Jalandhar December 13 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen, The Freudian Psychological Society of HMV organised a workshop on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. The Resource Person Ms. Komaldeep Kaur, Clinical Psychologist, Sahara Psychiatry and De-addiction Hospital, Bhogpur, was welcomed by Dr. Ashmeen Kaur, Head of the PG Department of Psychology with a planter and painting by the students of HMV, as a token of appreciation.
Ms. Komaldeep discussed the basic concepts of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, it’s major components and therapeutic validity and applications. She stressed on how CBT helps discover dysfunctions of thoughts and creates a balance between behaviour and emotions. Ms. Komaldeep discussed the criterions of dysfunctional behaviour and how it affects the cognitive processes in individuals and their core beliefs. She further elaborated on the goals of therapy and techniques of application such as De-catastrophizing, reattribution and redefining.
On this event Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen also talked about the importance of behavioral screening and importance of therapeutic approaches such as CBT as a practice for implementing positive mental health. In the course of the event Ms. Komaldeep discussed various case histories with solutions. The event was attended by students from department of Psychology who actively participated and asked queries. Priyanshu from B.A. Sem 5 anchored the event. Faculty members Ms. Harpreet, Ms. Shruti, Ms. Vanshika and Ms. Niharika were also present. Ms. Parul from B. Voc (MHC) Sem 5 gave the vote of thanks.