Workshops & Open Groups


Statesboro Workshops- Spring 2019

You do NOT have to be a current client of the Counseling Center to attend workshops, and no appointment is required. Just drop-in!

Black Campus Forum

Thursdays, 5:00pm-6:00pm, Russell Union 2084 (Dr. Johanna Workman & Mr. Michael Baugh)

Black Campus Forum provides a venue for students to connect and discuss experiences as Black Students at Georgia Southern University. Using an African-centered lens — and with attention given to intersectional identities –this forum will provide a supportive space to discuss relevant issues, and to receive pertinent information and skills to navigate Georgia Southern University. Participants will come together for one hour, drop-in weekly meetings.





Emotional Wisdom

Mondays, 12:30-1:30pm & Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00pm, Counseling Center (Dr. Katie Jones & Ms. Bailey Correll) 

If you are dealing with stress, anxiety, or depression and would benefit from learning or reviewing emotional wisdom such as relaxation, mindfulness, cognitive tools to battle anxiety or depression, emotion regulation, and/or social anxiety, this could be the seminar for you!

Seminars are designed with the “Learn by Doing” principle. Learn and practice exercises together so that you gain confidence using these skills in your daily life to manage stress, anxiety, and depression. Participate at your level of comfort. Topics will cover the same information but are offered on two different days to try and accommodate some scheduling conflicts.





Mindful Yoga

Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00pm, Thursdays, 11:00am-12:00pm, & Fridays, 11:00am-12:00pm (Restorative Yoga), Counseling Center  (Ms. Angela Landers & Dr. Gemma Skuraton)

Learn yoga postures to cope with anxiety, depression, and trauma as we explore the mind-body connection together. Breathing and meditation techniques will also be a focus of this interactive group. No previous yoga experience needed. You need only an openness to self-awareness and new experiences. Join us to learn how stabilizing your body and breath can lead to stabilizing your emotional self.








Sleep Clinic

Thursday, February 21 & Thursday, April 11, 3:00pm-5:00pm, Counseling Center (Dr. Lauren Patterson)

Having difficulty falling or staying asleep? Think your sleep routine could use a little improvement? Sleep Clinic is a two-hour, drop-in workshop to help students improve sleep. Content of the workshop is based Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia, an empirically validated treatment modality for improving sleep.  No prior registration is necessary.






Snack Chat: Chow & Chat

Wednesday, February 6, Wednesday, March 6, & Wednesday, April 24, 12:00-1:00pm, Russell Union 2047  (Ms. Bailey Correll)

The Counseling Center, TRIO, & Student Support Services present a three part series of Snack Chat: Show & Chat. These chats will consist of a brief educational component about a range of topics (imposter syndrome, self-care, identity adjustment) that are particularly relevant to first-generation college students as well as a time to build community, discuss common experiences, and practice skills that are discussed.

Armstrong Open Workshops- Spring 2019

You do NOT have to be a current client of the Counseling Center to attend workshops, and no appointment is required. Just drop-in!

Armstrong Connect

Thursday, February 14 & 28, March 14 & 28, and April 11 & 25, Tybee Room-Student Union, 4:00-5:00pm (Ms. Amanda Kort) 

Transition to college can be stressful for any young adult, but those with Asperger’s syndrome often face additional challenges during this time. This Connections workshop can help students to work through these challenges while also learning and connecting to resources both on campus and within their community.







Test Anxiety??

Friday, March 1, 12:00pm-1:00pm & Wednesday, April 24, 2:30-3:30pm , Student Union- Skidaway Meeting Room (Ms. Becca Smith)

The Academic Success Center and the Counseling Center present: Test Anxiety and Stress Management








TRiO Cares

Fridays, February 8 & 22, March 8 & 29, and TBD in April, 3:00-4:15pm, Solms Hall Room 208 (Ms. Jeanne McGowan)

TRiO students…come join one or all workshop events focused on skills for taking care of yourself and your relationship

Sleep Series

TBD, (Ms. Hannah Athey)

The Counseling Center and University Housing present Sleep Series. Have difficulty falling or staying asleep? Think your sleep routine could use some improvement? This 1-hour workshop will utilize Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia and Mindfulness interventions to teach you skills to improve your sleep.
Comfy clothes or pajamas encouraged.

Last updated: 1/28/2019