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Groups at Counseling Services

Spring 2017 Groups

  • Mondays 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. -- Graduate and Non-Traditional Students Group
  • Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. -- Understanding Self & Others (open to all students)
  • Thursdays 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. -- Understanding Self & Others (open to all students)
  • Fridays 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. -- Spectrum (for individuals who identify as LGBTQ)
  • TBD -- Living with Loss (for individuals grieving the death of a significant person in their life)

Please contact Counseling Services (785-532-6927 or come in) to learn more about joining a group.


Wednesday Group (A Dramatization)

What are Groups?
Groups are students interacting with other students, sharing concerns with others in similar situations. At times student issues are most effectively explored in a safe and supportive environment where interaction occurs with others. Groups are designed to facilitate growth and skill development by focusing on concerns central to student life.  Curious about what a group might look like?  See the dramatization above.

Who can Attend?
The groups and workshops are open to all currently enrolled as K-State students.  Make an appointment to talk about group with a counselor.

Why Choose Group Counseling?
Group counseling supports students' personal growth as they explore relationships and other issues such as: depression, anxiety, loss, diversity issues, relationship/communication skills, stress management, and life transitions. Through group counseling students will be able to identify with others who are experiencing similar concerns and increase their self-awareness in a safe, supportive, and confidential setting.

Benefits of group are:

  • Provides multiple perspectives/ideas
  • Decreases feelings of loneliness by seeing you are not alone
  • Helps you to learn new relationship skills
  • Provides a secure environment to practice new relationship skills
  • A cost effective and beneficial treatment alternative to individual therapy
  • A chance to help others while getting help

When groups are offered?
Groups are offered during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

Is There a Charge?
There is a $7 charge for each group session.