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					Take a Deep Breath - Weekly Mindfulness Meditation*
Mondays 4:30-5:30 pm
Instruction for new members from 4:30-5:30 pm at the Wellness Center
Dates: September 12th through December 5th
Learn how to meditate and incorporate it into your daily life! Sessions are ongoing,
newcomers are always welcome. See why this group has been running since 2002!
Contact Dianna Stencel, L.C.S.W. at (773) 508-2544 for more information.

*Peaceful Mind: Mindfulness Group to Better Manage Feelings of
Anxiety or Depression*
Wednesdays 4:00- 5:30 pm at the Wellness Center
Orientation Sessions: September 14, 21, and 28
An 8-week mindfulness based program to help individuals better manage feelings of
anxiety or depression. Participants will receive a free handbook and CD to help with the
daily homework throughout the course. Quotes from past participants: ‘A lot of students
could benefit from this (group)’ and ‘It’s a great program.’ Contact Dianna Stencel, L.C.S.W.
at 508-2544 for more information or attend one of the required information meetings
noted above.

*Prescription for Stress Relief: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
for Stressed Students*
Thursdays 3-4:30 pm at the Wellness Center
Dates: September 15, 22, and 29
MBSR was developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979. Since then,
this program has been brought to various settings, including universities, and it has been
proven to help participants learn new ways to manage their stress reactivity. Participants
will receive a free handbook and CD to help with their daily practice throughout the course.
Quote from past participant: ‘… a program such as this one can make a huge difference!’
Attend a required information session to see if this group is for you. Contact Dianna Stencel,
L.C.S.W. at (773) 508-2544 for more information or attend one of the orientation meetings
noted above.

*Interpersonal         Process        Group:       Emotional        Intelligence        and
Relationships*
Tuesdays 10:00—11:15 AM
Dates: September 27— December 6th
Do you ever wonder what others think of you and what impact you have on others? Are you
the kind of person who wants to become more self-aware and are interested in personal
growth? Do you sometimes feel that it’s difficult to develop or maintain friendships or to
get close to others? As a member of an Interpersonal Process Group, you will have the
opportunity to explore your thoughts and feelings, your connection to others, and to
experiment with new ways of being and connecting. Contact Matthew Hayden, L.C.S.W. (773)
508-8885 or Maggie Olivieri, L.C.S.W. at (773) 508-2185
*Dissertation and Thesis Support Group*
Fridays 2:30—3:30pm
Start Date: September 16th
Do you find the research and writing process isolating? Are you having difficulty managing
your time? Completing research projects is difficult work-but you do not have to do it alone.
Please attend a weekly group facilitated by Wellness Center clinical psychologist David
deBoer, Ph.D. Members of this ongoing, interactive group commit to support, cajole and
encourage one another in overcoming blocks to productivity and moving forward with you
project. This group is open to graduate students at any stage of completing either a
master’s thesis or a doctoral dissertation. To request group membership, please contact
David deBoer, Ph.D. at (773) 508-2546

*Dating Violence Information and Support Group*
Wednesdays 3-4 PM
Dates: September 14-October 12
If you’ve experienced violence in a dating or intimate relationship, you’re not alone. This
drop-in support group, led by the YWCA Evanston-North Shore, will allow survivors of
dating violence to connect with others in a supportive and caring environment. For more
information, contact Susan Campbell at 773-508-2676 or scamp2@luc.edu

*Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Violence*
Tuesdays 3-4:30 PM at YWCA Satellite Office 4753 N. Broadway Suite 918
Dates: September 20– November 15
If you’ve experienced sexual violence, you’re not alone. This support group, led by the
YMCA Metropolitan Chicago, will allow college age survivors of sexual violence to connect
with others in a supportive and caring environment. For more information, contact Cythia
Cruz, at (773) 862-3100 x2013

*Women of Color Group*
Group for Women of Color: This is a group designed for students who are women of color at
Loyola University Chicago. We will focus on the issues and concerns that women of color
struggle have and explore ways to help ourselves and one another. Time: Friday afternoons
(exact time TBD) Location: TBD For more information please contact Shenay Bridges:
sbridges@luc.edu or 773-508-8876


       All Groups Offerings Are FREE to LUC Students!

				
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