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Toolkits

Toolkits are two-part workshops designed to help students develop and practice new skills to enhance personal, academic and social well-being.

All students interested in participating in a toolkit workshop should call (212) 998-4780 for further information and registration.

MONDAYS:

CBT Anxiety
3-4pm
First four Mondays of each month.
A four-session workshop series offering students the opportunity to learn practical skills to manage their anxiety. Workshops are didactic and provide students the opportunity to practice skills with the assistance of a cognitive behavioral therapist. Students must attend all four sessions to gain maximum benefit.

Biofeedback
4-5pm
The focus will be on training students to learn the biofeedback technique to manage their stress.

TUESDAYS:

In a New York Minute: Time Management
3-4pm
First and second Tuesday of each month
Get a grip on time. Time management is one of the biggest challenges students face. This class addresses some of the primary hurdles to good time management, and offers tips and solutions for using time more effectively.

Dissertation/Thesis
4-5pm
A workshop with experiential and didactic components aimed at:
1. Providing self-awareness tools to increase self-confidence, promote positive thinking, and improve performance.
2. Teaching strategies and techniques to enhance focus, concnetration, and relaxation, and helping students develop strategies to better manage time and set SMART goals.

Procrastination
6-7pm
First four Tuesdays of each month
"I'll do it tomorrow." How many times have you said that in the past week... month? Procrastination affects us all and can be a hard pattern to change. Come to our 4-week course to identify areas of procrastination, the challenges we face, and learn ways to set our goals not for tomorrow, but today.

WEDNESDAYS:

Seeking Safety
2-3pm
This 4-week toolkit is designed to provide psychoeducation and coping strategies to help trauma survivors better understand and manage the effects of trauma on their body, psyche, and behavior.

Living at your Best with Chronic Conditions
2-3pm
This toolkit offers students support for managing chronic medical conditions (invisible or visible) by assisting with symptom management via mindfulness/self-hypnosis techniques, self-advocacy, self-care and relaxation skills, and tools for managing exacerbations.

Meditation/Self-Hypnosis
4-5pm
This toolkit helps student having difficulty managing the stressors of academics, relationships and family conflicts and teaches them to use meditation and self-hypnosis as coping strategies.

Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention (MBRP)
5-6pm
This weekly toolkit is designed to bring practices of mindful awareness to individuals who have experienced the addictive and reactive trappings and tendencies of the mind. MBRP practices are intended to foster increased awareness of triggers, destructive habitual patterns, and “automatic” reactions. The mindfulness practices in MBRP are designed to help individuals pause, observe present experience, and bring awareness to the range of choices in every moment, rather than react in ways that are detrimental to health and happiness.

THURSDAYS:

Life Skills
First four Thursdays of each month
3-4pm
Learn the skills of emotional regulation. In four sessions, students will learn about Mindful Constructive Focusing, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance and Emotional Regulation. These courses run year round, with each of the four topic areas recycling every month. Students may attend one section, or all four.

FRIDAYS:

Sweet Dreams: Insomnia
First Friday of each month
3-4pm
Can't sleep in the city that never sleeps? If so, this is the class for you. The nature of insomnia will be discussed and tips and tools for dealing with sleeplessness will be provided.

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Contact Information

726 Broadway, 4th Floor, Suite 471
Telephone: 212-998-4780
Fax: 212-995-4096
wellness.exchange@nyu.edu

* Hours of operation change during Winter Break.

By Appointment:*

Mon-Thu: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed (Call 212-443-9999)

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Walk-in Counseling:*
(No appointment necessary)

726 Broadway, 4th Floor, Suite 402
(3rd Floor, Suit 353 on Saturdays)

Mon-Thu: 10am-8:30pm
(Short-term refills available 5-8pm)
Fri: 10am-6pm
(Short-term refills available 3-5pm)
Sat: 10am-3pm (3rd Fl, Ste 353)
Sun: Closed (Call 212-443-9999)

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Polytechnic School of Engineering Counseling Services

5 Metrotech, Suite 232
Brooklyn, NY
Telephone: 718-260-3456

* Hours of operation during Winter Break.


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