Counseling is a helping profession wherein the counselor works with people who are otherwise normal but need help to cope with a difficult situation. Counselors are trained to provide support, consult, use techniques and therapies. They help the client to deal with their problem.
• Counselors assist people in dealing with any type of problem
• They listen carefully without passing judgement
• They help the client explore and clarify their feeling and thoughts to come to a resolution.
• They help in a variety of situations - be it career planning, difficulty in handling social issues, emotional problems, matrimonial or parenting crisis, domestic violence, etc.
• A counselor offers support, consultation, techniques and therapies to the client and ensures his or her healthy development.
• Counselors may work in drug and alcohol de-addiction
1. School Counseling
2. Career Counselling Establishments
3. Rehabilitation Counselling
4. Mental Health Counselling
5. Educational Counselling
7. Social Development Agencies
8. Corporate HR Divisions
2. Career Counselling establishments,
3. Institutitons ,
4. Schools & Colleges, Government agencies,
5. Corporate HR divisions, Rehabilitation centres
• Std XII
• Professional Diploma
• Post graduation
Psy/ Socio with specialisation in Counselling
Counseling is a postgraduate diploma course hence it is suggested that counselors complete post graduation . Specialization may be taken even during the post graduate course. Postgraduate options are in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work
83 Thousand to 3.14 Lakhs per annum