Wellness Workshop

The workshop leaders are counseling faculty from Psychological Counseling Services at California State University, Stanislaus. Each leader has had extensive experience in the topic areas and provide educational outreach to address psychological topics in various campus settings as well as in the Counseling Center.

How to Participate in Wellness Workshops

All presentations are free but require advance sign-up in the Mary Stuart Rogers Gateway Building, Suite 210.

Individuals requiring special accommodation for a disability are encouraged to contact Psychological Counseling Services at 667-3381.

Wellness Workshop Schedule

Talk, Then Touch? Hot Topics on Sexual Situations

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: MSR 260 Conference Room
Presenter:  Elizabeth A. Schiveley, LMFT and Counselor
Department: Psychological Counseling Services

Do you get that awkward feeling just thinking of talking about sex with someone you are with?  Talking about it can be uncomfortable and risky but not talking can have some negative consequences.  In this workshop, we will learn about sexual communication and consent.  So come hang out and let’s talk about sexual situations and what you can do to protect yourself while having fun at college.   

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Balancing Love and Power in Our Relationships

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: MSR 200 Conference Room
Presenter:  Daniel N. Berkow, Ph. D., Director
Department: Psychological Counseling Services

What defines love between two or more people?  Are there different types of love, such as passionate love and committed love?  And what about differences between love in a family, love between friends, love between romantic partners, self-love, or love for the human community?  Does motivation for power enter into relationships?  And what is the difference between power to control myself and power to determine what someone else does?  This workshop will offer answers to these questions, and will provide an opportunity to process what relationships mean, what makes relationships work, and how balancing love and power can affect whether or not a relationship works.

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Stress...where does it come from?

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: MSR 260 Conference Room
Presenter:  Martha L. Cuan, LCSW and Counselor
Department: Psychological Counseling Services

A look at the factors that contribute to our stress levels. How to identify these factors and how to make changes that promote less stress. Stress management techniques will be discussed as well.

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“Improving your relationship with food through mindfulness”

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: MSR 260 Conference Room
Presenter:  Amelia Comstock-Skipp, LMFT and Counselor 
Department: Psychological Counseling Services

In this workshop we will explore our relationships with food, such as eating when hungry vs. emotional eating. Participants will learn how mindfulness (bringing awareness into the present moment) can be applied to our interactions with food. Come and share your own experiences or just come and listen!

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