Resiliency Group, now recruiting for Spring 2013
Group meets on Mondays, 12-1 p.m. at the UMC
Resilience is the capacity to successfully adapt in times of stress and uncertainty. It does not mean that we go through life without feeling anxiety and pain; rather it is a process of overcoming challenges with a sense of well-being and wisdom. In this educational and participatory workshop series, we will learn and practice several different effective methods for uncovering and developing our natural resiliency. These strategies include mindfulness, working with the mind-body connection, meditation, emotional regulation skills, cognitive restructuring and building positive states. Participants will leave with a set of practical techniques that can be practiced in daily life.
Building resiliency can provide:
While participants are encouraged to commit to attending all eight sessions, each session can be attended in of itself. The group will meet once a week for an hour.
This group is facilitated by Heather Cook, counseling trainee at the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. Heather's background is in public health research and programs. She enjoys supporting individuals in connecting to their innate resources as they overcome life's challenges.
Please email Heather.A.Cook@colorado.EDU or call 303-492-3020 for more information or to register.