Workshops are offered at the Wellness Center and Student Groups/ Departments of the University can request workshops to take place around the campus.   Workshops are interactive presentations focused on building specific skills for a wide variety of topics.   Workshops are offered at various points in the semester and can be requested one month in advance for student groups/ departments.

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Anxiety Management 101:   Are you having trouble with anxiety but don’t know what to do about it?   This four-week workshop will help you to learn strategies for managing both physical symptoms and thoughts that contribute to feeling anxious.

Anxiety Management 101 Workshop:   The Anxiety Management 101 Workshop is a series of 4 classes.   The purpose is to teach skills for managing the physiological symptoms of anxiety, challenging anxious thoughts, and coping with test anxiety.   Students are not expected to share personal information, talk about their experiences of anxiety, or even share their name with other students in the room.   If what you’ve tried thus far hasn’t worked or you would like to learn new skills, it might be beneficial to give this workshop a try.

Body Image:   This workshop will help participants learn more about what the concept of “body image” means, increase their awareness of the media’s impact on body image, and develop strategies to cope with a negative body image.

C.A.R.E. Workshop:
Coping Strategies
Action Planning
Resiliency Building
Emotional Awareness

C.A.R.E Workshop open to all Pitt Students Friday, September 9, 16, 23 and October 7.
Encouraged to attend all four sessions, but drop-in attendance welcomed.
Develop emotional awareness and understanding.   Uncover ways to manage the stress of college.   Build a coping skill tool box.

Got Sleep?:   This three-week-long workshop can help you learn skills that can help you rest better and feel more prepared for your day.   We will provide ideas to help manage whatever is getting in the way of your sleep.

Healthy Relationship Skills:   Come learn about qualities of healthy relationships and strategies for building them with friends, family members, classmates, and partners.

Mindfulness:   This is a four session workshop held at the Stress Free Zone that focuses on learning and practicing mindfulness skills in order to cope with daily stress and be engaged in the present moment.

Missing Home?:   Is missing home making it difficult to adjust to life at Pitt? Many people experience homesickness. Come learn about strategies for coping with homesickness that can help you adjust (or readjust if you are returning) to life at Pitt.

Panthers of Color Drop-in Workshop:

This drop-in time intends to provide Pitt students with a safe space to:

  • Feel a part of a community of People of Color
  • Experience the affirmation of identities
  • Feel a sense of empowerment
  • Discuss shared experiences

Self-care Workshop:   A drop in friendly workshop for students to explore different aspects of their college life.   New topic each week involving ways to take care of yourself while away at college.

Thrive:   Positive psychology skills and exercise will be taught to generate positive life experiences.   Move beyond surviving into thriving.

Test Anxiety:   Offered around finals time understanding the effects of stress around exams and learning effective coping strategies to manage it better.