भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान इंदौर Indian Institute of Technology Indore
2nd Floor, Abhinandan Bhavan,
Indian Institute of Technology Indore
Khandwa Road, Indore 453552, India
Phone (Office): +91-731-660 (Ext. No. 3512)
Counselling is a helping process which aims to facilitate the process of growth and well being. It empowers students with enhanced ability to solve problems, make decisions and deal more effectively with their concerns. Some of the common concerns of this young people today are-
Academic pressures (Lack of concentration and motivation for studies, underachievement, backlogs, exam stress, unhealthy competition)
Counselling helps a student to alleviate distress and enhance wellness. The process entails building the young person’s confidence towards using effective coping strategies. This facilitates adjustment, personality development and growth. Counsellor, through the counselling process, listens to a student’s concerns with empathy and responds in a non judgemental way. The process is confidential except in a condition where disclosure is necessary to protects the student, another person or abide by the institute’s policy.
It is natural for parents to feel anxious and concerned when their wards leave home for education. Young people, though away from home, still require parents’ continuous involvement, guidance and monitoring. Parents need to be aware of their wards’ overall functioning both academic and non-academic. It is also advisable for parents to seek feedback from the faculty advisors, teachers and/or counsellor. Parents can approach the counsellor for concerns related to their wards. Parents’ feedback to the counsellor facilitates the counselling process and enables the parents and counsellor to work together to optimize the potential of the young person.
The best performance of a student is usually achieved when the student is not only hard working, sincere and determined to do well but also maintains good physical and psychological health. Numerous factors such as time management, financial problems, family problems, and peer related issues, emotional problems and perceived stress can create obstacles for young people in achieving optimal academic performance. The Faculty advisors or concerned faculty members can refer a student to the Counsellor in case of the following- a) A student is feeling stressed out due to academic , personal, family or any other reasons b) A student is showing signs of emotional or psychological distress Faculty members can play an extremely important role in encouraging the students to seek help when needed. The counselling process is a valuable aid .It facilitates growth and well being. Faculty members’ positive attitude can reduce the stigma related with counselling services. This in turn will help create an environment of flexibility and openness for the students.
West wing, 2nd Floor, Abhinandan Bhawan,
Indian Institute of Technology IndoreKhandwa Road,
Simrol, Indore, Pin code 453 552,
Madhya Pradesh, India
Phone: +91 731- 660 (Ext. No. 3425)