Topic: Session on Counseling for the Elderly
Venue: St Francis College for Women, Begumpet, Hyderabad
Date: 21st March 2016
Facilitator: Divya Raj G, ARDSI-Hyd Deccan Consultant Psychologist
The session was facilitated by Divya Raj, Consultant psychologist, ARDSI-Hyderabad Deccan for the students of PG Diploma in Counseling Psychology at St Francis, Hyderabad. It was attended by around 10 students.
The session commenced with a brief introduction to problems in the elderly with an overview of dementia. The speaker then went on to explain the process of counseling for the elderly keeping in mind the cultural and social restrictions in India.