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The Counseling Center
 

WORKSHOPS

Not offered Summer 2016 - check back for Fall workshop dates and times


Workshops on Wednesdays occur during the Summer, Fall and Spring semesters from 5-7pm in the CU Denver Counseling Center. Snacks will be served. Click here to register online, or call the front desk at 303-556-4372 to reserve your spot. You can also drop in, but space is not guaranteed. CU Denver students can attend for free. Community members pay $10.

Stress Less
Offered the 1st Wednesday of the month from 5-7pm 
Stress less teaches you how to increase your effectiveness under pressure.  You will learn how to tolerate frustration, calm yourself down when you are feeling overwhelmed, develop a crisis survival n​etwork, create your own create your own stress busting tool kit, and keep stress in perspective.  You will have the opportunity to engage in some fun activities and talk with others about ways to handle frustration and stress. Click here to register online, or call the front desk at 303-556-4372 to reserve your spot. You can also drop in, but space is not guaranteed.

Getting What You Want in Relationships
Offered the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 5-7pm
Do you have difficulty asking for what you need, saying “NO”, or coping with conflict? This workshop teaches you how to have functional, satisfying relationships.  You will learn to understand your priorities and how to best meet them.  You will learn skills to build healthy lasting relationships, and interpersonal boundaries.
Click here to register online, or call the front desk at 303-556-4372 to reserve your spot. You can also drop in, but space is not guaranteed.

Peace of Mind
Offered the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 5-7pm
Do you find yourself dwelling on the past or the future and not able to be in the present? Would you like to worry less, stop beating yourself up, and fully engage in life? Mindfulness is the skill of staying in the here and now.  It’s the ability to be aware of balance and positively respond to both your internal experiences (sensations, energy levels, thoughts, emotions, impulses) as well as to what is happening around you.
Click here to register online, or call the front desk at 303-556-4372 to reserve your spot. You can also drop in, but space is not guaranteed.
 
Managing Your Mood
Offered the 4th Wednesday of the month from 5-7pm
Are you having trouble managing feelings of frustration, anger, sadness, impulsiveness or anxiety?  This workshop teaches how to understand your emotions and to develop more resiliency. This workshop teaches you how to take charge of your emotions and improve your interactions with others.  In addition you will learn tools to openly identify and discuss troublesome feelings.  You will build awareness and acceptance of areas of yourself you may currently dislike.
Click here to register online, or call the front desk at 303-556-4372 to reserve your spot. You can also drop in, but space is not guaranteed.

Testing with Less Stress
Dates: TBD
We team up with the Learning Resource Center to help you learn tools to reduce test anxiety and study more effectively.  This workshop emphasizes study strategies and planning for tests as well as practical tips to reduce stress and anxiety.

 
 

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