CAPS Groups: Fall 2021

ADHD Support Group

This group provides students (undergrad, grad, medical) with an opportunity to talk with other students about personal challenges of coping with ADHD. Co-sponsored by CAPS and SAS, and co-led by Erin Lane-Aaronian, Psy.D. (she/her/hers) and Desirae Mix, M.Ed. (she/her/hers) Meets Wednesdays, 12-12:50, over Zoom, starting 9/22/21. Contact [email protected] to access the Zoom link. 

Trans and Gender Diverse Support Group

This group is designed to be a safe and confidential space to talk, explore, support, challenge and just be present in your gender identity without having to explain/educate/fear judgment. Group is co-led by Jayden Thai, Ph.D. (he/him/his) and Laura Sobik, Ph.D. (she/her/hers). Will meet in person Thursdays, 12:00-1:00, at the Sarah Doyle Center for Women and Gender starting 9/23/21. Prior to that date, group is meeting over Zoom. Contact [email protected] or [email protected] for more information. 

DBT Group

This is a skills training group with focus on fostering mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness skills. Group will start on 9/30/21, and will meet on Thursdays for 9 weeks from 2:30-4:00 at the new Health & Wellness Building (450 Brook Street, room 197B). Co-led by Chonlada Jarukitisakul, Ph.D. (she/her/hers) and Diane Farber, Psy.D. (she/her/hers). For information and to register please email: [email protected] and/or [email protected].

Processing to Thrive

Processing to Thrive is a support group for currently enrolled Brown students of color (undergraduate, graduate, and medical students), and is aimed at providing students of color an opportunity to be in community with each other, and to discuss the complex challenges they face within the college environment. The focus of Processing to Thrive is on creating a safe space for students of color to hold space for each other, and to discuss a variety of topics relevant to identity and experience. Topics in the group may vary based on the preference and needs of attendees. Group is co-led by Corey Martin Fitzgerald, M.Ed., LMHC (he/him/his) and Lehidy Frias (they/them). Group will meet in-person at the BCSC, from 5:00-6:00 pm on the following dates:10/7/21, 10/21/21, 11/4/21, 11/18/21, 12/2/21. For more information please email the facilitators or go to: