It is important to have a counselling centre at the university level, for it facilitates to overcome problems, stress and depression and instils confidence among students, says Registrar Prof C Basavaraju
Counselling plays a vital role not only in addressing mental health issues but it also helps to instil confidence among the students, opined Registrar Prof C Basavaraju University of Mysore on Friday. He was speaking after inaugurating a two-day seminar on Counselling skill and Counselling Centre of the Department of Studies in Psychology to address the mental health needs of students at its premises.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Basavaraju lauded the initiative of the Department of Psychology for the initiative. Very few colleges in the country employ the services of a full-time counsellor. It is important to have a counselling centre at the university level, for it facilitates to overcome problems, stress and depression there by instilling confidence and human values among the students. District TB and AIDS Controlling Officer Dr Suvarna, retired Professor Prof Ramanaiah, Chairman Department of Studies in Psychology Geetha,and others were present.
UoM Registrar Prof C Basavaraju seen inaugurating Counselling Centre at the Department of Studies in Psychology on Friday.