Winter Quarter UW Counseling Center Drop-In Groups & Workshops

Winter Quarter UW Counseling Center Drop-In Groups & Workshops

The UW Counseling Center is offering the following drop-in groups and workshops for Winter Quarter 2020. Registration is not required and all sessions are FREE. These sessions range from values identification and coping skills identification to mindfulness for student veterans.


An interactive workshop where graduate students will engage in small group activities to identify their highest values and to learn how these values may be applied to their professional pathways

When: Tuesday, January 14, 1:30 – 3:00 pm
WhereMary Gates Hall, Room 136 – Career & Internship Center Conference Room
Who: Appropriate for graduate students


A drop-in stress reduction and mindfulness group for those affiliated with the military to de-stress, relax, and learn tools for taming stress.
When: Tuesdays, January 14, 21, 28, February 18, 25, and March 3
Where: HUB 337, Student Veteran Life
Who: Appropriate for all military affiliated students  


Designed for Brown and Black womxn of color, including gender non-conforming. The group will focus on building a decolonized therapeutic space addressing any and all issues pertaining to being a womxn of color.

When: Tuesdays, January 14, 28, February 11, 25 and March 10, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Where: Ethnic Cultural Center – Resource Room
Who: Appropriate for Womxn of Color students


Help manage stress and anxiety using mindfulness meditation and gentle yoga postures. No prior experience needed.Because sessions build upon each other students need to attend the first and/or second session of either round in order to proceed with the final two sessions.

When: Thursdays, Round 1 – January 16 through February 6. Round 2 – February 20 through March 11. 3:30 – 4:30 pm
WhereSchmitz Hall 401, Counseling Center
Who: Appropriate for all students


These 5 drop-in workshops focus on learning skills to help you feel better fast:

  • January 24th – Mindfulness for Stress Relief
  • January 31st – Mindfulness for Self-Compassion
  • February 7th – How to Get What You Need in Relationships
  • February 14th – Changing Difficult Thoughts
  • February 21st – Sleep Better Tonight

When: Fridays, January 25 through February 21 11:30 am – 12:20 pm
WhereSchmitz Hall 401,Counseling Center
Who: Appropriate for all students


Mental Health for the People is a quarterly workshop series focused on mental health topics from a social justice perspective. Specifically, addressing issues such as racial fatigue, navigating mental health as a person of color, mindfulness and social justice work, and non-western healing practices. Each 90 minute drop-in workshop will be a different topic and will include time for a discussion and questions. Some topics may be focused on certain populations whereas others may be broad topics that impact a variety of marginalized identities.

When: Friday, February 14, 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Where: Ethnic Cultural Center
Who: Appropriate for all students


Counselors—from the Counseling Center and Hall Health—provide informal consultations to help provide insight, solutions and information about other resources at various sites on campus. Let’s Talk it is not a substitute for regular therapy, counseling or psychiatric care.

When: Weekdays; times vary, visit the website for current schedule
Where:  Locations vary, visit the website for current schedule
Who: Appropriate for all students

Please visit the Counseling Center’s Eventplore Page for more information.

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