- Contact Us
- See a Doctor
- See a Counsellor
- LiveChat Support
- Drop-in HCS Advising
- Wellness Wednesdays - Ask the Nurse
- Stress Management and Building Resilience
- Understanding and Coping with Anxiety and Depression
- Navigating Stress and Seeking Balance
- Meet, Greet, and Eat
- Creative Collective
- Dungeons & Worry Dragons
- Thriving with ADHD/ADD
- Living with Chronic Pain
- Mindfulness Meditation
- Dissertation & Thesis Support Group
- Tending to Anti-Asian Racism
- Mindful Medicine for Women of Colour
- Mental Health Monday: Stress Management Tips for Online Environments
- LGBTQIA2S+ Radical Self-Care Groups
- Support Over Suicide & Students in Distress
- Nurturing Resilience
- Staying Well, Staying Committed
- Black Student Support and Healing Space
- Connected Globally and Adjusting Locally
- International Student Support Group
- Mental Wellness During COVID-19
- Progressive Muscle Relaxation Group
- Experiencing Disability
- Thrive Week: Well-Being During These Times
- COPE - Compassion Over Pain Endurance
- Cultivating Self Compassion
- Anxiety 101
- Navigating Athletic Transitions
- Finding Calm After the Storm
- Health Peers
- Hi-FIVE Movement
- Faculty & Staff
- Articles & Stories
Take care of your well-being during this pandemic!
What is Mental Wellness During COVID-19?
Mental Wellness During COVID-19 is a series of four workshops open to all SFU students. It is intended to provide peer support/connection and psycho-educational information to those dealing with issues related to student life during a global pandemic. Topics include recognizing signs of distress, coping with perfectionism, staying (or becoming) connected, and developing healthy boundaries.
Recognizing signs of distress (in yourself and others)
Coping with perfectionism
Staying (or becoming) connected
Developing healthy boundaries
How does it work?
These are drop-in sessions with no registration required. Feel free to join only one session or up to all four.
Where does it take place?
Mental Wellness During COVID-19 takes place online via Zoom.
If you are unable to attend the live sessions, you can check out these PowerPoints with audio recordings from our facilitators.
About the Facilitators
Deborah is a Clinical Counsellor and passionate about supporting students wherever they're at in their personal mental health journey. Her previous roles at SFU involved academic advising and program planning for new students, which fostered her appreciation for the variety of unique needs across a diverse student population. As an Access Case Manager, Deborah is curious to learn about the details of your individual concerns so that she can connect you with the best fit resource to support you.
Beth is a Registered Clinical Counsellor working within a client centered, intersectionality framework. She appreciates that students are busy, often overwhelmed and lead lives outside the confines of being a student. Beth’s life experience as a yoga and meditation instructor, group facilitator and graduate student inform her in her counselling work. She strives to support the development of insight, strategies and tools to assist students in reaching their counselling and broader life goals. Beth is a certified EMDR therapist with experience in supporting clients through issues related to trauma history, self-esteem, stress, anxiety and low mood.