Counselling Care Centre @ IIT-B

After securing admission at the institute and starting your stay here you may feel that a lot of parameters around you are different & you would have more responsibility to handle at the hostel and at academic level. Take heart, you will not be the only one. There are few common issues that almost everyone in the institute face initially like peer pressure, performance pressure, social pressure, family pressure leading to feelings of loneliness, low confidence, anxiety, stress, anger, sadness, to name a few.

—It is important to understand that it is quite common for students to lose their focus and give in to these pressures or issues. If not attended at the right time, it could lead to poor performance - both academically & personally.

—To help you refrain from losing focus and being unhappy we as Counsellors encourage you to approach us for any problem that you are facing, may it be academic, emotional, social or financial, without hesitation.

—Counselling provides an opportunity for individuals to learn to make better choices, improve interpersonal skills, develop increased confidence and to increase educational effectiveness. In a one-on-one meeting with a counsellor, students are helped to explore and express feelings, examine beliefs and ways of thinking about their present situation, reflect on patterns of behavior, and work toward making healthy and happier changes.

Typical concerns of students who seek counselling are :

  • —Transition and change
  • —Uncertainty about values and goals
  • —Academic pressure
  • —Dealing with new Academic patterns
  • —Personal relationships with special one and friends
  • —Family concerns
  • —Issues of grief and loss
  • —Stress, depression and anxiety
  • —Lack of motivation; concentration difficulties
  • Others…