Counseling & Psychological Services

DAILY Drop-in Workshops

Students can participate in CAPS Daily Drop-In Workshops simply by going to the location listed. There is no need to make an appointment. These educational workshops are not professional counseling or psychotherapy. If you would like professional counseling, please call CAPS central office at 858 534-3755.

SPRING 2017 Workshops

MONDAY


Workshop: ACT on LIFE
Facilitator: Dr. Dianna Quach
Description: ACT on LIFE is involves experiential exercises to move you towards ACCEPTANCE, OPENNESS, and FLEXIBLE THINKING. You will be provided tools and strategies to accept what is out of your control, and commit to actions that are in line with your values. The goal is not to take away painful experiences, but to find beauty with the ups and downs of life.
Location: Pepper Canyon Hall 223
Time: 3:00-4:00PM (Weeks 2-10)

TUESDAY


Workshop: Mindfulness for Resilience & Stress Management
Facilitator: Dr. Ginger Villareal Armas
Description: Develop a consistent mindfulness and self-compassion practice so that you can increase your mental focus. Mindfulness and self-compassion could also help you reduce unnecessary suffering, recover more quickly from difficulties, and increase daily productivity.
Location: Student Health Services, Murray's Place
Time: 3:00-4:00PM (Weeks 1-10)

WEDNESDAY


Workshop: Destress with Biofeedback
Facilitator: Dr. Patrick Savaiano
Description: Get a free one-on-one biofeedback demonstration by Dr. Patrick Savaiano and a Wellness Peer Educator! Learn about biofeedback, deep breathing and progressive muscle relaxation techniques that all help to reduce stress. Check out The Zone calendar for info on this and other free wellness programs!
Location: The Zone
Time: 2:30-3:30PM (Weeks 3-6)

Workshop: Mindfulness for Daily Living
Facilitator: Dr. Elise Curry
Description: Mindfulness meditation has been shown to be effective for reducing stress, anxiety, depression and increasing a sense of inner peace and contentment. Dr. Elise Curry has maintained a daily meditation practice for 16 years and attended professional training programs for mindfulness.
Location: Student Health Services, Murray's Place
Time: 3:00-4:00PM (Weeks 2-10)

THURSDAY


Workshop: Flourish @ UC San Diego
Facilitator: Dr. Sochanvimean Vannavuth
Description: Dr. Sochanvimean Vannavuth and a CAPS Wellness Peer Educator, will provide an introduction to relaxation and mindfulness, knowledge for increasing your understanding of flourishing via social connections and self-compassion, and guidance for how you could improve self-care.
Location: CAPS Central Office, Galbraith Hall 190
Time: 3:00-4:00PM (Weeks 2-10)

FRIDAY


Workshop: Keep Calm and Be Here Now
Facilitator: Dr. Ginger Villareal Armas
Description: Develop a consistent mindfulness and self-compassion practice so that you can increase your mental focus. Mindfulness and self-compassion could also help you reduce unnecessary suffering, recover more quickly from difficulties, and increase daily productivity.
Location: Student Health Services, Murray’s Place
Time: 3:00-4:00PM (Weeks 1-10)

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