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 UPDATE: AS OF MONDAY, MARCH  16th, The Mindfulness Center IS NOT PROVIDING IN-PERSON SERVICES  to support the mental health needs of our campus community while mitigating COVID-19 risks in our department.  Therefore, relaxation chairs are not available for use. 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT NOW

  • Online guided meditations.
  • Self-help resources.
  • Once registered for Feel Better Now & Mindful Work/Life Balance, facilitators provide a link for a live zoom meeting and a participant packet via email the day before each meeting
  • Facilitated mindfulness meditations.

Stay tuned for more information and check out our social media updates (InstagramFacebook, Twitter). 

DROP-IN MINDFULNESS SESSIONS

Drop-in for a FREE facilitated 30-minute meditation session  

Mondays @ 12:30 PM
Tuesdays @ 12:30 PM
Wednesdays @ 3:30 PM
Thursdays @ 3:30 PM
Fridays @ 12:30 PM

NO registration required, just join our zoom meeting.  Participants can attend as many times as they like so long as they are a student, faculty, or staff of the U. See our drop-in mindfulness flyer for information for how to join.

Drop-in meditation sessions are led by a rotating group of facilitators who are staff of the University Counseling Center.  Sessions are not conducted during semester breaks or university holidays. 

COMPASSION + CONNECTION:

A Two-Night Event for First Year Students 

Wednesdays, October 21 & 28, 6 - 7:30 PM

Join us for two evenings with the Change Coalition. This FREE workshop is for first year undergraduate, transfer, and graduate students and is designed to help students develop self-compassion and community care practices, while enhancing our circles of connection in an online world.  This workshop consists of two modules, the first focuses on building self-care and self-compassion and the second concentrates on enhancing community connections.  Participants do not need to be UCC clients to attend this workshop. For more information, please check out the Compassion + Connection flyer or contact  changecoalition@sa.utah.eduParticipants must register online to attend

COPING WITH COVID CHAOS

Mondays, November 2 - November 16, 4 PM. 
Registration available October 2. 

This FREE workshop for undergraduate and graduate students is designed to help students gain skills to manage distress and low mood, increase self- compassion, strengthen relationships, and connect with others dealing with the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The workshop consists of three modules, and it is highly recommended that participants start with module one, though the modules can stand alone and be attended at any time.  Participants do not need to be University Counseling Center clients to attend this workshop.  For more information, please contact ganstadt@sa.utah.eduAll participants must register online to attend See the Coping with COVID Chaos flyer for more information.   

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Feel Better Now:

Learning how to Cope with Anxiety & Depression (FREE)

Register for a Workshop 

This is a FREE 4-week workshop is offered by zoom meeting (invitation provided after registration). It is for U students, staff, and faculty.

The series schedule is as follows, excluding holidays and breaks.  Series registration windows are provided. 

  • Series 7: Tuesdays from 1 PM – 2 PM, 9/29 - 10/20
    Registration available 9/9
  • Series 8: Fridays from 1 PM – 2 PM, 10/2 - 10/23 Registration available 9/18 
  • Series 9: Wednesdays from 4 PM - 5 PM, 10/7 - 10/28 Registration available 9/18
  • Series 10: Mondays from 1 PM - 2PM, 10/12 - 11/2 Registration available 10/01
  • Series 11: Thursdays from 4 PM - 5 PM, 10/22 - 11/12 Registration available 10/9
  • Series 12: Fridays from 1 PM - 2 PM, 10/30 - 11/20 Registration available 10/16
  • Series 13: Tuesdays from 1 PM - 2 PM, 11/3 - 11/24 Registration available 10/16

Unless otherwise specified, this workshop series includes a set of 4 modules that are covered over the course of 4 weeks.  We recommend that participants start attending the workshop at module 1, but the modules may be attended in any order, and may be repeated.  Participants will learn a variety of effective and practical skills they can use to cope with stress, anxiety, and depression as well as the distress of these challenging times.  See our Feel Better Now overview for more information about the content and the dates/times of each workshop.  All participants must register online to attend 

MENTAL COACHING For SUCCEss

For Neurodiverse Students

Tuesdays, October 27 – November 17, 5:30 PM -7 PM.
Registration Available October 2.

This FREE workshop for undergraduate and graduate students is designed to help students gain practical skills to help with planning, organization, time management, focus, and avoiding procrastination. This workshop meets for 4 weeks, and it is highly recommended that participants start at module one, if possible.  However, participants can join at any time and may repeat the series, as desired. Students do not need to be University Counseling Center clients to attend this workshop.  For more information, please contact LNan@sa.utah.edu.  All participants must register online to attend.  See our Mental Coaching to Succeed flyer for information.  

MINDFUL WORK/LIFE BALANCE

Fridays, October 23 – November 20, 11 AM. 
Registration available October 1.

This FREE 4-week workshop is offered by zoom meeting (invitation provided after registration) for U faculty, staff, and graduate students.  The workshop is designed to introduce participants to mindful strategies for balancing work-life stress.  Come learn effective coping tools for navigating the responsibilities of different life roles as well as techniques for managing stress and anxiety.  All participants must register online to attend.  See our Mindful Work/Life balance flyer for more information.  

Last Updated: 10/16/20