Mala Thiagarajan

Hyderabad, India

Mala Thiagarajan, Diploma Holder - International Graduate Diploma in Counselling Skills (IGDCS) of Banjara Academy
Mala Thiagarajan, Diploma Holder - International Graduate Diploma in Counselling Skills (IGDCS) of Banjara Academy
IGDCS Regn No: 101163,
Apr 2012-Apr 2013

The experience I had all these days has been really good.

I felt like a student again. It has been very many years since I did anything which required this kind of work which makes me think introspect and get an answer. There was no time binding submission of assignments and I could do at my pace. This was very comfortable. All the assignments were so designed that it brought out the requirement of the real skills to become a counselor. Doing an online course was a new experience. I was not a computer savvy person, so had my own doubts about it. Initially I had some problem but as the days went by it became easier. The course work could be accessed at my leisure. There were no set rules that the assignment has to be done in a particular way, and that made it even more comfortable. Doing this course has helped me in building my confidence. The feedback's I received from Shabana really helped me to assess myself. Her encouraging words were important to me to feel good. Though I have been counseling, some of the requirement given in the lessons made me think and introspect and improve on it. I have realized that a person coming for help should be empowered to face his issues and work towards a solution and our job is only to facilitate it. I have also learnt that mere listening will not suffice. Care should be given to read the unsaid words by observing the body language. The importance of my being fully attentive and accepting has also been taken care .This course has helped me to feel that I am qualified to become a counselor which I had as a small doubt. I have enjoyed my course and feel more confident as a person and also as a counselor. I thank the whole team for taking the effort to put up this kind of lesson plan. The assignments were great and made us work for each one of it which helped a lot. I specially thank my mentor Shabana who has been in this journey with me and helping me. I felt I have gained a good friend and guide. Thank You.

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