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Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
(209) 946-2315 x2
Cowell Wellness Center
1041 Brookside Road
Stockton, CA 95211

Want to learn more about yourself? Interested in improving your relationships? Feeling lonely or disconnected?

Please come join a safe, fun, energizing group of your peers where you can explore how you relate to yourself and to others while receiving support and feedback. Presenting issues vary widely from depression, anxiety, and difficulties relating to/accepting self or others, issues of family conflict or abuse, and more. Students who want to resolve specific concerns as well as those seeking personal growth are welcome. This can be a space to get your peers' perspectives on various issues and recognize that you are not the only one.

We currently offer the following groups:

General Process Groups:

The focus of these groups is to help you better understand yourself and others. Members of this group frequently talk about relationship concerns, family interactions, academic stressors, depression, anxiety, and how to handle the stress of being a student, friend, and partner to others. To join a general process group, please call 209.946.2315 x2 and ask to speak with our group therapy coordinator.

Spring 2018 current group times:  Tuesdays 4:30-6:00pm and Fridays 4:30-6:00pm.  More groups can be created based on student availability. 

Location: CAPS Group Room.

First Generation Student Support Group:

This group is a drop-in group that we offer in collaboration with the SUCCESS/TRiO program. Students who attend these group sessions are typically the first in their family to attend college and benefit from receiving support around the stressors that are unique for first generation students. Topics include how to ask for and receive help, how to navigate being a college student, and how to balance family and academic expectations. To join this group, please call 209.946.2315, x2 and ask to speak with Dr. Alissa Melendez.

Spring 2018 current group time:  Every other Tuesday beginning Tuesday, January 23 from 12:00-1:00pm.

Location: SUCCESS/TRiO Conference Room, McCaffrey Center 

The Social Group:

This group is a drop-in group that we offer in collababoration with the Office for Services for Students with Disabilities department. Students who attend these group sessions typically have difficulties with social communication and social skills or have been diagnosed with ASD or ADHD. Topics center around understanding communication, particularly in regard to job interviews, dating, relationships, and friendships. To join this group, please call 209.946.2315, x2 and ask to speak with Dr. Kimberlee DeRushia.

Spring 2018 current group time:  Every Tuesday beginning Tuesday, January 16 from 12:00-1:00pm.

Location:  Spruce Room, McCaffrey Center

Updated 01/18/2018