For Us By Us: Black Student Support / Discussion Group

The group is for enrolled Trinity students who are of any African origin (African, African American, Black American, Afro-Latino, Multiracial with a part being African/Black). While the group meets remotely, it is open to enrolled students who are located in Texas.

This is not a psychotherapy group. Therefore, no participant becomes a client of Counseling Services by virtue of participating in the group, and no record of any meeting is kept other than attendance.

Schedule: Every two weeks
Duration: 60 minutes
Confidentiality: What’s said in the group stays in the group with a rare exception described in Group Details.
Contact: Aisha Woods, Psy.D. 


Transgender / Nonbinary Support and Discussion Group

The group is for enrolled Trinity students. A wide variety of students participate including trans men, trans women, transmasculine, transfeminine, nonbinary, agender, gender fluid, and students questioning their gender identity or expression. While the group meets remotely, it is open to enrolled students who are located in Texas.

Some students initially feared they were “not trans enough” to participate. That has never been true. If you have any doubt about whether you are appropriate for the group, consult one of the co-facilitators.

This is not a psychotherapy group. Therefore, no participant becomes a client of Counseling Services by virtue of participating in the group, and no record of any meeting is kept other than attendance.

Schedule: Every two weeks
Duration: 60 minutes
Confidentiality: What’s said in the group stays in the group with a rare exception described in Group Details.
Contact:
Richard Reams, Ph.D.
Amy Stone, Ph.D.


Support Group for Students with Asperger Syndrome

The group is for enrolled Trinity students who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, suspect they may be on the spectrum, or who find interacting with others and/or making friends to be a challenge.

The group is not well suited for students for whom social anxiety alone inhibits their ability to interact with others and/or make friends.

Schedule: Every two weeks
Duration: 60 minutes
Confidentiality: What’s said in the group stays in the group with a rare exception described in Group Details.
Contact:
Dema Stout, M.A.


Connection in the Time of COVID

This support group provides a safe place to vent about the frustrations we are all feeling in today's world, as well as an opportunity to connect with each other during the meeting and beyond. A virtual (Zoom) drop-in group for any enrolled Trinity student.

This is not a psychotherapy group. Therefore, no participant becomes a client of Counseling Services by virtue of participating in the group, and no record of any meeting is kept other than attendance

Schedule: Every Wednesday at 9 p.m.
Duration: 60 minutes
Confidentiality: These are casual, connecting conversations that don’t involve sensitive disclosures
Contact: Lori Kinkler, Ph.D.