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There are a range of group workshops organised for students each semester. Find out more about the free programs below.

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Find out about a range of workshops available to students that include learning how to sleep better and how to reduce stress.

At varying times throughout semester
Counselling and Disability Services, Building 109, Level 2
An example of the support services we provide

Relaxation sessions

Thursdays, 12 – 1 pm (commencing Thursday 20 March)

These eight individual sessions will give you an opportunity to experience a variety of relaxation techniques. Guided imagery, visualisation, progressive muscle relaxation, and breathing exercises will all be covered over the weeks.

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Tools for surviving fieldwork workshop

Tuesday 25 March, 4.30 – 7.30 pm

This workshop focuses on ways to assist students in making the most of their fieldwork experiences and provides strategies to overcome the common challenges faced on prac.

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Overcoming procrastination workshop

Friday 28 March, 9 am – 12 pm

In this three hour workshop, you’ll explore the factors that impact on procrastination. You will develop new skills to help manage your procrastination.

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Mindfulness Based Stress Management (MBSM) workshop

Tuesdays, 12 – 1.30 pm (commencing Tuesday 1 April)

This eight week course is designed for people wanting to manage their stress and/or are interested in developing mindfulness techniques to prevent or better manage stressful situations in the future.

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Women’s therapy group

Thursdays, 10 am – 12 pm (commencing Thursday 3 April)

This therapy group is open to women of all ages and aims to enhance self-awareness and confidence.

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Sleep more, feel better workshop

Friday 4 April, 10 am – 12 pm

Do you toss and turn each night, unable to sleep? This workshop provides advice on sleeping more and feeling better.

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Presentation anxiety workshop

Friday 4 April, 1 – 4 pm

This three hour workshop will help you to understand what causes your presentation anxiety, and provide you with a range of strategies to better manage speaking in front of your class or at other public speaking situations.

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Bisexuality discussion group

Mondays, 3 – 5 pm (commencing from 28 April)

This eight session discussion group provides individuals with a safe place to explore the issues they might be facing while trying to live their life authentically in a world that wants to put everything into categories.  It provides an opportunity to explore the dimensions of being attracted to more than one gender in our culture – the pressures, challenges, and joys – with other like-minded people.

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Assertive communication workshop

Monday 5 May, 9 am – 12 pm

This workshop will help you learn the difference between passive, aggressive and assertive communication styles and teach you practical techniques on how to be more assertive.

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Managing exam anxiety

Thursday 5 June, 10 am – 1 pm

This three hour workshop will help you to better understand how anxiety interferes with your efforts to complete exams and will teach you strategies to control your anxiety in order to improve your exam performance.

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Domestic violence support group

Time and date to be advised

This six week group is a safe place for women to explore their relationships and receive assistance in determining what is healthy and unhealthy for them.

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Workshop for those who suffer from anxiety

Time and date to be advised

This workshop runs for eight two hour sessions and is for people who find that anxiety is negatively affecting their daily life. The group is aimed at developing some skills and strategies to step back from fear, worry and anxiety.

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