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June 9 | Planned Parenthood Event for CUNY Students

May 1 | GC Annual Wellness Festival

April 24 | The Imposter Syndrome

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Room #9204
Facilitators: Ben Stark & Daam Barker

Do you often feel like a fraud, faking your way through graduate school, just waiting for your true inadequacies to be exposed for all to see?  Enduring and sometimes overwhelming feelings of fraudulence are central to psychological experience known as The Imposter Phenomenon.  In this interactive workshop, we will discuss The Imposter Phenomenon, and work to help students develop strategies to combat this often crippling experience.

Ben Stark & Daam Barker are Clinical Fellows at the Wellness Center, Student Counseling Services.

Please note that no food or beverages will be allowed during this workshop.

Registration is MANDATORY for this workshop.  To register stop by the Wellness Center Student Counseling Services in Room 6422 to fill out a workshop application. The application has also been attached here for your convenience; email and fax is acceptable.  For more information please call (212) 817-8731.  You must have your student ID with current validation sticker available to present.

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Thank you

Wellness Center
The Graduate Center
City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6422
New York, NY 10016
212-817-7020 (p)
212-817-1602 (f)

wellness@gc.cuny.edu
http://cuny.is/wellnesscenter
http://cuny.is/wellnessresources
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Mar 23 | Workshop: Mindfulness For Stress & Anxiety

WORKSHOP

Mindfulness For Stress & Anxiety
Friday March 23, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Room #C205
Mari Dickerson, LMSW & Noia Efrat

Are you feeling stressed?  Overwhelmed? Does it feel like you’re always somewhere else, ruminating about the past or worrying about the future?  Are you engaging in behaviors to manage stress that you would like to change?

Mindfulness is a practice of learning to attend to the present moment with more acceptance.  It is a systematic way of slowing down, observing one’s reactions, and relating to experiences with greater ease and compassion.  Mindfulness has been shown to enhance well-being by reducing the impact of stress and helping people cope with symptoms of anxiety and depression.  In addition, mindfulness can be applied to managing urges and cravings to use substances or other problematic behaviors such as self-injury and over-eating.

Join us for a workshop to learn the basic principles of mindfulness along with guided practices that can be easily incorporated in daily life.

Please note that no food or beverage will be allowed during this workshop.

Registration is MANDATORY for this workshop.  To register stop by the Wellness Center Student Counseling Services in Room 6422 to fill out a workshop application. The application has also been attached here for your convenience; email and fax is acceptable.  For more information please call (212) 817-8731.  You must have your student ID with current validation sticker available to present.

Thank you

Wellness Center
The Graduate Center
City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6422
New York, NY 10016
212-817-7020 (p)
212-817-1602 (f)
wellness@gc.cuny.edu
http://cuny.is/wellnesscenter
http://cuny.is/wellnessresources
Follow us on Twitter – @cunygcwellness | Like us on Facebook!

Feb 13 | Meditation Session

Feeling overwhelmed by the start of the semester? Next Tuesday 2/13, 2:00pm-3:30pm, come for a meditation session in 5414. Please confirm attendance by email to services@cunydsc.org

Link to Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1766177000356240/

If you cannot make it to this session but are interested in attending meditation sessions, please also email services@cunydsc.org and specify which time slot would better work for you among the following options:

Tuesday 1:00-2:30pm
Tuesday 1:30-3:00pm
Tuesday 2:00-3:30pm
Tuesday 2:30-4:00pm
Wednesday 1:00-2:30pm
Wednesday 1:30-3:00pm
Wednesday 2:00-3:30pm
Wednesday 2:30-4:00pm

Feb 21 | FREE Rapid HIV Testing Event @ GC

Mark your calendars: Come join us Wednesday, February 21st on the 9th floor for the GC Wellness Center for a FREE HIV Rapid Testing and Awareness Event with Ryan-NENA Community Health Center until 3:00pm.

The Ryan-NENA CHC staff have generously agreed to visit us at the Graduate Center to administer free and confidential Rapid HIV Testing.

Stop by and see us!

Mar 12 | Getting What You Need From Your Advisor

WORKSHOP

Getting What You Need From Your Advisor

March 12, 2018 (Monday)
3pm-4:30p.m.
Room # 9204

With Arielle Shanok, Ph.D. & Ariel Westerman

Does your advisor seem to be avoiding you? Are your advisor’s expectations of you unclear or unrealistic? Is your advisor really the best fit for you?

Your relationship with your advisor is vital to your success and well-being in grad school. This workshop will address: how to choose an advisor, how to build and maintain a working relationship with your advisor and what to do when problems occur.

Dr. Arielle Shanok is Deputy Director and a Staff Psychologist at the Wellness Center Student Counseling Services.  Ariel Westerman is a clinical fellow at Student Counseling Services.

Please note that no food or beverage will be allowed during this workshop.

**You must be a currently registered GC student to attend this workshop**

To register stop by the Wellness Center Student Counseling Services in Room 6422 to fill out a workshop application. The application has also been attached here, email and fax is acceptable.  For more information, please call (212) 817-8731.

Thank you

Wellness Center
The Graduate Center
City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6422
New York, NY 10016
212-817-7020 (p)
212-817-1602 (f)
wellness@gc.cuny.edu
http://cuny.is/wellnesscenter
http://cuny.is/wellnessresources
Follow us on Twitter – @cunygcwellness | Like us on Facebook!

 

 

FREE HEARING TEST – Spring 2018 Semester!!

Fitness Class Registration Opens January 23rd at 10:00AM

The Graduate Center offers fitness classes facilitated by the Doctoral Students’ Council and the Student Affairs Office.

Registration for the first half of the spring 2018 semester opens on Tuesday, January 23rd at 10:00AM in room 7301. Students, Faculty , Staff and Community Members must register in person at the Student Affairs Office, room 7301. Payment is required at time of registration and a $10 registration fee is applicable each semester for Faculty, Staff and Community Members.

Registration and full payment are required before the first class for all classes, see schedule below. Registration is first come, first served.

Payment may be made by cash, money order or check made payable to the Graduate Center, CUNY. We cannot accept credit cards.

Fitness equipment is provided.

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Winter Pilates and Hatha Yoga Classes Offered

We will be offering one Pilates class and one Hatha Yoga class during the winter intersession break between semesters, but only if we have adequate enrollment. Please register now in room 7301 if you wish to attend either class. Registration must be done prior to the first class.

Hatha Yoga Session E 12:00-1:00pm (Wednesdays) $20 GC Students/ $65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members

Dec 13, Dec 20, Dec 27, Jan 3, Jan 10, Jan 17

 

Pilates Session G, 4:15 to 5:30 (Thursdays) $35 GC Students/ $77 Faculty-Staff/ $95 Community Members

 Dec 14, Dec 21, Dec 28, Jan 4, Jan 11, Jan 18

 

Scott Voorhees
Associate Director, Office of Student Affairs
The Graduate Center
The City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue, Room 7301.05
New York, NY 10016-4309
Office-212-817-7406

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