Group Counseling

Group counseling services for the 2021 spring semester will be offered virtually via HIPAA-compliant Zoom. 

Counseling Services offers a variety of counseling, support, and educational groups each semester. Participants in groups benefit from the mutual support and learning that occurs from interaction with others who have similar concerns. Unless otherwise noted, all groups will require a pre-group screening. For more information about our groups or to schedule your pre-group interview, please complete the CAPS Phone Request form and indicate which group you are interested in attending.

If you have questions email the group facilitator or

Programs full for the current semester may be available the following semester.

CAPS is committed to providing clinical and supportive group services that are responsive to the needs of our students. If there is a group that you are in need of and you do not see it listed on our website, please feel free to email the CAPS group coordinator: Dr. Markie Silverman at

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.

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Learn more about each Spring 2021 group. 

Click on the group name to learn details and requirements.

Academic Stress Reduction for Asian/Asian American Women

  • Begins February 2, 2021 (flyer)
  • Ends April 20, 2021
  • Tuesdays 2:30–3:30 p.m., Baochun Hind

ACT: Make your experience ACT(Acceptance & Commitment Therapy) for Graduate Students

African American Graduate Support Group

African American Women's Group

Beyond The Binary

Bipolar Support Group

Body Image and Eating Concerns Support Group 

Brave Space - All Gender Interpersonal Process Group

  • Begins January 19, 2021 (flyer
  • Ends April 27, 2021
  • Tuesdays 1–2:30 p.m., Olivia Scott & Zen Zhong
  • You can still join after the start date!

Consciously Coupling

Coping Through COVID

Creatively Constrained: ADHD Support, Skills, and Resources

CVM Wellness Support

  • Begins January 13, 2021 (flyer)
  • Ends May 5, 2021
  • Wednesdays 4–5 p.m., Silvia Leija

DBT Group

Empower U - Support and Empowerment Group

  • Begins January 22, 2021 (flyer)
  • Ends April 30, 2021
  • Fridays 1–2 p.m., Olivia Scott & Victor Leon
  • You can still join after the start date!

Gender Identity And Attractionality (GIAA) Grad

Gender Identity And Attractionality (GIAA) Undergrad

Graduate Student Support Group

Grief Recovery

International Student Support Group

  • Begins February 5, 2021 (flyer)
  • Ends April 23, 2021
  • Fridays 10:30–11:30 a.m., Zhen Zhong 

Living With Chronic Illness

Mental Health Mondays

Mindfulness-Based Anxiety Management

Racial Stress


Understanding Yourself & Others