CCPH Winter 2020/2021 Clinical Program Offerings

All groups open to all UMass Amherst students


Connections in Quarantine

Fridays at 10am: (12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29)
This Community Conversation is hosted by CCPH Staff

• Are you currently in quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19?
• Feeling isolated and disconnected from others?
• Staying at UMass this winter break?
• Are you at home and want to connect with other students?

Join us in this supportive drop in space hosted by CCPH where you can connect with other students in a similar situation. This drop-in group is open to all UMass students.
Sessions offered via Zoom: Register anytime up until 9:45am the day of the group by clicking here


Family Issues Drop-in Group

Tuesdays 2:30pm-3:45pm: (1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26)

This Community Conversation is hosted by Beth Prullage, LICSW and Lauren Falzone, MA

A drop-in group to talk about family or housemate relationship issues.

Sessions offered via Zoom: Register anytime up until 2:00pm the day of the group by clicking here


Trans and Gender Non-Conforming

Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm

This Community Conversation is hosted by Bradley Landon, LCSW and Beth Prullage, LICSW.

Free and open to all UMass and 5 College students who identify as trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming or questioning. Co-sponsored by the UMass Stonewall Center. Students located in any state, or internationally are welcome.

Sessions will take place over Zoom. If interested in participating, contact CCPH at 413-545-2337 and ask to be connected with Brad or Beth for the Zoom link. 


International Student Community Support

Monday, January 11th, 4-5pm EST
Friday, January 15th, 9-10am EST
Friday, January 22nd, 9-10am EST
Monday, January 25th, 4-5pm EST
Friday, January 29th, 9-10 EST

Come together with other international students to find solidarity, community and mutual support as you navigate the myriad intersecting challenges of this time.  Find connection amid the realities of isolation, exchange ideas, gain resources, and build community with others. Free and open to all UMass international students. Students located in any state, as well as those located internationally outside of the U.S., are all welcome to attend. This Community Conversation is hosted by Elise Manning, LICSW and Pamela Dutta, Associate Director of IPO (International Programs Office)

Sessions offered via Zoom: Preregistration required by one of the below links:

Click here to register for sessions Monday at 4 
Click here to register for sessions Friday at 9


Let’s Tele-Talk:

See website for dates and times

The program offers free, friendly zoom sessions with counselor consultants from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH). “Let’s TeleTalk” isn’t formal counseling or mental health treatment. It’s a chance to briefly share what’s on your mind, find support, and get recommendations. No topic’s off-limits!
Sessions offered via Zoom: Pre-registration required by clicking here


ADHD Toolkit: Four session workshop

Thursdays 2:30-3:45pm: (1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28)

This workshop is hosted by Christian Smith, LICSW
Four-session free workshop focused on improving time management and organizational skills, reducing procrastination, and increasing self-esteem and self-acceptance. Join us as we review concrete skills to:

• Increase academic productivity
• Improve workload planning
• Develop realistic goals

Sessions offered via Zoom: Preregistration required. Call 413-545-2337 and ask to sign up.


Managing Emotions Skill Building Workshop: Four session workshop

Tuesdays 2-3:15pm: (1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26)

This Workshop is hosted by Jennifer Muniz-Rodriguez, Psy.D.

Struggling to express and regulate your emotions? Want to learn ways to gain more control of these emotions?
In this 4-session free workshop, students will learn Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills to identify, understand and express emotions in healthier ways. Participants are expected to attend all four sessions, which will focus on how to:

✓ improve distress tolerance
✓ regulate emotions
✓ discover mindfulness
✓ identify triggers
✓ develop practical & empowering coping strategies.

Sessions offered via Zoom: Preregistration required. Call 413-545-2337 and ask to sign up.