Virtual Groups and Workshops

Counseling & Psychological Services offers drop-in virtual groups workshops for students via Zoom. The following groups and workshops are available for enrolled SFSU students. 

Virtual Groups

A drop-in group that helps students explore feelings about their body image.  Through activities, discussion, and utilizing media we explore finding ways of improving your relationship with your body, food, and exercise.  Students may attend as often as they would like. Each session will address a different topic.  Open to all bodies. No screening is required.

Days and Time: Check back in January 2021

Join a safe and non-judgmental group to develop self-awareness, enhance feelings of self-worth, and empower our own selves.

Days and Time: Check back in January 2021

An open support group for students who identify as LGBTQ+, including intersex, asexual, and/or pansexual, to have a safe space to talk and build a sense of community.  Discussion topics are developed by group members and can include intersectionality of identity, coming out, relationships, dating, transitioning, harassment, discrimination, and acceptance.   Drop in or come as often as you like!

Days and Time: Tuesdays; 12:30-1:20PM


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The SAFE support space is a 6-week long support group for survivors who have experienced harm due to sexual assault while in college. This is a space for marginalized genders (female, non-binary, transgender, gender-fluid, two-spirit) to come together, share their experiences, and support each other.

All participants must complete an intake to see if the group is a good fit for their needs. Registering here will sign you up for the intake.


Session 1: 02/11/2021 to 03/18/2021 from 11am-12noon



Session 2: 03/31/2021 to 05/05/2020 from 3pm-4pm



Virtual Workshops

Come to this weekly workshop to bring down your stress!  We will be doodling, cartooning, writing, playing games, and using physical movement. No prior experience needed; we’ll make this totally easy and accessible.

Days and Time: Check back in January 2021

A 4-week series focused on transformative processes for survivors of sexual violence. Participants will learn new skills each week and develop a healing map. Survivors of all genders are welcome to attend.

All participants must complete an intake to see if the group is a good fit for their needs. Registering here will sign you up for the intake.


Dates: 04/08/2021 to 04/29/2021 from 3pm to 4pm



This weekly workshop will help you identify your anxiety symptoms and teach you coping skills to help manage these feelings in a healthy and positive way.

Days and Time: Check back in January 2021

Engage in a weekly mindful practice in which you focus your mind on the present moment without judgment or attachment to increase your ability to manage emotions and be more fully engaged in life.

Days and Time: Check back in January 2021

A 3-part series that will equip students with tools for tackling depression and tracking changing moods while building long-term coping skills. Initial screening with facilitator required prior to joining the group.

Days and Time: Check back in January 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

Please call the CAPS front desk at (415) 338-2208. We are only able to accept students who sign up with their SFSU email.

You will receive an email at least 2 hours prior to start time of your group or workshop.

Each workshop is approximately 1 hour in length or as listed in the description.

Yes, you will have the option to participate at different points throughout the group or workshop.

No, groups and workshops cannot take the place of psychotherapy. In this case, please refer to the CAPS homepage for ways to access therapy. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact 911 or an emergency mental health service in your local community.