If you would like to participate in a support group for UA students, unless otherwise indicated below, please call us at 348-3863 and ask to speak with the group leader listed with the group of interest to you. Each group below has a description of the type of issues or concerns are best addressed by that group. This is to help you determine the group that would be a good fit for you. There are no fees for any support group. All groups below take place at the Counseling Center unless otherwise noted. If you have an interest in another type of group we may provide or assist with, please contact us to discuss this with a counselor. Please note our group offerings are updated at the beginning of the fall and spring terms.

Fall 2020 Support Groups

Fall 2020 support groups will start the week of August 31. All support groups will be virtual for the fall. More information coming soon.

Summer 2020 Support Groups

Coping with a time of growth and change: a support group for Black and African  American identified students.

Group Leader: Jennifer Turner
Group time: TBD – For further information contact the Counseling Center at 205-348-3863 and ask to speak with Jennifer Turner.
Group Description: This group will explore and discuss the emotional health, social health, role expectations, relationship with others and self as a member of the Black and African Diaspora community on campus while facing the challenges of anti-Blackness/Racism.

Coping with a time of growth and change: a support group for student members of the University community

Group Leader: Patrick Lewis
Group time: TBD – For further information contact the Counseling Center at 205-348-3863 and ask to speak with Jennifer Turner.
Group Description: This group will provide support for students and explore issues related to maintaining healthy relationship with self and others, feeling overwhelmed due to COVID-19, and other general areas of concern.