Personal Counselling

Personal Counselling

Engineering College Life is a traumatic experience for many students who have had a sheltered life all along their high school years . In addition there are a new found freedom, changed social life and interactions .A few of the students find the change from school life to college life difficult to manage. Their education suffers because of it. For those in need of help MCET has a counseling center staffed with a full time, professionally trained counselor / psychologist on campus to help them overcome the fear, anxiety and other issues related to the above mentioned changes

What is counseling?

Counseling is an inter-personal, non – judgmental, highly confidential and collaborative process by which the counselor facilitates change and growth in the student by adopting certain attitudes and employing certain skills appropriate to the context. Exploring, understanding and acting are the major phases of counseling.

In counseling process congruence, unconditional positive regard, genuineness, respect (being available, paying attention) , empathic understanding, listening ,challenging and self –disclosure are the skills used by the counselor .

In counseling, students may express freely what has happened to them, could speak about their feeling and may express what they are doing (commission ) or not doing (omission ) in terms of their behavior.

Areas Of Concerns

Emotional Problems:

Fear , Anger, Guilt, Grief , Anxiety ,Depression , Suicidal Ideation, Phobias Etc.

Relational Problems :

With Parents, Siblings, Friends, Peer And Relatives.

Academic Problems :

Lack Of Interest , Lack Of Concentration , Fear Of Exams , Black Out, Lack Of Coping Mechanisms, Lack Of Self Confidence And Low Self Esteem.

Situational Problems :

Separation Or Divorce Of Parents , Death Of Loved Ones , Accident , Chronic Illness And Financial Crises .

Physical And Mental Problems :

Migraine , Physical And Sexual Abuse , Traumatic Experience , Post –Traumatic Stress Disorder(Ptsd), Eating Disorder, Sleeping Disorder Etc. Addiction To Social Media ( Mobile ,Face Book Etc ) Drugs , Alcohol Etc .

Who Needs Counseling:

Invariably Every One Of Us Need Counseling. Because We Face Some Of The Above Mentioned Problems In Our Day To-Day Life. At Times We Are Helpless And Hopeless, Unable To Handle Negative Emotions, Negative Thinking And Negative Behavior Thus Entering Into A State Of Depression . Any Disequilibrium Between Cognition ( Thought ) ,Conation ( Action ) And Affect (Feeling ) Leads To Psychiatric Disorder .

Outcome Of Counselling:

Clients Get Increased Self–Awareness , Self –Acceptance , Self – Reliance, Self –Esteem , Self –Empowerment , New Insights , Ability To Face The Reality With Positive Attitude And Positive Thinking By Exercising Therapies Appropriate To Their Concerns .

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