Group therapy provides a safe and confidential place to explore concerns around various issues. Talking to other students who have had similar experiences offers support, healing, and perspective. Groups typically consist of 6-8 students meeting weekly. All groups at NYU are led by trained therapists. For some students, joining a group is one of the most powerful and rewarding experiences they have during their NYU years.
NYU students have the extraordinary opportunity to participate in groups on a variety of topics. Please see the full list of groups with descriptions below.
To sign up for a group or obtain more information call the main counseling phone line at (212) 998-4780. During this call you can be scheduled for a brief 20 minute meeting with the group facilitator to learn more about the group, have any questions answered, and collaboratively decide if the group is a good fit for you. Groups are available at no cost to all registered NYU students.
For additional information about the CWS Group Program please contact Genny Cuocci LCSW, CASAC at (212) 992-5678 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Group Counseling
The groups below will run virtually on Zoom. Your group leader will reach out to you with information about time changes and instructions on joining remotely.
Making Peace with Food
Do you obsess about your weight and shape? Never feel thin enough? Spend too much time thinking about what you will, or won’t, eat next? This group is for students with eating problems who want to explore, understand, and change these frustrating ways of coping.
Developing Wise Mind: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Wednesdays, 3:30-5pm &
This DBT-based skills training group will teach students how to regulate emotions with constructive coping skills.
Health & Wellness
This group is now offered virtually as a Wellness Workshop! Learn more and join »
Enrollment is open! Call (212) 998-4780 to join. This group offers students ongoing clinical and peer support for managing chronic medical conditions (invisible or visible). The group will explore and process combating isolation, ableism, Spoon Theory, Mind-Body Connection, perception of self/relationship to condition, processing grief, relationship to peers and challenges navigating resources.
Transgender, Gender Nonconforming & Non-Binary Group
This group provides gender non-conforming and transgender students a safe and supportive space to discuss their personal experiences.
Growth Through Connection
This group is appropriate for undergrads who would like to improve the quality of their relationships with other people. Unfulfilling relationships (professional, friendship, or romantic) may lead to feelings of disconnection and negatively affect mental health. This group will help participants learn about their current patterns of interaction and discover new ways of making better connections with others.
Sex, Love, and Relationships
This is a process group for students who are interested in exploring topics related to intimate relationships such as dating, sex, love, and breakups. Participants will learn what promotes their sense of connection with others, gain insight into relationship patterns, and practice healthy communication.
Choices and Change
Fridays 11am-12pm (starting 6/19)
This group provides a nonjudgmental opportunity for students to discuss concerns about their substance use, identify motivations and triggers, and consider making changes in behavior.
Survivor Support and Empowerment for Women
This support group provides a safe space for students that identify as women who are survivors of sexual assault. The group aids in coping with the impacts of sexual trauma on day-to-day life.
Survivor Support and Empowerment for Men
This support group provides a safe space for students that identify as men who are survivors of sexual assault. The group aids in coping with the impacts of sexual trauma on day-to-day life.
Transgender, Gender Nonconforming & Non-Binary Survivors Group
This support group provides a safe space for students who are survivors of sexual assault. The group aids in coping with the impacts of sexual trauma on day-to-day life.