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8:00 am - 3:45 pm Daily

Location

The southeast corner of the 100 building (across from the library, next to the hill).

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The Wellness Center

The Wellness Center is a safe place on campus where students can drop in to receive social-emotional support during the school day. Students may drop in any time between 7:45 am and 3:45 pm. A pass is required from a teacher, counselor or administrator. Feel free to come in during lunch or nutrition.

About us

Mr. Gonzalez

I received a B.A. in Psychology from UC Riverside,  MA in Education Psychology and Specialization in Education from Azusa Pacific University. To de-stress I like to watch a little TV or play golf. 

Mrs. Nilo 

My name is Minerva Nilo and I am Cabrillo High School’s Social Worker at the Student Center. I enjoy working with students to help them reach their greatest potential and become successful individuals. My favorite hobbies are swimming and jogging.  

Ms. Velasquez 

Hello everyone! My name is Ms. Nattaly Velasquez and I am a Social Work Intern. I am a second year Master’s in Social Work graduate student attending Cal State Fullerton.

Resources

The Free Mindfulness Project

The aim of The Free Mindfulness Project is to provide easy and free access to mindfulness meditation exercises by inviting the wider mindfulness community to share their resources here. The focus of this site is mindfulness as practiced in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) and other closely related approaches.

Guided Meditations - UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

This site provides free guided meditations in English, Spanish and much more. 

Stress Management

This detailed guide contains helpful tips and tricks for managing your stress, as well as information about why stress management is so important.

The Science of Well-Being - Provided by Yale

In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.

Learn to Bullet Journal

Bullet journaling is a method of organization that often helps reduce stress. By learning to bullet journal, you can focus your energy on productivity, break tasks down, and reduce stress overall

SPARX

SPARX is a free game designed to help young people dealing with depression and anxiety process their feelings, learn CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) skills, and learn and practice real-life skills in a fantasy world.

Do Nothing for 2 Minutes

As the name suggests, this site is designed to encourage you to spend two minutes doing nothing but relaxing.

This site plays the sounds of waves and ocean birds while a timer is displayed, counting down two minutes. If your mouse or keyboard is touched, the timer will reset.

Exhaler

This site guides you through the process of breathing mindfully, focusing on taking deep breaths.

This process has been proven to calm those in a state of agitation, and can be helpful to bookmark as a calming resource.

MyNoise.net

The idea behind myNoise is to use the noises you most enjoy to mask the noises you don’t want to hear: chatty colleagues, your tinnitus, or even your inner voice when you can't shut it down! The concept is simple, works extremely well, and doesn’t require expensive noise-canceling headphones. Thanks to its sound quality and unique audio engineering, myNoise sets the standard among online background noise machines.

Exercising to Relax - Harvard Health

This page lists and describes the best exercises for reducing stress, and promoting physical and mental relaxation.