Oakland University Counseling Center

Graham Health Center, East Wing
408 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-3465

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Support Groups Schedule

OUCC Support Groups Schedule: Fall 2022

The schedule for OUCC’s support groups for the current semester.

Social Anxiety Support Group ("Adulting 101")

Intro to Anxiety; Learning to Relax
Tuesday, September 13, 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 14, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Exploring Social Anxiety; Exposure
Tuesday, September 20, 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 21, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Identifying Safety Behaviors; Practicing Exposure
Tuesday, September 27, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 28, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Practicing Social Skills
Tuesday, October 4, 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 5, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Cognitive Distortions
Tuesday, October 11, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 12, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Active Listening/Effective Communication
Tuesday, October 18, 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Public Speaking
Tuesday, October 25, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 26, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Making New Friends
Tuesday, November 1, 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 2, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Revisit Relaxation (Deep breathing, Mindfulness, etc)
Wednesday, November 9, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 15, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Identify and Challenge Catastrophizing
Wednesday, November 16, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 22, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

More Communication Strategies; Anxiety Coping Skills
Tuesday, November 29, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 30, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Study Day; OPEN
Tuesday, December 6, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Exam Week; OPEN
Wednesday, December 7, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 13, 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Academic Success and Stress Support Group

Exploring Common Academic Difficulties; Identifying Personal Strengths and Weaknesses
Wednesday, September 14, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 20, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Test Anxiety
Tuesday, September 27, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 28, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Time Management and Procrastination
Tuesday, October 4, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 5, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

OPEN
Wednesday, October 12, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Deep Breathing and Relaxation
Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 19, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Academics and Health
Tuesday, October 25, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 26, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Motivation vs. Discipline
Tuesday, November 1, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 2, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

OPEN
Wednesday, November 9, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Improving Study Habits
Tuesday, November 15, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 16, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

OPEN
Tuesday, November 22, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Assess Progress/Recalibrate
Tuesday, November 29, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 30, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Study Day; OPEN
Tuesday, December 6, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m

Exam Week; OPEN
Wednesday, December 7, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 13, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Depression Support Group ("Mind Over Mood")

What is depression?  Cycle of depression
Thursday, September 15, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Coping skills
Thursday, September 22, 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.

Cognitive Distortions; Challenging automatic negative thoughts
Thursday, September 29, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

ABCs
Thursday, October 6, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Thought record; Mood tracking
Thursday, October 13, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Behavioral Activation; Mindfulness
Thursday, October 27, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Sleep, Diet, Exercise; Sleep Hygiene
Thursday, November 3, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Explore apps/programs designed for helping with mood
Thursday, November 10, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Primer on Suicidal Ideation
Thursday, November 17, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

What does it mean to be happy? Self-esteem
Thursday, December 1, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Exam Week; OPEN
Thursday, December 8, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

General/Waitlist Support Group

Relaxation
Thursday, September 15, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Stress Management; Coping Strategies
Thursday, September 22, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 29, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Depression/coping
Thursday, October 6, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Anxiety/Coping
Thursday, October 13, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Relationship concerns/coping
Thursday, October 27, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Grief and loss/coping
Thursday, November 3, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Academic difficulties
Thursday, November 10, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Self-esteem
Thursday, November 17, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Semester Review
Thursday, December 1, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Exam Week; Open
Thursday, December 8, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.