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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.

Please check each group’s location and modality; some workshops are in-person, some are online, while others have a hybrid option. Have questions? Please contact the Counseling Center at 912-478-5541 (Statesboro) and 912-344-2529 (Armstrong) if you have any questions.


Can’t make it to a workshop? Check out our recorded workshops we have available on-demand. Also check out the Academic Success Center’s list of workshops and presentations.

In order to be respectful of all who choose to attend, we ask that individuals do not record audio and/or video recording under any circumstances (class assignments, news articles, etc.).

Adulting 101 (Online)

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Every Thursday at 5:00 PM
on Instagram at @GeorgiaSouthernCounseling


Find yourself in need of help navigating life as an adult? Confusing about topics pertaining to finances, household chores, cooking, or other life responsibilities? Join us for weekly tips, hints, and guidance!

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Cafecito con Counseling (Armstrong)

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Thursdays from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Hosted by Tatiana Smith
Join us in-person at the Old Rec Center (Former ASC) on the Armstrong Campus for this open workshop focused on mental health, coping skills, cultural issues, communication skills, and dealing with pressure. Starts September 8th!

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Coffee Talk with Counselors (Online)

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Every Tuesday at 4:30 PM
on Instagram at @GeorgiaSouthernCounseling


Join us for lively conversation as we talk about mental health, topics impacting students, and ways to help you manage your semester. This weekly web series can be found on Instagram! Got questions? Submit them on our website here.

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Emotional Wisdom – Hybrid

Click to learn more… Thursdays, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Both in-person at Statesboro Counseling Center and online via Zoom


This workshop is designed to teach you the basics about mindfulness, social anxiety, emotion regulation, stress, shame, depression, and test anxiety. We cover a variety of topics to help give you understanding on the topic as well as concrete strategies for tackling the situation. This free workshop is open to all Georgia Southern students! No registration required. This workshop is at the Statesboro campus at the Counseling Center. Come to the Counseling Center at 3 PM and check in at the front desk. Can’t make it in person? Join us via the Zoom link on the Counseling Center website.
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LGBTQ+ Campus Forum (Statesboro)

Click to learn more… Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
In person in the WGSS Office Suite, Carroll Building on Statesboro Campus
Hosted by the Counseling Center and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department


LGBTQ+ Campus Forum provides a venue for students to connect and discuss experiences as students of diverse genders and sexualities at Georgia Southern University. Using a person-centered lens and with attention given to intersection of identities –this will be a supportive space to discuss relevant issues, and to discuss information and skills to navigate these lived experiences. Participants will come together for one-hour, drop-in weekly meetings. This workshop meets in person on the Statesboro Campus in the Carroll Building.
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LGBTQ+ Campus Forum (Armstrong)

Click to learn more… Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
In person in the Office of Multicultural Affairs Office on Armstrong
Hosted by the Counseling Center and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department


LGBTQ+ Campus Forum provides a venue for students to connect and discuss experiences as students of diverse genders and sexualities at Georgia Southern University. Using a person-centered lens and with attention given to intersection of identities –this will be a supportive space to discuss relevant issues, and to discuss information and skills to navigate these lived experiences. Participants will come together for one-hour, drop-in weekly meetings. This workshop meets in person on the Armstrong Campus.
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Mindful Yoga (Statesboro)

Click to learn more… Wednesdays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
In person at Statesboro Counseling Center


Come learn about mindfulness, breathing exercises, and gentle yoga postures to help reduce stress and increase mental wellness. No previous yoga experience is needed for this interactive group; you need only an openness to self-awareness and new experiences. This free workshop is open to all Georgia Southern students! No registration required. Materials such as yoga mats and blankets will be provided. This workshop is in-person on the Statesboro campus at the Counseling Center. Come to the Counseling Center at 4 PM and check in at the front desk.
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REBT Skills (Hybrid)

Click to learn more… Mondays, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
In person at Armstrong Counseling Center AND online via Zoom


Do you anticipate the worst-case scenario in most situations you encounter? Does it seem like all the things you care about are often beyond your control? Do you sometimes feel like you don’t measure up to your own standards, or the standards of others? If so, the REBT Skills Workshop is for you! Learn to control your emotional response to difficult situations. Learn to accept yourself and others unconditionally. Learn skills to keep your anxiety in check and working for you, not against you. This free workshop is open to all Georgia Southern students! No registration required. This workshop is in-person on the Armstrong campus at the Counseling Center and will also be available live over Zoom. Come to the Counseling Center at 1 PM and check in at the front desk.
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Last updated: 10/20/2022