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Spring 2016 Support Groups

Support Group for International Students

Please join us to discuss your transition to K and the U.S., especially as you begin your journey down the W Curve.

Sister Circle

Sister Circle (support group for women of color). Please join us as we discuss pertinent issues related to race and gender for women of color in a supportive environment.

  • Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. in the Intercultural Center.
  • Contact: Dr. Kenlana Ferguson at kenlana.ferguson@kzoo.edu or 7348 if you have questions.

Anxiety Group

In this group you will learn how to stop panic attacks and worrying and decrease problematic social, test, relationship, sleep and existential anxiety with techniques such as: mindfulness, radical reality accepting, thought reform, decatastrophizing, meditation, muscle relaxation, and exposure.

  • Time: NOT MEETING THIS TERM
  • Contact:  Dr. Alan Hill at Alan.Hill@kzoo.edu or 7190 if you have questions.

Women’s Issues Group

This group is for women who are interested in exploring issues related to identity, relationships, intimacy, body image, and more. Issues addressed will include getting what you want out of your romantic and platonic relationships, gaining support from other women regarding body image and related issues related to our gender.

  • Time: Wednesday at 5:00PM in the Counseling Center
  • Contact Dr. Heather Dannison at heather.dannison@kzoo.edu or 7382 if you have questions.

Men's Self-Development Group

This weekly group will provide an accepting nonjudgmental environment where men are provided space to explore important issues, discuss future goals, and identify and communicate the positive influences that men can have on campus. We look forward to your contribution! All men are welcome. 

  • Time: NO GROUP THIS TERM
  • Contact: Ricky Pope at ricky.pope@kzoo.edu OR Marc Greene at marc.greene@kzoo.edu

Trans-Support Group

This weekly group is for individuals that identify as non-binary, transgender, and gender queer. Also open to individuals who may want to explore aspects related to their gender identity in a safe and confidential space.

  • Time: Thursdays at 3:00PM in the Counseling Center
  • Contact Dr. Heather Dannison at heather.dannison@kzoo.edu or 7382 if you have questions.