Guidance and Counselling Cell

(Energizing Minds for a better tomorrow)

Mental health is the most important aspect of any child’s social and cognitive development. Therefore, the Guidance and Counselling Cell desires and strives to ensure health and vitality. It provides the students with supportive environment to succeed academically, socially and emotionally.

Guidance and Counselling Cell is an initiative by DPS Eldeco, that works with an objective to provide assistance to students, parents and teachers in order to promote positive mental health in school environment.

Guidance &Counselling Cell took its first step under the able guidance of Principal Ms. Manisha Anthwal.

This initiative started to spread happiness and provide solutions to students, teachers and parents so that they are able to lead their lives effectively.

This cell strives to meet the academic, career, personal and social needs of every student.In doing so, students are prepared to meet the challenges of the future.

Individual as well as group counselling sessions are conducted from primary- middle school to senior school level.

During sessions, play therapy techniques along with solution counselling, need assessment, CBT, psychometric testing, are incorporated to solve various problems, ranging from ADHD, exam anxiety, social media addiction, suicidal tendencies, bullying, substance abuse, identity crisis to minor issues like slow/poor handwriting and other conduct/behavioural issues.

Guidance &Counselling Cell has conducted numerous workshops in the year 2019-20 which has provided assistance for students, to lead a mentally healthy and happy life.

WEBINARS AND SEMINARS

  • A webinar, ‘Supporting your emotional wellbeing during COVID’ 19 outbreak ‘ was conducted for classes IX and X, where, Dr.Shweta Kensal, a practicing clinical psychologist (RCI Licensed) was invited as the resource person. She addressed the students along with the school counsellor.Students were given an insight into various kinds of emotions and were told about waysto deal with erratic emotional outbursts caused due to the pandemic. During the webinar topics like illness, time management, examination anxiety and coping with the new online education were also covered.
  • Webinar on Mental Health Awareness was conducted for classes X-XII where, Dr. Neha Anand (Psychotherapist / Social Activist) and school counsellor addressed the students. The webinar aimed at providing knowledge about various mental health illness. Apart from that, students were given knowledge about life skills.
  • Guidance and counselling cell also organized mental health awareness week from 04-10-2020 to 10-10-2020, where various activities were conducted, like poster making and slogan writing (IX-XII), article writing (VI-VIII), story – telling by teachers (IV-VIII) and power- point presentation (X-XII) in order to promote an understanding about Mental-wellbeing amongst students and teachers and to empower them. A webinar on ‘Mission Shakti’- an initiative by state government was also organized, where Ms Archana Singh (Head/In charge 181 Central Women Helpline), Dr.Anand (Social Activist) and the school counsellor addressed the teachers and students of grade VIII-XII on women safety. Apart from that topics like Cyber Crime, adolescent issues and social media issues were also disclosed in detail.

Bullying and Abusive Language
Positive Parenting
Time Management