Events Calendar

All events on the calendar are open to JHU students regardless of whether or not they are a client of the Counseling Center. Some events are specific to a school or organization (see event for any specific details). Counseling Center drop-in consultations and clinical appointments are not included in the calendar. Any student seeking services or counseling appointments can click here for more information.

Dec
8
Thu
Sister 2 Sister @ Zoom
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Sister 2 Sister @ Zoom

Sister 2 Sister is a drop-in group offered by the Counseling Center. This drop-in group is intended to be a supportive and safe space for Black women (open to JHU undergraduate and graduate students) to build community as they freely explore and discuss challenges related to identity, academic life, current events, relationships, and mental health. Register here for the meetings you would like to attend to join this group.

Chat with a Counselor about Geek Culture and Mental Health @ Zoom
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chat with a Counselor about Geek Culture and Mental Health @ Zoom

Chat with a Counselor about Geek Culture and Mental Health is an online drop-in service mental health service that offers informal, confidential, and one-on-one visits for students to meet with a Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center staff member. Chat with a Counselor is open to students who have specific concerns related to mental health resources/treatment, want to get strategies for managing stress/academics/life, and/or want to find resources that fit your needs and identities. Dr. William Nation will be available every 2 weeks on Thursdays 5-6pm EST. Sign up to chat with Dr. Nation here.

Chat with a Counselor is not a substitute for counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. Counselors can listen to specific problems, help explore solutions and introduce you to what it’s like to speak with a member of our staff. Anyone with an immediate, urgent or crisis concern should not utilize Chat with a Counselor but instead contact the on-call counselor by calling 410-516-8278 and pressing “1” at any time 24/7. Learn more about the Chat with a Counselor program here.

Dec
9
Fri
Friday International Student Coffee Break @ Zoom (see below to sign up)
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Friday International Student Coffee Break @ Zoom (see below to sign up)

Are you an international student or a student from a bicultural family? Do you have questions about mental health and want to talk to a counselor? If so, then come visit the Friday coffee break hours online with Wenjui “Maggie” Hsu. This is an online drop-in mental health service that offers informal, confidential, and one-on-one visits for students to meet with a Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center staff member. If you have questions about mental health, want to get strategies for managing stress/academics/life, want to find resources that fit your needs and identities, come chat! Maggie will be available on Fridays from 10:30am-12pm EST. Sign up to chat with Maggie here.

Friday coffee break hours are not a substitute for counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. Chat with a Counselor can listen to specific problems, help explore solutions and introduce you to what it’s like to speak with a member of our staff. Anyone with an immediate, urgent situation or crisis concern should not utilize Chat with a Counselor but instead contact the on-call counselor by calling 410-516-8278 and pressing “1” at any time 24/7. Learn more about the Chat with a Counselor program through the PDF Document: PDF Document:FAQ’s.

Dec
12
Mon
Chat with an Asian-American Counselor @ Zoom (see below to sign up)
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chat with an Asian-American Counselor @ Zoom (see below to sign up)

Are you an Asian or Asian-American student? Do you have questions about mental health and want to talk to a counselor? If so, then come visit Chat with an Asian-American Counselor online with Dr. Susan Han. This is an online drop-in mental health service that offers informal, confidential, and one-on-one visits for students to meet with a Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center staff member. If you have questions about mental health, want to get strategies for managing stress/academics/life, want to find resources that fit your needs and identities, come chat! Dr. Susan Han will be available on Mondays from 4-5pm EST. Sign up to chat with Dr. Han here.

Chat with a Counselor hours are not a substitute for counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. Chat with a Counselor can listen to specific problems, help explore solutions and introduce you to what it’s like to speak with a member of our staff. Anyone with an immediate, urgent situation or crisis concern should not utilize Chat with a Counselor but instead contact the on-call counselor by calling 410-516-8278 and pressing “1” at any time 24/7. Learn more about the Chat with a Counselor program through the PDF Document: PDF Document:FAQ’s.

Emotional Adulting Workshops @ Zoom
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 5:55 pm
Emotional Adulting Workshops @ Zoom

Emotional Adulting is a brief, drop-in skills group designed to help you work with your emotions from a space of compassion, awareness, non-judgment, and curiosity. The skills taught in this group, which are generally drawn from mindfulness and trauma symptom management practices, are beneficial for our general well-being as well for helping to manage distress related to depression, anxiety, trauma, and other experiences. Each week will focus on a different practice and the curriculum will repeat. Come to all eight sessions, come to one, or pick and choose depending on your interest and schedule. Topics include Grounding, the Window of Tolerance, Containment, and Calm Place Imagery.

Emotional Adulting will meet on Mondays from 5:30-5:55pm. Register using your JHU email here.

Contacts: Karen Taylor, LCSW-C & Joseph Ocran

Dec
13
Tue
Chat with a Counselor about Food and Eating Concerns @ Zoom
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Chat with a Counselor about Food and Eating Concerns @ Zoom

Chat with a Counselor about Food and Eating Concerns is an online drop-in service mental health service that offers informal, confidential, and one-on-one visits for students to meet with a Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center staff member. If you have questions about eating or food and mental health, want to get strategies for managing stress/academics/life while maintaining a healthy lifestyle, want to find resources that fit your needs and identities, come chat with us! Dr. Tristan Barsky will be available weekly on Tuesdays from 3-4pm EST. Sign up to chat with Dr. Barsky here.

Chat with a Counselor is not a substitute for counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. Dr. Barsky can listen to specific problems, help explore solutions and introduce you to what it’s like to speak with a member of our staff. Anyone with an immediate, urgent situation or crisis concern should not utilize this Chat with an Eating Disorder Therapist program but instead contact the on-call counselor by calling 410-516-8278 and pressing “1” at any time 24/7. Learn more about the Chat with a Counselor program through the PDF Document: FAQs.

Chat with an Eating Disorder Counselor about Body Image Concerns @ Zoom
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Chat with an Eating Disorder Counselor about Body Image Concerns @ Zoom

Chat with a Counselor about Body Image Concerns is an online drop-in service mental health service that offers informal, confidential, and one-on-one visits for students to meet with a Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center staff member. If you have questions about eating or food and mental health, want to get strategies for managing stress/academics/life while maintaining a healthy lifestyle, want to find resources that fit your needs and identities, come chat with us! Dr. Tristan Barsky will be available weekly on Tuesdays from 3-4pm EST. Sign up to chat with Dr. Barsky here.

Chat with a Counselor is not a substitute for counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. Dr. Barsky can listen to specific problems, help explore solutions and introduce you to what it’s like to speak with a member of our staff. Anyone with an immediate, urgent situation or crisis concern should not utilize this Chat with an Eating Disorder Therapist program but instead contact the on-call counselor by calling 410-516-8278 and pressing “1” at any time 24/7. Learn more about the Chat with a Counselor program through the PDF Document: FAQs.

Dec
14
Wed
Chat with a FLI Counselor @ Zoom
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chat with a FLI Counselor @ Zoom

Chat with a Counselor for FLI Students is an online drop-in service mental health service that offers informal, confidential, and one-on-one visits for students to meet with a Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center staff member. These hours are open to students who identify as first-generation/limited income (FLI) to meet with a FLI counselor who can talk with you about mental health, strategies for managing stress/academics/life, and resources that fit your needs and identities. Dr. Morgan Christie will be available Wednesdays from 4-5pm EST. Sign up to chat with Dr. Christie here.

Chat with a Counselor is not a substitute for counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. The counselor can listen to specific problems, help explore solutions and introduce you to what it’s like to speak with a member of our staff. Anyone with an immediate, urgent or crisis concern should not utilize Chat with a Counselor but instead contact the on-call counselor by calling 410-516-8278 and pressing “1” at any time 24/7. Learn more about the Chat with a Counselor program here.

Mindful Yoga @ Ralph O'Connor Recreation Center
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mindful Yoga @ Ralph O'Connor Recreation Center

Mindful Yoga

What could be a better break in your hectic week than gentle yoga and a chance to ground yourself and simply just BE in the present moment? Join other students and yoga instructor Nila Berger E-RYT for this rejuvenating break! No prior yoga experience and no special attire is necessary. Classes are FREE.

During Fall 2022, Mindful Yoga will be offered on Wednesdays from 5-6 pm in the Ralph O’Connor Recreation Center – MPR B. Log into the portal or get the Rec App (in the Apple store or Google Play store) to see the full calendar of events.

OR join Mindful Yoga through Zoom! Join Zoom meeting here. (Meeting ID: 854 8968 1488; Passcode: 206558)

Dec
16
Fri
Friday International Student Coffee Break @ Zoom (see below to sign up)
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Friday International Student Coffee Break @ Zoom (see below to sign up)

Are you an international student or a student from a bicultural family? Do you have questions about mental health and want to talk to a counselor? If so, then come visit the Friday coffee break hours online with Wenjui “Maggie” Hsu. This is an online drop-in mental health service that offers informal, confidential, and one-on-one visits for students to meet with a Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center staff member. If you have questions about mental health, want to get strategies for managing stress/academics/life, want to find resources that fit your needs and identities, come chat! Maggie will be available on Fridays from 10:30am-12pm EST. Sign up to chat with Maggie here.

Friday coffee break hours are not a substitute for counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. Chat with a Counselor can listen to specific problems, help explore solutions and introduce you to what it’s like to speak with a member of our staff. Anyone with an immediate, urgent situation or crisis concern should not utilize Chat with a Counselor but instead contact the on-call counselor by calling 410-516-8278 and pressing “1” at any time 24/7. Learn more about the Chat with a Counselor program through the PDF Document: PDF Document:FAQ’s.