Treating Children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder • All children are oppositional from time to time, particularly when tired, hungry, stressed or upset. • They may argue, talk back, disobey, and defy parents, teachers, and other adults. • Oppositional behaviour is often a normal part of...

What is Counselling?

Counselling is defined as “A set of techniques, skills & attitudes to help people manage their own problems using their own resources”. Counselling is helping a person to understand & improve himself / herself and facilitating the person to look at his / her doubts,...

Why do people need counselling?

Industrial and technological advancement has resulted in increased material comforts, higher prosperity but a sedentary lifestyle. This progress has led to breakdown of joint families into small, nuclear families. There is less social interaction, less time for...

Counselling – Need Of The Hour

According to the National Mental Health Programme document, about 20 – 30 million Indians are in need of some form of mental health care. Every year, 2,50,000 new cases are reported. But these figures do not include the thousands of others who may be suffering in...

Types of Counselling

Types of Counselling Directive or Counsellor-centered Non-Directive or Client-centered Eclectic   Directive or Counsellor-centered   Steps Involved Analysis :Collecting information from sources & understanding the counselee. Synthesis :Summarising & organizing the...

Counselling Skills

Counselling Skills Pre-Helping Stage Stage 1 – Explorative Stage Stage 2 – Integrative Stage Stage 3 – Action Plan   Pre-Helping Stage Attending: If you, as a counsellor, have to let the counsellee know that you understand him, you have to first pay attention to him...

Different Areas Of Counselling

 Areas where Counselling can be provided Family Premarital Today we are living in an important and uncertain age, and the institution of marriage is most assuredly in uncertain state. Today if our cars or any automobiles completely fell apart within the early part of...

Personal Qualities of the Counsellor

Empathy: Empathy is the ability to step into the other person’s shoes – to see the world as they see it. In the end, we can never empathise completely. All we can do is try to drop our own preconceptions and really listen to the other person in order to try to enter...

Basic Counselling Skills

  Why do people need counselling? Industrial and technological advancement has resulted in increased material comforts, higher prosperity but a sedentary lifestyle. This progress has led to breakdown of joint families into small, nuclear families. There is less social...

Identifying need for Counselling

Identifying need for Counselling Counselling is concerned with people problems & these are divided into three groups Personality problem Work Related problem Problem outside work   Personality Problem   High self-image , poor opinion of others Aggressive Autocratic...

Golden Rules Of Counselling

Golden Rules of Counselling Do Ask Questions Listen Actively Observe Body Language Ascertain the core problem Be patient Remain Neutral   Do not Offer solutions Give advice Be critical of judgemental Jump to conclusions Show...

What is Counselling

What is Counselling? Counseling is defined as “A set of techniques, skills & attitudes to help people manage their own problems using their own resources” Counselling is Way of life Helping someone to understand & improve himself/herself Facilitating the client to...