Caring Minds is proud to introduce that its third wing Akademia, which offers Basic Counselling Course is now affiliated to Calcutta University and is now known as ‘Post-Graduate Diploma in Basic Counselling’. The course is a one year programme and is open to all with no age bar. The course will provide an understanding of what psychotherapy and counselling mean, the concepts of normal and abnormal behaviour patterns, theories of personality and development, schools of thought in psychology and treatment and management of psychological disorders and conditions.

The affiliated programme was inaugurated on 20th of July, 2015 in the premises of Caring Mindsby the Governor of West Bengal and the Chief Patron of the Institute Shri KeshariNathTripathi. The honourable Minister of Education for West Bengal Shri Partha Chatterjee, Vice Chancellor of Calcutta University Shri SugataMarjit and the Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University Shri Suranjan Daswere also present.

The event began with a speech from Mrs Minu Budhia who welcomed the Governor of West Bengal and other invitees and introduced the basic counselling course. Then Mr H.P. Budhia honoured the Chief Patron by handing him a plant, while Mr Sanjay Budhia greeted the Education Minister of West Bengal. The programme continued with the Governor’ speech where he felicitated and congratulated Mrs Minu Budhia and the team of Caring Minds for its growth and expansion into five wings, followed by lighting of the lamp and inaugurating the books of the basic counselling course which are made and published by Caring Minds.

The other invitees were the faculty members of the Department of Psychology, both Pure &Applied Psychology of University of Calcutta and other esteemed Colleges, psychiatrists and doctors who are on the Caring Minds panel and Principals of various distinguished Schools and Institutions were also present in the significant event. The day ended with refreshments for all who were present to celebrate the vital achievement of the only multi-faceted super-specially clinic in the city of Kolkata, Caring Minds.