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Groups @ Counseling Services

Group therapy is an effective form of treatment for a wide variety of mental health and wellness concerns, and has been found to be more effective than individual therapy for certain concerns. Group therapy is offered to all enrolled DePauw students at no additional cost. These groups are facilitated by trained counseling staff who create a safe group space for group members to effectively address their concerns in a more genuine way and to gather support and skills from other members to make improvements on their symptoms and concerns. Contact DePauw University Counseling Services at (765) 658-4268 if you are interested in attending a group. Attendance is limited, and a pre-group screening appointment is required.

Groups offered in Fall Semester 2017

All groups are held at the Counseling Services Group Room, unless otherwise stated.

Men’s Group (Mondays, 3:30PM-5:00PM)

Facilitated by: Scott Hamilton, M.S., LMHC, NCC and Andrew Brown, M.S.

The Men’s Group is an interpersonal process group tailored just for male students on campus. This is an opportunity to break down culture stereotypes about men and mental health. Group members will explore emotional, interpersonal, relational, and other important issues pertaining to male students. Male students from any class, sexual orientation, belief system, or other specific aspect of identity are welcome.

Understanding Self and Others Mixed Gender Group (Tuesdays 3:30-5:00PM)

FACILITATED BY: WILLIAM SMITH, M.S., LMHC, AND KRISTEN CORNISH, B.A.

The Understanding Self and Others Mixed Gender group is an interpersonal process group for students of all genders. It is designed for individuals who may want to better connect with others, have difficulties asserting themselves in relationships, or suffer from excessive self-criticism and want greater self-understanding and acceptance. 

Women's Group (Thursdays, 3:30PM-5:00PM)

Facilitated by: julie d'argent, Ph.D., HSPP and alice wasylowsky, b.a.

The Women's Group is an interpersonal process group for all women students who wish to increase self-understanding, self-esteem, and intimacy in relationships, as well as address their interpersonal style and relationship-building skills. It is a group where women connect with one another to explore personal and relationship concerns, in an effort to understand themselves and others.