Wellness Groups and Workshops

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!

 

  • Body Beautiful 2021

    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.

  • You are not alone

    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.

  • Clouds in the sky in the shape of a heart with the sun beaming behind

    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.

  • Circle 2021

    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.

  • Rainbow background

    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

  • Icon containing three women of color with natural hair and headwraps

    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.
  • Fingers with smiley faces drawn on them

    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.

  • Navigating Conversationg About Mental Health Within Families and Cultures

    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.

  • Self-Care Workshop

    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.

  • Grad Self-Care

    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.

  • View of very tall trees from the standpoint of looking up from the ground.

    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.
  •  Small icon with rainbow colored silhouettes and talk bubbles above their heads.

    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
  • Ride the Wave words with a drawn wave

     

    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.