Counseling Services

Group Counseling


Counseling Services Groups

These groups are located on campus and are led or co-led by Counseling Services staff.


Food for Thought

A group for humans who struggle with food, body, and disordered eating. 

Contact Jess Hudgens if you're interested.


People Not Puzzles

Support and skills for navigating a neurotypocal world when you're #actuallyautistic.

Contact Jess Hudgens if you're interested.


The Rebuild: Trauma Skills Group

The Rebuild is a 4 week group for survivors to learn skills (containment, grounding, distress tolerance, etc.) to aid them in rebuilding their lives after experiencing trauma. This is a skills only group and participants must currently be enrolled in counseling.

Contact Bry-Anne E. Jones if you're interested.


Shyness & Social Anxiety Workshop

The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workshop gives participants the opportunity to practice valuable social skills in a nonjudgmental environment with their peers.  It also gives participants the chance to decrease feelings of anxiety, awkwardness, and embarrassment in social situations and to increase their confidence to initiate and maintain friendships. They will learn specific social skills, explore various socially-related themes, and have an opportunity to interact with peers in a safe group setting.  

Meets Weekly on Thursdays 11:00am – 12:30 noon, February 16 - March 30.

Contact Information: Dr. Kwabena Sankofa


Off Campus Groups

These groups take place on campus or in the nearby community.  They are not led by Counseling Services staff.  Inclusion on this list does not represent endorsement of the groups or services offered.  Students are encouraged to do their own research and attend groups at their own discretion.


Substance Abuse Recovery

(Beginning September 21, 2022) Wednesdays 6pm, Crawford 210

This is an Open Discussion meeting that is open to anyone interested in Alcoholics Anonymous' programs of recovery and recovery from other substance abuse. 

(No Smoking, Wheelchair Accessible, Masks and Social Distancing Required)

For More Information: 803/230-3067


Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

1st and 3rd Thursdays 7:15-8:45 PM, Presbyterian Student Center 412 Park Ave. Rock Hill, SC 29730

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading peer- directed national organization focused on the two most prevalent mental health conditions―depression and bipolar disorder―which affect more than 21 million Americans and account for 90% of the nation’s suicides every year.

DBSA assists millions of people each year with in-person and online peer support; current, readily understandable information about depression and bipolar disorder; and empowering tools focused on an integrated approach to wellness.

It is the leading peer-directed national organization focused on delivering peer-based, wellness-oriented, and empowering support and education for those who experience Depression and Bipolar Disorder. There are over 650 support groups and 250 chapters nationwide, including Rock Hill and Charlotte.

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Grief Support

Hospice and Community Care is a local agency who offers free group counseling to aid you in processing grief and loss.  See more: Bereavement and Grief Support Services


NAMI Groups at The Hut

Welcome to The HUT a drop-in center for those who have a mental health diagnosis or are concerned about their mental wellness, as well as families, friends, and loved ones of those living with a mental health diagnosis. We focus on community, mental health, education, and opportunities for our community to socialize. See More: Events and Groups


Virtual Support Groups

These virtual support groups are free and offered to the community via Pathlight Mood and Anxiety Center.  Groups include the following: 

  • Mental Health Support Group for People of Color
  • Anxiety and Depression Support Group
  • Mental Health Support Group for College Students/Early Adults

Click Here to Register

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