Support Groups

The UCC is excited to offer support groups starting this Fall 2019.  Listed here are the groups being offered with brief descriptions, times, and locations.  

Disclaimer: These groups will not be Counseling Groups. These groups are Support Groups. Discretion is encouraged, but confidentiality cannot be guaranteed. If presenting concerns warrant further treatment, a referral to the UCC will be made.

RA Support Group

The Resident Assistant Support Group offers ongoing support to Resident Assistants of SELU's dorms.  This support group provides a space for comfort, advice, and encouragement among the RA's. 

Wednesdays at 3pm

Here and Queer

An interactive social support group that will explore issues that impact Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, and Pansexual students.  This will be a safe space to get information, connect with other SLU students, and seek support with relationships, family and friends, coming out, transitioning, questioning, and identity development.  

Mondays 2:30-3:30pm in Student Union Annex rm 2209

Overcoming Anxiety Support Group

Having trouble with overwhelming thoughts affecting your time in college?  This support group is here to help explore underlying reasons for how and why anxiety affects us and what we can do to instill healthy change.  This is a space to meet with other students who are undergoing similar challenges with anxiety and to build support for the upcoming semester.

Wednesdays at 3:30-5:00pm in Student Union Annex rm 2205 

Check your Baggage

This educational support group will work to look at the influence of the family on self esteem and relationships. 

Wednesdays at 1pm in Student Union Annex rm 2205 

Refuge Recovery

Refuge Recovery is grounded in the belief that Buddhist principles and practices create a strong foundation for the addiction recovery process.  Wisdom and compassion enable those struggling with any form of addiction to become more mindful of their mental processes while also developing a deep understanding of the suffering that addiction has created and compassion for their own path.

Mondays at 12:30-1:30pm in Student Union Annex rm 2209

SMART Recovery

This is a science-based addiction support group where we learn self-empowering skills and support each other in our recovery.  No matter what your addiction, SMART Recovery can help you change.

Thursdays at 3:30-5:00pm in Student Union Annex rm 2205 

Mindfulness Practice

This group is open to students, faculty, and staff whether they are beginning or advanced practitioners. The group will offer support for a new practice or an ongoing one.  Participants typically meditate for 15 minutes, take a break to ask questions and process, and continue meditating for the remaining time, up to 40 minutes.  Accommodations are made for late arrivals, so running late should not be a deterrent to participation.  

Tuesdays at 11am at the University Counseling Center.  Contact Emily Moise-Fontenot, M.Ed., LPC-S, CCTP at 985-549-3894 for any questions.

Terminated Pregnancy Group

This group requires a referral from a UCC counselor.  Time and location to be disclosed upon referral.