​ A printable version of the following Fall 2016 Student Support Groups is available byClicking or touching here.

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 September 16
Location:  Foust Hall 103
Facilitator:  Julie Wellman, MA, LLPC

International Student Support Group 
This 1 hour support group running for the Fall 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 September 9 
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 September 20
Location:  Foust Hall 103
Facilitator:  Megan Varner, MA, LLPC

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 September 23
Location:  Foust Hall 106
Facilitator:  Cory Cole, MSW, LMSW

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 September 15
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 September 23
Location:  Foust Hall 103
Facilitator:  Melissa Hutchinson, MA, LPC, NCC

Graduate Student Support Group   
The Graduate Student Support Group is a forum for graduate students to gather in an open and motivational community to give and receive support related to the concerns that develop from or interfere with their graduate studies. 
Time:  Fridays, 9 am, starting September 23
Location:  Foust Hall 103
Facilitator:  Michelle Bigard, 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.