Groups are open to undergraduate and graduate students unless otherwise noted. Pre-registration is required. Groups generally start in February. Call (413) 545-2337 for more information about how to set up a group screening.
Making Connections • Thursdays 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Contact Frank DeZenzo, LICSW for more information
This is an ongoing group for undergraduate students. Build connections in a supportive and safe environment while exploring issues including self-esteem, relationships, anxiety and school adjustment.
Co-Ed Grad Group: Balancing Life, Love, and School • Fridays 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Contact Chris Shanky, LICSW for more information
Explore personal and academic concerns in this supportive co-ed group for graduate students. The focus is on issues including: relationships, depression and anxiety, career issues and the future, family, and self-esteem.
Men's Group • Mondays 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Contact Josh Tecu, MSW. for more information
An ongoing men’s support group for undergraduate and graduate students. Members will have the opportunity to build community, support each other, and discuss issues such as romantic relationships, friendships, academic stress, and masculine identity.
Women's Graduate Group • Tuesdays 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Contact Julia Moss, Ph.D., MSW for more information
This is a process-oriented ongoing therapy group for women graduate students focused on self-esteem, self-expression, relationships, career and academic issues, anxiety, and mutual support.
Coping with Lyme Disease • Wednesdays 4 to 5 p.m.
Contact Lydia Rackenberg, LICSW for more information
Learn self-care and coping strategies for managing college life while experiencing symptoms of Lyme disease.
Mindfulness and Stress Reduction Workshops • Mondays 5 to 6:30 p.m.
(4 sessions each)
First round: Feb. 24, March 3, March 10, March 24
Second round: March 31, April 6, April 21, April 28
A four-session free workshop open to any student who is feeling pressured or stressed or is having difficulty enjoying life. Participants will learn mindfulness and meditation practices to help calm and focus the mind. Participants must attend all 4 sessions.
To register, e-mail Ellen Bollier
Living with Loss • Wednesdays 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Contact Jessi Bond, LICSW for more information
Support group for undergraduate and graduate students who have recently experienced the death of a loved one. Group members are offered a safe place to explore and express feelings, as well as receive support in coping with grief and loss.
LGBTQ Coming Out Support Group • Wednesdays 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Contact Hillary at the Stonewall Center for more information, (413) 545-4824
Are you coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer? Are you already out, but want a supportive place to talk about being LGBTQ? The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health and the UMass Stonewall Center are offering a weekly drop-in group for students who want to talk about LGBTQ issues.