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Anxiety Management Workshops

During this time, it's normal to feel more stressed, anxious and overwhelmed. The UCC is here to help.

Our Anxiety Management Workshops meet THURSDAYS from 12:30-1:30 pm CST via Zoom until October 14th. These workshops are focused on concrete skill-building, are FREE, open to all students, and no sign up is necessary. Click here for a video archive of anxiety management workshops.

Thursday, Oct. 7 from 12:30-1:30:  Progressive Muscle Relaxation with Laura Dickinson, LMSW
Take time out of your busy day to truly relax for an hour! A trained counselor will lead you through calming guided imagery and progressive muscle relaxation. You will also learn how to do this on your own. At the end of this session, you should feel relaxed, focused and ready to face your challenges.

Thursday, Oct. 14 from 12:30-1:30: Improving focus and Motivation with Minden Vigier, Counseling Intern
Struggling to complete your coursework?  Spending hours on Netflix? Get concrete coping skills to improve focus and motivation, especially when working from home.

 

Our Anxiety Management Workshops meet MONDAYS from 2:30-3:30 pm CST via Zoom beginning on October 18th. These workshops are focused on concrete skill-building, are FREE, open to all students, and no sign up is necessary.


Monday, Oct. 18 from 2:30-3:30: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction with Ash Bayer, PLPC
Can't stop thinking about how life has changed? Focused on losses and struggling to make it work? Learn how to focus on the present rather than getting lost in anxiety about the future or regrets about the past. Find ways to attend to your emotions without magnifying problems, or getting lost in criticism and self-judgment.


Monday, Oct. 25 from 2:30-3:30: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with  Paolo Roy, MSW
CBT is a psycho-social intervention that aims to improve mental health.  CBT focuses on challenging and changing unhelpful cognitive distortions and behaviors, improving emotional regulation, and the development of personal coping strategies that target solving current problems. 

Monday, Nov. 1 from 2:30-3:30: Self Care and Stress Management with Molly Pulda, Social Work Intern
Ever felt hangry?  Too tired to focus?  Learn about the behavioral and biological factors that contribute to stress, what you can do to improve self-care and form a plan to implement change.


Monday, Nov. 8 from 2:30-3:30: Progressive Muscle Relaxation DK Kucher, Counseling Intern
Take time out of your busy day to truly relax for an hour! A trained counselor will lead you through calming guided imagery and progressive muscle relaxation. You will also learn how to do this on your own. At the end of this session, you should feel relaxed, focused and ready to face your challenges.


Monday, Nov. 15 from 2:30-3:30: Improving Focus and Motivation with Liby De La Fuente Becerra, Counseling Intern
Struggling to complete your coursework?  Spending hours on Netflix? Get concrete coping skills to improve focus and motivation, especially when working from home.

 

Anxiety Management Workshops meet TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS from 12:30-1:30 pm CST via Zoom beginning November 30th. These workshops are focused on concrete skill-building, are FREE, open to all students, and no sign up is necessary.

 

Tuesday Nov. 30th from 12:30-1:30: Mini-Meditation with Claudia Norton, LCSW 
Learn and practice the basics of mindfulness meditation. This session will include a number of short, guided meditations with the opportunity for reflection after each.

 

Thursday Dec. 2 from 12:30-1:30: Test Anxiety with  Frazier Woods, PLPC 
Learn concrete skills to use in order to stay calm and effective when preparing for and completing tests.

 

Tuesday Dec. 7 from 12:30-1:30: Test Anxiety with Frazier Woods, PLPC 
Learn concrete skills to use in order to stay calm and effective when preparing for and completing tests.

 

Thursday Dec. 9 from 12:30-1:30: Mini-Meditation with Laura Dickinson, LMSW 
Learn and practice the basics of mindfulness meditation. This session will include a number of short, guided meditations with the opportunity for reflection after each.