The Counseling and Testing Center offers a variety of opportunities for group interaction and education.  Watch campus bulletin boards and the "Sunflower" for opportunities to participate. To make an outreach request, please contact Meladee Garst, Ph.D. at meladee.garst@wichita.edu. We ask that you give us two weeks' notice to accommodate scheduling.

Workshop/Seminar/Training topics:Staff member giving two thumbs up at a tabling event.

    Stress Management             
    Time Management        
    Helping Troubled Students/How to help a friend
    Conflict resolution
    Communication Skills
    Eating Disorders, Healthy Eating, Body Image
    Suicide Prevention
    Harm Reduction with Alcohol Use
    Effects of Drugs and Alcohol
    Decision Making Skills
    Team Building
    Self Care
    Sexual Assault
    Dating Violence / Picture of pamphlets and resources from a tabling event. Effective Supervision
    Motivating Others or Self
    Test Taking Skills
    Study Skills
    Healthy Relationships and Boundaries
    Grieving and Loss
    Cultural Adjustment


CTC Yearly Events

The CTC holds annual yearly events throughout the year. The date and times for these events may change each year. As these events are scheduled each year we will keep you updated! 

Group of people looking at art work from the Healing Arts Showcase event.

  • Healing Arts Showcase: This event will be held annually.Each fall a call for new submissions for the Healing Arts Showcase will be out the campus community.



  • Out of the Darkness Walk Campus Walk: This annual event is typically held each year during the month of April. Dates may change each year so please check the university calendar.   

Picture of the Out of Darkness Walk poster with signatures written on it.






Picture of a staff member providing our Mental Health First Aid Training on campus.

  • Suicide Prevention Training: The CTC provides three different suicide prevention trainings to WSU students, facutly, and staff. These trainings are also open to community members (at a small fee). The trainings are held several times a semester but dates and times change each semester. Please check out training dates/times by going to www.wichita.edu/ctctrainings for more information about our three different trainings and the dates they are offered.