CAPS Workshops

24/7 phone consultation

Speak with a licensed therapist from ProtoCall, our 24/7 support team of mental health professionals, by calling us at 607-255-5155 (#4).
 

Cornell Health's CAPS-led workshops are ...

  • Led by Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) counselors and psychologists
  • Open to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students enrolled on the Ithaca campus
  • Offered on a drop-in basis; no sign-up necessary 
  • Free!

Fall 2021 workshops

(additional workshops will be added regularly)

Cornell Health counselors are facilitating virtual, psycho-educational, drop-in workshops focused on helping students to thrive during these unusual times. 

These 60-minute workshops are offered via Zoom every day, Monday-Friday, and are available to students anywhere in the world.

Drop-in workshops are designed to provide skills to assist with coping. Workshops do not provide mental health treatment. If you would like to speak with a counselor, please call us (24/7) at 607-255-5155

To participate in a workshop, please register using the link(s) below. You will then receive the Zoom meeting link by email.

Wednesday, September 8:

  • Sleep is (not) for the Weak
    3:00-4:00 pm
    Facilitator: Anastasia Zyuban, PhD
    ***workshop has been cancelled***
    Do you find yourself staying up late to finish your work, only to feel sluggish the next day? When you do hit the sack, do you find it hard to shut off your brain? If so, you are not alone. Busy Cornell students often find themselves sacrificing sleep in order to meet the demands of school. This workshop addresses how sleeping properly can help you work more efficiently and improve your overall quality of life.

Thursday, September 9:

  • Go Easy on Yourself to Get Hard Things Done: A Workshop on Self-Compassion
    3:30-4:30 pm    
    Facilitator: Sheila Singh, PhD
    Register for the September 9 Self-Compassion workshop
    In this workshop, we will discuss why we are self-critical, why that approach often backfires, and how to be kinder and more compassionate with yourself in order to do better and feel better.

Thursday, September 16:

  • Shhh, I Don't Belong Here: Understanding Imposter "Syndrome"
    3:00-4:00 pm    
    Facilitator: Aden Cook, PsyD
    **workshop cancelled
    Do you sometimes feel like a fraud; like somehow you don’t really belong here at Cornell and that all the others around you know what they’re talking about and you don’t? For what it’s worth, you’re not alone. Come learn more about the Imposter “Syndrome.”

Friday, September 17:

Monday, September 20:

  • Mindfulness for Managing Anxiety
    3:30-4:30 pm
    Facilitator: Joy Mushabac, LCSW-R
    Register for the September 20 Anxiety Management workshop
    Regular mindfulness practice and mindful meditation has been proven to reduce anxiety, stress, and depression while improving attention, clarity, concentration, and calm. Instead of being on “autopilot,” the skill of mindfulness is characterized by openness, attentiveness, and receptivity. This workshop will give you a taste of both mindfulness and meditation practice.

Wednesday, September 22:

  • Sleep is (not) for the Weak
    3:00-4:00 pm
    Facilitator: Anastasia Zyuban, PhD
    Register for the September 22 Sleep workshop
    Do you find yourself staying up late to finish your work, only to feel sluggish the next day? When you do hit the sack, do you find it hard to shut off your brain? If so, you are not alone. Busy Cornell students often find themselves sacrificing sleep in order to meet the demands of school. This workshop addresses how sleeping properly can help you work more efficiently and improve your overall quality of life.

Thursday, September 23:

  • Go Easy on Yourself to Get Hard Things Done: A Workshop on Self-Compassion
    3:30-4:30 pm    
    Facilitator: Sheila Singh, PhD
    Register for the September 23 Self-Compassion workshop
    In this workshop, we will discuss why we are self-critical, why that approach often backfires, and how to be kinder and more compassionate with yourself in order to do better and feel better.

Thursday, September 30:

  • Shhh, I Don't Belong Here: Understanding Imposter "Syndrome"
    3:00-4:00 pm    
    Facilitator: Aden Cook, PsyD
    Register for the September 30 Imposter Syndrome workshop
    Do you sometimes feel like a fraud; like somehow you don’t really belong here at Cornell and that all the others around you know what they’re talking about and you don’t? For what it’s worth, you’re not alone. Come learn more about the Imposter “Syndrome.”
     
  • Perfectionism: Friend or Foe
    3:45-4:45 pm    
    Facilitator: Sheila Singh, PhD
    Register for the September 30 Perfectionism workshop
    In this workshop, we will focus on what perfectionism is, how it may show up in your life, the damage it can do, and some strategies for keeping it in check.

Friday, October 1:

  • What is My Problem? The Science (and Art) of Procrastination
    3:00-4:00 pm    
    Facilitator: Wai-Kwong Wong, PhD
    Register for the October 1 Procrastination workshop
    Do you procrastinate? Are you doing it right now? Are you sick and frustrated because you keep doing this to yourself? Come learn about procrastination and how you might get more done in your life.

Monday, October 4:

  • Mindfulness for Managing Anxiety
    3:30-4:30 pm
    Facilitator: Joy Mushabac, LCSW-R
    Register for the October 4 Anxiety Management workshop
    Regular mindfulness practice and mindful meditation has been proven to reduce anxiety, stress, and depression while improving attention, clarity, concentration, and calm. Instead of being on “autopilot,” the skill of mindfulness is characterized by openness, attentiveness, and receptivity. This workshop will give you a taste of both mindfulness and meditation practice.

Wednesday, October 6:

  • Sleep is (not) for the Weak
    3:00-4:00 pm
    Facilitator: Anastasia Zyuban, PhD
    Register for the October 6 Sleep workshop
    Do you find yourself staying up late to finish your work, only to feel sluggish the next day? When you do hit the sack, do you find it hard to shut off your brain? If so, you are not alone. Busy Cornell students often find themselves sacrificing sleep in order to meet the demands of school. This workshop addresses how sleeping properly can help you work more efficiently and improve your overall quality of life.

Thursday, October 7:

  • Go Easy on Yourself to Get Hard Things Done: A Workshop on Self-Compassion
    3:30-4:30 pm    
    Facilitator: Sheila Singh, PhD
    Register for the October 7 Self-Compassion workshop
    In this workshop, we will discuss why we are self-critical, why that approach often backfires, and how to be kinder and more compassionate with yourself in order to do better and feel better.

Thursday, October 14:

Friday, October 15:

  • What is My Problem? The Science (and Art) of Procrastination
    3:00-4:00 pm    
    Facilitator: Wai-Kwong Wong, PhD
    Register for the October 15 Procrastination workshop
    Do you procrastinate? Are you doing it right now? Are you sick and frustrated because you keep doing this to yourself? Come learn about procrastination and how you might get more done in your life.

Monday, October 18:

  • Mindfulness for Managing Anxiety
    3:30-4:30 pm
    Facilitator: Joy Mushabac, LCSW-R
    Register for the October 18 Anxiety Management workshop
    Regular mindfulness practice and mindful meditation has been proven to reduce anxiety, stress, and depression while improving attention, clarity, concentration, and calm. Instead of being on “autopilot,” the skill of mindfulness is characterized by openness, attentiveness, and receptivity. This workshop will give you a taste of both mindfulness and meditation practice.

Wednesday, October 20:

  • Sleep is (not) for the Weak
    3:00-4:00 pm
    Facilitator: Anastasia Zyuban, PhD
    Register for the October 20 Sleep workshop
    Do you find yourself staying up late to finish your work, only to feel sluggish the next day? When you do hit the sack, do you find it hard to shut off your brain? If so, you are not alone. Busy Cornell students often find themselves sacrificing sleep in order to meet the demands of school. This workshop addresses how sleeping properly can help you work more efficiently and improve your overall quality of life.

Thursday, October 21:

  • Go Easy on Yourself to Get Hard Things Done: A Workshop on Self-Compassion
    3:30-4:30 pm    
    Facilitator: Sheila Singh, PhD
    Register for the October 21 Self-Compassion workshop
    In this workshop, we will discuss why we are self-critical, why that approach often backfires, and how to be kinder and more compassionate with yourself in order to do better and feel better.

Thursday, October 28:

Friday, October 29:

  • What is My Problem? The Science (and Art) of Procrastination
    3:30-4:30 pm    
    Facilitator: Wai-Kwong Wong, PhD
    Register for the October 29 Procrastination workshop
    Do you procrastinate? Are you doing it right now? Are you sick and frustrated because you keep doing this to yourself? Come learn about procrastination and how you might get more done in your life.

Monday, November 1:

  • Mindfulness for Managing Anxiety
    3:30-4:30 pm
    Facilitator: Joy Mushabac, LCSW-R
    Register for the November 1 Anxiety Management workshop
    Regular mindfulness practice and mindful meditation has been proven to reduce anxiety, stress, and depression while improving attention, clarity, concentration, and calm. Instead of being on “autopilot,” the skill of mindfulness is characterized by openness, attentiveness, and receptivity. This workshop will give you a taste of both mindfulness and meditation practice.

Wednesday, November 3:

  • Sleep is (not) for the Weak
    3:00-4:00 pm
    Facilitator: Anastasia Zyuban, PhD
    Register for the November 3 Sleep workshop
    Do you find yourself staying up late to finish your work, only to feel sluggish the next day? When you do hit the sack, do you find it hard to shut off your brain? If so, you are not alone. Busy Cornell students often find themselves sacrificing sleep in order to meet the demands of school. This workshop addresses how sleeping properly can help you work more efficiently and improve your overall quality of life.

Thursday, November 4:

  • Go Easy on Yourself to Get Hard Things Done: A Workshop on Self-Compassion
    3:30-4:30 pm    
    Facilitator: Sheila Singh, PhD
    Register for the November 4 Self-Compassion workshop
    In this workshop, we will discuss why we are self-critical, why that approach often backfires, and how to be kinder and more compassionate with yourself in order to do better and feel better.

Thursday, November 11:

Friday, November 12:

Monday, November 15:

  • Mindfulness for Managing Anxiety
    3:30-4:30 pm
    Facilitator: Joy Mushabac, LCSW-R
    Register for the November 15 Anxiety Management workshop
    Regular mindfulness practice and mindful meditation has been proven to reduce anxiety, stress, and depression while improving attention, clarity, concentration, and calm. Instead of being on “autopilot,” the skill of mindfulness is characterized by openness, attentiveness, and receptivity. This workshop will give you a taste of both mindfulness and meditation practice.

Wednesday, November 17:

  • Sleep is (not) for the Weak
    3:00-4:00 pm
    Facilitator: Anastasia Zyuban, PhD
    Register for the November 17 Sleep workshop
    Do you find yourself staying up late to finish your work, only to feel sluggish the next day? When you do hit the sack, do you find it hard to shut off your brain? If so, you are not alone. Busy Cornell students often find themselves sacrificing sleep in order to meet the demands of school. This workshop addresses how sleeping properly can help you work more efficiently and improve your overall quality of life.

Thursday, November 18:

  • Go Easy on Yourself to Get Hard Things Done: A Workshop on Self-Compassion
    3:30-4:30 pm    
    Facilitator: Sheila Singh, PhD
    Register for the November 18 Self-Compassion workshop
    In this workshop, we will discuss why we are self-critical, why that approach often backfires, and how to be kinder and more compassionate with yourself in order to do better and feel better.

Monday, November 29:

  • Mindfulness for Managing Anxiety
    3:30-4:30 pm
    Facilitator: Joy Mushabac, LCSW-R
    Register for the November 29 Anxiety Management workshop
    Regular mindfulness practice and mindful meditation has been proven to reduce anxiety, stress, and depression while improving attention, clarity, concentration, and calm. Instead of being on “autopilot,” the skill of mindfulness is characterized by openness, attentiveness, and receptivity. This workshop will give you a taste of both mindfulness and meditation practice.

Wednesday, December 1:

  • Sleep is (not) for the Weak
    3:00-4:00 pm
    Facilitator: Anastasia Zyuban, PhD
    Register for the December 1 Sleep workshop
    Do you find yourself staying up late to finish your work, only to feel sluggish the next day? When you do hit the sack, do you find it hard to shut off your brain? If so, you are not alone. Busy Cornell students often find themselves sacrificing sleep in order to meet the demands of school. This workshop addresses how sleeping properly can help you work more efficiently and improve your overall quality of life.

Thursday, December 2:

  • Go Easy on Yourself to Get Hard Things Done: A Workshop on Self-Compassion
    3:30-4:30 pm    
    Facilitator: Sheila Singh, PhD
    Register for the December 2 Self-Compassion workshop
    In this workshop, we will discuss why we are self-critical, why that approach often backfires, and how to be kinder and more compassionate with yourself in order to do better and feel better.

Thursday, December 9:

Friday, December 10: