Check in with the Counseling Center

Social anxiety, addiction, self-perception, balancing college and life, and more—the Counseling Center in Westchester invites you to join a fall group!

The Westchester Counseling Center is forming a series of fall groups, a great way to develop yourself and maximize your success in school and all other areas of your life.

Social Skills Group, Mondays 12:20 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
This group is for students who are looking to improve their communication skills, feel that they have trouble fitting in, or feel anxious in social situations. The group provides a confidential, safe place for students to learn about themselves and others, while improving their social skills and interpersonal relationships.
Group Co-leaders: Elisse Geberth and Elana Light, PsyD

Due Process: A Law Student’s Group, Tuesdays 4:00 p.m.–5:15 p.m.
This group is for law students struggling with managing the Law School-Life balance. The group provides a safe place to discuss personal concerns and receive support.
Group Leader: Amanda Michael, PsyD

Harm-Less, Wednesdays 12:20 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
“Harm-less” is a weekly support group for students who are interested in making healthier decisions around their alcohol and/or drug use in order to minimize the negative effects on their health, relationships, and school. This group offers a safe space for students to share their experiences and provide and receive support. Abstinence is not a requirement.
Group Leader: JR Lombardo, LCSW

Groundwork, Wednesdays 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
This is a support group for students who have a significant person in their life who struggles with addiction to alcohol or another drug. Students will have an opportunity to share feelings and coping strategies in a safe and confidential space.
Group Co-Leaders: Marissa Alexander, PhD, and Susan Becker, LCSW, MPA

Understanding Self and Others, Thursdays 3:15 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
This group addresses a variety of concerns related to relationships with others (including family, friends and partners) and with oneself. The group explores themes related to identity and self-perception and provides an environment in which members can practice new ways of expressing themselves as well as share support, encouragement, and feedback in a safe and confidential environment.
Group Co-Leaders: Elana Light, PsyD, and Amanda Michael, PsyD

Call the Westchester Counseling Center at (914) 773-3710 for more information. And make sure to check out the Westchester Counseling Center on Facebook.

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