The COUNSELLING CENTRE provides mental health services to all stakeholders of the Educational Institution, including students, parents and faculty at the School and Degree College level. The vision of the Centre is to provide superior quality of services to our students, parents and teachers towards achieving our goal of overall Positive Mental Health and Inclusion.
The mental health services of the Counselling Centre include a broad spectrum of assessment, prevention, intervention, counselling, consultation, training, referral activities and services. Through these services, the Counselling Centre aims to: ensure a safe and healthy learning environment for all students; prevent and respond to crisis; address students’ social-emotional needs; initial screening and observation of specific children at the time of admission; diagnose and respond to a serious mental health conditions in children.
The Centre aims to maximize inclusive support for students with special needs who are either diagnosed or at risk. In this regard, the Centre works in partnership with teachers, parents, students, management and external multi-disciplinary professionals towards achieving positive outcomes for all. Remedial education by the Centre’s Special Educators includes providing individualized basic skills instructions to students who have identified deficiencies in reading, writing and math and designing lesson plans to cater to their individual learning needs with the primary aim of integrating them into mainstream learning.
The Counselling Centre has 8 professionals this academic year; 3 professionally qualified Counsellors/Psychologists and 4 Special Educators and 1 Occupational Therapist, who work under the guidance of Senior Psychiatrist Dr. Harish Shetty. Parents and Students can contact their Teachers/Coordinators/HM’s/Prinicpals if they wish to get in touch with any of our team members for academic and or/ Behaviour issues. We can also be contacted directly on our Instagram account @smscounselling and facebook account Thecounsellingcentre Bssmsei Powai
Dr. Harish Shetty
Ms Natasha Mehta – Centre Head
MA in Applied Psychology – Counselling
Dip in ASD,