Mental health has become a major concern worldwide and India is not far behind in recognising and sharing this concern. Given the stressful life, many people are facing a number of mental health issues like mood issues (like depression, anger, and mood swings), anxiety problems, eating disorders, obesity, addiction, and many other related disorders. The course in Psychological Counselling develops your theoretical and practical ability to identify the areas of distress and conduct intervention programme to help people cope up with the crisis.
Some of the subjects which are taught in Psychological Counselling course are Introduction to Human Behaviour and Psychology, Introduction to Counseling, Areas and Models of Counseling, Introduction to Psychopathology, Basic Assessment Techniques in Counseling and Entrepreneurship Training along with Legal Guidelines & Personality Development.
Candidates who have successfully completed their training in psychological counselling will become a certified counsellor and will be able to work in Hospitals, Mental Health Clinics, assist any Psychiatrist/Psychologist/Psychiatric social workers, Schools or Academic Institutes, rehabilitation centre, NGOs working with children, adolescent, elderly or special population, work in industrial set-ups or corporate houses, engage in individual entrepreneurship and pursue higher studies in Advanced Diploma in psychological counselling or specialized certificate or diploma courses in various areas of counselling.
The P.G. Diploma in Psychological Counselling is a 1 year diploma programme under MAKAUT University (Formerly known as WBUT). There is also sufficient emphasis on field projects and internship programs for building practical experience.
Graduates in any discipline can apply. Psychology background is not mandatory.
Admissions are as per the norms laid down by MAKAUT / Management of George Group of Colleges.
You can study this course at :
George Group of Colleges
2122, Chak Garia, 2nd floor, Sammilini Park
Kolkata - 700075.
Telephone: (033) 2416 0020 / 4004 8533 / +91 98303 59049 / +91 98366 11649 .