Counseling/Student Development Center: Personal Growth Groups

'You've Got This' Group Therapy

Are you feeling overly stressed? Do you tend to focus negatively on the past or future? Do you experience overwhelming emotions or thoughts? Want to get more satisfaction out of your college experience and relationships? If so, this may be the group for you! This 4-week group provides a way to learn strategies for decreasing anxiety and distress in a concentrated way. A variety of skills will be taught including mindfulness, managing thoughts and feelings, and being more effective in relationships. Members often finish this group feeling less alone and with greater confidence about managing their lives, responsibilities, and relationships.


Thursdays 1:00-2:30PM

How To Join

If interested please email the C/SDC ( with the subject: “you’ve got this group” or call or stop by the office at McGowan 1017

Academic Confidence Group

Do you have difficulty with organization and time management skills? Would you like to decrease your stress and increase your academic confidence? Learn to improve your study habits and learn what resources are available to you on campus.


Wednesdays from 12PM-1PM in McGowan 1017

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Body Peace: the Art of Mindful Eating

Stop the preoccupation with your shape and weight and gain a positive relationship with your body and food. Learn new ways to cope with difficult feelings without relying on food. Learn new processes to gain greater peace with your body.


Thursdays 11:00-12:00PM in McGowan 1017

How To Join

Please come to the C/SDC for screening in order to join or email

PACT (Promoting Awareness of the College Transition)

PACT assists students in the transition from high school to college and empowers them to foster a campus community that is safe, healthy, and free from violence and threats.

Peers on Wellness (POW)

Provide leadership opportunities, enhance the wellness of the entire campus community, and will look impressive on your resume. Topics covered:

  • stress management
  • healthy relationships
  • body size acceptance
  • sexual assault awareness
  • alcohol awareness


Tuesday evenings

How To Join

Interested in joining POW, contact the Counseling/Student Development Center at 570-348-6245.

Visit the Peers on Wellness (POW) Facebook page

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Relationship and Empowerment Task Force (RAE)

RAE holds the Release the Light Sexual Assault Awareness Fair in April is when organizations, clubs, and departments gather to celebrate our respect for each other and provide information about building healthy relationships and serving as bystander engagers in the prevention of violence. At the fair, there's food donated by the community, music, bounce house, crafts, drum circle, field activities, speakers, and a short play.

Visit the Relationship and Empowerment Task Force (RAE) Facebook page

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