Anxiety Toolbox is a fast-paced, 3-session Wellness Workshop intended to help increase your understanding and knowledge of anxiety, provide you with skills to recognize and manage anxiety, and to give you life-long tools you can use while facing anxiety-triggering situations.
Recognition, Insight, Values, Openness, Reflection (RIVER) focuses on building skills and creating flexibility in how you respond to distress.
The three sessions are divided into content that builds upon itself. The sessions include modules dedicated to: (1) helping you gain a deeper understanding of your concerns, (2) creating flexibility in how you view and approach these issues, and (3) helping you take steps toward living with a wide range of emotions.
By the end of the workshop, you will have a better sense of your personal values and how you want to focus your energy, and how to let go of unproductive or unnecessary stress. You will have opportunity to practice mindfulness exercises in each of the three workshop sessions.
RIVER teaches skill from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) which is an evidence-based treatment effective for depression, anxiety, and stress management.
When: Multiple workshops available through CAPS at a variety of times.
How to Access: Ask for a personalized phone assessment appointment with CAPS via Vaden portal or by calling 650-723-3785. Ask to be scheduled for the RIVER seminar series.
Teaching skills over the course of 3 sessions allows you sufficient time to learn the concepts with time to practice between sessions. Keeping it to three 60-minute sessions allows you to find time in your busy schedule to learn these skills.
Many people feel a little anxious about participating in a group. Our wellness workshops are structured and curriculum-driven, like an academic seminar. The facilitators respect each participant’s right to share only what they are comfortable sharing and never require you to share sensitive or potentially embarrassing information about yourself.
If you are seeing a CAPS therapist, let them know you want to attend and they can help you chose a session and enroll you into the series. If you are not currently seen at CAPS, just call us at 650-723-3785 during business hours and ask to schedule a phone assessment. You can also book a phone assessment on the Vaden portal.
CAPS also can offer these workshops in specific Community Centers where we have established CAPS walk-in hours already available. Speak to your Community Center’s CAPS liaison to let them know you are interested in hosting or participating in a Community Center based workshop.
Who: For students currently in individual therapy who want to gain skills, including mindfulness, to understand emotions, manage emotional distress, and increase interpersonal effectiveness. Open to grads and undergrads.
How to access: meeting with facilitators is required to join the group- students can email the facilitators to arrange a meeting
When: Thursdays 2-4pm (starts in Winter quarter)
Where: Vaden Health Center
Who: Students affected by loss
When: 10/16/18 & 11/14/18 at 4pm
Where: CIRCLE Common Room (Old Union, 3rd Floor)
How to access: Drop in
Facilitator: Staff from CAPS, Residence Life, Office of Religious Life. Contact (650) 723-1762, firstname.lastname@example.org
Who: Native American Men
When: Wednesdays from 4-5pm (Runs through Fall Quarter)
How to access: Drop in
Facilitator: Gerald Shorty, PhD
There are a variety of ways for students to contribute to health programs, projects, and activities. Gain hands-on knowledge and experience, enhance your leadership and interpersonal skills, and develop great new relationships while educating and empowering fellow students. Please contact health@stanford for more information about these opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students. If you are interested about a topic not listed here, please contact us and we will do our best to support your pursuits.
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