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Workshops & Open Groups

Anyone is able to attend workshops and open groups! You do not need to be a current client of the Counseling Center in order to attend. All workshops are completely free! No registration required. To attend, click on the Zoom link below at the designated workshop/group time. Can’t make it to a workshop? Check out our recorded workshops we have available on-demand.

Current Open Groups and Workshops:


Adulting 101
Coping Skills
Emotional Wisdom
LGBQT+ Campus Forum
Magical Mantras
Mindful Yoga
Space to Breathe


Adulting 101

Click to learn more about this group… Thursdays at 12:00 PM
ONLINE via Zoom
Hosted by Ms. Nikita Robinson


Come talk about tips and skills for successful adulting. These workshops will help you be successful as you transition into being a successful adult!
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Coping Skills

Click to learn more about this group… Tuesdays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
ONLINE via Zoom
Hosted by Dr. Paige Ziegler


Do you find it challenging to cope with uncomfortable feelings (e.g., intense anxiety, depression, anger, loneliness, emptiness) or thoughts? Learn how to have a different relationship with your thoughts and feelings in order to live more fully in the moment and act in accordance with your values by developing a strong set of coping strategies. Come learn skills that will be discussed, explained, demonstrated, and practiced together.
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Emotional Wisdom

Click to learn more about this group… Thursdays, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
ONLINE via Zoom
Hosted by Dr. Katie Jones


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. Check out the flier for dates and topics!
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LGBTQ+ Campus Forum

Click to learn more about this group… Wednesdays, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
ONLINE via Zoom
Hosted by Adam Hogue


Love is Love Campus Forum provides a venue for students of diverse sexualities and genders to connect and discuss their experiences at Georgia Southern University. Participants will come together for one-hour, drop-in weekly meetings opportunities to discuss relevant issues and to discuss information and skills to navigate these lived experiences through a person-centered and systemic lens.
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Magical Mantras

Click to learn more about this group… Wednesdays, 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM starting 8/11/21
ONLINE via Zoom
Hosted by Ms. Angela Landers


Learn about the science behind mantras which is translated as “tools of the mind.” Learn how to incorporate them into your life for stress reduction and wellness. This free workshop is open to all students. No registration is required!
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Mindful Yoga

Click to learn more about this group… Wednesdays from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM starting 8/11/21
Fridays from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM starting 8/13/21
ONLINE via Zoom
Hosted by Ms. Angela Landers


This free workshop is open to all students. No registration required. Learn yoga postures to cope with anxiety, depression, and trauma as we explore the mind-body connection together. Join us to learn how stabilizing your body and breath can lead to stabilizing your emotional self. No previous yoga experience needed. You need only an openness to self-awareness and new experiences.
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Space to Breathe

Click to learn more about this group… Thursdays, 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM starting 8/12/21
ONLINE via Zoom
Hosted by Ms. Angela Landers


Ever feel like you need some space to breathe? Come to this free workshop that is open to all students. Learn about breathing exercises to help reduce stress. No registration required!
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Last updated: 8/3/2021