U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS Spring/Summer groups are open to students who are enrolled for the spring/summer semester and for graduate students with continuous enrollment. Groups require a pre-group meeting with the group facilitator(s). To schedule, email the group facilitator. Group meeting times are to be determined by member availability, unless otherwise noted. 

  • Conquering Social Anxiety:  Members will learn: what social anxiety is and why one experiences it; tools to reduce social anxiety; and communication skills through interactive role playing. Members will obtain skills to enable them to have fuller campus and general lives. 
    • Wednesdays, 1-2:30 pm
    • Starting May 22​
  • LGBTQA+:  A supportive and therapeutic group for anyone who identifies as part of the LGBTQA+ community. This is a safe and confidential space to discuss identities, communities, coming out, relationships, mental health and other topics of interest to group members.
    • Fridays, 1-2:30pm
    • Starting May 24
  • Expanding Sexual Self-Efficacy: For students interested in exploring how multiple identities and cultural contexts shape sexual values and goals. Offers weekly topics related to sexual and relational wellness, an opportunity for self-reflection, and introduces skills to enhance self-agency. Students of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and relational lifestyles are welcome.
    • Tuesdays, 1-2:30pm
    • Starting June 11
  • Graduate Mens' Process Group: The Graduate Men’s Process Group offers members the opportunity to develop tools to address life’s challenges and is particularly geared towards students obtaining advanced degrees. Anyone who identifies as a man is invited to schedule a screening to see if group is the right fit. Facilitators and members work together to identify and work on goals. Group often involves providing each other support, giving and receiving feedback, and trying on new behaviors and experiences. Themes may include: Anxiety, Depression, Managing Stress, Relationships, Negotiating Conflict with Advisors, Procrastination, Loneliness, Isolation, Masculinity, Substance Use, Self Esteem, and Navigating Academic Concerns. 
    • Wednesdays, 3-4:30pm at Rackham
    • Starting May 22
  • Couples Workshop:  A group for students who are struggling with anxiety or depression and are looking for healthy ways to cope. Group members will engage in discussions and activities promoting alternative ways of relating to and coping with unwanted thoughts.
    • Thursdays, 3-4:30pm
    • Starting May 23