"SUCCESS IS NOT THE KEY TO HAPPINESS,

 HAPPINESS IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS.

 IF YOU LOVE WHAT YOU ARE DOING, YOU WILL BE SUCCESSFUL… "

Albert Schweitzer

 

AIMS

 

The Guidance and Counselling Unit will offer students guidance, regarding  their emotinal, social, academic and professional development and psychological counselling when needed. The unit aims the students to be self confident, independent, spiritually healty and self aware, actualizing  their  full potentials.

 

ACTIVITIES

 

The Guidance and Counselling Unit offers three  types of counselling to students either individually or in group studies.

 

  • Personal Counselling
    • Orientation programs
    • Adapting the physical and emotional changes of the adolescence.
    • Providing  positive self esteem
    • Self confidence
    • Effective communication skills and empathy
    • Managing  a crisis
    • Anger management
    • Coping with stress
    • Sexual education
    • Friendships and relationships
    • Peer pressure
    • Communication in the family
    • Problem solving skills
    • Decision making processes

 

  • Educational Counselling
    • Planning and organization abilities
    • Learning styles
    • Time management
    • Managing exam axiety
    • Effective studying habits
    • Evaluating cognitive abilities

 

  • Vocational counselling
    • Recognition of interests and abilities
    • Field and job selection
    • Providing information about the professions
    • Career counselling
    • Providing information about the Turkish Universities
    • Education abroad

 

Besides the activities with the students,  considering  the needs of the parents,  parents skills training programs, meetings are planned and seminars are organized.

 

The Guidance and Counselling Unit works in coorperation with the students, teachers and parents based on the volunteering, confidentiality and privacy principles.