Outreach Programs

In addition to providing individual and group psychotherapy to full-time students at Miami University’s Oxford campus, the staff at the Student Counseling Service (SCS) is fully committed to providing quality consultation and programming to enhance understanding of issues of campus mental health and wellbeing. The staff provides a range of psychoeducational programs to the faculty, staff, and students of Miami University each year. Some commonly requested programs include:

  • Stress reduction and anxiety management
  • Meditation and guided visualization
  • Providing difficult news or feedback to others
  • Managing relationships with “difficult people”
  • Coping with homesickness, depression and loneliness
  • Managing long-distance romantic relationships
  • Cultural adjustment and dealing with oppression and racism on campus
  • Sexual assault and rape: psychoeducation, prevention (MARS), and response to critical incidents in the halls
  • Team identity and growth for athletes and others in campus organizations
  • Campus Assistance Programs (CAP) and At-Risk Programs for faculty and staff, to help in learning how to identify, intervene with, and refer students with psychological concerns
If you are unsure if your preferred program topic fits within the areas of expertise of staff at the SCS, you may discuss this with the Coordinator of Programming, Consultation, and Continuing Education by calling (513) 529-4634.