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Online counselling: The modern day pill

January 8, 2019 By admin

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Online counselling is a boon for modern mankind, thanks to technology. Though technology has been held responsible for some of the problems being faced by mankind, it is the same technology that has become a tool for providing professional counselling services to people. Online counselling, an example of optimum utilization of technology, allows people to use counselling services from any corner of the world; saves time and ensures the same anonymity as provided by face-to-face counselling. An understanding of the nature, process and importance of counselling is warranted before an examination of the significance of online counselling.

Counselling

Counselling is a form of talk between a client (person seeking help) and the counsellor (the person providing professional psychological services). Counselling is a discussion about the problems faced by the client and is aimed at finding solutions and helping the client cope with the associated stress.

Counselling begins with the wish or intent of the client to seek help for the problem(s) that were not resolved either by self or with the help of family members, friends or co-workers. The client then asks the counsellor to provide time and space to share feelings and experiences and find solutions to the problems. The counsellor builds a relationship that provides the client an opportunity to speak without inhibitions and confidentiality is assured. The client is allowed to voice his/her experiences and feelings that have been silenced. The counsellor sets aside his/her own needs or positions on issues brought by the client,

Adolescence: Why The Challenge Of Parenting Is At Its Peak?

August 3, 2018 By admin

 

Adolescence: Why The Challenge Of Parenting Is At Its Peak | Wellness Hub

 

Parenting practices generally have three main goals.

  • First is to ensure the safety and the health of the child.
  • Second is to prepare the child for future life and,
  • Third is to ensure that as an adult he transmits good cultural values.

A superior quality relationship between the children and parents is extremely essential in order to achieve the above mentioned goals.

Why is the challenge of parenting at its peak?

During the development span of a child, it is the adolescence or the teen years that pose great challenge to both the parents alike.  There is a huge confusion because there are numerous hormonal changes setting in and the world around them is becoming even more complex.  The children themselves are confused and unable to understand their own feelings and parent’s feelings too.

As a result, the children feel easily irritated, angry and lonely too when they are accosted with such complicated issues of growth and development.  There are issues about peers, drugs, identity, sexual behavior and many more.  They no longer are interested in responding to parental authority.

Parents too are perplexed because their earlier parenting methods are no longer working now.  The parents are also in a helpless situation and often end up in arguments with their child regarding the choices that he is making in life. 

Parenting in the Most Challenging Years of a Child’s Growth: The Adolescence

July 3, 2016 By admin

Parenting practices generally have three main goals. First is to ensure the safety and the health of the child. Second is to prepare the child for future life and third is to ensure that as an adult he transmits good cultural values.

A superior quality relationship between the children and parents is extremely essential in order to achieve the above mentioned goals.

During the development span of a child, it is the adolescence or the teen years that pose great challenge to both the parents alike. There is a huge confusion because there are numerous hormonal changes going on and the world around them is becoming even more complex. The children themselves are confused and unable to understand their own feelings and parent’s feelings too.

As a result, the children feel easily irritated, angry and lonely too when they are accosted with such complicated issues of growth and development. There are issues about peers, drugs, identity, sexual behavior and many more. They no longer are interested in responding to parental authority.

Parents too are perplexed because their earlier parenting methods are no longer working now. The parents are also in a helpless situation and often end up in arguments with their child regarding the choices that he is making in life. Hence, the teenager ends up becoming the focal point of conflicts at home.

Here are the areas that conflicts between parents and adolescents generally arise:

  • Time spent with family vs.

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