Support/ Therapy Groups: Spring 2015

Groups are open to students, they meet weekly and they are ongoing throughout the semester. For more information about group counseling including what to expect from your experience please see Support Group Information. If you are interested in the following groups, please contact the VSU Counseling Center at (229) 333-5940 for enrollment information.

Love Your Selfie

This group is specifically designed for both men and women who are experiencing low self-confidence in themselves or in social situations.  Some of the topics will include:  building self-confidence, building healthy relationships, using positive self-talk, learning to encourage yourself and others, learning how not to compare yourself to others and being assertive.  If you’d like to participate, you MUST sign-up in advance by contacting The Counseling Center at (229) 333-5940.  Ms. Rebecca Smith, Licensed Professional Counselor, facilitates this group.  This group will be held on Tuesdays from 3:30-5pm.  A possible 2nd group time may be available depending on interest.

Maintaining Life Balance Group

This group is an on-going open-enrollment group for both men and women to help maintain balance in their academic and personal pursuits.  Some of the topics will include:  time management, organization, stress, relaxation, relationships and goal-setting.  If you’d like to participate, you MUST sign-up in advance by contacting The Counseling Center at (229) 333-5940.  Dr. Ryan Couillou, Licensed Psychologist facilitates this group.  This group will be held on Thursdays from 4-5pm.

First Generation College Students Support Group

This group is specifically for any students who are the first in their family to attend college.  Some of the topics will include: maximizing campus resources, identifying support, goal setting, financial barriers and making the most of your college experience.  If you'd like to participate, you MUST sign-up in advance by contacting The Counseling Center at (229) 333-5940.  Ms. Gwen Williams, Licensed Professional Counselor and Ms. Heidi Duthoy, Licensed Associate Professional Counselor facilitates this group.  This group will start the week of February 16th.  Day of the week to be announced soon.

Sexual Assault Survivor Group

This support group is specifically designed for women who have been sexually assaulted.  It is a safe environment to address the specific trauma that occurs during a sexual assault.  If you'd like to participate, you MUST sign-up in advance by contacting The Counseling Center at (229) 333-5940.  Holly Wright, staff counselor, facilitates this group.  Date and time for spring semester will be announced by February.

Please contact the VSU Counseling Center if interested in group meetings.