For a printable version of the Fall 2016 Student Support Groups and Workshops, click or touch Counseling Center Student Support Groups - Spring 2017.

Grief and Loss Support Group 
A counselor-lead support group where students can explore and learn more about grief. Open to CMU students who have experienced any type of loss, recently or in the past.
Time:  Fridays, 1 pm, starting January 27, 2017 
Location:  Foust Hall 103
Facilitator:  Julie Wellman, MA, LLPC

International Student Support Group 
This 1 hour support group running for the Spring Semester aims to explore your thoughts and feelings about arriving and studying in a new country, as well as offering new perspectives and skills to cope with situations that involve interacting in a different way.
Time:  Fridays, 3 pm, starting January 13, 2017 
Location:  Foust Hall 103
Facilitator:  Frank Kuo, Ph.D., LLP

Intimate Partner Violence Support Group
For those who have experienced or continue to experience power and control tactics by a current or former partner. 
Time:  Tuesdays, 2 pm, starting January 10, 2017 
Location:  Foust Hall 103
Facilitator:  Megan Varner, MA, LLPC

Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group  
A support group for CMU students who have experienced a recent or past sexual assault.  Time:  Thursdays, 3 pm, starting January 12, 2017
Location:  Foust Hall 103
Facilitator:  Megan Varner, MA, LLPC

Stress and Anxiety Management Group
Learn basic relaxation skills you can use at any time!
Time:  Fridays, 11 am, starting January 27, 2017
Location:  Foust Hall 103
Facilitator:  Melissa Hutchinson, MA, LPC, NCC

Understand Your Challenging Family! 
College life and family communication can be a difficult balance at times!  This group will explore, share, & teach coping skills to deal with challenging family members! 
Time:  Fridays, 10 am, starting January 20, 2017 
Location:  Foust Hall 103 
Facilitator:  Kristie Birchmeier, MA, LPC

LGBTQ+
  
A confidential, counselor-facilitated support group for LGBTQ+ individuals and to feel positive about their sexual and gender identity. 
Time:  Fridays, 2 pm, starting February 2, 2017 
Location:  Foust Hall 103 
Facilitator:  Cory Cole, MSW, LMSW

Labyrinth Workshops
The Counseling Center has a 24-foot diameter canvas labyrinth.  Labyrinth workshops are available for classes and RSOs.  The labyrinth path is a symbol for one's life journey and can be walked individually or collectively.  The walk offers opportunities for reflection, creativity, problem solving, and team building.  Please contact Michelle Bigard at bigar1mf@cmich.edu or by calling 989-774-3381.