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Counseling Center to Offer Group Sessions

This semester, the IUP Counseling Center will be offering four groups: a Women’s Group, a Men’s Group, a Graduate Student Group, and a general interpersonal group called Understanding Self and Others.

Posted on 9/23/2016 1:55:09 PM

Heflin and Miller Attend Leadership Institute for Faculty Women

Tanya Heflin (Department of English) and Jessica Miller (Counseling Center) were selected to represent IUP at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Leadership Institute for Faculty Women, a week-long leadership institute hosted biannually by the state system Women’s Consortium. 

Posted on 9/1/2016 11:16:16 AM

Counseling Center Closed Over the Summer

The Counseling Center does not provide student counseling services during the summer. The office will be open for administrative services only May 8–13 and August 8–26, 2016.

Posted on 5/10/2016 9:01:41 AM

Home for the Summer: Transitioning from College Life to Living Back At Home

The last Counseling Center workshop of the semester will be held on Wednesday, April 27. Come and learn about some of the ways that you might prepare for and manage the stress of straddling your life at college and your life at home. 

Posted on 4/21/2016 8:40:47 AM

Two IUP Students Take the Lead for Take Back the Night

Amy Kinneer and Katharine McKinney have turned their passion for raising awareness about sexual assault and support for survivors of violence to a new level, including raising more than $5,100 in support of the Take Back the Night program. The annual march and speak out will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2016.

Posted on 4/7/2016 2:03:37 PM

Wednesday Workshop: Dealing with Family/Friends Who Have Mental Illness

Do you have a friend or family member who lives with depression, anxiety, or another mental illness? Do you ever find it difficult to know what to say to him or her? If so, please come to our workshop on Wednesday, April 13, to talk about ways to support a loved one.

Posted on 4/7/2016 8:42:38 AM

Sexual Assault Awareness Month with the Counseling Center

The Counseling Center, as a part of the Center for Health and Well-Being, is promoting Sexual Assault Awareness Month with weekly events leading up to Take Back the Night on April 13.

Posted on 3/31/2016 8:49:51 AM

Wednesday Workshop: Dealing with Break-Ups

The Counseling Center’s Wednesday Workshop Series presents “Dealing with Break-Ups” on Wednesday, March 30.

Posted on 3/24/2016 8:01:43 AM

Wednesday Workshop: Behind the Scenes, Mental Health in College

The Counseling Center’s Wednesday Workshop Series presents “Behind the Scenes: Mental Health in College” on Wednesday, March 2.

Posted on 2/25/2016 8:23:13 AM

Wednesday Workshop: Sleep, It Does the Body Good

The Counseling Center’s Wednesday Workshop Series presents “Sleep: It Does The Body Good” on Wednesday, February 17.

Posted on 2/11/2016 1:55:59 PM

Group Counseling Sessions Now Available

The Counseling Center has created its group counseling schedule for the spring semester.

Posted on 2/2/2016 8:39:31 AM

Wednesday Workshop: LGBT Issues

The Counseling Center’s Wednesday Workshop Series presents “Eating Disorders: Fact, Fiction, and Finding a Healthier Way” on Wednesday, February 3.

Posted on 2/2/2016 8:30:37 AM

Spring 2016 Wednesday Workshop Schedule Now Available

The Counseling Center Wednesday Workshop Schedule has just been announced.

Posted on 1/19/2016 8:43:21 AM

Counseling Center Hours Over Winter Break

The Counseling Center is open, for administrative services only, during the winter break. Counseling services will resume on Tuesday, January 19. Faculty psychologists are not available during winter break.

Posted on 12/15/2015 11:42:17 AM

Spring 2016 Wednesday Workshop Schedule Available

Every semester, the Counseling Center at the Center for Health and Well-Being offers a series of workshops to talk about issues that commonly affect college students. The workshops will cover a variety of topics, including study skills, stress, sexuality, and stigma.

Posted on 11/30/2015 10:15:55 AM

Wednesday Workshop: Eating Disorders

The Counseling Center’s Wednesday Workshop Series presents “Eating Disorders: Fact, Fiction, and Finding a Healthier Way” on Wednesday, November 4.

Posted on 11/2/2015 8:33:13 AM

Wednesday Workshop: It’s Time to Talk—Breaking the Silence on Suicide

Suicide is one of the most difficult topics to talk about, yet most of us have been personally impacted by it in some way. The purpose of this workshop on Wednesday is to open up the conversation about suicide on college campuses.

Posted on 10/26/2015 9:24:59 AM

Wednesday Workshop: Study Smarter

The Counseling Center's Wednesday Workshop Series Presents: Study Smarter

Posted on 10/19/2015 8:43:27 AM

Wednesday Workshop: A Mindful Way of Living

The Counseling Center's Wednesday Workshop Series presents: A Mindful Way of Living

Posted on 10/19/2015 8:38:15 AM

New Wednesday Workshop: “Breaking the Silence on Suicide”

Suicide is one of the most difficult topics to talk about, yet most of us have been personally impacted by it in some way. The purpose of this workshop on October 28 is to open up the conversation about suicide on college campuses.

Posted on 10/10/2015 8:10:17 AM

Wednesday Workshop: Coping with Grief

Join us on Wednesday, September 30, to learn about the grieving process and effective ways to cope with the loss of a loved one.

Posted on 9/28/2015 8:30:35 AM

Wednesday Workshop: Doing It My Way

The Counseling Center’s Wednesday Workshop Series presents “Doing It My Way” on Wednesday, September 23. This workshop is a safe space to consider lessons we’ve learned about what sex “should” be and what gets in the way of expressing our sexuality the way we want.

Posted on 9/21/2015 9:22:55 AM

Group Counseling Sessions Available

The Counseling Center has created its Group Counseling schedule for the fall semester.

Posted on 9/14/2015 9:42:10 AM

Wednesday Workshop: Bystander Awareness

Learn how to step up and be active! Wednesday, April 29, 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/17/2015 2:05:52 PM

Wednesday Workshop: Bootyliscious! Sexual Objectification in Music

Wondering how music shapes our attitudes about relationships, sex, and women? Join us on April 15 for a discussion about lyrics to today’s most popular music and how it affects our perception of gender, the human body, and sex.

Posted on 4/13/2015 11:51:05 AM

Eating Disorder Workshop: Fact, Fiction, and Finding a Healthier Way

Come to this workshop on Wednesday, February 25, to learn how to recognize disordered eating and break down some of the myths surrounding it, plus how to reach out to someone who is struggling.

Posted on 2/23/2015 11:05:36 AM

Social Class Workshop, February 18

Have you thought about the impact that money and class have on your daily life and your identity? What about how class issues play out in your community? Come to this workshop for an open discussion about money, class, and power.

Posted on 2/13/2015 10:46:11 AM

“Not Just Straight” Group Counseling Needs Members

The Not Just Straight group is an all-inclusive place where students who are questioning their sexual or gender identity or identify as LGBTQ+ can turn for confidential sharing and support. Students do not need to be “out” in order to participate in this group, or have a firm sexual or gender identity.

Posted on 2/11/2015 1:34:57 PM

Positively Sexy Workshop on February 11

This sexual empowerment workshop for women at the Counseling Center will be a safe space to look at sexuality from a sex positive perspective.

Posted on 2/9/2015 11:09:37 AM

Wednesday Workshop Schedule Announced

Every semester, the Counseling Center at the Center for Health and Well-Being offers a series of workshops to talk about issues that commonly affect college students.

Posted on 2/6/2015 10:56:31 AM

New Counseling Center Groups Available

The Counseling Center has created its Group Counseling schedule for the spring semester. Sometimes a problem is better addressed through group counseling than with an individual counselor. Talking with other students who have similar experiences provides support and perspective.

Posted on 2/2/2015 10:05:44 AM

New Walk-in Hours for the Counseling Center

The IUP Counseling Center will change its walk-in hours on Wednesdays. Students can walk in without an appointment to see a counselor on Wednesdays between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. There will no longer be walk-in hours on Wednesday afternoons.

Posted on 1/21/2015 1:54:55 PM

Reminder: Home for the Holidays Workshop

The transition from college life to living at home can be stressful. Come and learn about some of the ways that you might prepare for this change and manage the stress of straddling your life at college and your life at home. Wednesday, December 3

Posted on 12/1/2014 10:27:26 AM

Home for the Holidays Workshop

Learn about some of the ways that you might prepare for this change and manage the stress of straddling your life at college and your life at home. Wednesday, December 3

Posted on 11/19/2014 11:22:38 AM

Reminder: Study Smart Workshop This Wednesday

The Study Smarter workshop will take place Wednesday, November 12, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. in the Suites on Maple East.

Posted on 11/10/2014 10:29:14 AM

Study Smarter Workshop, November 12

Stressed out by exams? Struggling to remember what you’ve learned? Feeling like you never have time to study? This workshop can help.

Posted on 11/7/2014 11:37:25 AM

Reminder: Got Stress? Workshop This Wednesday

Learn the most common sources of stress for college students and tools for effectively dealing with stress. Workshop includes mindful meditation skills and resources available on campus. The October 22 event is free for students.

Posted on 10/20/2014 11:29:48 AM

Workshop: Got Stress?

Learn the most common sources of stress for college students and tools for effectively dealing with stress in this workshop on Wednesday, October 22.

Posted on 10/17/2014 10:30:51 AM

Reminder: Tai Chi Workshop

A Tai Chi workshop with Pablo Mendoza will take place on Saturday, October 18.

Posted on 10/15/2014 12:11:24 PM

Let's Talk About... Workshop

Look at sexuality from a sex-positive perspective.

Posted on 10/13/2014 9:20:22 AM

Behind the Scenes: Mental Health in College

Come explore the world of mental health and the perceptions and stigma that surround it.

Posted on 10/6/2014 11:14:22 AM

Counseling Center Workshop: Got Stress?

The workshop “Got Stress?” will be offered on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. at Suites on Maple East, G-60.

Posted on 4/25/2014 12:48:51 PM

Counseling Center Workshop: Going Home for the Summer

The workshop “Going Home for the Summer” will be offered on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. at Suites on Maple East, G-60.

Posted on 4/18/2014 12:31:07 PM

Counseling Center Workshop: Health at Every Size

The workshop “Health at Every Size: Accepting and Loving Our Bodies” will be offered on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. at Suites on Maple East, G-60.

Posted on 4/11/2014 12:31:53 PM

Change to Walk-In Hours, Today Only at the Counseling Center

Walk-in hours for Tuesday, April 8 only will be from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/7/2014 12:54:20 PM

Counseling Center Workshop: Reducing Prejudice

The workshop “Reducing Prejudice” will be offered on Wednesday, April 9, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. at Suites on Maple East, G-60.

Posted on 4/4/2014 1:30:20 PM

Counseling Center Workshop: What is Mindfulness, Anyway?

The workshop “What is Mindfulness, Anyway?” will be offered on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. at Suites on Maple East, G-60.

Posted on 3/28/2014 1:02:44 PM

Counseling Center Workshop: Finding Forgiveness

The workshop “Finding Forgiveness” will be offered on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. at Suites on Maple East, G-60.

Posted on 3/7/2014 12:28:40 PM

Need Help? Call the Counseling Center!

Just a quick reminder: If you are overwhelmed, feeling sad, or having thoughts of ending your life, the Counseling Center is here to assist.

Posted on 2/21/2014 11:47:23 AM

Counseling Center Workshop: Relationship Problems? Ask a Therapist

The workshop “Relationship Problems? Ask a Therapist” will be offered on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

Posted on 2/17/2014 12:38:46 PM

Group Counseling, Spring 2014

Group counseling is available for students this spring, including support groups about building stronger relationships, making connections, and self-exploration.

Posted on 2/10/2014 12:45:21 PM

Counseling Center Workshop: “Got Stress?”

The workshop “Got Stress?” will be offered on Wednesday, December 5, 2013, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. at Suites on Maple East, G-60.

Posted on 12/2/2013 2:03:37 PM

Life Skills: Improve Your Social and Emotional Intelligence

Looking for a free elective for the spring? Consider this one-credit course that will provide you with various mindfulness skills to bring more joy into your life.

Posted on 12/2/2013 10:47:04 AM

Counseling Center Workshop: “Going Home for Winter Break”

The transition from college life to living at home can be stressful. If you think this might be true for you and/or your family members, come the “Going Home for Winter Break” workshop on Wednesday, November 20.

Posted on 11/18/2013 9:22:53 AM

Counseling Center Workshop for Women: “Embrace Your Sexy”

The workshop “Embrace Your Sexy: A Workshop for College Women” will be offered on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

Posted on 11/11/2013 2:41:49 PM

Remaining Mindfulness Days, Open to All

The Mindfulness Living Learning Community and the Center for Health and Well Being are cosponsoring three more days of mindfulness training with Katie Hammond Holtz, PsyD, for IUP faculty, staff, graduate students, and community members on November 15, January 31, and March 7.

Posted on 11/7/2013 10:20:26 AM

Counseling Center Relationship Workshop

The workshop “Maintaining Self In Relationships” will be offered on November 6, 2013.

Posted on 11/1/2013 2:14:07 PM

Counseling Center Diversity Workshop

The workshop “‘That’s So Gay’: The Negative Impact of Micro-Aggressions” will be offered on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. at Suites on Maple East, G-60.

Posted on 10/25/2013 11:06:22 AM

Counseling Center Stress Workshop

The workshop “Got Stress?” will be offered on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. at Suites on Maple East, G-60.

Posted on 10/14/2013 9:25:00 AM

Counseling Center Sleep Workshop

The workshop “Sleep: It Does a Body Good” will be offered on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. at Suites on Maple East, G-60.

Posted on 10/4/2013 3:45:40 PM

Counseling Center Fall 2013 Workshops

The Counseling Center at the Center for Health and Well-Being is offering a series of workshops to talk about issues that commonly affect college students, including body image, stress, relationships, and sleep.

Posted on 9/26/2013 12:03:06 PM

Mindfulness Days with Katie Hammond Holtz

The Mindfulness Living Learning Community and the Center for Health and Well Being invite you to attend workshops for meditation training.

Posted on 9/18/2013 4:30:05 PM

Mindfulness Days with Katie Hammond Holtz, Psy.D.

The Mindfulness Living Learning Community and the Center for Health and Well-Being are cosponsoring four days of mindfulness training at the College Lodge on October 18, November 15, January 31, and March 7.

Posted on 9/18/2013 11:31:18 AM

Join a Group at the Counseling Center!

Sometimes a problem is better addressed through group counseling than with an individual counselor. Research has shown that group counseling is as effective as individual counseling. Talking with other students who have similar experiences provides support and perspective.

Posted on 9/11/2013 6:23:35 PM

Fall Hours at Counseling Center Start August 26

Students experiencing difficulties dealing with various events and challenges in their lives can find support and help at the Counseling Center.

Posted on 8/19/2013 10:32:34 AM

Training for Working with Veterans and Service Members: Center for Deployment Psychology

“Would You Recognize Me, If I Weren’t In Uniform?” The IUP Counseling Center, the Center for Deployment Psychology, and the American Council on Education are pleased to present an exciting training opportunity. This workshop is free.

Posted on 8/9/2013 3:56:04 PM

Counseling Center Workshop: Christopher Beckman: Still Clean

This workshop, to be held on April 1, 2013, will be of great benefit to anyone wanting to better understand addictions and counseling of those in recovery.

Posted on 3/29/2013 9:07:01 AM

Active Minds Soup and Pottery Sale

Active Minds will host its annual Soup and Pottery Sale this Wednesday, March 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in G-60 in the Suites on Maple East.

Posted on 3/11/2013 1:57:26 PM

Counseling Center Workshop: Sleep: It Does a Body Good

This workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, from 5:15–6:15 p.m. at Suites on Maple East, G-60 (Center for Health and Well-Being). Please come or refer students to come.

Posted on 3/11/2013 10:03:41 AM

Contemplative Practice and Transforming Education Workshop Presented to Faculty and Staff

On March 1, 2013, the Division of Student Affairs, Center for Teaching Excellence, and Mindfulness Living Learning Community jointly hosted this all-day workshop.

Posted on 3/5/2013 10:16:48 AM

Contemplative Practice and Transformation of Education Workshop

Professional development workshop on Friday, March 1, 2013, for all students, faculty, staff, and community members. Continental breakfast! From Student Affairs Division, Center for Teaching Excellence, and Mindfulness Living Learning Community.

Posted on 2/27/2013 4:15:50 PM

Celebrated Tibetan Buddhist Teacher Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche Talks at IUP

One of the greatest living Tibetan masters, Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche will visit IUP to present a series of lectures on techniques from Tibetan Buddhism that can be used in generating peace and compassion. Friday, March 8–Sunday, March 10, 2013.

Posted on 2/25/2013 1:38:30 PM

Counseling Center Workshop: Beyond High School Sex Ed: Actually Talking about Sex for Women

This workshop will be held on Thursday, February 28, at Suites on Maple East, (Center for Health and Well-Being). This thought-provoking, interactive workshop for women focuses on experiences not commonly discussed in traditional sex education.

Posted on 2/22/2013 8:38:19 AM

Myers and Rosenberger Publish on Natural Helpers in the University Community

Dave Myers and Eric Rosenberger, IUP Counseling Center, published “A Humanistic Framework for Helping Students” in the December 2012 issue of About Campus.

Posted on 2/18/2013 3:06:45 PM

Counseling Center Workshops: Spring 2013

The Counseling Center at the Center for Health and Well-Being is offering a series of workshops to talk about issues that commonly affect college students, including body image, stress, sleep, and mindfulness.

Posted on 2/15/2013 9:08:50 AM

Counseling Center Workshop: Health at Every Size: Accepting and Loving Our Bodies

Do you ever feel like you are negatively evaluated due to your weight? Are you interested in improving your body image? This workshop will be held on February 13, 2013, at the Suites on Maple East (Center for Health and Well Being.)

Posted on 2/11/2013 10:16:52 AM

Counseling Center Groups for IUP Students: Spring 2013

Talking with students who have similar experiences provides support and perspective. The counseling, support, and growth groups listed below are offered during the Spring semester.

Posted on 2/5/2013 11:45:58 AM

Counseling Center Full Services Available January 28

In Spring 2013, we are offering a number of group experiences and workshops for students, as well as individual counseling sessions. For the IUP community, our skilled faculty psychologists are available for consultation about student issues.

Posted on 1/11/2013 12:33:47 PM

Counseling Center to Offer Workshops for Fall 2012

The Counseling Center offers a variety of workshops each semester that address topics such as healthy relationships, healthy body image, and mindfulness. Attendance slips will be provided!

Posted on 9/10/2012 3:39:23 PM

Counseling Groups Offered for Fall 2012

Sometimes a problem is better addressed through group counseling than with an individual counselor. Research has shown that group counseling is as effective as individual counseling. Talking with other students who have similar experiences provides support and perspective.

Posted on 9/7/2012 11:38:15 AM

Counseling Center Available for Student Support and Faculty Consultation

The Counseling Center resumes academic year hours, services, and availability on August 27 for Fall 2012. The Counseling Center is open 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday during the academic year.

Posted on 8/15/2012 12:07:32 PM

Summer Hours for Counseling Center

Student-client hours are 8 a.m.–noon and 1:00–4:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. The center is open on Wednesday for administrative purposes only.

Posted on 5/24/2012 3:13:19 PM

New Counseling Center Workshop: “The Mindfulness Revolution!”

This workshop session is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28, 2012, from 5:00–6:15 p.m. in Room G60, Suites on Maple East. Learn why neuroscience is telling us that meditation is good for our brains and our health.

Posted on 3/26/2012 1:31:12 PM

Workshop on Expanding Your Comfort Zone

Find out how to create a healthier balance in your life with this workshop offered by the Counseling Center on Thursday, February 23, 2012.

Posted on 2/20/2012 8:45:55 AM

Groups Offered at Counseling Center for Spring Semester

Sometimes concerns are better addressed through group counseling than with an individual counselor. There are still openings in two of the Counseling Center's groups for this semester: the Interpersonal Group and the “Not Just Straight” Group.

Posted on 2/14/2012 11:01:31 AM

New Workshops Offered at the Counseling Center

The Counseling Center at the Center for Health and Well-Being is offering a workshop, “Gender and Sexuality: Not Just Straight,” on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, from 3:15–4:15 p.m. in Room G60, Suites on Maple East.

Posted on 2/10/2012 3:47:16 PM

Information about Child Sexual Abuse from the Haven Project

A great deal of information has been in the news recently related to the allegations of sexual abuse at Penn State. In light of the recent media attention to sexual abuse, IUP faculty and staff may be hearing more from students who are experiencing distress related to the abuse they have experienced.

Posted on 11/28/2011 1:53:30 PM

Myers Presents on “Motivational Interviewing as a Framework for Rogerian Theory”

David Myers, of the Counseling Center, presented “Motivational Interviewing as a Framework for Rogerian Theory: Putting Theory into Practice” at the convention of the American Psychological Association on August 4, 2011.

Posted on 11/3/2011 3:00:26 PM

IUP Counseling Center Reaccredited

The IUP Counseling Center has been reaccredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc., an organization of American, Canadian, and Australian counseling agencies.

Posted on 9/21/2011 1:58:12 PM

Counseling Center Begins Interviews for Fall Counseling Groups

Sometimes a problem is better addressed through group counseling than with an individual counselor. This semester, there are four counseling groups available.

Posted on 9/9/2011 12:40:58 PM

Counseling Center Plans Fall Programs, Resumes Expanded Hours

The IUP Counseling Center is open for full services Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., with later afternoon hours available by appointment.

Posted on 8/29/2011 11:00:41 AM

Counseling Center Offers Support for Students Impacted by Hurricane Irene

Faculty psychologists and therapists are available to help students experiencing anxiety, stress, and concern, as well as any other issues that might arise, due to Hurricane Irene’s impact on the East Coast.

Posted on 8/27/2011 2:50:30 PM

Kincade Authors Text on History and Skills of Feminist Therapy and Counseling

Dr. Elizabeth Kincade, of the IUP Counseling Center, and two colleagues have authored An Introduction to Feminist Therapy: A Social and Individual Change Model.

Posted on 3/21/2011 10:20:37 AM

Soup and Pottery Sale to Support Active Minds

Active Minds is IUP’s student organization dedicated to destigmatizing mental illness. Its biggest fund-raiser of the year, the Soup and Pottery Sale, is Monday, February 21, 2011.

Posted on 2/17/2011 4:12:27 PM

Spring 2011 Groups at the Counseling Center

The Counseling Center, within the Center for Health and Well-Being, offers group counseling options for the Spring 2011 semester.

Posted on 2/1/2011 4:02:27 PM

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