Support/ Therapy Groups: Fall 2014

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.  Date and time for fall semester will be announced in August. 

Managing ADHD

This support group is an on-going group that is focused on providing a place for students with ADHD to share their experiences and to gain additional strategies of how to manage the challenges of college life.  Some of the topics will include: impact of ADHD, learning how to use your strengths, managing academics, reducing procrastination, relationships, and reducing stress. If you'd like to participate, you MUST sign-up in advance by contacting The Counseling Center at (229) 333-5940. Dr. Ryan Couillou, Psychologist, facilitates the group.  Date and time for fall semester will be announced in August.

Injured Athletes Support Group

This support group is an on-going group that is focused on building mental strength through a physical injury in order to get back onto the field/court and maintain a positive college experience.  Some of the topics will include: communication, self-directed healing, goal setting, positive self-talk, concentration, coping skills and mental readiness for performance.  If you'd like to participate, you MUST sign-up in advance by contacting The Counseling Center at (229) 333-5940.  Dr. Tricia Hale and Dr. Ryan Couillou will be co-facilitating this group.  Date and time for fall semester will be announced in August.

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.  Dr. Tricia Hale, Licensed Professional Counselor, facilitates this group.  Date and time for fall semester will be announced in August.

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