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Fall 2022 Group Options

FALL 2022 Therapy Groups at CAPS 

All groups require a pre-group appointment with the group leader.   

Call CAPS at (909) 537-5040 to schedule your pre-group appointment.   

Groups are designated below if they are in-person or virtual.  

If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation to participate, please contact Counseling and Psychological Services three working days in advance at  (909) 537-5040 or psychcounseling@csusb.edu. 

Overcoming Anxiety Group – In Person  (Closed for Fall 2022)

Mondays 
10:30 - 11:50 a.m. 

Do you find yourself constantly worrying, stressed, overwhelmed, or in a panic? You’re not alone! This group is for you to find new ways to manage anxiety (including overthinking, social anxiety, and panic attacks). Come, check it out! 

AMAC (Adults Molested as Children) Group - Virtual (Closed for Fall 2022)

Tuesdays 
9:00 – 10:20 a.m. 

This group provides a safe, empowering, and supportive environment for survivors of childhood sexual abuse to continue to grow along the path to increased self-empowerment. This group will decrease feelings of isolation while building collective inner strength, self-worth and healthy coping skills to thrive in life. 

Graduate Student Support Group - Virtual (Closed for Fall 2022)

Tuesdays 
12:00 – 1:20 p.m.  

Let’s face it - Graduate School can be challenging on many levels, especially now! This group is a place to share and receive support from fellow students navigating these challenges. We will explore strategies to balance academic pursuits, home life, relationships, work, and self-care. This confidential group is provided by CAPS in partnership with the Office of Graduate Studies. 

Building Resilience After Trauma – In Person 

Tuesdays 
4:00-5:30 pm 

If you have experienced or witnessed a life-threatening situation, you may still find yourself struggling in many ways. You may have difficulty moving on with your life – regardless of whether it happened years ago or even in the past year. Join this interactive, safe, and supportive group to engage in evidence-based practices to heal, build resilience, and work through the traumas that keep you from living your full potential. 

Meditation Group - Virtual (Closed for Fall 2022)

Tuesdays 
4:30-5:50 p.m. 

This group aims to introduce you to various forms of meditation that will increase awareness and compassion for self and others as well as reduce feelings of anxiety and disconnection. No prior experience necessary! Take part in this ancient practice that has been shown to improve both mental and physical well-being! 

LGBTQ+ Group - Virtual 

Wednesdays 
10:30-11:50 a.m. 

This group provides a safe, empowering, and confidential space for those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, or pansexual to receive support with identity, coming out, and relationship issues. 

Undocuyoties - Virtual (Closed for Fall 2022)

Wednesdays  
10:30-11:50 a.m. 

Join us in a safe place where you can connect, gain support, and find community with fellow Undocuyoties. Learn about self-care, coping skills, anxiety, depression, etc., when facing uncertainty.  

Man II Man - Virtual 

Wednesdays 
1:00-2:20 p.m. 

Come and share your experiences of being a man in today's world. Learn together in this group about the challenges and pressures facing men and the tools we use to improve the quality of our relationships with others and with ourselves, with our academic success, our work, our health and our lives. 

Rewriting Grief – In Person 

Wednesdays 
2:30-3:50 p.m.  

Death and grief are normal experiences but may also be emotional and overwhelming. There is no “right way” to grieve, only to honor and grow with it. Join this eight-week group for support and connection with others who have also experienced the death of someone they know. 

Brothers Together: Men of Color Support/Process Group - Virtual 

Wednesdays 
5:00-6:20 p.m. 

A gathering for Men of Color to safely and openly discuss topics related to our identities and experiences, to gather and process how current events and life experiences impact our mental health, and to explore how to be successful as a MOC in our lives emotionally, academically, and professionally. Within a supportive and brave social context of respect and empowerment, we will process experiences related to racism and discrimination, empowering self-expression, development of healthy relationships, while addressing mental health concerns. This safe, brave space is designed to explore the intersections of identity being MOC in today’s world at CSUSB.  

Building Resilience After Trauma - Virtual (Closed for Fall 2022)

Thursdays 
10:30-11:50 am 

If you have experienced or witnessed a life-threatening situation, you may still find yourself struggling in many ways. You may have difficulty moving on with your life – regardless of whether it happened years ago or even in the past year. Join this interactive, safe, and supportive group to engage in evidence-based practices to heal, build resilience, and work through the traumas that keep you from living your full potential. 

First Gen - Virtual (Closed for Fall 2022)

Thursdays  
1:00-2:20 pm  

Connect and create community with other first gen students and have honest conversations about the unique struggles of going to college. This group provides safe space to empower, educate and create success during your college years. 

Befriending Yourself – In Person (Closed for Fall 2022)

Thursdays 
2:30-3:50 p.m. 

Many individuals know how to extend love and kindness toward others but find it difficult to provide compassion towards themselves. This group is about practicing self-compassion and speaking kindly to yourself. You will become aware of how and why we talk to ourselves the way we do. You will learn ways to turn love inward and embrace who you are, rather than who you think you should be. 

Veterans Support Group – In Person 

Fridays 
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. 
Location: VSC 

Veterans Support Group provides a space for former and current service members from all branches (including current Reserves and National Guard and those who have deployed and those who have not) to come together to support each other with whatever life concerns they may have. Group provides an opportunity for veterans to serve other veterans.