Counseling Options

You have options. We’ll help find the one best for you.

Your first meeting with a CAPS counselor will focus on understanding your concerns and what you hope will be different as a result of connecting with our team. We will make recommendations for next steps based on this information and your unique situation.

Recommendations may include:  group therapy, individual counseling, psychiatry, referral to a community provider, other services on campus, or other specialized treatment.

Read below to learn about the specific services CAPS provides. To schedule an initial consultation, call, email, or visit CAPS’ office.

Group descriptions and schedule

Fall groups begin in September. Click the different titles below to learn more about each group therapy option and when they meet this summer.

Learn to increase your capacity for self-compassionate responding to improve emotional well-being, build resilience, and cultivate more adaptive approaches to life’s challenges.

Tuesdays, 3–5 p.m. (CAPS office) or Wednesdays, 4–6 p.m. (Zoom)

Learn mindfulness meditation techniques through art and connect with others.

Tuesdays, 4–5:30 p.m. (CAPS office)

Gain insight into your relationships, learn how others perceive you, share your experiences, hear how others manage relationship problems, and receive support from others.

Wednesdays, 5–6:30 p.m. (Zoom) or Fridays, 1–2:30 p.m. (CAPS office)

Improve your sense of self-worth and your relationships by learning new skills to effectively cope with intense emotions and relationship struggles.

Thursdays, 2–4p.m. (CAPS office)

Discuss daily challenges and explore mental health resources while connecting with others in a supportive environment,

Wednesdays, 5–6:30 p.m. (Zoom) or Fridays, 10–11:30 a.m. (CAPS Office)

Learn the foundation of five different approaches to managing the stresses of life.

Fridays, 12–1:15 p.m. (CAPS office)

I am glad I joined group. It was a nice addition to my individual therapy sessions and made me feel less alone an isolated. I always feel better after!

-Anonymous group participant

Seeing that others had similar experiences or thought processes made feel like I wasn’t alone.

-Anonymous group participant

Get to know us

Based on your needs, your recommendation from CAPS might be to seek services from a provider in the community. The options below are not endorsements but are good places to start. 

Other services on campus

IUPUI has several options to support your health and wellness needs. Your recommendation might include a referral to a service on campus like: