Need Help? Counseling Services is Here for You.

If you or somebody you know are having thoughts of suicide, please tell someone. Help is always available. For emergencies off campus, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.TALK (8255) or dial 9-1-1.

Central Piedmont’s Counseling Services also provides personal counseling for students feeling depressed or anxious or having thoughts of suicide or self-harm. Phone and video appointments are available. Visit cpcc.edu/counseling to learn more.

Counseling Services: Social Well-Being During COVID-19

Students, how are you holding up? This pandemic has some families spending more time together, while others find themselves unable to see loved ones. Do relationships feel like way too much work? Are you struggling with feelings of sadness missing spending time with your loved ones?

Join Counseling Services for a Virtual Webinar, Wednesday, June 24th at 1:30pm to learn how to cope with social distancing and strained relationships. Feel free to share how you are coping or struggling and learn some new strategies to improve communication with your significant other, family members or children and your relationship with self.

Come discuss tips on managing relationships while social distancing. Email sylvia.bowie@cpcc.edu for webinar link to join.

Managing Stress Through Mindfulness with Counseling Services

Have you been looking for a way to cope with the daily stressors of being a student? Join Counseling Services online to learn about managing stress with mindfulness.

Research shows that practicing mindfulness is beneficial in many areas, including:

  • Better sleep
  • Lower stress levels
  • Improved attention
  • Dealing with depression and anxiety

Through practice and discussion, we will strengthen our ability to “begin again” in the present moment. Counseling Services will be hosting Mindfulness & Meditation sessions on:

  • June 11 10:30-11:00am: Getting Started with Mindfulness: The Basics
  • June 25 10:30-11:30am: Be Right Where you Are; Mindfulness for the moment

Please email Stephanie.Boyd@cpcc.edu to register for an upcoming session.

Start Strong!

The first week of class is filled with opportunity and excitement – as well as challenges andStudents walking outside building stress! CPCC’s Counseling Services is here to help you, whether you’re having a difficult time or simply want to make plans for success. We offer academic and personal counseling that is confidential and free to our students. To learn more about our services, stop by or visit us online at http://www.cpcc.edu/ican/ican-home/counseling-services.

Mind Over Math Workshop – September 20 and November 13

Counseling Services, in collaboration with the math department, will be hosting a Mind Over Math workshop on Wednesday, September 20  from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the Zeiss Building, Rm 1110.  We will teach strategies for overcoming test anxiety, math avoidance and how to make the most of your study time. Snacks will be served. All students are welcome. No need to sign up… just show up!

If you are unable to make it on September 20, please mark your calendar for Monday, November 13.  A second Mind over Math workshop will be offered from 2 – 3 p.m. in Zeiss, Room 3100 on November 13. 

For more information, please visit us at http://www.cpcc.edu/ican/counseling-services/upcoming-events.

 

 

Counseling Services Presents: Counseling on the Green March 22 and March 23

Are your students feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Could they use some helpful insight on managing daily life stressors? Please encourage your students to join Counseling Services at Counseling on the Green on March 22 and 23! Students will have the opportunity to get rejuvenated from midterms while enjoying some fresh air! Counselors will be conducting mini outdoor workshops and therapeutic activities for students at our Central and Levine Campuses. Please contact counseling@cpcc.edu with any questions. 

Workshops include:

Relaxation/Stress Relief

Healthy Relationships

Life Balance

“F” Doesn’t Mean Failure
 

Wednesday, March 22

Central Campus on The Quad

Rain Location: Overcash, 2nd Floor

 

Thursday, March 23

Levine Campus Back Patio

Rain Location: Levine I Atrium

 

Counseling Services Programs Feb. 21 and 22

Counseling Services presents…Healthy Relationships:  Making Relationships Work presentation – Wednesday, February 22

February is the month we celebrate love!  Counseling Services will be hosting a Healthy Relationships presentation on Wednesday, February 22nd from 11 a.m. – noon in the Zeiss Building, Rm 1112.  Attendees will learn what they can do to make their significant relationships healthier and more enjoyable. 

A light lunch will be provided. All students are welcome. No need to sign up… just show up!

For more information, please visit us at http://www.cpcc.edu/ican/counseling-services/upcoming-events

Counseling Services presents…Mind Over Math workshop – Tuesday, February 21

Counseling Services, in collaboration with the math department, will be hosting a Mind Over Math workshop on Tuesday, February 21 from 10 – 11 a.m. in the Zeiss Building, Rm 1102.  We will teach strategies for overcoming test anxiety, math avoidance, and how to make the most of your study time.

Snacks will be served. All students are welcome. No need to sign up… just show up!

For more information, please visit us at http://www.cpcc.edu/ican/counseling-services/upcoming-events.

 

Positive Community for Women: First Meeting Jan. 25

Positive Community for Women (PCW) is a component of Counseling Services at CPCC. Our goal is to provide a positive learning environment where women are empowered and encouraged to improve their lives through education and personal growth.

Please join us for our first meeting of spring 2017:

Vision Board Party

Wednesday, January 25, 2017; 2-3 p.m.

Worrell Building Room 2111

Mind Over Math

Counseling Services will be offering a math anxiety workshop, “Mind over Math,” twice this semester.  This 60-minute workshop is packed with information to help you overcome math avoidance and gain strategies to feel more calm and focused while doing math. It’s helpful for students in any course that involves mathematics: math, science, business, accounting and more.

o   Monday, 1/23/17 at 2 p.m. in the Zeiss Building, Room 1110

o   Tuesday, 2/21/17 at 10 a.m. in the Zeiss Building, Room 1102

For more information, visit our website: http://www.cpcc.edu/ican/counseling-services/upcoming-events

 

Breathe and Balance Presentation – Tuesday, November 8

Do you feel anxious and stressed? Are you interested in learning how to manage stress and anxiety? Help may be just around the corner.  Counseling Services would like to invite you to join us on Tuesday, November 8 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Zeiss, Room 1118 for our “Breathe & Balance” workshop.  Come ready to learn some healthy ways to cope with stress.

A light lunch will be provided.  All students are welcome.  No need to sign up… just show up!

For more information, please visit us at http://www.cpcc.edu/ican/counseling-services/upcoming-events or contact Angela Bullock at Angela.Bullock@cpcc.edu

Domestic Violence 101 Presentation – Wednesday, October 26

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Counseling Services, will be hosting a Domestic Violence 101 presentation on Wednesday, October 26  from 11 a.m. – noon in the Overcash Building, Rm 302.  Attendees will learn what domestic violence is, the signs, and how to help someone who may be experiencing it.

A light lunch will be provided. All students are welcome. No need to sign up… just show up!

For more information, please visit us at http://www.cpcc.edu/ican/counseling-services/upcoming-events or contact Angela Bullock at Angela.Bullock@cpcc.edu

Mind Over Math Workshop – Tuesday, October 18

In case you missed the first one…Counseling Services, in collaboration with the math department, will be hosting a second Mind over Math workshop on Tuesday, October 18 from 11 a.m. – noon in the Zeiss Building (formerly Elizabeth Classroom Building), Rm 4108.  We will teach strategies for overcoming test anxiety, math avoidance and how to make the most of your study time. 

A light lunch will be provided.  All students are welcome. No need to sign up… just show up!

For more information, please visit us at http://www.cpcc.edu/ican/counseling-services/upcoming-events or contact Angela Bullock at Angela.Bullock@cpcc.edu

 

Mind Over Math Workshop – Monday, September 19

Counseling Services, in collaboration with the math department, will be hosting a Mind Over Math workshop on Monday, Sept. 19 from 2 – 3 p.m. in the Zeiss Building (formerly Elizabeth Classroom Building), Rm 3106.  We will teach strategies for overcoming test anxiety, math avoidance and how to make the most of your study time.

Snacks will be served. All students are welcome. No need to sign up… just show up!

For more information, please contact Angela Bullock at Angela.Bullock@cpcc.edu.

Consent is Sexy – Wednesday, April 27

Counseling Services will be hosting a healthy relationship workshop entitled “Consent is Sexy” on Wednesday, April 27 from 11 a.m.-noon in Elizabeth Classroom Bldg, Rm 4119.  This workshop will provide a forum for women and men to discuss sex and relationships in ways that promote mutual understanding and respect .

A light lunch will be served. All students are welcome. No need to sign up, just show up!

For more information, please visit us at http://www.cpcc.edu/ican/counseling-services/upcoming-events.

 

Counseling Services Presents Breathe & Balance: Managing Stress & Anxiety on April 12

Counseling Services presents…

Counseling Services will be hosting a Managing Stress & Anxiety workshop on Tuesday, April 12 from 11 a.m.-noon in Elizabeth Classroom Bldg, Rm 4119.  We will teach strategies for coping with stress, becoming more aware of your thoughts and managing stressful situations.

A light lunch will be served. All students are welcome. No need to sign up… just show up!

For more information, please visit us at http://www.cpcc.edu/ican/counseling-services/upcoming-events