Counseling and Psychological Services

Group Counseling

Students can gain support through a clinical or support group led by CAPS therapists to address a variety of mental health needs.



ADHD Support Group

This group provides students (undergrad, grad, medical) with an opportunity to talk with other students about personal challenges of coping with ADHD. 

Co-sponsored by CAPS and SAS; co-led by Erin Lane-Aaronian, Psy.D. (she/her/hers) and Desirae Mix, M.Ed. (she/her/hers). Meets Thursdays, 12-12:50, over Zoom, 2/22/24-4/25/24.

Please contact SAS@brown.edu or erin_lane-aaronian@brown.edu with interest or questions.

Back to Brown

This is a CAPS support group for students returning from a leave of absence. 

Group will meet Mondays, 4-5, starting 1/29/24 at 450 Brook Street (room 197A). 

No registration required!

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DBT Group

This is a skills training group with focus on fostering mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness skills. The DBT group is not available in the spring 2024 semester, but if you are interested in joining the group in the future, or learning more about the group, please contact Chonlada Jarukitisakul.

For information and to register, please email:

Queer and Trans of Color Support Group

The Queer and Trans of Color Support Group is a group for graduate, medical and undergraduate students that provides an opportunity to be in community and discuss intersecting issues around gender, sexuality and race. The Queer and Trans of Color Support Group will meet at Stonewall House (22 Benevolent Street), every Tuesday (12-1pm), beginning on 2/6/24. 

The group will be co-facilitated by Sarah Doyle Center Assistant Director, Madyson Crawford (she/her), LGBTQ Center Director, Caitlin O'Neill (they/she), and CAPS Psychotherapist, Corey Martin Fitzgerald (he/him). Contact corey_fitzgerald@brown.edu for more information.

Group co-facilitators

Trans and Gender Diverse Support Group

This group is designed to be a safe space to talk, explore, support, challenge and just be present in your gender identity without having to explain/educate/fear judgment. The group starts 9/14/23, and meets every Thursday, 12-1 pm. 

Group is led by Jayden Thai, Ph.D. (he/him/his; CAPS) and Caitlin O’Neill (they/she; LGBTQ Center).

Contact Jayden_Thai@brown.edu or Caitlin_Oneill@brown.edu for more information and meeting location.

Contact for more information: