Services for Outside Organizations

University-based Counseling Services

Currently, the Centre is offering counseling services to the students and faculty of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) as well as Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) under an agreement. In addition to providing counseling services, counselors also conduct orientation workshops to raise awareness about psychosocial counseling and mental health on university campuses.

School Program

The Centre is also involved in psychosocial awareness-raising in primary and secondary schools for students, parents, and teachers. It conducts psychosocial educational workshops at local schools on topics such as What is psychosocial counseling?, Positive Parenting, Classroom Management, and Adolescent Development in order to spread awareness about counseling services and psychosocial issues in school communities.

Seminars, Workshops, and Professional Trainings

The Psychosocial Counseling Centre regularly conducts psychosocial seminars and trainings for different organizations, institutions, and corporations. In the past the Centre has conducted seminars for the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA), University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Concern Worldwide, and HEED International School. The Centre also organizes training courses on psychosocial topics for different organizations and educational institutions, including BRAC, Nari Maitree, Dhaka University, Jahangirnagar University and BRAC University. Recently the Centre has begun providing psychosocial support and trainings in the corporate sector for companies such as APEX Footwear Ltd.

Additionally, the Centre facilitates various professional trainings for psychologists and mental health professionals at the Centre. The most recent trainings were on Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Advanced Psychosocial Counseling: A Way to Professional Growth.

Please contact us if your organization or company is interested in receiving psychosocial trainings, workshops, or support services.

Post-disaster Counseling Support

In 2013, after the tragic collapse of Rana Plaza in Savar, the Centre provided counseling support services to survivors and their families. Services were provided both during and after the rescue operations. Support was also extended to include two rescue workers who received intensive counseling at the Centre.