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Recorded Presentations

The Counseling Center has compiled an archive of presentations recorded by staff on a variety of topics related to mental health and wellness. These presentations can be shown in instructor's classes as well as viewed by members of our university community. Each video has a closed captioning option available.

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    Intended for: graduate students

    This quick webinar presentation will provide graduate students with some ways to cope with social isolation and online/distance learning, as well as manage complex responsibilities from home. Mental health professionals from the Counseling Center discuss Q&A at the end of the presentation. This presentation was a collaboration between the Grad College's Shop Talk series and the Counseling Center. 

    Presented by: Dr. Erica Mathis - Postdoctoral Resident, Counseling Center and Colleen Conklin, Katie Rainer, and Uriel Navarette, Counseling Center

    Closed Captioning option is available for this presentation.

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    Intended for: students

    Attend this one-hour session to learn several mindfulness exercises (e.g., grounding, meditation) that will help ease your anxiety and stress. Attendees will have time to practice the exercises during the session and ask questions about mindfulness. This presentation was a collaboration between the Grad College's Shop Talk series and the Counseling Center. 

    Presented by: Dr. Erica Mathis - Counseling Center

    Closed Captioning option is available for this presentation.

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    Intended for: graduate students

    Wondering how to attend to your mental well-being in graduate school? This Shop Talk will address factors that impact mental well-being in graduate school (e.g., work-life balance), as well as briefly cover skills for coping with common mental health concerns faced by graduate students (e.g., anxiety). This presentation was a collaboration between the Grad College's Shop Talk series and the Counseling Center.

    Presented by: Dr. Erica Mathis - Counseling Center

    A Closed Captioning option is available for this presentation.

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    Intended for: students, faculty, and staff.

    This webinar will provide strategies for psychological coping and wellness, managing various responsibilities, and adjusting to online/distance learning. This information will be helpful for students in fostering academic resilience and success. In addition, this webinar will provide helpful resources for students adapting to academic, social, and environmental changes due to COVID-19. Hosted by Texas State University’s Counseling Center.

    Presented by: Richard A. Martinez, Ph.D, Colleen Conklin, M.A., Katie Kainer, M.A., and Uriel Navarrete Jr., M.A.

    Closed Captioning option is available for this presentation.

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    Intended for: students

    This presentation provides students with the necessary tools to manage stress in their personal lives. The topics that are covered include prevention tools, signs of stress, assessing stress in your personal life, self sabotage, and approaches for letting go of stress. The presentation uses a practical approach to promote mental wellness.

    Presented by: Elijah Miller, B.S., Counseling Center Graduate Assistant

    Closed Captioning option is available for this presentation.

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    Intended for: students

    This presentation focuses on the impact social media has on our mental health.  Students will be able to identify how social media is valuable in their life, how their mental health can be affected by social media and ways to practice and maintain good mental health while continuing to utilize social media.

    Presented by: Erin Griego, B.A., Counseling Center Graduate Assistant

    Closed Captioning option is available for this presentation.

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    Intended for: students

    The purpose of this presentation is to help viewers identify sources and signs of stress, as well as learn self-care, coping, time-management, and online distance/learning strategies to cultivate academic resilience, especially in times of change and uncertainty.

    Presented by: Uriel Navarrete, Jr.,M.A. & Katie Kainer, M.A. - Counseling Center

    A Closed Captioning option is available for this presentation.

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    Intended for: students

    This webinar was recorded live and provides a brief description of racial trauma and the impact it can have on Black and non-Black People of Color and their communities. It explores the concept and components of “Radical Healing” and ways that it can be used to provide hope and healing both to individuals and their communities. Radical Healing seeks to validate the painful experience of systemic racial discrimination and oppression while balancing this with honoring resilience and fostering hope.

    Presented by: Uriel Navarrete, Jr., M.A. & Kate Cotnam, M.A. - Counseling Center

    A Closed Captioning option is available for this presentation.

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    Intended for: students

    This presentation provides guidance and considerations for the coming out process, strategies to develop LGBTQ+ mental health and resilience, and a review of available local and national resources. Special considerations are included for navigating aspects of LGBTQ+ mental health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded live and presented by Texas State University Counseling Center's staff. 

    Presented by: Uriel Navarrete, Jr., M.A. & Richard A. Martinez, Ph.D.. - Counseling Center

    A Closed Captioning option is available for this presentation.