Programs Offered

Outreach programming and psychoeducational workshops are a cornerstone of the Counseling Center and important in preventing, educating, and supporting the BGSU campus community.  The Counseling Center offers a variety of training and professional development presentations for many University departments and organizations.  The Counseling Center also collaborates with several campus partners to facilitate programs for campus.  Below are a list of current programs provided through the Counseling Center.

The Counseling Center welcomes all students. We aspire to respect cultural, individual, and role differences. Our goal is to create a safe, supportive and affirming climate for individuals of all races, ethnicities, national origins, genders, gender identities, sexual/affectional orientations, religions, ages, abilities, sizes, socioeconomic statuses, languages, and cultures.

It's Real:  College Students & Mental Health

It’s Real is a documentary featuring the stories of six college students from across the country.  It is designed to raise awareness about mental health issues experienced in college and to encourage help-seeking among college students.  It’s Real will be offered monthly to the entire campus, can be requested for groups.  Register here!

THRIVE Well-being Initiative

Focused Falcon Mindful Moments Workshop are free 4-week workshops offered to help manage stress, strengthen focus and attention, and increase memory. Additional key components of the workshop include learning mindfulness meditation, stress management techniques, methods to respond to difficult situations, and skills to live with intention and purpose. Introductory and advanced workshops are available

Out ? Falcons

Supported by the LGBTQ+ Resource Center and the Counseling Center, Out(?) Falcons is a support group for people questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender identity, as well as people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, queer and/or trans. This group provides a safe space to share experiences, gain support for challenges impacting your life and the LGBTQ+ community, explore your thoughts and feelings and build relationships with people who have similar experiences. This group is facilitated by LGBTQ+ Programs and Counseling Center staff members who identify within the LGBTQ+ community to ensure a welcoming and confidential space.  Contact Phil Hughes, phughes@bgsu.edu; 419-372-2081 for more information.

An Outreach request can be made by anyone on campus including Residence Life staff, faculty, staff, and student groups by completing the Counseling Center Program Request Form.

Updated: 09/26/2022 11:24AM