Life in today's technology driven modern world is quite fast-paced. Many are not able to cope up with the stress of keeping up with the times. Many do find it difficult to adapt to the changed circumstances at their workplace and even at home. Broken relationships are too common these days. Traditional joint families have given way to nuclear families. All these are factors that are affecting a lot of people from the older as well as present generation. The healing touch of a joint family is missing in the nuclear families of today. The stress levels are often unbearable. At such times there's no other go, other than needing psychological counselling. With stress related issues on the increase, psychological counsellors are going to have their both hands full dealing with such patients.
Eligibility and course duration
Graduation in any discipline. Duration of the course is 1 year.
More about the course
This postgraduate course in psychological counselling provides you with a basic understanding of the field of psychology and the counselling skills. It improves upon your skills in counselling by providing you with the necessary theoretical knowledge and ample opportunities to practice. This way it improves your communication skills and emotional intelligence and that's must for successfully practising this field. It is not only mental health practitioners who can benefit from this value added course, but a whole range of professions can benefit from this training. Doctors, teachers, lawyers, human resource professionals, social workers and corporate mentors & guides can make use of it in their respective profession and pass on the benefits to their clients and fellow human beings. Thus, such counsellors benefit the whole society.
Jobs and opportunities
Counsellors are always in demand in rehabilitation centres, hospitals, clinics, mental asylums, schools, colleges, old age centres/homes, remand homes and many welfare organizations. Other than these one can also make their career by counselling for disputes in marriages, families, suicidal tendencies, HIV or AIDS affected, alcoholism, physical or mental harassment, etc. There are opportunities in NGOs, jails, correction centres, police training centres, armed forces, tribal welfare organizations and a lot more places. There's also need for counsellors in career guidance and sports coaching. You can also use this course as a bridge to further your studies and undertake a PhD program. By doing a doctoral degree avenues in the field of research opens up for you.
Post Graduate Diploma Psychological Counselling Admissions for 2020 - 2021 Academic Year
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