Beyond the Binary
This group provides a weekly space for students to explore the internal and social dynamics of their sexual orientation.
CBP (Colgate Body Project)
A 5-week course that explores issues related to body image, sociocultural impacts of objectification, and promoting positive self-perception. You must register for the course to earn 1 PHED credit. This course meets at the Shaw Wellness Institute.
A forum for students to gain support for and learn strategies to manage concerns related to eating and/or body image issues.
This group provides a space to explore individual, societal, and global definitions and expressions of gender and identity.
MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction)
MBSR is a five week class designed to help build skills for long-term health and well-being through mindfulness practice. You must register for the course to earn 1 PHED credit.
An opportunity to discuss, explore, and get support to better deal with the challenges associated with being a man at Colgate and in the world today. Common issues might include relationships, dealing with stress and self-doubt, identity (a.k.a.-- "what does it mean to be a man in today's world?"), dealing with emotions, and managing the many stressors in life.
This is a mindfulness-based series that will help you learn and practice different mindfulness activities including meditation, calm breathing, body scans, progressive muscle relaxation, and guided imagery. Leave feeling relaxed and at peace.
SAM (Stress and Anxiety Management)
Anxiety and stress are debilitating for many people and are the leading reasons why students seek services at the Counseling Center. The Stress and Anxiety Management (SAM) group will give students the opportunity to connect with others who struggle with stress, perfectionism, or obsessions.
This group is developed to support individuals who have experienced a sexual assault or other traumatic experience.
USO (Understanding Self and Others)
This group is developed for students with depression, anxiety, identity concerns, or relationship issues. Using a flexible structure, the group will address a variety of topics pertaining to mood, stress, diversity, coping, and relating to others.
This is a 5-week workshop aimed at identifying and exploring the phenomenon of masculinity through an intersectional lens. This course invites all students to openly and collaboratively discuss notions of masculinity as it pertains to both individual and societal level. Students will engage in interactive dialogue to assist in dissecting social constructs perpetuating hyper-masculinity and pressure to conform, as well as establishing a healthy and supportive peer culture.