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Counseling Services has developed a series of workshops that are designed for use in your classroom, club or organization. These programs can be requested from our website or by calling our office at 503-5195. Please contact us two weeks in advance to schedule a program.

Career Exploration – One’s interests, values and skills are directly related to one’s choice of careers. This workshop will offer an experiential look at the key components of the career decision-making process.

Do You Hear What I Hear?– A look at developing and enhancing effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills.

Grief  This workshop focuses on normalizing and understanding the grief experience and offers helpful approaches to dealing with loss.

Healthy Body Image and Eating Disorders  An examination of the development of healthy body image and what happens when our perceptions go awry.

I Met the Man/Woman of My Dreams...and Then I Woke Up  A look at the key concepts of acquiring and maintaining healthy relationships.

Meditation: The Practice of Being  Meditation and contemplation is a part of all spiritual traditions. This introduction offers an experiential practice of increasing relaxation through inner reflection and awareness of the mind, body and spirit.

Perspective on Time Management  A look at time management from both right and left brain perspectives.

How to Understand Myself and Communicate with Others  A review of personality types using the Myers Briggs.

Rediscovery of Our Inner Resourcefulness: Accessing the Inner Child  Through writing and reflecting, we will focus on some of the ways in which we have hidden our inner child, and how to bring forward that part of ourselves.

Relax and Renew  A workshop designed to nurture ourselves and create community through art, relaxation, massage and self-care.

Resolving Conflict  Identifies the skills necessary for the effective resolution of interpersonal conflicts.

Self-Care, Burnout and Compassion Fatigue - This workshop for faculty and staff will focus on how to care for yourself when you are constantly nurturing others.  

Self-Esteem: The Practice of Self-acceptance – Identifies what hinders us from our own self-care and focuses on how to develop our awareness that we are okay.

Suicide Prevention - This program will help you learn how to identify the signs to look for in others regarding possible risk of suicide, as well as understanding the do’s and don’ts of helping others in distress.

The Ups and Downs of Stress This workshop will increase your understanding of stress, its impact on the body and will provide successful techniques for reducing and managing stress.

Transitions: How to Use Them Well – Transitions hold the possibility of opportunity as well as breakdown. This workshop explores the benefits and opportunities inherent in any transition, as well as maintaining one’s self-esteem during this time.

Turning Anxiety into Excitement (and other ways to blow your mind)  Stress management for new teachers.

Yoga for Beginners  A fun and practical approach to gentle stretching, relaxation and stress reduction. Most professors have found this workshop useful during mid-terms or at the end of the semester.

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Spartanburg, SC 29303 

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