Wellness Workshops & Groups
Update: No Current workshops or groups for Summer 2022. Please check back for fall offerings.
Student Psychological Services (SPS) offers a variety of Virtual Wellness Workshops and Groups! See below for descriptions of each Workshop and Group and sign up today!
Led by Amanda Tom, Psy.D. / begins Thu, Feb 10th @ 4pm-5pm / runs 8 wks / closed (in-state only, previews req’d)
-Explore sources of negative body image through discussions and interactive activities.
-Find ways to break the body shame cycle and build a healthier relationship with your body.
Led by Eva Kram, Psy.D. / begins Wed, Feb 9th @ 5pm-6pm / runs 8 wks / closed (in-state only, previews req’d)
-Learn strategies for activating and improving your mood.
-Receive and provide support to fellow students going through similar struggles.
Led by Mimi Hoang, Psy.D. / begins Monday, February 7 @ 4pm-5pm / runs 8 wks / closed (in-state only, previews req’d) CLOSED
-Learn about the stages of grief and other useful tools for coping with bereavement.
-Experience comfort and support from other young adults who are also grieving a significant loss.
Led by Viviana Vallin, LPCC / begins Thu, Feb 3rd @ 3pm-4pm / runs 10 wks / drop-ins welcome.
-A safe discussion space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students/allies.
-Offers support and celebration of diversity.
Please email TheCircle@lmu.edu for more info.
Led by Alejandro Aguirre, LMFT / offered on Fri, Feb 11th @ 10am and Thu Feb 17th @ 9am
-A safe space to explore men's issues by unpacking identity and culture.
-Define toxic and positive masculinity, and discuss how to be in health relationships with others.
Led by Mimi Hoang, Ph.D. / begins Wed, Feb 2nd @ 3pm-4pm / runs 10 wks / drop-ins welcome
-A communal space for busy graduate students also navigating being a sexual and/or gender minority
-Explore ways to build resilience amidst school, work, family, dating, politics, or other stressors
Led by Angela Garland, Psy.D. / begins Mon, Jan 31st @ 3pm-4pm / runs 10 wks / drop-ins welcome
-A supporting space for BIPOC women to discuss the complexities of gender, race, culture, and intersectionality.
-Share experiences with stress, coping, and resiliency, and gain tools for collective self-care and healing.
Led by Alejandro Aguirre, LMFT / begins Wed, Feb 2nd @ 3pm-4pm / runs 10 wks / drop-ins welcome
- Explore how self-perceptions can impact your mood and interactions with others.
- Discuss internal perceptions and how to navigate their impact on your self-esteem and self-concept.
Led by Mimi Hoang, Ph.D. / offered on Fri, Jan 28th @ 10am and Tue, Feb 8th @ 4pm
-Gain a better understanding of your friendship landscape and what may be missing in your social life.
-Beat isolation, improve your social skills, and learn how to connect with other during this COVID era.
Led by Mel Mazmanyan, Ph.D. / offered on Fri, Feb 4th @ 10am and Thu, Feb 10th @ 9am
-A safe space to learn and discuss effective methods of communication regarding difficult conversations.
-Learn how to reach for help and have helpful dialogue about mental health in a culturally attuned manner.
Led by Amanda Tom, Psy.D. / offered on Fri Feb 18th @ 10am
-Learn about ways to incorporate self-care into your regular routine.
-Discover tips to alleviate stress, maintain work-life balance, and prevent burnout.
Led by Amanda Tom, Psy.D. / offered on Wed, Feb 16th @ 5pm / grad students only
-Learn about ways to incorporate self-care into your regular routine as a grad student.
-Discover tips to alleviate stress, maintain work-life balance, and prevent burnout in grad school.
Led by Mark Papp, Psy.D. / begins Tue, Feb 1st @ 3pm-4pm / runs 10 wks / drop-ins until Feb 15th
- This group will help graduate students to create deeper connections and establish healthy boundaries.
- Learn to assert wants and needs in various relationships and promote self discovery and awareness.
Led by Becca Okida, MA (Health Educator) / Begins Wed, Jan 26th @ 3pm / runs 3 wks / repeats Tue, Feb 15th @ 4pm
- Learn how to get your needs met in social relationships.
- Develop assertiveness and interpersonal problem-solving skills
Led by Eva Kram, Psy.D. / Begins Thu, Jan 27th @9am / runs 2 weeks / repeats Wed, Feb 16th @ 4pm
- Learn basic skills for distress tolerance, mindfulness, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness.
- Use these evidence based skills to become more effective at managing overwhelming emotions.