April 19, 2024

For any student that has been impacted by this morning's incident at the Hutchinson Building on the Downtown campus, the Counseling Center is available for emotional processing in-person or virtually. You may call the Counseling Center at 504-314-2277 to schedule an appointment. 

Employees seeking help can call 1-800-624-5544.

Current Group Therapy Offerings

Below are group therapy offerings for Spring 2024.
Check back on this page for updated group availability and details.

Support Groups

Womanist Evolution

Thursdays 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Carolyn Barber Pierre Center for Intercultural Life (Richardson 115)

Womanist Evolution is a liberated sister circle that provides an authentic, confidential space for female-identified students of color to share their lived experiences, receive support and encouragement, and learn strategies that promote empowerment, compassion, and healing in divine community. In this group students will learn to manage stress, build growth fostering relationships, and transform stress feelings into positive self-discovery.

International Students Support Group

Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Counseling Center

This support group will offer a safe space for international students to come to share their experiences and concerns, find support, and learn skills and strategies to help them manage their stress and anxiety in a time of uncertainty and transformation. The group will be led in a drop-in format and does not require students to commit to the entire series. Students can be present as their schedules allow.

Journey of Grief and Loss

Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Counseling Center

The Journey of Grief and Loss support group focuses on giving students a space to learn, think about, and discuss grief in a supportive environment. Students will be able to talk about what grief and death mean to them, what the grieving process can look like, how to set healthy boundaries, and more. This group takes place virtually.

Nexus: LGBTQIA+ Support Group for Graduate Students (Downtown)

Fridays 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Hutchinson Room 1558 (School of Medicine)
Dates: March 1st, March 8th, March 15th, March 22nd, April 5th, April 12th

Nexus is a 6 week support group for LGBTQIA+ graduate students at Tulane. We will explore topics such as dating, relationships with family, and the intersectionality of our identities. Snacks will be provided!

Survivors

Thursdays 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Counseling Center

Survivors provides a space for survivors of sexual trauma to process the individual and relational impacts of trauma. Group participants will have opportunities in group to learn more about sexual trauma and the impacts on views of self and relationships with others, process experiences, learn helpful skills for navigating trauma reactivity in everyday life, and explore how to build and sustain positive, nourishing, and empowering relationships to self and others after trauma. Group will incorporate an intersectional, culturally-sensitive, and LGBTQ+ affirming framework. All genders welcome.

Becoming

Thursdays 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Counseling Center

Becoming is a psychoeducation/ skills-based support group designed to help undergraduate and graduate students increase feelings of self-worth, and overall quality of life by identifying a sense of purpose and belongingness. This group is ideal for students who are struggling with feelings of low self-esteem and self-worth who are hoping to reach a higher sense of self value and acceptance. This will be a 7-week open group and students can attend as many or as few sessions as they would like.

 

Skills-Based Groups

BREATHE | Graduate Student Mindfulness

Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Diboll Mind/Body Studio

BREATHE is a holistic, integrative, body-mind approach to emotional health and wellness. In this group students will learn how to manage stress and anxiety through meditation, mindful breath and movement, and body awareness. Students will identify their own unique reactions to stress and gain awareness of behavioral patterns that keep them "stuck" and discover how to use their own inner resources and rhythms to reconnect with the body. No experience necessary in mindfulness, meditation, or movement techniques. Graduate students only. Open group.

Mindful Mondays

Mondays 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Counseling Center

Mindful Mondays is a mindfulness skills-based group designed to introduce undergraduate students to mindful breathing, movement, and meditation practices as a way of reducing stress and anxiety, increase body and mind-awareness, and develop emotional regulation skills. No experience in mindfulness is required to participate. This group is ideal for students struggling with stress, anxiety, or those that are simply looking for ways to relax and cultivate a deeper connection with themselves. This will be an open group and students can attend as many or as few sessions as they would like.

 

Process Groups

Masculinity Redefined

Fridays 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Counseling Center

The Masculinity Redefined group intends to:

  1. Enhance student’s ability to self-reflect and expand emotional intelligence.
  2. Teach students how to internalize challenging and supportive feedback from peers.
  3. Create a healthy and safe space for male comradery-built upon underlying values of community, trust, and empathy.

Candidates appropriate for group are men struggling with any of the following: poor self-esteem, low self-worth, interpersonal challenges or relationships issues, body image concerns, identity development concerns, toxic masculinity negatively impacting self-image and behavior. Group size: 8 students. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Must commit to attending weekly sessions.