Groups are available for currently enrolled students to have the support of others who share similar concerns and to gain information needed for effective self-care. A wide variety of groups are available each semester, focusing on topics such as relationships, stress, anxiety, Latinos/as and women's issues.

All of our groups provide a safe and confidential place to explore issues and are run by professional staff. 


To enroll, stop by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) or call 559.278.2293 or 559.278.2734. A counselor will meet with you and help you decide which group best matches your needs.

All groups take place in the Student Health & Counseling Center, check with your counselor to learn more.

Recognition Insight Openness (RIO)

Increase awareness of your life experiences and choose ways to rise above it. (3 Sessions Only)

Download the Introduction to RIO

(SMART) Anxiety

By: Leslie Weiser, Psy.D.

Strategies to Manage Anxiety and Reduce Tension (S.M.A.R.T.). Learn to use the power of your mind, and strategies to reduce and eliminate anxiety. 

Break the Relationship Code

Mondays @ 3:00 p.m. and Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m.

By: Steve Sanchez, MFT Registered Intern

Crack the code to potentially improve your relationship and connect in deeper more meaningful ways with others. Decipher possible patterns in your relationship you'd like to change. Search for hidden truths about how you relate to others. 


Thursdays @ 2:00 p.m.
By: Josie Rangel, LCSW

A discussion group for Latinos/as on ethnic identity, biculturalism, family, community and education. 

(HER) Women

Wednesdays @ 3:00 p.m.
By: Josie Rangel, LCSW

Finding HARMONY, EMBRACING self-acceptance, and RECLAIMING your true self.