, October 6 Let's Talk About Sex

Thursday, October 13 Mindfulness

Thursday, October 20 Long Distance Relationships

Thursday, October 27 Relaxation and Stress Reduction

Thursday, November 3 Healthy Relationships

Thursday, November 10 Choosing Your Life Direction

Wednesday, November 16 Communication Matters