What is Counseling?

Counselling is the means by which one person (Counsellor) helps another through purposeful conversation. The Counsellor is a qualified professional who provides an environment of unconditional trust and acceptance.


Some Areas of Concern

  • Academics
  • Study habits/techniques
  • Family/Friends (peers) related issues
  • Handling emotional issues
  • Habit/behavior modification
  • Abilities and attitudes
  • Goal Setting
  • Career choices
  • Sibling rivalry/conflicts
  • Interpersonal conflicts/concerns
  • Physical/Body image issues
  • Underachievers/slow learners
  • Adjustment issues
  • Stress/Anger Management
  • Battling loneliness/isolation
  • Positive outlook building

Myths vs Facts of Counselling

Myths Facts
Giving advice A relationship of trust
Anyone can do it Practiced by trained professionals
Being judgemental Providing healthier view points
For the mentally ill For normal people
Forcing our beliefs/values on them Accepting the client for what they are
Trying to change them Assisting the client towards self-goals
Gossiping about your secrets Keeping things confidential

Videos


Preparing your Child for Online Edu. | Virtual orientation programme for I PU Parents 2020-21
This virtual parent orientation is directed at enhancing your skills at resourceful parenting, especially in light of the current pandemic. Resource Person: Dr Caroline D’Souza Consultant Neuro-Psychiatrist, Falnir Health Centre Recorded at: St Aloysius PU College, Mangalore
World Suicide Prevention Day - 2020 | Talk for Parents
An informative session for raising awareness among students about the fact that suicide can be prevented. Resource Person : Dr Lavina M Noronha Director, Ave Maria Palliative Care, Vamanjoor, Mangalore Recorded at : St Aloysius PU College, Mangalore

World Suicide Prevention Day - 2020 | Talk for Students
An informative session for raising awareness among students about the fact that suicide can be prevented. Resource Person : Dr Lavina M Noronha Director, Ave Maria Palliative Care, Vamanjoor, Mangalore Recorded at : St Aloysius PU College, Mangalore
Al Familia | Series 1 & 2 | ‘Adolescent- Neither a Child nor an Adult’ | Promo
The first ever Al Familia Webinar series for Parents organised by the Counseling Department on the topic ‘Adolescent – Neither a Child nor an Adult’ from 17 - 19 July and 24 - 26 July 2020.

News

Mental Health Week

St Aloysius PU College, Mangaluru observed World Mental Health Day on 10 Oct which is commemorated every year globally on this day for mental health education, awareness and advocacy against the social stigma that is often attached to it. Read more..

10 Sept. – World Suicide Prevention Day (Pledge)

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), on 10 September, is organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). Read more..


AL FAMILIA - Series 1 & 2 - A Grand Success

The Webinar series on the topic 'Adolescent' under the Al-Familia initiative organised by the Counseling Department, culminated on 26th July 2020. It comprised of 2 series, 6 sessions and 250 enlightened parents. The event was well appreciated by all. We thank you parents for participating in these webinars and continue to seek your valuable support in all our future programmes. Read more..

Placard Message Collage Contest - Results

The department, with a view to help students creatively contact in a time of isolation owing to lockdown, had organised an online Inter-Class Placard Message Collage contest in June. We received numerous innovative and meaningful collages. The voting was online and the collages garnered a grand consolidated total of 27,112 votes on Instagram and Facebook. Read more..


International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking - 2020

The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. It is observed annually on 26 June, since 1989. The date June 26 is to commemorate Lin Zexu's dismantling of the opium trade in Humen, Guangdong.The theme for 2020 is "Better Knowledge, Better Care"...Read more..

Placard Message Collage Contest - Shortlisted Entries

The following is the list of the top 15 shortlisted entries from the collages submitted by various current and outgoing second year batches. These were posted for online voting on our Instagram and Facebook accounts. Read more..

Events