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. You are allowed to come to more than one, but it is not required. Listed below are the options offered during Spring 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.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 — 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (Cassie Moon, Psy.D)

Monday, April 20, 2020 — 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. (Jenna Silverman, Ph.D)

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 — 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. (Cassie Moon, Psy.D)

Thursday, May 7, 2020 — 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. (Cassie Moon, Psy.D)

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 — 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. (Cassie Moon, Psy.D)

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 — 12:00 to 1:00 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 2019-2020 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 Spring 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: Tuesdays (Marquette Turner, PhD)

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

Series 2 : Mondays (Jenna Silverman, PhD)

February 24, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.
March 2, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.
March 9, 2020 — 4:30-5:30 p.m.