Eric Cohen Group Counseling and Drop-In Workshops

Below are descriptions of the available groups at the Eric Cohen Health Center. If you are interested in participating in one of our groups, please call (213) 740-7711 and ask to speak to the facilitator of the group you are interested in joining, or submit the Group Interest form above.  If you are not sure what group might interest you, please either complete the Group Interest Form short survey and someone will be in contact with you, or contact Dr. Abbie Wolfson, Group Program Coordinator. You can also go online to schedule an initial appointment to discuss your options with one of our counselors. Unless otherwise noted, closed group generally begin in week 4-6 of the semester.

Spring 2019 Group Counseling

Befriending Perfectionism Group: Tuesdays, 12-12:50pm – led by Brinell Anderson

An eight-week psychotherapy group based on the book, Wisdom from the Couch by Jennifer Kunst, PhD.

Emotional Emancipation Circle for students of African-descent :  5:00-7:00pm – monthly on the second Wednesday of the month (9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12) – led by Brinell Anderson

Emotional Emancipation Circles (EECs)sm are self-help support groups in which Black people, work together to overcome, heal from, and overturn the lies of White superiority and Black inferiority:  the root causes of devaluing Black lives.

Mindfulness Sessions:  Mondays, 12:00-12:50pm – led by Brinell Anderson

Join your peers in learning ways to practice mindfulness meditation and enhance your work performance with improved emotional intelligence, motivation and communication while lowering your stress and anxiety.

Introductory Mindfulness Group:  Tuesdays, 12-1pm – led by Tannaz Alagheband

A 6-week group focused on developing mindfulness skills for enhancing awareness, responding to stress, difficult emotions and thoughts, learning how to cultivate kindness and self-compassion, and bringing mindfulness into daily activities.

Let’s Talk Drop In Sessions
The location varies with these groups. Please refer to the corresponding dates and locations to where each session is held. No appointment necessary. Just drop-in!

On HSC Campus:
with Tannaz Alagheband, LCSW
B16 at PSC
Pharmacy School

with Carole Lewis, LCSW
KAM 305
PhD Program

HSA Campus: (Alhambra Campus)
2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
11:15am – 12:50pm
with Tannaz Alagheband, LCSW
PA Building (A11) Room #179
PA Program

Disability Services and Programs

Please visit the Office of Disability Services and Programs for information about their available groups.


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