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
1Medico Psychological Questionnaire
2Clinical Analysis Questionnaire (CAQ)
3Neuropsychological Symptom Checklis
4Personal History Checklist for Adults
5Clinical Assessment Scales for the Elderly
6NIMHANS Neuropsychological Battery
7Stroop Neuropsychological Screening Test
8Luria Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery
9Halstead Reitan Battery
10Psychophysiological State Inventory
11Cornell Medical Index Health Questionnaire (CMIHQ)
12Adolescent Mental Health Questionnaire (APS)
13PGI Health Questionnaire
14Mental Health Checklist
15MMSE-2 Standard Kit
16MMSE-2 Expanded Kit
17Psychological Assessment of Children in the Clinical Setting
18The Dyslexia Screening Test-Secondary
19The Dyslexia Screening Test-Junior
20PGI Health Questionnaire (N-2)
21ADHD Symptom Checklist
22Child Symptom Inventory
23Clinical Guidance for Progressive Muscular Telaxation
24Adolescent Symptom inventory

Developmental tests

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

Motivational tests

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

Environmental awareness tests

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

Problem solving ability and checklists

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

Concept Formation tests

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

Tests  of Creativity

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

Aptitude Test

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

 Personality Inventories and related tests

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

Projective Techniques

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

 Interest and Study Habit Inventory

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

 Value tests

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

Aspiration scales

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

Aptitude Scales

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

Stress, anxiety and relateded tests

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

Self concept and self related variables

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

Measures of social change

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

Parent child relationship and Home Environment scale

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

Interpersonal relations and maturity scales

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

Socio economic status scale

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

Adjustment and problem inventories

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

Impulsiveness, frustration and aggression scales

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

Learning and Memory

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

Cognition and intelligence

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

Tests for assessing clinical aspects of personality

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

Achievement tests

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

LIST OF APPARATUS:

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

PSYCHOPHYSICS AND SCALING METHOD

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

LEARNING AND MEMORY

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

BIOFEEDBACK  MATERIALS

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

ATTENTION

SL. No.NAME
1Tachistoscope (Electronic)
2Tachistoscope (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 InstitutionInstitution’s Addressed
1.        Mizoram state Legal servicesAuthority, Government of MizoramGovernment of Mizoram, Secretarial Complex. Government of Mizoram
2. Social Welfare Department, Government of MizoramChaltlang, 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.