This an intensive two year post graduate degree programme aimed at providing core counselling skills and theory to deal with a wide range of psychological and developmental issues. This course is designed to provide students with a sound foundation for the practice of counselling with multifaceted focus on psychological, mental health and human development principles. It trains the students to be ethical, effective, skilled and culturally sensitive professionals, able to function in a variety of settings with diverse client populations.


  1. To enable students to gain knowledge of basic psychological processes and dysfunctional behaviors.
  2. To facilitate students to acquire an in-depth understanding of the different theories, techniques and skills which are unique to the counselling profession.
  3. To acquaint the students to the pre-training assessment skills to gain awareness about the growth of self and client.
  4. To introduce the need and application of counselling techniques in the family, educational and organizational settings.
  5. To promote research culture among students by facilitating participation in research and related activities.

The students are given training to integrate counselling theories in practice through conducting individual counselling, group counselling, workshops/intervention programmes in placement centres like schools, hospitals, de addiction centres, home for the aged, orphanages and NGOs.

The faculty engages in conducting conferences, workshops/ programmes on personality development, stress management, motivation and social perception. They also involve themselves in psychometry and student counselling.


  • Educational Counselling
  • Marital Counselling
  • Dissertation
  • Career options
  • Counselling in Hospitals
  • Mental Health Institutions/ Clinics
  • Correctional Institutions and services
  • Child Care, Adoption, Foster Care
  • Youth Services
  • Geriatric care
  • Family Counselling
  • Education
  • Research


1.Name : Dr. Audrey S. Pinto
Qualification : PhD – Psychology
Designation : Professor and Head of department.

2.Name : Ms. Rosa Nimmy
Qualification: M. Sc. HPC
Designation : Lecturer.

3.Name: Ms. Anu Monecy
Qualification : M.Phil – Clinical Psychology
Designation : Guest Lecturer

 4. Name: Ms. Sangeetha
Qualification : M.Sc. Clinical Psychology
Designation : Guest Lecturer




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