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Counseling Center

Workshops & Presentations

The Counseling Center staff offers programs and services to the entire American University community through a variety of formats, including: workshops, seminars, Internet-based information and interventions, and informational brochures. The content of the outreach programs and consultation services varies depending upon the needs of the University community. The Counseling Center welcomes the opportunity to present in your class or organized group. Below you will find a list of possible topics that can be presented in a workshop fashion.

Possible Workshop Topics:

  • Adjustment to College Life
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Skills
  • Culture Shock
  • Depression and Suicide
  • Diversity Awareness
  • Introduction to Counseling Center Services
  • Overcoming Procrastination and Time Management
  • Relaxation and Mindfulness Training
  • Stress Management
  • Work-Life Balance and Self-Care

Workshops tailored to your classroom or group can be arranged. If any of these topics are of interest, or if you are interested in a topic not listed above, please contact Dr. Natalie Rusch, Assistant Director for Outreach and Consultation, at or 202-885-3500. Providing at least 2-3 weeks notice prior to an event you would like the Counseling Center to participate in is very much appreciated. Evening and weekend availability is limited, so early requests for staffing at these events is strongly encouraged. The Counseling Center also participates in many awareness events on campus to provide prevention information to the larger community.