Counseling Options

Opt for success

Taking care of your mental health can support your success in the classroom. In fact, more than 55 percent of students said our services helped them remain enrolled at IUPUI, and better than 65 percent said those services had a positive impact on their academic performance.

Group descriptions and schedule

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

Learn new ways of relating to others, share your experiences, express fears and concerns, and get support and feedback.

Wednesdays, 5:30–7 p.m. (Zoom) or Fridays, 1–2:30 p.m. (CAPS Office)

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

Wednesdays, 3–5 p.m. (CAPS Office) or Wednesdays, 5–7 p.m. (Zoom)

Connect with peers and learn mindfulness meditation techniques through art.

Tuesdays, 4–5:30 p.m. (CAPS Office)

Connect with others in a supportive environment, share your experiences, and explore mental health resources.

Tuesdays, 3–4:30 p.m. (Zoom)

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

Fridays, 11 a.m.–12:15 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

Community-based services

If you would rather connect with someone off campus for your mental health needs, check out the following options:

Please note, these listings are NOT an endorsement or recommendation, but are places you can start.

Contact for information about additional local resources.

Options for faculty and staff

CAPS provides services to currently enrolled IUPUI students. Faculty and staff services are provided by the IU Employee Assistance Program.

Get to know us

The CAPS staff includes licensed psychologists, mental health counselors, clinical social workers, and graduate students in mental health training programs. Graduate students are supervised by licensed senior staff.

Meet the staff