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Coping During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Group for College Students

College students: join  our group focused on coping during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety Related Disorders (CUCARD) is pleased to offer a 5-session group for college students who have recently returned home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The group will address new challenges associated with returning home, maintaining social connectivity, and managing self-care. Groups will combine skill building with group processing and support.


Group leaders will review concepts such as:

- Managing dissapointment/loss/coping with uncertainty

- Coping with returning to home/family

- Maintaining social connectivity

- Maintaining activity/extracurricular interests/school work

- General self-care


Group participants will work on:

- Identifying and challenging unhelpful thoughts

- Identifying and accepting emotions

- Using problem-solving skills

- Developing daily routines

- Exploring personal values

- Setting concrete goals

- Building general healthy habits


Groups will be led by licensed CUCARD psychologists. Group meeting time to be determined. All group sessions will meet via the secure web-based platform Zoom.


Contact CUCARD intake coordinator, Devon Seelig, at dgs2139@cumc.columbia.edu or (212) 342-0951 to enroll or make a referral.