Events / Workshops
Counseling Center Spring 2021 Webinar Series
Texas State University’s Counseling Center will be hosting the following Spring 2021 webinar series focused on mental health and wellness for the university community. You can register for each zoom webinar here. Attendance is limited to the first 100 registrants. All webinars will be recorded and accessible on the Counseling Center’s website here following each event.
ABC's of ZZZ's: The Importance of Good Sleep
Tuesday February 16, 2021 4 PM-5 PM
Sleep hygiene is important to overall health and well-being; however, it remains a neglected component of college students' lives. Healthy sleeping habits play a central role in stress management and academic success. In this webinar we will provide realistic tips on how students can establish better sleep practices.
Faculty and Staff: Caring for Yourself as You Care for Others
Monday February 22, 2021 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
As faculty and staff, you each do so much to care for the students at Texas State University. Being in a role of giving so much to others can make it essential to be mindful of ways to care for and prioritize your own well-being. This presentation will cover strategies to help create a consistent and sustainable plan of caring for yourself as you care for others.
A Mindful Minute
Tuesday March 9, 2021 3 PM-4 PM
Does your mind wander? Have you ever found yourself reading the same paragraph over and over? Do you get lost in your thoughts? Tune in to learn about the concept of mindfulness and how applying simple mindfulness strategies can take you from having a MIND FULL to being MINDFUL in less than a minute.
Coping Through Episodes of Panic
Tuesday March 23, 2021 4 PM-5 PM
This webinar will explore the body's panic response and provides coping skills to navigate times where we feel those feelings of dread, fear, and anxiety.
Healing Our Attachment Styles
Tuesday April 6, 2021 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Attachment styles are an important aspect of how we view ourselves and others in relationships. This webinar will briefly explore different attachment styles and how they provide a framework for understanding our emotional needs and communication styles in relationships. Healthy emotional coping and communication styles to support healthy relationship functioning will also be covered.
The Challenges of Acculturation
Tuesday April 13, 2021 at 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
This webinar will define acculturation, the challenges that many international students face with acculturation, and tips on how to navigate the acculturation process. Adjusting to your new environment during the COVID-19 pandemic will also be covered.
"Wait...What?" Recognizing and Challenging the Manipulation Tactic of Gaslighting
Monday May 3, 2021 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
The manipulation tactic of gaslighting has been used to undermine one’s perceptions, judgments, emotions/reactions, and reality, which often influences one to feel confused and to question their sanity. This webinar will provide participants with information on recognizing signs of gaslighting, as well as strategies to challenge the behavior.