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Counseling Center

Group Therapy

Group therapy is a powerful treatment that allows people to connect deeply with themselves and with others. As one of the most effective treatments for a variety of concerns, it is frequently our recommendation for students who come in for an intake. Groups take place throughout the year. Some are open to everyone, and some require a preliminary screening before you can join, and you may have to wait for an opening. Group titles and times below are for Spring of 2016. 

If you are interested in a group, please contact our Office Coordinator at 315-859-4340.

Spring 2016 Groups

Students of Color Support Group
Tuesdays, 3-4:30pm.

This group provides a supportive space where students of color can engage in discussion about the complexities of their lives at Hamilton, micro- and macro-aggressions, and issues of intersectionality through the lens of race, ethnicity, and color. Participants may share experiences, clarify thoughts and feelings, learn from each other, and hopefully develop meaningful connections.

In, out, & In between
Wednesdays, 5-6:30pm.

This is a group for folks of all genders and sexual identities to talk about issues of intersectionality through the lens of gender and sexuality. Whether you are on the DL or out loud and proud, this group will provide a forum for discussing your sexual and gender identity in the context of your lived experience.

Understanding Self and Others
Four groups: Mondays, 5-6:30; tuesdays 5-6:30, Wednesdays 3-4:30, & thursdays 5-6:30. 

Connecting with others is a basic human need. Yet so often our relationships are threatened by conflict, miscommunication and fear. This group will help you understand how you relate to yourself and others in this dynamic and ever-changing social landscape. We may explore romantic and interpersonal relationships, family dynamics, and personal growth and development.