Psychological Counselling

Mizoram University Counselling Centre(for Psychological Counselling) Department of Psychology (located) School of Social Sciences, Mizoram University Aizawl-796004

 1.    Year of Implementation : 2012
2.    Objectives of the University Counselling Centre:

It aims at helping the clients understand and accept themselves “as they are”, and counselling is to help the student to help himself. The main objective of counselling is to bring about a voluntary change in the client. For this purpose the Counsellor provides facilities to help achieve the desired change or make the suitable choice.

The purpose of Psychological counselling are :-
1)      To provide psychological diagnostic evaluation for a range of psychological disorders to provide appropriate counselling, Psychotherapy, and /or to suggest further treatment based on the results of the psychodiagnosis.
2)      To give the student information on matters important to success.
3)      To get information about student this will be of help in solving his/her problems.
4)      To establish a feeling of mutual understanding between student and teacher.
5)      To help the student work out a plan for solving his difficulties.
6)      To help the student know himself better-his/her interests, abilities, aptitudes, and opportunities.
7)      To encourage and develop special abilities and right attitudes.
8)      To inspire successful endeavour toward attainment.
9)      To assist the student in planning for educational and vocational choices.

3.        Problems Addressed:

The problems addressed by counselling psychology include:

All types of psychological problems (bipolar and unipolar affective disorders, anxiety disorders, Personal /social adjustment disorders, attention disorders, personality disorders and some psychotic disorders, etc.) including School, career/work adjustment concerns, learning and skill difficulties. Making decisions about career and work, and dealing with school‐work‐retirement transitions. Relationship difficulties‐including marital and family difficulties. Stress management and coping with negative life events,organizational problems,dealing with and adjusting to physical disabilities, disease or injury; and the development of one’s identity.

 4.        Population Served:
Clients served by counselling psychologists include students and staff of the Mizoram University, and also any persons come or seek help from the MZU Counselling Centre may be an individuals, groups (including couples and families) and organizations of all ages. They work with groups to assist them in finding solutions to theirproblemsas well as to improve the personal and interpersonal level.

 5.        Managing Committee:
         Chairperson: Prof Zokaitluangi

         Committee Members:         
         1)  Prof. C. LalfamkimaVarte
         2)  Prof. H.K.LaldinpuiiFente
         3)  Dr.Zoengpari         
         4)  Ms.NoaremBinita Devi
6.        Facilities available:
1)      List of Psychological tests (to do entry around 200)

Neuropsychological assessment and related tests

SL. No. NAME
1 Medico Psychological Questionnaire
2 Clinical Analysis Questionnaire (CAQ)
3 Neuropsychological Symptom Checklis
4 Personal History Checklist for Adults
5 Clinical Assessment Scales for the Elderly
6 NIMHANS Neuropsychological Battery
7 Stroop Neuropsychological Screening Test
8 Luria Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery
9 Halstead Reitan Battery
10 Psychophysiological State Inventory
11 Cornell Medical Index Health Questionnaire (CMIHQ)
12 Adolescent Mental Health Questionnaire (APS)
13 PGI Health Questionnaire
14 Mental Health Checklist
15 MMSE-2 Standard Kit
16 MMSE-2 Expanded Kit
17 Psychological Assessment of Children in the Clinical Setting
18 The Dyslexia Screening Test-Secondary
19 The Dyslexia Screening Test-Junior
20 PGI Health Questionnaire (N-2)
21 ADHD Symptom Checklist
22 Child Symptom Inventory
23 Clinical Guidance for Progressive Muscular Telaxation
24 Adolescent Symptom inventory

Developmental tests

SL. No. NAME
1 Bayley Scale of Infant and Toddler Development
2 Beck Youth Inventories for Children and Adolescents
3 Youth’s Inventory

Motivational tests

SL. No. NAME
1 Job Satisfaction Scale
2 Leadership Effectiveness Scale

Environmental awareness tests

SL. No. NAME
1 Environmental Awareness Scale
2 Environment Awareness Ability Measure (EAAM)

Problem solving ability and checklists

SL. No. NAME
1 Problem Soving Ability Test
2 Problem Behavior Checklist
3 Problem Checklist
4 Youth Problem Inventory
5 Health Problem Checklist
6 Personal problem Checklist for Adolescents
7 Personal Problem Checklist for Adults
8 Children’s problem Checklist
9 Checklist of Helpful Factor

Concept Formation tests

SL. No. NAME
1 Concept Formation Test
2 Non-Verbal Concept Formation Test

Tests  of Creativity

SL. No. NAME
1 Creative Thinking (Verbal & Non Verbal)
2 Passi Test of Creativity
3 Torrance Test of Creative Thinking
4 Language Creativity Test

Aptitude Test

SL. No. NAME
1 Duncan’s Sales Aptitude Test

 Personality Inventories and related tests

SL. No. NAME
1 16 Pf
2 HSPQ
3 Kundu Introversion-Extroversion Inventory
4 Multi-Dimensional Personality Inventory
5 Type A/B Behavioral Pattern Scale
6 Locus of Control
7 Dimension of Temperament Scale
8 A Test for Temperamental Survey
9 California Personality inventory (CPI)
10 Likert Type Scale
11 Hostility Scale
12 Personality Need Inventory
13 Assertiveness Inventory
14 Suggestibility
15 Ascendance-Submission Test
16 Field-Dependence and Psychological Differentiation
18 Kundu’s Neurotic Personality Inventory
19 Children’s Personality Questionnaire

Projective Techniques

SL. No. NAME
1 Rirschach Inkblot Test
2 Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
3 Senior ApperceptionTest (SAT) (Indian Adapatation)
4 Children Apperception Test (CAT) (Indian Adaptation)
5 Feminity, Dominance and Sociability Projective Inventories
6 Clinical Case Study
7 Body Symbolism

 Interest and Study Habit Inventory

SL. No. NAME
1 Vocational Interest Record
2 Educational Interest Record
3 Study Habit Inventory
4 Orientation Inventory
5 Prolonged Deprivation Scale

 Value tests

SL. No. NAME
1 Value Orientation Scale
2 Moral Judgement Test
3 Comprehensive Value Scale

Aspiration scales

SL. No. NAME
1 Level of Aspiration
2 Risk Taking Behaviour

Aptitude Scales

SL. No. NAME
1 Prof. Rajamanickam’sRegilious Attitude Scale
2 Sex-Education Attitude Inventory
3 Rao’s School Attitude Inventory
4 Noise Attitude Scale (NAS)
5 Air Pollution Attitude Scale (APAS)
6 A Scale of Attitude Towards War
7 Dimension of Friendship Scale
8 Prejudice Scale

Stress, anxiety and relateded tests

SL. No. NAME
1 Test Anxiety Scale
2 Trait Anxiety Test (TAS)
3 State Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children (STAIC)
4 State Trait Anxiety Test
5 Sinha Comprehensive Anxiety Test
6 IPAT Anxiety Inventory
7 Beck Anxiety Inventory
8 Pre. Matrital Sexual Anxiety (PM)
9 Security-Insecurity Inventory
10 Inferiority and Insecurity Questionnaires
11 Comprehensive Test of Tension
12 Revised Children’s Manifest Anxiety Scale (RCMAS)
13 Perceived Loneliness Scale (L-Scale)
14 Presumptive Stressful Life Events Scale (PSLE)
15 Coping Inventory for Stressful Situation (CISS) (Adult)
16 Occupational Stress Index

Self concept and self related variables

SL. No. NAME
1 Self-Concept Questionnaire
2 Mosin Self Concept Inventory
3 Sinha W.A Self Analysis Form
4 Self Concept Scale
5 Self Concept List
6 Self Perception Inventory
7 Adult Self-Report Inventory
8 Self Esteem Inventory
9 Otis Self Administering Test of Mental Ability
10 Self-Analysis Test (Conflict Test)
11 Self Image Questionnaire
12 Self Control Scale

Measures of social change

SL. No. NAME
1 A Battery of Test Measuring Social Change
2 Modernization Scale
3 Battery of Modernization Scale
4 Dimension of Rigidity Scale
5 Rigidity-Flexibility Scale
6 Intergeneration Conflict
7 Conformity Behaviour
8 Person Perception

Parent child relationship and Home Environment scale

SL. No. NAME
1 Parent Child Relationship Scale
2 Family Relationship Inventory
3 Mohite Home Environment Inventory
4 Family Assessment Measure Version III (FAM III)
5 Marital Evaluation Checklist
6 Home Mangagement Scale

Interpersonal relations and maturity scales

SL. No. NAME
1 Emotional Maturity Scale
2 Rao Social Maturity Scale
3 Vineland Social Maturity Scale (VSMS)
4 Vineland II
5 Vocational Maturity Scale
6 A Comprehensive Scale for Social Maturity

Socio economic status scale

SL. No. NAME
1 Social Distance Scale
2 Caste-Stereotype Test
3 Sociometry

Adjustment and problem inventories

SL. No. NAME
1 Adjustment Inventory for School & College Pupils
2 Indian Adaptation of Bell’s Adjustment Inventory
3 Adjustment Inventory for Graduate and PG Students
4 Social Adjustment Inventory
5 Personality Adjustment Inventory
6 Adjustment Inventory for College Students
7 Adjustment Inventory for School Students (AISS)

Impulsiveness, frustration and aggression scales

SL. No. NAME
1 Rozenzwig Picture Frustration Test
2 Aggression Scale
3 Verbal Frustration Test
4 NairashyaMaapa (Frustration Test)

Learning and Memory

SL. No. NAME
1 PGI Memory Scale
2 Semantic Differential Scale
3 The Method of Paired Comparison
4 Verbal Learning Serial Positioning
5 Word Association Test
6 Human memory Long Term & Short Term
7 Style of Learning and Thinking
8 Colour Pyramid Test
9 Span of Immediate memory
10 Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS-III)
11 Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS-IV)
12 Ishihara’s Test for Colour Deficiency

Cognition and intelligence

SL. No. NAME
1 Mixed Type Group Test of Intelligence
2 Group Test of Intelligence
3 Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale
4 Draw A Man’s Test
5 BinetKamat Test
6 Cognitive Style Inventory (CSI)
7 Culture Fair Intelligence Scale (Indian Adaptation)
8 Raven’S Coloured Progressive Matirces (RCPM)
9 Raven’s Standard progressive Matrices (RSPM)
10 Bhatia Battery Intelligence Test (Children)
11 Bhatia Battery of Performance Intelligence
12 Test Koh’s Block Design
13 Embedded Gigure Test (EFT)
14 Bender Gestalt Test (BGT)
15 Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC)
16 WechlerAsult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-III)

Tests for assessing clinical aspects of personality

SL. No. NAME
1 NEO PI-R and NEO-FFI
2 NEO-FFI-3 Adolescent Form S Kit
3 Detailed Assessment of Post Traumatic Stress
4 Trauma Symptom Inventory
5 HJ Eysenck MPI
6 EPQ-R
7 Eysenck’s Personality Profiler IPAT Depression Scale
8 IPAT Depression Scale
9 Depression Scale
10 Children’s Depression Rating Scale
11 Adult Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire (ASIQ)
12 Personality Assessment Inventory
13 Neuroticism Scale Questionnaire
14 A test to Measure Humou4r
15 Behavioral Deviance Scale
16 Beck’s Depression Inventory
17 Revised Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression
18 Attention Disorders in Children
19 MMPI-2 Structural summary Adult Interpretive System

Achievement tests

SL. No. NAME
1 Achievement Values and Anxiety Inventory (AVAI)
2 Deo-Mohan Achievement Motivation Scale (n-Ach)

LIST OF APPARATUS:

SL. No. NAME
1 Metronome (Electronic)
2 Chin Rest
3 Blind goggle
4 Statistical Tales
5 Colour Disc (set of 4) and (set of 6)
6 Amplifier
7 IRT: Bilog MG, Multilog. Parscale Test fact + CD
8 AUXAL : auxological Analysis of Longitudinal Measurements of Human Stature Version 3 + CD
9 PRELIS 2: User’s Reference Guide
10 Multivariate Statistical Methods in Behavioral Research
11 Hierarchical Linear Models- Applications and Data Analysis  Methods, Second edition
12 LISREL 8 : Structural Equation Modeling with the SIMPLIS Command Language- Karl Joreskog& Dag Sorbom
13 LISREL 8 : New Statistical Features – Karl Joreskog& Dag Sorbom, Mathilda&Sephen du Joit
14 Interactive LISREL : User’s Guide + CD-Mathilda&Sephen du Joit,
15 HLM 6 : Hierarchical Linear and Nonlinear Modeling +CD-Stephen Raudenbush, Anthony Bryk, Yuk Fai Cheong, Richard Congdom, Mathilda Du Joint
16 Structural Equation Modeling : Present and Future – Robert Cudect, Sephen du Joit, Dag Sorbom
17 Cacets 3.64.0 CD-ROM
18 Winsteps 3.66.0.CD-ROM

PSYCHOPHYSICS AND SCALING METHOD

SL. No. NAME
1 Digital GSR Monitor GM-124
2 Weight Illusion Apparatus
3 Aesthesioneter
4 Biophysical Recoder
5 Basin Anticipation
6 Muller Lyer Illusion Figure

LEARNING AND MEMORY

SL. No. NAME
1 Mirrofr Tracking (MT-981)
2 Digital Memory Scope (MD-100)

BIOFEEDBACK  MATERIALS

SL. No. NAME
1 Computerised Bio Feedback for (GSR, Temperature, Pulse Rate, Respiratiion, EMG, EEG (Neuro feedback) Paramenters Model : Psychofeedback CBF 206
2 ECG Biofeedback CBF 7000
3 EMG Biofeedback
4 Digital Temperature Biofeedback Respiration Biofeedback

ATTENTION

SL. No. NAME
1 Tachistoscope (Electronic)
2 Tachistoscope (Fall Door Type)

7.    Rooms available(to do entry around 6)

1 Cubical room for conduction of Psychological test

2 Intensive Diagnostic Room (one side mirror with sound proof)

3  Group Counselling Room

8.    Students (Patients) Enrolments (in year wise: 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018):

 (to do entry for five years)

Patients/ Client records was maintained in the centre under strict Confidential

9.    Name of the agencies involved:

Name of the Institution Institution’s Addressed
1.        Mizoram state Legal servicesAuthority, Government of Mizoram Government of Mizoram, Secretarial Complex. Government of Mizoram
2. Social Welfare Department, Government of Mizoram Chaltlang, Aizawl-796016.
3 Psychiatric Word, Civil Hospital, Government of Mizoram. Civil Hospital, Kulikawn. Government of Mizoram

10.              Mizoram University Counselling Centre is open during office Hour in all working days for consultation.