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. Most groups require a pre-group meeting with the group facilitator(s). If you are interested in a CAPS Spring/Summer Group, please speak with your CAPS counselor or call our office (734-764-8312) to get connected with the facilitator. 

Suicide Loss Survivor Support Group

Tuesdays 2:30-4pm

This group is meant for family and loved ones who have lost someone to suicide. This group will meet weekly to address the experience of traumatic grief, stigma, and difficulty losing someone to suicide may cause. This group strives to create a supportive atmosphere where members can share their experiences and learn about grief response.

Facilitated by Juliette Gray, PsyD and Lilah Clevey, MS


Undergrad USO

Wednesdays 1-2:30pm

An interpersonal process group for undergraduate students who want to explore personal growth and gain awareness to enhance their functioning in personal and academic settings; have concerns about important relationships in their life; need more support or want to be supportive of others; and want time to explore feelings and thoughts in a collaborative environment fostering healthy self-concepts and hope for the future through a sense of shared experiences.

Facilitated by Adam Kern, LLMSW and Dave Kim, MA


Grad USO

Wednesdays 1pm-2:30pm

This interpersonal process group is designed for graduate students who want to explore personal growth and gain awareness to enhance their functioning in personal and academic settings. This is a group for graduate students who: have concerns about important relationships in their life, need more support, want to be supportive of others and want time to explore feelings and thoughts. This space will establish a strong, collaborative environment to foster healthy self-concepts and hope for the future through a sense of shared experiences.

Facilitated by Ed Huebner, LMSW


#AnxietyToolbox Brief Treatment Group

A three session brief treatment group focusing on understanding the nature of anxiety, learning strategies to manage anxiety, and developing coping skills that fit for you. This group is scheduled multiple times during the semester. If you are interested in joining this brief treatment group, please reach out to CAPS to schedule an initial consultation (IC) appointment and express interest to your counselor during the IC.


Conquering Social Anxiety 

Tuesdays, 3-4:30pm

Members will understand why they experience social anxiety, learn social anxiety reduction strategies and communication skills. The weekly group is skills based, process, and inclusive.

Facilitated by La Reese Collins, PhD, LMSW


If you are interested in any of these groups please contact Nidaa Shaikh Psy.D. at nfkazi@umich.edu