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Seminars & Group Therapy

Group Information

The UD Counseling Center offers a variety of groups to address the diverse concerns of students. Research shows that group counseling is an effective mode of treatment for a variety of concerns, and offers unique therapeutic benefits compared to individual counseling. Flyers have always lived in community, this is an opportunity to heal in community. 

If you are interested, ask your therapist about groups, or call 937-229-3141 for more information.

Coping with College (Drop-in)

Is college more difficult than you thought it would be? Are you feeling anxious or struggling to find friends? This group will focus on providing weekly drop-in support as well as strategies to make the best of your college experience. You do not need to be referred by a therapist to this group. Drop in anytime. All academic years, all majors welcome! 

Anxiety Toolbox Seminar

This fast-paced, 3-session seminar is intended to help increase a student’s understanding and knowledge about anxiety. The goal is to provide them with some skills to recognize and manage symptoms they may be experiencing.

Depression Toolbox Seminar

A three-session seminar designed to provide education, support, and coping skills for students experiencing depressive symptoms. 

Wise Minds (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)

This group is for students who experience strong emotions and engage in self-destructive behaviors as a result. The group encompasses four main components: mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. If you have trouble effectively coping with your emotions and want to learn how to better understand and respond to emotions, this is the group for you. 

Eating Disorders / Issues Support Group

This group is designed for students whose eating patterns and body image issues are sources of concern and/or who have had prior treatment for an eating disorder.  The group is designed to be an addition to individual therapy. 

Survivors of Sexual Assault Support Group

This group will focus on support and learning effective coping skills to help women recover from the trauma of sexual violence.  The group is open to any woman who has experienced sexual assault regardless of where or when the trauma occurred.

LGBTQ+ Support Group (Drop-in)

This group is a safe, supportive place for students to discuss issues related to being LGBTQ+ at UD, including coming out, identity, finding support, and coping. This is a drop-in group any student can attend and does not require a therapist referral. Please call the Counseling Center for the time and location. 

Women and Relationships Group

This group is for women who would like to improve their relationships with themselves and others.  The group will focus on self-awareness, the impact of past interpersonal relationships, self-compassion and forgiveness, building more satisfying relationships, and more. 

Living with loss

This group is for those who have lost a loved one by death.  Please contact Katie Mathews, Campus Ministry,


Counseling Center

Gosiger Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0910