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2nd International Conference on Counseling Psychology, will be organized around the theme “To formulate a trans-disciplinary approach towards Counseling Psychology”
Counseling Psychology 2017 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Counseling Psychology 2017
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Counseling Psychology is a specialty and field of concentration in Professional Psychology that cultivates in cynosure on aiding with personal and interpersonal functioning throughout the life time. The paramount aspects in the life of an individual including Educational, Developmental, Emotional, Social, Vocational aspects are its primary concern. Counseling Psychology focuses on wide variety of mental health issues. Major part of Counseling Psychology includes non-verbal communication and building rapport with the client. The conception of Counseling Psychology is the concoction of the theories of notable psychologists such as Lightner Witmer, Carl Jung, and Alfred Adler. Counseling Psychology holds a unique panorama in the broader practice based disciplines of psychology by paying attention to both to normal developmental issues and emotional and physical disorders.
- Track 1-1Psychology
- Track 1-2Impact of counseling
- Track 1-3Qualitative research in counseling psychology
- Track 1-4Research in counseling psychology
Counseling Psychologist concentrates on person-centered therapy, based on patients’ own individual life experiences. They try to identify and understand their negative beliefs. They are based in consultancy, education and research, prisons and probation services, mental health clinics, hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, and schools. Counseling Psychologists create a comfortable and inviting atmosphere and will be understanding and non-judgmental. They work with the client in a holistic and insightful manner which enables the later to consider change in to positive vibes. Clinical Psychology and Counseling Psychology are often mistaken for each other. Clinical Psychologists treats patients with serious symptoms and disorders. Counseling Psychologists on the other hand typically focus on individuals with less severe symptoms such as dealing with every day stress and adjusting to life’s systole and diastole.
- Track 2-1Counseling based on person’s experience
- Track 2-2Mental health problems counseling
- Track 2-3Psychological experience counseling
Developmental Psychology explains about the development of humans over time. It explains both the effect of nurturing from babies to adults and effect of nature, as the culture itself evolves through the years and decades. Developmental Psychology is an amalgamation of various disciplines in Psychology which are having a shared purpose but dissimilar from one another in remaining respects.
- Track 3-1Child Protection and Advocacy
- Track 3-2Pregnancy, Infancy, and Childhood Development
- Track 3-3Developmental Disabilities and Special Needs
- Track 3-4Beyond Childhood (Adolescence)
Cognitive Psychology uses a sophisticated approach to establish a complementary camaraderie between internal thought process of the brain and resultant external behavior. Cognitive Psychology stands apart from other disciplines by focusing on the internal processes that result in the visible behavior of individuals, while rest of them explains through biological and genetic factors. It applies a nomothetic approach to discover cognitive processes of Human Cognitive Psychology by establishing a comparison between information processing paradigm of human and computer. Cognitive Psychology is highly applicable and supports its theories with many empirical studies
- Track 4-1Principles of human learning
- Track 4-2Development and theories of cognitive processing
- Track 4-3Measurement of overt behavior and cognitions
- Track 4-4Empirically supported treatment
- Track 4-5Neuroimaging
Industrial and Organizational Psychology (I-O Psychology) is the application of scientific study and psychological theories to the human behavior at their workplace. I-O Psychology aims at obtaining principles of Individual, Group and Organizational behavior and redirecting them towards solving problems at work. I-O Psychology emphasizes on utilization of skills and procedures to elevate the quality of work life of an employee.
- Track 5-1Acknowledge training and development needs
- Track 5-2Formulating and evaluating training programs
- Track 5-3Criteria development for performance evaluation
- Track 5-4Assessing Market strategies
Cultural awareness is very important in counseling. Cultural counselling is simply counseling patients but taking into consideration their cultural beliefs and the effect that can have on their treatment. Cultural awareness is an understanding, sensitivity, and appreciation of the history, values, experiences, and lifestyles of minority groups. These groups may include differences in race, culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, developmental disabilities, or age. It includes Acceptance and Cognitive defusion.
- Track 6-1Acceptance
- Track 6-2Cognitive defusion
- Track 6-3Identifying cultural differences
Comparative Psychology is the scientific study of behavioral characteristics of animals, excluding Homo sapiens. Unlike other disciplines in Psychology, Comparative Psychology/ Counseling are specialized on Phylogenetic history, Adaptive significance and Developmental behavior of animals. Comparative Counseling studies individual behavior, Reproductive behavior and Social behavior as its primary fields of research in animals.
- Track 7-1Mental processes of non-human animals
- Track 7-2Adaptive significance
- Track 7-3Development of behavior
- Track 7-4Understanding of evolutionary relationship
Personality Psychology deals with the understanding of personality and how it varies among different people. It also studies the similarity between the individuals in terms of personality. In definition, Personality is a combination of thoughts, behavior patterns and social attitudes. Hence understanding Personality Psychology, we get insights on how an individual reacts in certain situations. Psychologists diagnose, treat and study the personality disorders (Traits), that interferes with day-to-day life of an individual.
- Track 8-1Personality theories
- Track 8-2Behaviorist theories
- Track 8-3Personality tests
- Track 8-4Methods measuring Inner experience
Health Psychology is specialized in exploring environmental, psychological, cultural, societal and biological factors of life and their effects on physical health. A bio-psycho-social design is followed as a central strategy in health psychology. The psychological factors which affect the health are anxiety levels, personality traits and lifestyle. It is further divided into clinical health psychology, public health psychology, community health psychology and critical health psychology.
- Track 9-1Critical analysis of health policy
- Track 9-2Doctor–patient communication
- Track 9-3Adherence to medical advice
- Track 9-4Roles of Health Psychologist
Counselling Psychology is a specialty within professional psychology that maintains a focus on facilitating personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span. The specialty pays particular attention to emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organizational concerns. Counselling psychology constitutes Cognitive defusion, Psychological flexibility and Behavioral therapy. The general goal of counselling psychology acceptance is to increase psychological flexibility, the ability to contact the present moment more fully as a conscious human being. The purpose of cognitive defusion is to help clients who are caught up in the content of their own cognitive activity to “defuse” from the literal meaning of thoughts and instead become more aware of thinking as an active, on-going, relational process that is situated, both historically and situationally
- Track 10-1Cognitive defusion
- Track 10-2Psychological flexibility
- Track 10-3Behavioral therapy
Counseling psychology as a psychological specialty facilitates personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span with a focus on emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organizational concerns. Counseling psychology is a broad and diverse discipline within mental health care. The role of counseling has evolved into a broader scope since the year 2000. It now encompasses a systematic helping process based on the principle of psychology used by the professional counsellor to help clients in handling their development, challenges in modem living and mental disorders. In the future, counseling psychology uses social justice training advanced methods, innovative approaches to make it more liable to clients.
- Track 11-1Social justice training
- Track 11-2Advanced methods
- Track 11-3Innovative approaches
The relationship between counsellor and client, inevitably, plays significant role in determining counseling outcomes. Counseling Psychology outcomes the personal expectations and responsibilities, cultural barriers to accessing psychological therapies, Challenges in counseling immigrant clients, role of religion and spirituality in counseling. Therefore, validation in counseling is very essential and plays significant role in building equal therapeutic relationship. Validation refers to the act that counsellor regards client’s experience is valid which conveys a sense of appreciation, non-discrimination and respect towards the client.
- Track 12-1Personal expectations and responsibilities
- Track 12-2Cultural barriers to accessing psychological therapies
- Track 12-3Challenges in counseling immigrant clients
- Track 12-4Role of religion and spirituality in counseling