PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELLING CENTRE
Our centre provides support to students and staff with any challenges, academic or personal, you may be facing. Our aim is to help to improve your psychological well being by providing a safe and caring environment where you can access counselling services.
The Centre also aims to train and educate individuals through workshops and seminars, which can promote mental health and improve people’s knowledge in the field of psychology.
Do you know that humans are divers? And if we want to succeed further through our lives, we have to invest into our future self, shaping and balancing between such elements as IQ + EQ + PQ + SQ + AQ.
You can find short information and online free tests for each Quotient. Keep in mind that tests give you only an approximate description of you.
Intelligence Quotient – is a measure of your ability to reason and solve problems.While IQ can be a predictor of things such as academic success, experts caution that it is not necessarily a guarantee of life success.
Emotional Quotient – the ability to understand, use, and manage your own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict. https://www.idrlabs.com/global-eq/test.php
Power Quotient - Ability to listen, identify and respond to internal messages about one’s physical self. Learn about and understand the mind body connection. Determining our body’s perfect weight, fitness level and perfect diet.
Spiritual Quotient – the ability to behave with wisdom and compassion, while maintaining inner and outer peace, regardless of the situation. Deeper understanding of one’s own world view, life purpose, value hierarchy and controlling personal ego to consider the higher self.
The Counselling Centre provides free individual counselling to all SDU students in Kazakh, Russian and English languages.
There are challenging situations in everyone’s life, when we feel like we can’t handle certain difficulties by ourselves. If you feel like you need professional help to solve some of these problems, please feel free to contact us!
Counsellors can help you with a wide range of difficulties:
- Family problems and parental separations
- Relationship difficulties
- Work-related problems
- Academic difficulties
- Managing transitions
- Anxiety and stress
- Mood disorders
- Problems with establishing contacts
- Problems with self-esteem
- Lack of motivation, doubts about the career path you have chosen
- The loss of an important person
Both employees and students are welcome to contact us. Offline and online alternatives are possible.
The psychologist will help you to reconsider your problems, provide you with support, and help you manage change. However, we do not prescribe medications, in case of need we suggest consulting a psychiatrist.
is a process of understanding more about yourself and others in a safe environment. In group, you will have the opportunity to explore patterns of thinking and behaving that are similar to how you relate to others in your life.
Group Counselling is conducted in the Psychodrama method. Psychodrama is a method for realizing your inner conflicts and contradictions. An opportunity to look at your present in a new way, and to meet your past. This method allows you to model the future, it teaches mutual understanding and dialogue.
You are welcome to share as much as you wish about yourself in the group, however, the more open you are the better experience you will have. Group Counselling is for students only. The group meets one day every week for 1,5-2 hours during one semester. Done only on campus.
TRAININGS & WORKSHOPS
We organize workshops and trainings in different scope of topics: Emotional Intelligence, Communication Skills, Antistress Relaxation and other.
Information will be announced through e-mail and instagram.