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Student Wellness Center

Group Wellness Coaching

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Group Wellness Coaching is a peer-led program that strives to create a culture of care by bringing students together in a safe, inclusive and supportive environment to engage in authentic and open conversation around wellness. Group Wellness Coaching uses the foundational components of strengths, wellness and goals to help students move toward thriving – both individually and together. This service is for any undergraduate students at The Ohio State University who are interested in learning more about promoting their own personal wellness in their life by connecting with peers in a supportive environment.

Joining Group Wellness Coaching means...

  • Learning to use your strengths to effectively make meaningful and positive changes in your life
  • Having the willingness to show up and participate in the conversation
  • Helping to create a space where you can give and receive encouragement within your peer Group
  • Fostering a community that will support your goals and wellness

AU22 Meeting Times: Digging Deeper into the Dimensions

This fall semester, join the Wellness Coaches as they provide additional insight and education into various topics of wellness. Allow yourself to be challenged to reexamine what wellness means to you and how you may harness your own strengths and interests to make the most of your wellness habits!

Group Wellness Coaching will be conducted both virtually and in-person this fall semester and will last about 45 minutes. Attendance is capped at 12 participants for in-person sessions and 20 participants for virtual sessions. Please see the full schedule below:

In-Person Format 

Topic 

Virtual Format 

September 6 at 4 p.m 

Understanding Your Wellness Assessment Results 

So you've taken the Wellness Assessment, now what? In this session, the Wellness Coaches will walk you through understanding your scores and what it means for your personal wellness. Together, you will work on identifying areas of improvement and begin to construct a plan to move forward and thrive. 

September 8 at 7 p.m 

September 20 at 4 p.m 

Managing Expectations in a Digital World 

In the digital era where technology may be required for school, work, and social activities, it may be challenging to stay on task when our screens can be overwhelming. How can you manage your expectations of productivity when the very thing distracting you is required to complete the task at hand? The Wellness Coaches will walk you through some strategies to monitor your digital wellness while also creating realistic expectations for yourself. 

September 22 at 7 p.m 

October 4 at 4 p.m 

Create Your Power List 

When it comes to physical wellness, there are several routes you can take when it comes to setting goals. With so many options, it can feel overwhelming. In this session, the Wellness Coaches walk you through the benefits of creating a power list and how small changes can make a large impact. You will learn how to break from an all-or-nothing mindset while understanding that consistency doesn't always mean perfection. 

October 6 at 7 p.m 

October 18 at 4 p.m 

Peaceful Space, Peaceful People 

Our environment and the people we surround ourselves with can make a large impact on our motivations, our choices, and our state of mind. Creating a space in which you feel you can be your authentic self can be incredibly empowering to achieve your goals. In this session, you will learn the importance of surrounding yourself with peaceful influences that support your personal values and the goals you have for your own wellness. 

October 20 at 7 p.m 

November 1 at 4 p.m 

How and When to Ask for Help 

Asking for help isn't always easy, and sometimes it's hard to know when it's the right time to ask for support. At a university like Ohio State, there are a plethora of resources at your disposal that can assist you in various areas of your life. In this session, the Wellness Coaches will explore different campus resources and provide education about accessing help and knowing what your options are. 

November 3 at 7 p.m 

November 15 at 4 p.m 

Linking Creativity to Nostalgia 

Being creatively well looks different for everyone, and for many, it can seem difficult to think of ways to foster that creativity. However, creativity exists far beyond arts and crafts. In this session, the Wellness Coaches will explore the connection between creativity and nostalgia and help you think outside the box when it comes to your personal creative needs and desires. 

November 17 at 7 p.m 

November 29 at 4 p.m 

A Deeper Look at Imposter Syndrome 

Imposter Syndrome can impact anyone at any stage of their personal, academic, or professional life. But what really is Imposter Syndrome, and how does it personally affect you? In this session, the Wellness Coaches will provide education about the different subtypes of Imposter Syndrome and provide resources and support that may be of assistance to whichever subtype you feel fits your life. 

December 1 at 7 p.m 

Questions?

Email wellnesscoaching@osu.edu for more information. 

As a disclaimer: Group is not treatment nor should it take the place of seeking out counseling services for mental health concerns or diagnoses. Both coaching and counseling can be incredibly valuable for students. If you think you'd like to seek treatment for a mental health concern, please contact Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS) at 614-292-5766, or explore their website at ccs.osu.edu. If you want support in navigating transitions in your life, are seeking a safe place to talk through challenges or want to focus on improving your college experience through focusing on wellness and strengths with peers, then Group could be a great fit for you!