It’s approaching the near end of the semester, it’s the point in the semester when almost
everyone is stressed out and in need of a break. Stopping by the counseling center will help you
relieve some of that stress. There is no need to overwhelm yourself with stress from classes,
because with the counseling center, you will have all the help that you need to cope with stress
you may have. There’s always someone there when you need them and there are also different
activities available that will help. Pet Therapy, it is sponsored by the counseling center with
certified therapy dogs. They visited the school last month. Family Dynamics Support Group,
there is support here if you are having struggles with a friend or family members
drinking/drugging problem. This group is available every Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m. in the
counseling center. Meditation Group, meditation is a very effective way to help relieve stress.
It relaxes you and puts your mind in a better place. This is available for students every
Wednesday from 12:30-1:00p.m. Light Box Therapy, if you or anyone you know are suffering
from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) which is a depressive symptom during the winter. This
therapy started October 2 nd . The faculty of the counseling center are, Joseph Lynch, John
Baltzer, Kendra Saunders and Daniel O’ Neil.