ISBN 9788130927404,Counselling: What, Why and How

Counselling: What, Why and How



Viva Education Private Ltd

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788130927404

ISBN-10 8130927403

Paper Back

Number of Pages 208 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

Counselling can be the answer to several problems like poor self-esteem, lack of control over your life, difficulty making decisions, grief, anxiety, depression and difficult relationships. Or people may go for counselling just to improve their life. Dispelling the myths about counselling, Meera Ravi explains why it is not just 'comforting' and how it can be a way to self-discovery.

The topics include:
What is counselling, and what it is not
Do 'normal' people need counselling?
How will you know if you need counselling?
What problems can counselling solve?
How to choose a counsellor
Test your assertiveness and anger level
Stress, psychosomatic illness and mental health
Changing yourself.
Introduction to Self Awareness
Difference between counselling and psychotherapy
History of counselling and psychotherapy
Perceptions about counselling
A parable
Counselling in India
What is counselling?
How does counselling work?
See a counselor? But I have my best friend!
Benefits of counselling
What counselling isn't
Why go for counselling?
Do 'normal' people need counselling?
How will talking help?
How will a person know if he should seek counselling?
Self-development counseling
What are the problems that can be 'solved' by counselling?
If I don't seek help what will happen?
Will the counsellor advise you what to do?
How long does therapy/counselling take to work?
How to choose a counsellor?
Qualities of a counselor
Evaluation of your relationship with the counselor
Did you thank the counselor for your growth?
Your rights and responsibilities
How can you get the 'best' out of counseling?
Disappointed with counseling?
Change: the bottom line of counseling... Is it possible?
Are counsellors 'special people?
Evaluate yourself: how angry are you?
Evaluate yourself: how assertive are you?
Evaluate your emotional health
Some specialized fields of counseling
Child counseling
Parent-child relationship: evaluate your relationship with your child
A child's plea
Individual counselling
Couple counselling
Family counselling
Grief /bereavement counselling
Career counseling
Mental health at a glance
Why talk about mental health?
Three things which God couldn't understand after creating human beings
Psychosomatic illness
Stress and psychosomatic illness
The paradox of our times
Counselling for learning 'parenting skills'
Help yourself