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Smiling Students Counseling Center Groups Workshops

Groups and Workshops

Groups and workshops are open to all currently enrolled Spelman students. Registrants will receive the Zoom information after their registration is approved.


Fall 2021 Groups


MONDAY MID-DAY MINDFULNESS

MeditationMondays: Sept. 13, 20, 27 | Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 | Nov. 1, 8, 15
12:10 - 12:50 p.m. ET
Facilitator: Dr. Vickie Ogunlade, LCSW

Ease into the week with Monday Mid-Day Mindfulness. Step away. Take time to pause and center. Experience Dr. O's guided practices of being in the moment.

Register for Monday Mindfulness


HEAVY ON THE SELF-CARE

Wednesdays: Sept. 15, 22, 29
12 - 12:50 p.m. ET
Facilitator: Dionne Houston, LPC

Explore healthy self-care tips and techniques while addressing common stressors and ways to cope in a virtual open-group setting.

Register for Heavy on the Self-Care


LOVE BEGINS WITHIN

positive confident femalesThursdays: Sept. 23 | Oct. 21 | Nov. 18
4:15- 5:15 p.m. ET
Facilitator: Pamela Walton, LPC

Develop a positive self-concept, increase self-awareness and create healthy interpersonal relationships with others.  

Register for Love Begins Within


HEALING TRAUMA

Wednesdays: Sept. 29 |  Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27
3:15- 4:15 p.m. ET
Facilitator: Ronjonette O’Bannon, LCSW

This group is designed for women who have experienced trauma or chronic stress associated with ACEs. The materials are gender-responsive and reflect an understanding of the impact of trauma on women. The intervention focuses on three core elements: (1) an understanding of what trauma is, (2) its process, and (3) its impact on both the inner self (thoughts, feelings, beliefs, values) and (4) the outer self (behavior and relationships).

*Participants will be expected to complete homework assignments before each scheduled meeting.

Register for Healing Trauma


Fall 2021 Workshops


COMPASSIONATE GOAL SETTING

Task list bullseyeMonday, Sept. 13, 2021
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. EDT
Facilitator: Ronjonette O’Bannon, LCSW

This goal-setting seminar will help you gain momentum towards achieving your goals. Setting goals is one of the most powerful ways to create your future if you want a step-by-step guide to set compassionate but effective goals.

Register for Compassionate Goal Setting


WRITE THE VISION, MAKE IT PLAIN

Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021
5 - 6 p.m. EDT
Facilitator: Dionne Houston, LPC

A virtual workshop that will explore participant's goals and aspirations through dialogue and visual representation.

Register for Write the Vision, Make it Plain


BOUNDARIES: A CONVERSATION ABOUT CODEPENDENCY

Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021
5 - 6 p.m. EDT
Facilitator: Pamela Walton, LPC

An introduction to codependency, its signs, symptoms, and where to begin on the road to healing.  

Register for Boundaries


CLASSES, STUDYING AND CAREGIVING:  A VIRTUAL LUNCH & LEARN FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE CAREGIVERS

Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021
12 - 1 p.m. EDT
Facilitator: Dr. Vickie Ogunlade, LCSW

Are you taking classes, while taking care of someone else? A child, a partner, a relative, a friend... someone who depends on you for physical, emotional or financial support? If so, this workshop may interest you. This is a judgement-free zone with others who can understand... A safe space to share, be understood and to seek out resource information.

Register for Classes, Studying and Caregiving

For more information contact the Counseling Center at 404-270-5293 or counseling@spelman.edu