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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 TUESDAYS from 12:30-1:30 pm CST via Zoom beginning on August 30. 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.

Tuesday, August 30 from 12:30-1:30: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction - with Liby de la Fuente, Counseling Intern (Click here for Zoom link)

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.

Tuesday, September 6 from 12:30-1:30: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - with Dr. Dymphna Davis, Staff Counselor (Click here for Zoom link)

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.  

Tuesday, September 13 from 12:30-1:30: Self-Care & Stress Management - with DK Kucher, Counseling Intern (Click here for Zoom link)

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.

Tuesday, September 20 from 12:30-1:30: Progressive Muscle Relaxation - with Liby de la Fuente, Counseling Intern (Click here for Zoom link) 

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. 

Tuesday, September 27 from 12:30-1:30: Improving Focus and Motivation - with DK Kucher, Counseling Intern (Click here for Zoom link)

Struggling to complete your coursework?  Spending hours on Netflix? Get concrete coping skills to improve focus and motivation, especially when working from home.

Tuesday, October 4 from 12:30-1:30: Test Anxiety - with Ana Bales, Counseling Intern (Click here for Zoom link)

Learn concrete skills to use in order to stay calm and effective when preparing for and completing tests.

Tuesday, October 18 from 12:30-1:30: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy - with Liby de la Fuente, Counseling Intern (Click here for Zoom link)

This workshop will explore a very useful and practical tool from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) called Opposite Action. We will discuss how Opposite Action can be applied to reduce any unwanted emotion, and dive deeper into using opposite action to decrease anxiety.

Tuesday, October 25 from 12:30-1:30: Mini-Meditation - with Ana Bales, Counseling Intern (Click here for Zoom link)

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.

Tuesday, November 1 from 12:30-1:30: Test Anxiety - with DK Kucher, Counseling Intern (Click here for Zoom link) 

Learn concrete skills to use in order to stay calm and effective when preparing for and completing tests.

Tuesday, November 15 from 12:30-1:30: Mini-Meditation  -  with Ana Bales, Counseling Intern (Click here for Zoom link)

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.

Tuesday, December 6 from 12:30-1:30: Test Anxiety - with Frazier Woods, Staff Counselor (Click here for Zoom link)

Learn concrete skills to use in order to stay calm and effective when preparing for and completing tests.

Questions? Email fwoods@loyno.edu.