Counseling Services

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Jan 24, 2020 Mary Alice DiFilippo

Queer Space

A LGBTQIA+ support group that provides a safe, non-judgemental space for undergraduate and graduate students to explore and discuss LGBTQIA+ related issues.  Discussions include gender, family, current events, identity, and expression.  This group provides a great way to make...

Relaxation room at Arcadia

Kathryn Jones Nov 19, 2019 11:18 am

Self-Care for Midterms

When you think of self-care, your mind probably jumps to bath bombs, face masks, and sleeping in. These are all good options for wellness, but don’t stop there when it comes to practicing self-care in everyday life. It’s important to think of self-care less as a reward for doing a good job or...

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Caitlin Joyce Oct 10, 2019 3:27 pm

Dealing with Divorce at College

At the start of my junior semester, I felt like I was finally seeing the fruits of my academic labor. I had been offered a research position, I was going to be involved with a presidential committee, and I declared my double major. I felt like my future was bright and brimming with opportunity—...

Kathryn Jones Mar 27, 2019 5:35 pm

How to Succeed at Overloading

I have overloaded three out of four semesters at Arcadia—by choice. Overloading is when you take more than 18 credits per semester; the usual course load is 16. We aren’t allowed to overload while doing FYSAE, so my first Spring semester was normal. First-semester freshmen are not allowed to...

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Feb 22, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

Eating Concerns Awareness

Take part in our Eating Concerns Awareness event, part of the National Eating Disorders Week #ComeAsYouAre Think you might have an eating issue-take a screen given by our Arcadia counseling staff. Join the Active Minds group and make a heart to post.  Join the Counseling staff and...

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Jan 30, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

AU Lead/Boosting Interpersonal Effectiveness

This is an AU Lead series workshop. Join the counseling staff and improve your skills in relationship strategies, saying "no", establishing priorities and dealing with interpersonal conflict.  RSVP to by 2/21.

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Jan 18, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

CALM: Come And Learn Mindfulness

CALM is a group to relax, manage stress, cultivate compassion for yourself and others.  Learn how mindfulness can quiet your internal critic and change the relationship with yourself.

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Jan 17, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

Interpersonal Support Group

A space for students to offer mutual support to each other and encourage the exchange of genuine and honest feedback. Group members are able to increase self-awareness and develop more meaningful connections with people in their lives.

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Jan 17, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

Graduate Student Mindful Self Compassion Group

Learn new tools for self-acceptance and building inner strength and resilience. This group is for graduate students and a certificate of attendance will be granted for those attending 8 or more sessions.  Space is limited to 12 students so email today for a spot

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Jan 17, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

Social Skills Group

Do you feel overwhelmed when attending social events and activities on campus?  Not feeling connected with others on campus and unsure how to make friends? Come be a art of a welcoming and inclusive group. The group practices social skills with peers, discusses challenges related to college...

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Jan 17, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

Queer Space

Queer Space is a LGBTQIA+ safe, non-judgemental group for graduate and undergraduate students.  The group explores and discusses LGBTQIA+ related issues including gender, family, current events, identity and expression.

Caitlin Joyce May 14, 2018 10:48 am

Finding Inner Peace with Invisible Illness

When one thinks of the phrase “coming out,” usually the first topic that comes to mind is sexuality. However, there are multiple aspects of one’s identity than can be difficult to talk about, elements of ourselves which are not often visible to those around us. These identities can incorporate a...