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Spring 2020 Wellness Workshops

CAPS workshops for the Spring 2020 quarter will be held remotely.

See specific workshop to obtain the link to pre-register and join 

Overcoming Procrastination                  

Thursday -- 04/09/2020
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.    

This virtual workshop will help you identify the anxieties that drive your procrastination behaviors and will provide easy exercises you can do whenever you are feeling tempted to procrastinate.

Presenter: Katherine Wu, MA, CAPS Therapist

Top 10 Tips for Better Stress Management in a Pandemic

Thursday -- 04/16/2020
11:00 a.m. - Noon

During the current COVID-19 crisis, people are experiencing a great deal of stress, which has negatively impacted our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Attend this virtual workshop to gain tools to cope with the stress that you are experiencing.

Presenter: Rachel Keener, PsyD, CAPS Therapist

How to Connect When We’re Mad             

Wednesday -- 04/22/2020
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.   

Many of us feel stuck and unhappy in our relationships when one of us is mad at the other. This workshop will cover two basic but powerful techniques to use when we’re mad at people we care about, and when they are mad at us. Participants will learn how to use “I feel” statements and validating statements to non-defensively join with others, even during disagreement.

Presenter: Katherine Wu, MA, CAPS Therapist

Mindfulness for Mood and Stress Management

Tuesday -- 04/28/2020
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

Meditation has been shown to assist in managing stress and anxiety and can increase your ability to be aware of and to regulate your emotions. Come learn about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness and how you can incorporate these skills into your daily life! No prior meditation experience required.

Presenter: Gwendolyn (Wendy) Brower-Romero, MS, LMFT, CAPS Therapist 

The Science of Online Dating

Wednesday -- 04/29/2020        
Noon - 1:00 p.m.                     

Workshop participants will learn tips for online dating success, including how to set up a useful profile, make contact with prospective partners, avoid being catfished, cope with getting ghosted, and find long-lasting love.

Presenter: Kelly Campbell, PhD, Department of Psychology 

Perfectly Imperfect 

Tuesday -- 05/05/2020        
Noon - 1:00 p.m. 

This workshop will help you to identify your negative self-perceptions, show you how those negative self-perceptions are linked to the core beliefs you hold, and enable you to change those views about yourself into something more positive. The aim is for you to leave the room with more love for yourself than when you came in so that you can comfortably say, "I am not perfect, and that is okay."

Presenter: Orlando Jayasiri Gunesekere, MFT, CAPS Therapist

Self-Awareness:  A Journey Inward

Thursday -- 05/07/2020
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Do you ever wish you understood yourself better? This workshop provides you with opportunities through thought-provoking activities to help you gain insight into yourself. Take the time to reflect on YOU, explore your wants and needs, increase emotional awareness, and ultimately improve how you communicate and connect with others.

Presenter: Claire Craddick, BA, CAPS Therapist

Stress Management

Wednesday -- 05/27/2020
Noon - 1:00 p.m. 

Learn how perceptions, expectations, poor boundaries, and emotional triggers heighten stress. Develop skills to combat procrastination, fear, and worry and learn ways to create and maintain better boundaries. The information and tools presented in this program will help you to start enjoying a more productive, balanced, and peaceful life!

Presenter: Albert Angelo, MS Ed., Senior Health Educator, SHC                                                  

Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll 

Tuesday -- 06/02/2020    
Noon - 1:00 p.m.                        

College is a time for self-discovery and exploration. For some students that includes being sexual and using alcohol and drugs.  This workshop will teach you how to stay safe and healthy when it comes to sex, alcohol, drugs, and partying and how to help your friends stay safe.  

Presenter: Albert Angelo, MS Ed., Senior Health Educator, SHC


Sponsored by Counseling and Psychological Services

If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation to participate in one of these programs, please contact Counseling and Psychological Services
three working days in advance at
(909) 537-5040 or