Group Counseling

Group therapy is a powerful tool for growth, change, and community. We have many groups available to you. 

Contact us at 651-962-6750, or speak with your counselor, regarding your interest in any of these groups!

Interpersonal Groups

Interpersonal Process Groups are a semester-long source of community in your change process, to deepen our level of self-awareness and learn how we relate to others, and navigate our experiences and emotions. It is often the treatment of choice for anxiety and depression. Call the Center for Well-Being to schedule an intake appointment (651-962-6750).  

Days/Times Fall 2021  Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 pm; Wednesdays 2:30-4:00 pm; Thursdays 10:00-11:30 am

LGBTQIA+ Group

LGBTQIA+ Interpersonal Process Group is a general therapy group specifically for students identifying as part of the LGBTQIA+ community. The structure includes elements of facilitator topics and interpersonal process. The group is facilitated by GiGi Giordano from CAPS and Shari Johnson, Faculty in the School of Social Work. Call the Center for Well-Being to schedule an intake appointment (651-962-6750) or contact Gigi Giordano with questions @nggiordano@stthomas.edu  

Days/Times Fall 2021: Tuesdays 3:00-4:15pm starting October 12, 2021

REV Up Workshop

REV Up Workshop (Resilience • Emotions • Values)  is a fun and interactive 3-week workshop that helps you build resilience, cope with emotions, and live by your values. REV Up gives you strategies and tools you can use immediately to improve well-being and life satisfaction, as well as social and academic functioning. Call the Center for Well-Being to schedule an intake appointment (651-962-6750).  

Days/Times Fall 2021 
Mondays 3:00 pm;
Tuesdays 3:00 pm;
Wednesdays 8:00 am

Self-Compassion

Self-Compassion Workshop is a 6-week workshop series to learn strategies to use self-kindness instead of staying stuck in self-criticism, feel more connected to others instead of negatively comparing ourselves to others, work with emotions without getting lost in them, and be willing to take action to feel better when you need to. Call the Center for Well-Being to schedule an intake appointment (651-962-6750).  

Days/Times Fall 2021 
Wednesdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm

BIPOC Gathering Circle

BIPOC Gathering Circle is an opportunity for Black, Indigenous, Students of Color (BIPOC) at St. Thomas to come together to share cultural and racial experiences with each other. Gathering Circles allow people to share in healing, benefiting from the collective energy of the group, while supporting everyone to grow and strengthen themselves. Please sign up for BIPOC Gathering Circles through Tommie Link  

Days/Times Fall 2021 
Wednesdays 4-5:30pm (starting 3rd week of classes)

White Accountability Workshop

White Accountability Workshop is a monthly workshop in a counselor-facilitated brave space for students to explore how whiteness and racism show up in our daily lives and systems to affect our thoughts, feelings, relationships, health & wellbeing, community, and much more. This is an interactive workshop with video clips, discussion, and resources for continued anti-racist awakening and action steps to benefit both yourself and the common good as well. Please sign up through Tommie Link  

Days/Times Fall 2021 
3rd Thursday of eery month at 12 noon
(September 16; October 14; November 18; December 16)

Qmmunity Drop-in

Qmmunity Drop-In: Join GiGi Giordano Ph. D., L.P., for Qmmunity conversations! Spend a virtual hour catching up on upcoming LGBTQ+ events happening on and off-campus, discussing wellness, resources, and current events within the St. Thomas Qmmunity! See Tommie Link for more information.  

Days/Times TBD Fall 2021

Anxiety Toolbox

Anxiety Toolbox is an informative 3 week workshop that helps you better understand anxiety and stress, and learn tools for your toolbox about how to manage anxiety and thrive.  Call the Center for Well-Being to schedule an intake appointment (651-962-6750).  

COMING Spring 2022