Geriatric counselling can be one of the many measures to help our elders age healthily. This type of counselling is meant to offer assistance to older adults during this difficult transition in their lives.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelors degree in Psychology or social work
Masters degree in Psychology
What you need to get started
Counsellors must have a background in mental health and counselling, including knowledge in mental and emotional disorders, counselling strategies, and other therapeutic interventions.
They must also understand how to help clients adjust to changes and challenges in their lives and evaluate services to ensure that the desired outcome is met.
High Emotional Quotient
Passion for Mental health Care
Passion to work with the elderly
Quick thinking in a crisis
Providing physical and psychological assessment services for older adults
Treatment for mental health issues
Assistance with problems interfering with a senior's quality of life.
Colleges in India
Delhi University, New Delhi
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
Ambedkar University, New Delhi
Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi
Christ University, Bengaluru
The University of Oxford.
University of California – Berkeley
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