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Psychological Counselling sustains wellness in children,Adults, families in all walks of life.

How to Choose and believe your choice Subjects, That Suit you best?

When you move into the final two years of formal schooling it is important to choose subjects that:

·        enable you to work from your strengths

·        challenge you to make the most of your capabilities

·        provide you with the qualification that you need to pursue you career and ambitions after you leave school

·        you enjoy studying

·        offer a range of study that is manageable (ie think about choosing a balance between theoretical and practical subjects)

·        provide life skills

·        are your choice and not the choices of others.

Who to Talk to

The course counsellor at your school will be able to give you career advice and advice about the subjects that you select in years 11 and 12. When you choose your subjects you will need to make sure that your choices match the ongoing career choices that you want to make. The course counsellor will be able to help you with information related to:

·        subjects required for entry to university

·        subjects related to careers/occupations

·        relevant subjects for post secondary courses at Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), International Accreditation & Recognition Council (IARC)for example along with TAFE and private providers.

Build a Picture of Yourself

Build a picture of yourself to help in your decision-making process by:

·        developing a profile of important strengths, abilities, skills, knowledge and interests that you have

·        looking at how your family and other people in your life are influencing your decisions

·         knowing the career field you are suited to and interested in.

My Guide will help you identify career fields by guiding you through activities to assist you explore your career direction.

When you visit / contact us about Career profiling questionnaires it will be important to work through the Identifying, Exploring and Deciding sections in that order so that you can:

·        generate career ideas

·        explore the ideas that suit you

·        Select and decide on the ideas that suit you.

If you already have a clear idea about the career direction you want to take then visiting The Facts section will provide you with information to explore the subjects associated with the occupations and career fields of interest to you.

You can locate occupations by searching for a specific occupation or by browsing through the internet sites,.

When you have completed your exploration look again at the subject choices you have made.

Connections between School Subjects and Career Choices

Look at the connections between choices in school subjects and career choices:

·        Identify and investigate areas of interest for possible work experience.

·        Investigate vocational options that can lead to choosing vocational pathways in upper/secondary school. Talk to the career counsellor or the vocational education and training (VET) coordinator in your school about undertaking VET certificates and enquire as to whether they are credited towards the Certificate of Education in your state or territory.

Don't forget that as you mature and find out more information it is likely that you will change your understanding about the choices you want to make. Your subject choices should be able to deliver you the broadest range of choices for further education and training and for meeting employer expectations.

Achieving Your Goal

Once you have made your decision look at actions that will support you to succeed in the subjects you have decided to study:

·        identify good study habits, environments and skills

·        investigate subjects available for the following school year

·         analyze your school reports so that you can monitor your progress.

Remember to talk to as many people as possible so that the decision you make about the subjects that you choose is one that you feel most comfortable about.

There has never been a better time for you to become a counsellor or further develop your counselling qualifications. The need for counsellors in variety of settings ,like schools, NGOs, welfare and social sectors are increasing each day. and  has never been greater. As a counsellor with a tertiary qualification, you’ll be doing what you love and have the security of knowing there are many opportunities for work and self employment.

We’ve helped people from all sorts of backgrounds become counsellors. Our tertiary students come from a variety of backgrounds. Some are seeking to acquire counselling skills as an adjunct to their core profession, such as teachers, nurses, ministers of religion, corrective services officers and administrators. Some are seeking a fresh start in a rewarding profession. While others already have a vocational counselling qualification and are looking to supplement this with a tertiary qualification.

As a counsellor with a Bachelor of Counselling, there are many opportunities for you as an employee or in private practice. You can make a real difference in areas such as grief and loss; relationships; abuse; youth and adolescents; family; stress; trauma recovery; addictions; mental health and many more. Our Bachelor of Psychology &Counselling can be studied in distance mode  allowing you to progress at a speed that suits you; either moderately according to your lifestyle commitments, or faster if you wish to gain your tertiary qualification of Masters ,PhD more rapidly.

Our courses are completed externally by working through your course material at home. This is particularly useful if you have other obligations in your life that occupy your time.

Irrespective of your reasons to contact us, it’s your natural desire and ability to help others that we seek to evolve and formalise through our tertiary education. AIPC’s Bachelor of Counselling provides a flexible and affordable alternative to traditional tertiary education offered by Universities.

So, no matter where you live or how busy you are, we make it possible for you to achieve your tertiary counselling qualification.

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Advocacy of school based counseling for K-12StudentsIs Bachpan full of despair? ”it is easier to educate happier children”-All parents know this:.“Schooling is not just enough only; but defaulting at all levels”, SARVA SHIKSA ABHIYAN (RS 7166 CRS IN 2005-06 AND RS 21000 CRS LAST YEAR-) - who is accountable to students for their developmental competencies deficits suffered through such schooling system?


Senior citizen’s corner

Laughter IS the Best Medicine!

Research has shown that the health benefits of laughter are far-ranging. While more studies need to be done, studies so far have shown that laughter can help relieve pain, bring greater happiness, and even increase immunity.


So here’s to living a longer and healthier life…enjoy!!

States of subjective distress and emotional disturbance, usually interfering with social functioning and performance, and arising in the period of adaptation to a significant life change or to the consequences of a stressful life event (including the presence or possibility of serious physical illness).

There are many reasons wherein stressful life events cause depression . And why depression in older people is often missed or untreated. As a person ages, the signs of depression are much more varied than at younger ages. It can appear as increased tiredness, or it can be seen as grumpiness or irritability. Confusion or attention problems caused by depression can sometimes look like Alzheimer’s disease or other brain disorders. Mood changes and signs of depression can be caused by medicines older people may take for arthritis, high blood pressure, or heart disease. The good news is that people who are depressed usually feel better with the right treatment.


What To Look For

How do you know when you need help? After all, as you age, you may have to face problems that could cause anyone to feel depressed. Perhaps you are dealing with the death of a loved one or friend. Maybe you are having a tough time getting used to retirement, and you feel lonely. Possibly, you have a chronic illness. Or, you might feel like you have lost control over your life.

  • If you have several of these and they last for more than 2 weeks, see a doctor.
  • An “empty” feeling, ongoing sadness, and anxiety
  • Tiredness, lack of energy
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in everyday activities, including sex
  • Sleep problems, including trouble getting to sleep, very early morning waking, and sleeping too much
  • Eating more or less than usual
  • Crying too often or too much
  • Aches and pains that don’t go away when treated
  • A hard time focusing, remembering, or making decisions
  • Feeling guilty, helpless, worthless, or hopeless
  • Being irritable
  • Thoughts of death or suicide or a suicide attempt 
  • Better parenting & environments at school is a model of the world outside-it is where young people develop a large part of morality.
  • Better parenting nurturing skills & professional school counseling of kids during early childhood build foundations of mental health and sound personality development. It is increasingly recognized that the foundations of mental health and sound personality development are laid during early childhood Between Socrates and today’s early childhood over two thousand years of ideas and experience contribute to the education of young children.



Explain the role parental influence plays in child rearing and how a child’s development is influenced by family, teachers and peers. You will be swept along from module to module on this absorbing journey of enlightenment.

  • Introduction to some of the basic issues
  • Psychology of the newborn
  • States and senses of the infant
  • Theories of learning in infancy and early childhood
  • Emotions in early childhood
  • Cognitive development
  • Birth language
  • Nature of intelligence
  • Social cognition – an introduction
  • Socialization
  • Moral development
  • Aggression and altruism
  • Sexuality and sex role identity


FAQs about the distance learning courses

Q. Can I study your counseling courses if I don’t have any formal qualifications?

Yes. Our courses are specially designed for this purpose.

Q. Can I use prior learning to gain exemption from your introductory course?

Yes. The exemption will vary from student to student.

Q. Why should I study with the I ISPSC&G?

We have been delivering courses with professional competence and our institute is an AFFILIATE OF  IBAM AFFILIATED UNIVERSITIES WORLDWIDE ,BESIDES,IISP HOLDS ORGANSIATION MEMBER STATUS WITH B A C P , U K,

Q. Can we write the qualifications awarded by the Institute

Yes. These are the fully accredited modules which make up a selection of our SCHOOL COUNSELLING QUALIFICATIONS LIKE THAT OF M.Ed, B.Ed in teaching profession. Institute’s award of M S (School counseling), P G DIP (School Counseling) &Spl Dip (School counseling), B A (PSS) and other courses are accredited with affiliated statutory Body Established under the Indian Act. Please visit for details on the website.

Q. Will I be able to practice as a counsellor after taking a course with you?

Although there are no State regulations governing the title ‘Counsellor’, we would not suggest that you would be able to claim to be a competent practitioner by only doing ours or anyone else’s  courses. It takes more than studying a course to become an accredited counsellor we would advise you to volunteer with a counselling organization/social services welfare organization  to gain the necessary supervised practice hours you would require to enter this sector..

Q. Your courses seem very good value, why is this?

We are a not for profit charitable organisation and to maximise the number of students able to access our courses (one of our key aims) we keep our prices as low as possible.

Q. Can I pay the course by instalments?
Yes this is possible and many students find it a convenient way to manage their finances. No interest is charged for this facility.

Q. Are there any entry requirements?
We have an ‘Open entry’ policy to our courses. Many people use the institute as a second chance opportunity to study and gain a qualification.  Each prospective student will be guided by our experience advisors as to the best courses to meet their individual needs.

Q. How do I enrol?
You can do this on-line through our website: www.schoolcounsellorsindia.org or if you prefer, phone during office hours Tel:040-27800590/27800010 and speak to a student advisor.

Q. I am new to Distance Learning, will I benefit from it?
There are many reasons why students elect to follow Distance learning course – issues of accessibility, time off work,  Dual qualifications, change of career, costs of other expenses, etc. Each student will have his/her reason for choosing this medium for education. Regardless of why you chose us, we will Endeavour to ensure that you enjoy your educational journey with us and will always be available to you to discuss issues that are hindering your capacity to succeed on your studies.

Q. What are the legality and validity of the IISP,SC&G Distance learning courses?

Legality and Validity-IISP,SC & G, IS AN AFFILIATE OF IBAM AND ENJOYS THE RECOGNITION RECIPROCAL CREDITS OF DISTANCE LEARNING COURSES. The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines is duly incorporated under Act XXVI of the Government of West Bengal based on the Central Government of India Act XXI of 1860 and the Literary and Scientific Institutions Act of 1854. This Act is applicable to the advancement and promotion of alternative and complementary medical sciences in India.

Legality, Validity & Utility of the training courses, practice and research in the field of psychological counselling/Alternative Systems of Medicines are in strict conformity with the Constitution of India as per Article 19(1)g and the Laws of the Land.

Successful and trained students of the Board can practice and profess the various systems of Alternative Medicines as per the Rules and Regulation of Registration from Medical Council of India (MCI) is not required to practice the alternative systems of medicines as per their letter No. MCI-34(1) / 96-Med. / 10984 addressed to the Indian Board of Alternative Medicines.

Q , Would your Institute follow and deliver the study materials/courses contents as described under each courses?

Disclaimer_All the study material. course contents are aimed to present to the readers with an overview of main theories,skills and application of tools and techniques originated by the gtreat authors, analytical psychologists and later conceptualized by researchers and practiced , where ever possible all study modules are text book based guided instructions showing references and remarks for further reading. Outline of courses contents /study module are indicative and IISP SC &G has reserved rights to sequence,change,modify the topics as relevant to each courses based on the Advisory committee /faculty decisions. The study modules may have subject material presented in deviated/altered form to mentioned against each courses. IISP,SC&G, is not accountable for disruptions in mode of delivery, procurement of books and all functions  not in place beyond its resources/capabilities.

DISCLAIMER IISP,SC&G  gives notice that all information contained within the site is subject to alteration with or without notice.  While all information contained within this website is correct at the time of publication, some details (including specifications, dates, prices, etc.) could possibly change.