Some students contact the Counseling Office when they are feeling alone, upset, or confused. Some when they are feeling angry and afraid. If you are experiencing problems related to being away from your family, residing in a different living environment, or adjusting to the academic, emotional and social demands of KIS, you are not alone. Many people have difficulties during these times.
Some examples of the issues that may lead you to counseling are:
Life in a residential school has bigger dimensions than classes and examinations. It includes the social and personal development of the students, an aspect that is considered to be equally significant. In keeping with this understanding, students at KIS are provided with access to the school’s personal counseling services. The primary aim for this department is to facilitate and provide support for the broader student services that the school offers, and to work in partnership with both the parents and dorm parents to help students achieve their maximum potential.
Student counseling requirements can include a wide spectrum of needs. Here at KIS, counseling for students includes one to one sessions as well as group sessions, depending on the identified requirement. Primarily, personal counseling services at KIS tries to engage itself with the following:
In all such instances where students require more specialized counseling, appropriate referrals to specialists are made.