Group therapy schedule

Our group schedule may change throughout the semester, so please check back for the most up-to-date offerings.

Groups are noted as either a therapy group or support group, meaning:

  • Therapy group: Requires a clinician’s referral.
  • Support group: Open to the campus community; participants do not need to be current CS clients.

*All spring 2021 groups are held online, and members are asked to participate from a location in Nevada, due to mental health licensing requirements.

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  • Mind and body group: pursuing holistic health (therapy group)

    Wednesdays 2:00-4:00 p.m.: Hilary Son, PsyD & Zack Rybak; Coaches: Amy Taylor & TBD

    *Additional Exercise Times: M/T/R/F at 11:00 a.m. (two exercise times required each week in addition to the Wednesday group therapy time)  *Equipment not required.

    This process style therapy group will focus on building awareness of maladaptive emotional and relational patterns that drive symptoms of depression and/or anxiety. The group will encourage clients to develop new patterns of engaging with negative emotions within a safe, communal environment. The group is open to graduate and undergraduate University students of all genders. Goals of the group are to: 1) increase exercise, 2) increase self-compassion and awareness of thoughts, feelings and body, and 3) decrease symptoms of depression and anxiety.

  • Graduate student process group (therapy group)

    Tuesdays 3:00-4:30 p.m.: Kseniya Zhuzha, Ph.D. and Francesca Kassing, Ph.D.

    This interpersonal process style therapy group will focus on general support of graduate students, self-awareness and attention to one's interpersonal style. The group is open to students with a large array of presenting concerns, including academic-related stress, interpersonal difficulties, loneliness, anxiety and depression. The group is open to all University graduate and medical students. This is an unstructured group, and the process and topics discussed in group will be determined by members’ needs. 

  • International student group (support group)

    First Friday of the month (June 4 and TBA): 11:30 a.m. -12:30pm

    Hilary Son, PsyD, Marquez Wilson, PsyD, and OISS staff

    College life can be stressful. This can be made more difficult when adjusting to a different culture and other factors that come with being an international student. This virtual support group is open to all University International students. The group is run by Dr. Jeremy Bissram and Dr. Hilary Son from Counseling Services, along with OISS staff and will offer a safe, supportive space to discuss your experiences with fellow International students. Manage the stress of college life and adjustment better! Join us for supportive conversation! Please contact Adilia Ross at to register.