PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING CELL
Beginning one's life at college involves the making of a crucial transition from the familiar environs of school life to one of what seems to be endless freedom. As the shackles of parental control are broken away, one finds oneself in a bewildering variety of situations, often having to make innocuous looking decisions that may have important repercussions later.
To help the students to achieve all round development of personality in this challenging world and to develop global competencies among them, the counseling cell caters the needs of the students in making them self sufficient to meet these challenges in a healthier way and to develop these competencies in a unique and effective way.
The provision of professional assistance and guidance in resolving personal or psychological problems
Counselling is a type of talking therapy that allows a person to talk about their problems and feelings in a confidential and dependable environment.
A counsellor is trained to listen with empathy (by putting themselves in your shoes). They can help you deal with any negative thoughts and feelings you have.
Sometimes the term "counselling" is used to refer to talking therapies in general, but counselling is also a type of therapy in its own right.
Other psychological therapies include psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and relationship therapy, which could be between members of a family, a couple, or work colleagues.
What is counselling used for?
Talking therapies such as counselling can be used to help with many different mental health conditions, including:
Counselling aims to help you deal with and overcome issues that are causing emotional pain or making you feel uncomfortable.
It can provide a safe and regular space for you to talk and explore difficult feelings. The counsellor is there to support you and respect your views. They won't usually give advice, but will help you find your own insights into and understanding of your problems.
Counselling can help you:
Counselling can often involve talking about difficult or painful feelings and, as you begin to face them, you may feel worse in some ways. However, with the help and support of your therapist, you should gradually start to feel better.
In most cases, it takes a number of sessions before the counselling starts to make a difference, and a regular commitment is required to make the best use of the therapy.