Activities involved in the career
Guidance and counselling is a branch of psychology, which studies the organized efforts of schools and other institutions such as family, prison, church, hospitals and industries to help clients/ students develop their maximum potential. It focuses processes of helping clients or students with problems so as to effect a desirable change in the life of such individuals in order to realize the desired goals as may be stated in Guidance/ Counselling are called Guidance Counselors/ Therapists/ Rehabilitators. Therapists or Counselors offer guidance or counselling services in a systematic way that would facilitate the personal development of individuals. They develop valid and reliable tests to measure the intelligence, achievement, interest and personality of the clients. They also use the test to predict the clients’ behaviours or achievements, to select candidates, to classify candidates and evaluate performances of students or clients. Guidance and counselling is a helping profession through which individuals are guided and counselled to make the best possible decision about their lives.