Counseling & Wellness Events

Counseling & Wellness Events Calendar

The Counseling Center is excited to offer a variety of outreach programs, wellness workshops, and support groups. The calendar below displays events chronologically, or you may sort by event category. Also, sign-up for our BeWell newsletter or follow Counseling, Health & Wellness on Instagram @bewellwwu.

Events Calendar


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) focuses on learning how to be in the present moment with full awareness and openness to experience and to take action guided by your values. Begins April 13th.

Mental health Social connection

Students of all identities can learn more about themselves, their relationships, and connecting with others in an experiential setting. Call the Counseling & Wellness Center to schedule a group consultation appointment. 

Social connection Mental health Emotional wellness

In our May 11 conversation, Getting Kinky, local therapist Brandie Lourenco will lead our conversation about everything you ever wanted to know about kink and sex.

Sexual health Social connection

Join us in our weekly drop-in virtual care space centering the voices and experiences of WWU’s Asian student community, offered by the WWU Ethnic Student Center and the WWU Counseling Center.

Social connection BIPOC Bystander intervention

A confidential space for students who identify on the feminine gender spectrum to learn resilience skills and connect with others after experiencing interpersonal violence. Begins April 21st.

Resilience Emotional wellness Advocacy

A safe and confidential virtual space for students to discuss issues related to LGBTQIA identities. All are welcome, including those questioning their identity.

Social connection LGBTQ+

 This group offers opportunities to learn about bereavement, connect with others who are going through a similar experience, and participate in activities for further healing.

Emotional wellness Social connection

Join Danny from the Counseling & Wellness Center to learn about (and practice) connecting with nature as a means of improving emotional health and finding a source of connection. This is an in-person event and will be limited to 4 participants. 

Emotional wellness Self-care Social connection

Created by the JED Foundation, this training includes a general overview of mental health issues in college and the importance of peers reaching out to other students who may be in crisis. Students learn techniques for having difficult conversations and learn what resources are available for themselves or their peers at WWU in a crisis.

Suicide prevention

Develop and practice healthier and more effective coping skills for navigating difficult emotions and interpersonal relationships in a supportive space. 

Social connection Stress management Emotional wellness