Coping with Pain

For students who experience physical pain and want to learn how to manage it through education, meditation and other stress reduction exercises. This group will be led by Drs. Klio Trachanatzi and Carlene Smith.

When: The days and times of this group will be determined by the schedules of interested students.
Where: Student Health & Counseling Services, SMACC Ste 106
For more information, contact Dr. Klio Trachanatzi at 760-750-4913.

Couples Wellness Seminars

For students and their partners who want to learn more about topics such as: Understanding vs. Agreeing; Curious vs Furious; Infidelity and Jealousy; Love and Passion. These seminars will be led by Dr. Klio Trachanatzi.

When: The days and times of these seminars will be determined by the couples interest and availability.
Where: Student Health & Counseling Services, SMACC Ste 106
For more information, contact Dr. Klio Trachanatzi at 760-750-4913.

 

Healthy Relationships Workshop Series

This is a series of workshops on different topics that have to do with improved relationships, all kinds of relationships including romantic ones.  The topics will be:

  • Healthy Communication
  • Anxiety in relationships
  • Healthy and unhealthy romantic relationships
  • Managing conflict in relationships
  • Healthy parenting

When:  Mondays, dates and times TBD
Where: Student Health & Counseling Services, SMACC ste 106
For more information: contact Dr. Camilla Williams at 760-750-4927

Understanding & Managing Anxiety

For students who often feel overwhelmed by feelings of anxiety, nervousness, and stress, this is a group led by one of our Psychologists, Jay Robertson-Howell.  Participants will learn how to better recognize their own fearful reactions and develop new ways to live more effectively. 
When: This will be determined by student interest; when we get a sense of students who are interested, we’ll try to find a time that works for them

Where: Student Health & Counseling Services, SMACC ste 106
For more information: contact 760-750-4915 and ask to schedule an appointment with Dr Robertson-Howell so that you can learn from him whether the group is right for you and how the schedule might work out.

Meditation, Yoga, and Stress Reduction

For students who want to learn mindfulness meditation, combined with simple, gentle yoga.  The purpose of the group is to teach participants to be more “in the moment”, to increase self-compassion, and to learn to relax through stress and habitual impulses.  It will be led by one of our Psychologists, Dr. Jay.

When: This group will meet weekly for 8 sessions.  Days/times will be determined by the schedules of interested students, and more than one may be offered.
Where: Student Health & Counseling Services, SMACC ste 106
For more information, contact Dr. Jay Roberston-Howell at 760-750-4974.