COUNSELLING

The Counselling Centre provides mental health services to all stake holders of the Educational Institution, including students, parents and faculty at the School and Degree College level.  The vision of the Centre is to provide superior quality of services to our students, parents and teachers towards achieving our goal of overall Positive Mental Health and Inclusion.

The mental health services of the Counselling Centre include a broad spectrum of assessment, prevention, intervention, counselling, consultation, training and referral activities and services.  Through these services, the Counselling Centre aims to: ensure a safe and healthy learning environment for all students; prevent and respond to crisis; address students’ social-emotional needs; initial screening and observation of specific children at the time of admission; diagnose and respond to a serious mental health conditions in children.

The Centre aims to maximize inclusive support for students with special needs who are either diagnosed or at risk.  In this regard, the Centre works in partnership with teachers, parents, students, management and external multi-disciplinary professionals towards achieving positive outcomes for all.  Remedial education by the Centre’s Special Educators includes providing individualized basic skills instructions to students who have identified deficiencies in reading, writing and math and designing lesson plans to cater to their individual learning needs with the primary aim of integrating them into mainstream learning.

KYC – Know your Counselling Centre

The Counselling Centre’s has 8 professionals this academic year; 5 professionally qualified Counsellors/Psychologists and 3 Special Educators, who work under the guidance of Senior Psychiatrist Dr. Harish Shetty.

Ms. Pratima Bhandarkar
Centre Head

Qualification: MSW, Dip Play Therapy, PGDMS

Responsible for the services of the Counselling Centre to both the schools and the college.  In addition, counsellor for International Board Ch Pt, IG, AS levels and IB.

Ms.Divya Nair
Clinical Psychologist

MA in Applied Psychology (Clinical)
Section: State Board Primary
International Board – CP levels

Ms.Nidhi Chedda
Clinical Psychologist

MA in Applied Psychology (Clinical)
Section: State Board Secondary

Ms.Natasha Mehta
Counseling Psychologist

MA in Applied Psychology (Counselling)
Section: International Board IPC afternoon,
Junior College, Degree College – B.M.S, BSc.IT, BBI, MSc.IT

Ms. Sushreeta Sule
Clinical Psychologist

MA in Applied Psychology (Clinical)
Section: International Board IPC – Morning,
State board Preprimary,
Degree College – B.A.F, B.Com, BMM , M.Com

Ms.Regina Corda
Special educator – B.Ed in special Education

Section: State Board – Secondary
International Board – CP and Checkpoint

Ms.Lakshmi Vivishnavel
Special educator – B.Com, Diploma in Learning Disorders Management & Child Psychology

Section: State Board –Preprimary;
International Board – IPC, CP and Checkpoint

Ms.Sarah Thomas
Special educator- B.Ed in special Education

Section- State Board -Primary,
International Board – CP