Groups and Workshops

Fall 2022 Group and Workshop Offerings

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 Thursdays, 1-1:50, over Zoom, starting 9/22/22. Contact [email protected] to access the Zoom link. 

DBT Group
This is a skills training group with focus on fostering mindfulness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance skills. Group will start on 10/20/22, and will meet on Thursdays for 7 weeks from 2:30-4:00 pm at the Health & Wellness Building (450 Brook Street, room 197B). Led by Chonlada Jarukitisakul, Ph.D. (she/her/hers). For information and to register please email: [email protected]

Managing Depression

This is a 7-week psycho-educational group geared toward exploring the symptoms of Depression as well as lifestyle changes and healthy coping mechanisms which are recommended to manage symptoms.  This is a virtual group via ZOOM platform which will begin on Monday 10/3/22 and occur each Monday from 2:30pm -4:00pm. The group will be facilitated by CAPS psychotherapist Wilthonie (Toni) Johnson-Goncalves, MSW, LICSW (she/her/hers).  For information or to register please email: counseling @health.brown.edu or call CAPS at 401-863-3476.

Trans and Gender Diverse Support Group

This group is designed to be a safe space to talk, explore, support, challenge, and just be present in your gender identity without having to explain/educate/fear judgment. The group starts 9/15/22 and meets every Thursday at 12-1pm. Group is led by Jayden Thai, Ph.D. (he/him/his; CAPS) and Caitlin O’Neill (they/she; LGBTQ Center). Contact [email protected] or [email protected] for more information and meeting location.

Processing to Thrive
Processing to Thrive is a community space hosted by the BCSC and CAPS, aimed at providing students of color an opportunity to discuss the joys and challenges they experience within the college environment. Processing to Thrive is open to all undergraduate, graduate and medical school students. PTT is co-led by CAPS Psychotherapist Corey Martin Fitzgerald, M.Ed., LMHC (he/him) and BCSC Assistant Director Frank Garcia-Ornelas, MSW (he/him). PTT will meet in-person at the BCSC, from 12:00-1:00 pm on the following dates: 9/20, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29. Contact [email protected] or [email protected] for more information.

Anxiety Toolbox Workshop
Anxiety Toolbox Workshop is a 3-session workshop on understanding anxiety and ways to manage it. This workshop will focus on how to spot anxiety, increase awareness of patterns that affect anxiety, and develop alternative ways to respond to anxiety. Multiple workshops will take place over the course of the semester. Contact CAPS to register. Call 401-863-3476 or email: [email protected].