Groups

Participating in a group can be a great way to:

  • learn about yourself
  • connect with others
  • increase your skillfulness and coping
  • gain new perspectives on life challenges
  • give and receive support

Welcome to the CAPS Groups page!

Check out the CAPS Groups below to see if there's a group that sounds useful for you.  For more information about a particular group click on the group leader’s email as noted on the flyer or call 518 442-5800 to learn more about how to join.  

Visit this page often to learn about updates and new groups!

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Spring 2021 Virtual Groups

 

Discussion Groups

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What's Going On?

A virtual group to process 2020 and beyond.

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Group Activity

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Mindful Mondays

Open to all students, faculty, and staff!  Take an intentional moment to relieve stress, connect with yourself, and refocus your mind during this virtual, drop-in program.   

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Skill Building Groups

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Mindfulness Group

A group for students experiencing stress, anxiety, worry or just interested in learning about meditation & mindfulness practices

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Managing Depression

Join this free, virtual 4-session weekly group.

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Managing Anxiety Group

Learn skills to work with and manage anxiety in this 4 session skills oriented group.

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Creating Safety: Coping with the Fallout of Trauma

Understand how trauma has impacted your thoughts, emotions, and actions. Build skills to cope with intense emotions and strengthen relationships. Learn that you are not alone.

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Navigating the Sometimes
Baffling Social World

Work on these and more: Interactions with roommates/classmates, meeting others and building relationships, and tricky social situations on campus.

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Nicotine Cessation

Learn the necessary tools to successfully quit nicotine.
Open to ALL students. This is a virtual 3 session group.

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Support and Empowerment Groups

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Coping During COVID Virtual Support Group

Impacted by COVID?  Get support and learn helpful skills in this virtual support group for UAlbany students. 

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LGBTQ+ Empowerment and Support Group

Safe space to discuss issues facing LGBTQ+ community such as health & wellness; relationships; coping with stress; sexuality; and identity.

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Graduate Student Support

Join us for an opportunity to virtually connect with
other graduate students to gain support, make
connections, and navigate grad school stress.

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Women of Color Empowerment and Support Group

This group aims to provide an affirming space for students who self-identify as women of color to reflect on their experiences at UAlbany.

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Process/Exploratory Groups

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Men's Group

MEN AND MASCULINITIES THERAPY GROUP
This group is for men who want to increase their ability to be vulnerable, connect with others, and experience a fuller range of emotions.

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Understanding Self and Others Group

Broad in focus, this therapy group deals with topics such as self-esteem, friendships and relationships, family issues, social anxiety, depression, coping, and lifestyle choices.

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Online Podcast

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Introduction to Mindfulness

Now available as a weekly PODCAST and open to ALL!

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