Winter 2020 Wellness Workshops

Free pizza or healthy snacks at every workshop
No need to RSVP

Mindfulness for Managing Moods and Stress

Tuesday -- 01/07/20
Tues 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.    
SMSU Fourplex 215/216

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

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Stop the Stalking                             

Wednesday -- 01/15/20
NOON - 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: SMSU Fourplex 215/216

This workshop will cover the definition of stalking, types of stalkers, the effects on survivors, and what to do if someone you know is being stalked. This event will count for the annual mandatory End Sexual Violence training - bring your Coyote ID.

Presenter: Sarah Sawaf, LCSW, CAPS Therapist

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Run (Dance, Swim, Lift) for Your Life!

Tuesday -- 01/21/20
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.              
LOCATION: SMSU Fourplex 215/216

Many people equate exercise with weight loss. In reality, exercise is so much more than that! Want to live a longer, healthier, smarter, more youthful life? Come to this workshop to be inspired in your own exercise journey by the incredible benefits that exercise has for the mind, body, and emotions!

Presenter: Rachel Keener, PsyD, CAPS Therapist

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Stress Management                                                        

Tuesday -- 01/28/20        
Noon – 1:00 p.m.                     
LOCATION: SMSU Fourplex 215/216

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., Health Educator, SHC

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Stay Safe, Valentine!                                           

Thursday -- 02/06/20        
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.                     

LOCATION: SMSU Fourplex 215/216

Whether you’re in a relationship or not, safe sex is always important. Join us as we explore the different ways you can protect yourself. This workshop will provide an overview of the different types of barriers, such as condoms, dental dams, and female condoms. Each participant will also leave with a “Valentine’s Day Kit” filled with everything discussed in the workshop.

Presenter: Melissa Acuna, MPH, Student Health Center

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Wednesday -- 02/12/20
Noon - 1:00 pm
LOCATION: SMSU Fourplex 215/216

This workshop will focus on the seven qualities of a healthy relationship, how to “fight fair,” and the differences between healthy, unhealthy, and abusive relationships through interactive activities and group discussion. 

Presenter: Sarah Sawaf, LCSW, CAPS Therapist

When a Partner Cheats: How to Cope, How to Move Forward        

Tuesday -- 02/25/20        
NOON - 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: SMSU Fourplex 215/216

When a partner cheats, trust is shattered and hearts gets broken. This workshop will help you heal from the hurt and betrayal caused by infidelity and will provide you with the tools for moving forward. 

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

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Empowered Women Empower Women!          

Thursday --  03/05/20
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.       
LOCATION: SMSU Fourplex 215/216

This workshop aims to dissect the ways in which gender socialization drives women to be combative and competitive with one another rather than building a sense of connection and community. In honor of Women’s History Month, come enjoy good conversation and pizza!

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

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Understanding Addiction and Co-Dependency                                               

Tuesday -- 03/10/20        
Noon – 1:00 p.m.                        

LOCATION: SMSU Fourplex 215/216

Are you worried about your partner’s drinking or drug use, excessive gambling, or viewing hours of internet pornography? Concerned about your own behavior? Is your relationship suffering? If so, you and/or your partner may be experiencing the damaging effects of addiction and/or co-dependency. Come to learn more about addiction and co-dependency, as well as basic strategies for self-care and ways to seek support.

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

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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