The Student Affairs Office (SAO) views counseling as an effective tool to enhance mental well-being, coping strategies, self-awareness, personal growth, and healthy lifestyle choices. The Counseling Center in SAO, offers a range of counseling facilities, individual, group and couples counseling, and workshops by way of a team of qualified and experienced counselors.
All client interactions and treatment details of the Counseling Center are kept strictly confidential. The information discussed in sessions will be accessible only by the counselor and the client, with a few exceptions. Records kept on such sessions aren’t the part of the client’s academic record.
What issues does counseling address?
People come to counseling when their attempts to deal with their concerns are no longer effective. Counseling can be helpful in areas, such as –
- problem solving
- relationship difficulties
- depression and hopelessness
- gender identity, etcetera.
Benefits of Counseling
The counselor will give you time to talk, cry, shout, or just think. It’s an opportunity to look at your problems in a different way with someone who will respect you and your opinions. Sometimes problems can get in the way of achieving your goals and enjoying your life. At these times it can be helpful to talk with a counselor.