Introduction to Group Therapy

Darius Campinha-Bacote is a University of Dayton graduate and currently working on his PSY.D. at Wright State University.

Group Information

Groups at the Counseling Center can be formed around a variety of topics and concerns, based on need and request.  Generally, the following groups are available at the Counseling Center each semester. You can also suggest a group topic you would like the Counseling Center to offer. Please call us at 937-229-3141.

Connections Meet Up

Haven’t found your people yet?  Not sure where to go on campus to find others like you?  Stop by the Riley Room on the 1st floor of Gosiger Hall, Monday’s between 5 and 6 to grab a snack or drink and chat with others struggling with the same things

Anxiety and Stress Reduction

This group is focused  on reducing the symptoms and consequences of anxiety and stress.  Each week students will learn and practice a new skill or strategy for handling their individual concerns.

Eating Concerns/Body Image Discussion Group

This group is designed for students whose eating patterns and body image issues are sources of concern and /or who have had prior treatment for an eating disorder.  The group is designed to be an addition to individual therapy.  The supportive atmosphere gives group members a chance to work on the issues that exacerbate eating and body image problems.

Survivors of Sexual Assault

The group will focus on support and learning effective coping skills to help recover from the trauma of sexual violence.  The group will be open to anyone who has experienced sexual assault regardless of where or when the trauma occurred.

LGBTQ Support Group

Safe, supportive place for GLBT students to discuss issues related to being GLBT at UD including coming out, identity, finding support, and coping.

Test Anxiety Workshop

This workshop is to help students understand the causes of test anxiety and learn strategies to build confidence and manage anxiety.  All undergraduate students are welcome.  The workshop is limited to 10 participants per workshop.  Registration is required by calling (937) 229-3141 at least two days before the scheduled event.  There will be no “drop-ins” on the day of the workshop.  Workshops will be held in the Counseling Center on the following dates: Monday, October 28, 2013 @10-11am;  Thursday, November 21 from 3-4pm & Tuesday, December 3 from 2-3pm @ Counseling Center

Career Workshop

  Brief two session workshop focusing on exploring and clarifying students’ academic majors and career interests.  A maximum of 7 students are served per workshop. August 29th& Sept. 5th 11-Noon, Sept. 18th & Sept. 25th at 3-4 pm or Oct. 22nd & 29th 10-11 am @ Counseling Center.  Attendance is required at both sessions.