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Past Groups

Trans Therapy Group

Trans Therapy Group is an 8-week closed therapy group for students identifying as transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, gender-queer or for those who may be questioning their gender identity. Group will explore topics related to coming out, transphobia, transitioning, dysphoria, identity, coping with mental health concerns, relationships, and building community. If interested in setting up an intake please contact Shira Concool, LGPC at shira.concool@goucher.edu by September 13th. Day and time of group TBD based on member availability.

Happiness Group

Explore the 12 practices of happy people during this four event program. Learn about current research on the topic, as well as tangible steps you can take to increase your happiness levels, all while making new friends and enjoying fun activities. Participants are required to attend all four events. Sign up is required. Please contact Lauren Greenberg, LCPC at lauren.greenberg@goucher.edu or by voicemail at 410-337-3023.

Surviving Sexual Trauma Group

The Surviving Sexual Trauma Group is an 8-week closed therapy group for survivors of rape, sexual assault, and adult survivors of child sexual abuse. The group meets Wednesdays from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM starting September 28, 2016. If interested, please contact Lydia Ziegler, MSW, LGSW at 410-377-8111 or lziegler@turnaroundinc.org.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

The purpose of this 8-week group is to help students establish familiarity with the principles of mindfulness and develop a solid foundation of mindfulness practice in their own lives. The group is geared towards beginners new to mindfulness, and contains both lectures and experiential exercises. Topics include: mindfulness basics, historical roots, new research, mindfulness of breathing, emotion regulation and distress tolerance, the "Beginner's Mind", mindful relationships, acceptance, and mindfulness at school. The group meets every Thursday at 6:00 PM starting on February 4, 2016. Duration is 50 minutes and location is in Athenaeum 422. Students may choose to attend any number of sessions; no RSVP is required to attend. Any questions about the group can be directed to Doug Girard, Psy.D. at doug.girard@goucher.edu or 410-337-6052.