The Department of Psychology and Counselling Cell of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana in collaboration with Global Child Wellness Centre organized “A Date With Happiness”-Interactive Session on Inculcating happiness through a positive Mental Health to mark the International Day of Happiness on March 20, 2023.

Mrs. Manmeet Grewal, a renowned social activist and a psychologist was the Guest of Honour while Ms. Ridhima Jain, a counsellor in Global Child Wellness Centre, Ludhiana was the resource person for the first session.

The event started with an ice breaking activity which involved a presentation on basic introduction to counselling followed by an explanation and practical implications of the same. The students were made aware of what to expect from the counselling sessions. Ms. Aayushi Jain, a Clinical Psychologist, an RCI Licensed Mental Health Professional conducted mini counselling sessions with the participants on various issues of personal growth, negative thoughts, low mood,adjustment problems etc. She gave practical tips based on the counselling for effectiveness in everyday functioning. The students were very satisfied with these sessions as they got empowered with certain tips and tools for effective management of their daily hassles and stress.

64 individuals registered for this programme and participants were provided with counselling sessions. All of them went back feeling happy and empowered to deal and adjust effectively with their everyday struggles.

The Principal appreciated the Counselling Cell and Department of Psychology for working towards dispelling the darkness and creating a happy space for all.