Need Help?

Crisis Care

For Life Threatening Emergencies:

Call 911

Or go to your nearest Emergency Room

_________________________________

For other crisis needs 24/7:

  • Call (949) 824-6457 and select Option # 2

    ♦   Or 1-866-817-9842

    ♦   Text “Home” to 741741

Group Therapy Listings

Group Therapy Listings

All therapy groups start Week 3 of Fall Quarter, and will be held in-person or virtual via Zoom. Therapy Groups are intended for UCI students who are both currently registered and located in the state of California.

For more information about Counseling Center Workshops and Therapy Groups, please contact the Counseling Center at (949) 824-6457.

Click here to see requirements for participation.

Tuesdays

Finding Peace in Family Chaos

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

In-Person (Pre-screening required)

This support group aims to provide a safe and nonjudgmental space for participants to increase awareness of how their family dynamics impact their relational patterns and overall functioning during COVID and beyond. Through the interactive nature of the group members may engage in discussion and exploration of diverse topics including family and cultural expectations, spirituality, academics, career goals, and romantic relationships. Giving and receiving of interpersonal feedback is also an important component of this group.

Thursdays

Journey to Befriending Your Body

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Virtual (Pre-screening required)

This is a process-oriented therapy group for students of ALL genders and sizes who would like to work on their concerns, discomfort, and discontent about their own bodies, shapes, weight, and appearance. This group aims to help members to begin or progress their journeys to healthy relationships with their bodies through exploring relevant feelings and thoughts, receiving /providing support, and discussing ways to cope in a safe space. The focus of the group will be determined by the members; possible topics may include self-esteem, interpersonal insecurity, perfectionism, and cultural and familiar influences.

Mind Your Zot!

Weathering the Weather

It is getting closer to the holiday break and the end is in sight! Soon we will be with family and friends and getting some much-needed relaxation after the start to the quarter! Phew!

While this time can be something to look forward to, it is important to still be aware of caring for your mental health. Here are some things to consider as we reach the end of the year!

Summer Reflection

Summer is a great time to reflect on all the things you have done and learned along the way, and to also consider what areas you would like to grow into as you transition into the next academic year.

Take time to reflect, and perhaps even journal out your thoughts:

How to Improve Relationship with Food

Are you struggling with your relationship with food? In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week that occurs Feb. 21st- Feb. 27th here are 7 tips that will help you improve your relationship with food:

1. Be aware that there are NO “good” foods and “bad” foods. All foods provide nutrition and sustenance to the body and our bodies need protein, carbohydrate, fiber, and even sugar and fat to survive. All foods are good if you eat a variety of foods to get all of the nutrients that you need in moderation….