Psychology

Holy Cross College extended its service in the field of Psychology with the inauguration of the Department of Psychology in the month of June, 2017. In view of catering to the burning need of the society, in building up the mental health of people from all walks of life, the college opened up its door for the aspiring young psychologists of the town with PG Degree (M.Sc. Psychology) as a regular programme.

Scope

  • Counsellors, NGO, Home for the aged, Rehabilitation Centres
  • De-addiction, special schools
  • School Counsellors
  • Career Counsellors
  • Trainers
  • Working in psychiatric hospitals
  • Psy. In HR, Corporate counsellors
  • Teaching in nursing & B.Ed colleges
  • Consultant psychologist
  • Researcher
  • Academician
  • DRDO (Defence research and development organization)
  • Defence Institute of Psychology

Eligibility: Candidate must be a graduate from a recognized college/ university of any discipline

Courses Offered: M.Sc. Psychology

Duration: 2 years

Admission: Admission starts from June 2018 (limited seats)

Activities:

The inauguration of Halcyon Club was held on 10.10.2017. Chief Guest of the day was Dr.A.R. Syeeda Sheerin M.B.B.S., D.N.B., Psychiatrist from Sana Hospital, Trichy. Guest of honour for the programme was secretary of the college Dr.(Sr) Lily.V. Dr.(Sr) S.Catherine, Head, Department of psychology welcomed the gathering. The club was inaugurated by Dr.(Sr.) Christina Bridget, Principal of the college, who in her address spoke about the importance of mental health for students and its influence in their academics.

The chief guest gave an enlightening speech on mental health. She also spoke about the ignorance and social stigma regarding mental health in the society. She emphasized on the role of psychologist in preventing and treating mental illness through counselling and therapy.

The elected office bearers were Ms.A.Merlin as Secretary and Ms.T.Monica as Joint Secretary. The program concluded with vote of thanks by the secretary of the club.