Mood Gym

Come join in this “fitness” experience designed to help you strengthen your “muscles” for managing stress and overwhelming emotion. Emotional and cognitive exercises to improve your ability to express emotions effectively will be woven throughout this experience. The session allows time to gain skills, briefly practice, and will include take-home packets to help refresh what you learned later on.

Mood Gym is a one-session 60-minute workshop that is offered multiple times. Listed below are the options offered during the Fall semester of 2020. Sessions are offered to current UMB STUDENTS ONLY!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Session will be offered online via WebEx. Please contact us if you require assistance using WebEx.

Monday, November 02, 2020 — 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. (Cassie Moon, Psy.D)

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If you have any questions about the workshops listed above or will require accommodations for a disability, please contact the student counseling center at 410-328-8404 or email the Prevention and Outreach Coordinator, Tierra Major at


In addition, the Student Counseling Center collaborates with the Wellness Hub on workshops about wellness and life balance.

Anxiety Toolbox Series for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

Do you want to chat with a counselor about stress and anxiety management in an informal setting? Or maybe be more consistent with coping skills for difficult situations? This series of sessions will focus on providing information that will increase a student's ability to understand the nature of stress, learn about strategies for managing stress, and to evaluate their personal stress level.

The Student Counseling Center offers psycho-educational sessions during the Fall and Spring semesters. Each series is made of a weekly, 1-hour skill-based sessions over a 3-week period. Listed below are the series options offered during the Fall semester 2020. All participants will receive a certificate of completion upon attending all three sessions in a series. Sessions are offered to current UMB STUDENTS ONLY!


Series 1: Mondays (Jenna Silverman, PhD) - REGISTER HERE

September 14, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.
September 21, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.
September 28, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Series 2: Tuesdays (Marquette Turner, PhD) - REGISTER HERE

October 06, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.
October 13, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.
October 20, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Series 3: Wednesdays (Chaia Grubbs, LCSW-C) - REGISTER HERE

November 04, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.
November 11, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.
November 18, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.