Why study Psychology?

Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour (both internal mental processes and one’s overt actions). The subject is quite in vogue, and, rightly so. While every subject/field has value and potential, I am going to discuss benefits of delving into the realm of Psychology as I am myself connected with and adore the subject. There …

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The Inside-Out of Gen Z: Helping Through Positive Psychology

Gen Z (born between 1997 and 2013), grew up with technology, internet with ready access to vast, global information. This has impacted their way of social interaction, communication, socialization, emotional well-being and regulation. This access to world news, diversity, people, other socio-economic and political events have created unique experiences that had an impact on their …

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Self-Sabotage

“All of us struggle with some wound that separates us from all that we can be, do or have.” Have you ever felt that you are the obstacle in your path to success? Have you ever not gotten out of bed until the very last minute to finish your assignment which is due tomorrow? Have …

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School Counseling

For many youngsters, school and life in general present an endless list of demands and challenges. From trauma and learning disabilities to bullying and course selection, life can be difficult for students therefore a school counselor is there to help. School counseling addresses issues that may affect students’ academic performance, which includes psychosocial and behavioral …

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Gratitude – An Experience and Intervention

“It is not Joy that makes us Grateful; it is Gratitude that makes us Joyful” – David Steindl As the world witnessed truly challenging times of the Pandemic, globally, people are reevaluating their priorities and wanting to work towards increasing their sense of subjective wellbeing. Adolescents remains a vulnerable stage in these times, owing to …

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Play Therapy

Introduction: Play therapy is counselling for kids. Play therapy helps kids express their emotions via play, their natural medium. The role of play therapy may be compared to that of psychotherapy for adults. Since children have a hard time putting their emotions into words, play therapy encourages them to use toys as a substitute for talking …

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Role of Psychologist in the treatment of drug addiction

India with a population of over 130 crores has a severe shortage of mental health professionals. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are only 0.3 psychiatrists, 0.12 psychologists, and 0.07 social workers per 100,000 people in India. The shortage of mental health professionals is far more acute in rural areas, where access to …

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