Group Counseling Group counseling can be the ideal way to address many concerns. Groups can help you feel more connected to others. You can learn new skills and try them out in a comfortable setting. People share concerns and get feedback from the other group members. It is often very rewarding to be able to help your fellow group members. If you are interested in any of the groups listed below, please call 651-523-2204 or email Jenny at firstname.lastname@example.org. First-year and Transfer Student Transitions Support Group Are you new to Hamline University? This group is designed to help students who may be experiencing homesickness, self-doubt, or difficulties making connections in this new environment. Learn more about what to expect at college, how to adapt to a new environment, and how to stay connected to family and friends at home while making new friends here. LGBTQ Support Group Are you looking for a place on campus to form connections with other students in the LGBTQ community? This support group will provide a safe environment to discuss topics such as: coming out, questioning identities, and experiences of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Overcoming Shyness Group Do you wish that you could participate more in class? Would you like to be more comfortable talking with people you don’t know well? Join this group and learn practical ways to manage your anxiety. This group will include creative and fun activities to help you get out of your comfort zone and achieve your goals for a more rewarding social life. Relationships Group Do you wish that you had more satisfying relationships with friends, family members, or significant others? Members of this group will explore their interpersonal and communication styles and learn relationship-building skills. Women’s Support Group Are you looking for a place to connect with other women on campus? This group will provide a safe environment to discuss stressors, share experiences, build relationships, and to give and receive support. This group is for female identified undergraduate students.