Goups and Events

For more information or suggestions for more groups click here to email us. 

Groups & events are open to all students! All groups & events are FREE!!!


artExploring Yourself Through Art Group

The aim of this group program is to use experiential mediums to promote acceptance. Art allows participants to explore their own experiences without getting caught up in the language process. The group will also explore other forms of interaction and group experiences. No artistic ability required, just an openness to creativity. There is healing through art. Please contact the counseling center at 423-425-4438 for more information. 


Meets Wed from 3:30pm-5:00pm



A multicolored heartHealing is Possible (HIP) Group Therapy

Healing is Possible or HIP is a support group for women who have experienced sexual trauma or childhood sexual abuse.  The group is small and works on the principal that one can find recovery and empowerment among other survivors.  The group focuses on education about abuse, gaining needed coping skills, increasing awareness about boundaries, and learning how certain behaviors can be linked to past abuse. Please contact the counseling center at 423-425-4438 for more information. 

 Meets: Thursdays from 10:30am-12:00pm



destressDe-stress and Refocus Group

The De-Stress and ReFocus group will offer the opportunity to gain strategies for coping with stress and anxiety to develop your personal plan for improved overall wellbeing.  Relax and gain confidence.  Please contact the counseling center at 423-425-4438 for more information. 


Meets Tuesdays from 3:00pm-4:00 pm


destressWomen of Color

The Women of Color group is designed to create a safe space exclusively for undergraduate and graduate women of racial minority status.  The small group will allow for 5-6 individuals an opportunity to receive multiple perspectives, support, encouragement, and feedback in a confidential environment.   Throughout the group process, an individual is likely to gain a sense of empowerment, learn effective coping strategies, and deepen their level of self-awareness.  Please contact the counseling center at 423-425-4438 for more information. 

 Meets Thursdays from 3:30pm-5:00pm


destressLGBTQI Group

The LGBTQ Support Group is a psychologically-orientated group for students to receive support around sexual/gender identity.  The group offers a small, safe, confidential, and inclusive space to promote community, enhance self-esteem, discuss relational conflicts, learn effective ways to cope with overcoming personal stressors, and provides an opportunity to give/receive feedback.  If you’re interested and would like additional information, please contact Carmen Lewis at 423-425-4438 

 Meets Wednesdays from 12:00pm-1:30pm



UTC Fresh Check Day

 Fresh Check Day is all about talking openly about mental health, connecting students with resources, and making sure you know that you are not alone!

Come out and learn about Mental Health and Wellness while enjoying some interactive booths, yummy food, and good music!!

On 10/15/18, in the University Center's Tennessee Room from 10am - 2pm 

Event sponsored by the Dean of Students.



image thumbnailSuicide Prevention and Training- CPR for Mental Health

 Most of us will know someone who is thinking about suicide. This training gives us the tools and resources to help someone in need. This is NOT training for professionals. Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) is known as the CPR for Mental Health. Everyone should know the information presented in this training. 

Offered each semester or upon request to a group of 10 or faculty, staff, or students. Contact Tricia at tricia-henderson@utc.edu to schedule a training. 

Event sponsored by the Dean of Students.




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Green Zone Training

Training to help faculty, staff, and students provide supportive services necessary to ensure that veteran students are successful in their academic pursuits, adjust to the campus environment, and eventually transition to civilian employment

Next Meeting: TBA





This student lead gropu empowers students to challenge the stigma associated with mental health and wellness. Find us on facebook at UTC Active Minds. 

  Next Chapter Meeting: TBA. 




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UTC Stress Less Fair

Want to find ways to relax and manage stress? Want a free massage??? Come out to the Stress Fair!! 

On 4/19/2018 in the University Center's Tennessee Room from 10:00am-2:00pm. 

Event sponsored by the Dean of Students.