Our mission at the Counseling Centre of Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research is to promote the mental health of all the students, to improve their quality of life and create a learning environment that facilitates their individual development. The Counseling Centre offers a broad range of services including individual therapy, group therapy, as well as medication, assessment and management.


In addition to these, Counselling Centre provides a range of programs to promote mental health, emotional resilience and wellness throughout the campus community. Our counselors interact with students during orientation, conduct sensitization programs and theme-focused short-term group sessions. The Counselling Centre also runs a Training Programme for Student Coordinators to address suicide prevention and effectively deal with stressors on campus.


The College Counselling Centre was founded in, and provides the following services:

  • personal counselling- interviews for better personal and social adjustment;
  • personality evaluation tests for self-improvement;
  • testing programmes for vocational purposes;
  • information on careers, professions and specialized studies in India and abroad;
  • information on scholarships and financial assistance schemes;
  • help in the admission of students and
  • In organizing orientation programmes for fresher’s.
  • Psychometric tests are conducted all through the year at the centre. During the summer vacations these tests are conducted in special batches to cater to the rush that there is at that time.

    Tests conducted are those to measure Aptitude, IQ, Interests and Personality. Once the tests are completed, explanations are given of the test results and guidance is provided accordingly.


    Confidentiality

    All sessions are confidential and no information is released to anyone. The obvious exceptions to confidentiality include cases that involve imminent harm and danger to the students. In emergency situations, students generally can be seen almost immediately.

    Counsellor listens to the students' concerns with empathy and responds in a non judgemental way. The process is confidential except in a condition where disclosure is necessary to protect or abide by the institute policy.


    Some of the common concerns of this age group student's are-

  • Academic pressures (Lack of concentration and motivation for studies, underachievement, backlogs, exam stress, unhealthy competition)
  • Loneliness and homesickness
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Peer pressure
  • Relationship issues
  • Family Problems
  • Procrastination
  • Cyber bullying
  • Behavioural problems (anger outbursts, disobedience, lying etc)
  • Low confidence and self esteem
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Depression, anxiety and other mental health problems)
  • Substance abuse
  • To make an appointment with the counselor, please contact
    Dr. R. Vasuki
    HOD – Dept. of Biomedical Engg.
    0 – 98849 43139
    Counseling Time
    - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; Monday – Friday