Understanding Self & Others

This therapy group is for undergraduate and graduate students who would like to better understand their communication and interaction styles and receive feedback about their interpersonal style and interactions with others.

Discussion topics include family dynamics, how early experiences impact current relationships, coping with changing levels of intimacy, initiating conversations, and relationship dynamics, with an emphasis on here-and-now exploration.

Pre-screening is required. Complete the CAPS Phone Request form and indicate you are interested in the group Understanding Yourself & Others.

Mondays 3-4:30 p.m.; Wednesdays 3-4:30 p.m.; Thursdays 3-4:30 p.m.
Jan. 25- April 22 

Monday Facilitators: Joshua Turchan, PhD, LP & Silvia Leija, MS, LMFT

Wednesday Facilitators: Joshua Turchan, PhD, LP & Maddy Lepore, MIP Graduate Clinician 

Thursdays Facilitators: Markie Silverman, PhD, LLP & Yvonne Connelly, PhD, LPLMFT


Participation in CAPS programs is not restricted based on sex or race. All MSU students are welcome to participate based on the clinical recommendations of CAPS staff.