Information for

Seminars, workshops, and group therapy

People attending a groupAttending a seminar or workshop at Counselling Services can be one of the best ways to enhance your personal success at University of Waterloo. Our seminars and workshops provide you with the opportunity to learn skills to help you cope with life's challenges. 


Coping Skills

Pencil crayons arranged in a rainbowOur Coping Skills seminars consist of four different one-hour seminars that are offered at several different times a term. These seminars focus on: cultivating resilience, challenging thinking, managing emotions, and changing behaviour. You can now also view these seminars online.

Location: Health Services Building, 2nd floor, HS 2302.

Coping Skills Spring 2018 poster (PDF)

Alleviating Anxiety

Our newest seminar is designed to help you learn strategies to manage stress and anxiety.

Alleviating Anxiety (PDF)


multi-coloured file foldersWorkshops are typically 1.5 - 2 hours in duration and are held weekly for a total of 6 to 8 sessions.

Group Therapy 

A group of chairs in a circle.

Group therapy can be beneficial by helping you find new perspectives on shared challenges, feel inclusion and relief knowing that others experience similar challenges, and allowing you to practice new skills in a supportive group environment.