The P.G Department of Psychology St Thomas College, Bhilai under the aegis of Psychometrician conducted a workshop on techniques of Counselling. The session was very engaging where training focused on various theoretical perspectives and practical knowledge on how to set up a private practice. The main idea behind this session was the inculcating awareness on which techniques to use in different psychopathological cases.
The resource person of the program was Dr. Kirti Sachdeva, practicing Psychologist and Counsellor, Mumbai. The resource person has MPhil degree in Clinical Psychology from JNU, Delhi and PhD from Delhi University and is at present practicing in Mumbai. The diagnosis, interventions applied and the future scenario of counselling in India was also explained to the students. The studentslearned about the techniques through which resistance in the counselling process can be resolved and fruitful behaviour modifications can be achieved through various directive, non directive and eclectic techniques of counselling.
Fr. Dr. Joshi Varghese, Administrator of the college appreciated the program, Principal Dr. M.G. Roymon always promotes experiential learning processes for the students and believes that to achieve expertise, the main learning is through gaining practical insights in any field. Dr. Debjani Mukherjee, HOD, spoke on the occasion and motivated the students to gain knowledge of various therapies and wisdom from experienced speaker.
Assistant Professors Dr.Sumita Singh welcomed the gathering and Dr. Ankita Deshmukh proposed the vote of thanks. Miss. Sanchana Sahu organised the program and helped in its smooth execution. The session was compered by Ms. Dally Jain, MA 3rd semester.