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CAPS offers a wide variety of therapy groups that focus on specific issues, from relationships to sobriety. Groups meet once a week in the CAPS offices on the 4th floor of the IU Health Center.
The focus of Healthy Connections is how to improve your relationships with others and your understanding of how you behave in relationships. These groups are a safe place for members to share honest thoughts and feelings about their own interactions and those of group participants.
- Graduate and Returning Students: This group will focus on students learning to improve their relationships with others and deepen their understanding of themselves in relationships. The group offers a safe place for members to share honest thoughts and feelings with one another about aspects of their ways of interacting.
- Graduate and Returning Students–Women's Interpersonal: This group will focus on women’s issues specifically as they relate to interpersonal and romantic relationships, body image, self-esteem, empowerment, personal growth, and other personal development concerns.
- Undergraduate Interpersonal: Often the personal issues that bring us to counseling have more to do with how we relate to others than we think. This group helps members explore the relationship between their interpersonal style and their emotional well-being.
|Graduate & Returning Students||Monday||3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.|
|Graduate & Returning Students||Thursday||2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p..m.|
|Graduate & Returning Students: Women's Interpersonal||TBA|
|Undergraduate||Thursday||3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.|
Special Topic Groups
CAPS also offers groups dedicated to specific topics that bring you together with others in the same situation. Currently, these groups include:
- Dissertation Support: This group will focus on peer and emotional support, goal setting, and anxiety/stress management.
- Sobriety in Action: Are you sick and tired of how drinking and drugs are affecting you? Are you ready to stop? Sobriety in Action is an open-ended therapy group that you can join any time. It’s all about learning what works for you in a nonjudgmental way.
- Staying Out of Trouble: In this group, you can explore your drug and alcohol use in a nonjudgmental atmosphere so you can better make up your own mind about the risks and benefits. No reservations are required to attend these sessions.
- Survivors of Sexual Assault: This group is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who are survivors of sexual assault. For the purposes of this group, sexual assault is defined as any unwanted and nonconsensual sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, rape. Here, you'll find a safe and therapeutic environment to explore some of the common problems associated with surviving a sexual assault.
|Dissertation Support||Tuesday||1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
|Dissertation Support||Tuesday||3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Sobriety in Action||Wednesday||2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.|
|Staying Out of Trouble||Friday||3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.|
|Survivors of Sexual Assault||TBA|
These groups are designed to teach you specific techniques you can use to help you change behaviors that aren't working for you. The groups include three training modules of six to eight sessions each. Current groups include:
Managing Your Emotions: Do you sometimes feel out of control of your emotions? Here, you'll learn techniques to help you resist impulsive behavior, keep your cool in difficult situations, and strengthen your relationships with family, friends, and romantic partners. During the summer, the focus of the group is interpersonal effectiveness.
|Managing Your Emotions||Wednesday||1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.|