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Explore a Career as a Psychologist

A certified online Mentorship exclusively for students
(14-18-year-olds) that are curious to learn about the field of Psychology before making a career decision.

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

Dates and Timings: April 20th to June 4th,
Tuesdays and Fridays, 5 PM to 6:30 PM IST
Selection based on interest form and phone interview

Unherd in association with Team Saantvan is offering
a few students (14-18-years-old) an online mentorship in Psychology and Psychiatry. This is a certified experience exclusively curated for pre-college students to explore a career in Mental Health Studies before making a career decision. So, if you wonder how psychologists work, wish to experience the know-how of counseling sessions, or just looking to learn from industry professionals – here’s an opportunity to be mentored by experienced psychologists and a psychiatrist

April 20th to June 4th, Tuesdays and Fridays, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM IST | Certified Course Fee: Rs. 4550/-

Career Introduction

Explore what it takes to be a psychologist first-hand from an experienced psychologist at Team Saantvan. Ask the expert – which colleges/courses to apply for, the work hours, salary expectations, and more.

Mock Counselling Sessions

Get hands-on experience in counseling by conducting mock sessions. Equip yourselves with the technical skills required to conduct such sessions and learn about the usage of different therapies.

Case studies

Using case study methods, discuss how theories are applied in real-world scenarios to solve complex mental growth problems in humans.

Psychiatry

Learn from a Psychiatrist about their profession, their work with Psychologists and how it is different. Understand the complex structure of the human brain/mind and how it can affect the behavior, personality, thoughts, and well-being of an individual.

Project

Apply your learnings into practice – work on a research topic or on a case and present the findings using the reasoning and problem-solving skills, all under your mentor, Team Saantavan’s guidance.

Career- Ready

Students successfully completing this program will be equipped, aware, and informed about a Psychology career with skills that will prepare them for the industry.

What will I Learn?

This is an intensive Mentorship for those who are inquisitive to learn about a career in Psychological sciences. Students get to work on assignments, discuss cases, conduct mock counseling sessions, work on a live-project and build a strong foundation with an end goal to learn about a career in psychology, mental well-being/health, and behavioral sciences. The curriculum is crafted with an aim to make students aware/be informed about the profession along with life skills required in this day and age.

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

Classes to be conducted online on Zoom. Program Fee: Rs. 4550/- (all inclusive)

The Mentorship Process

Apply online

Fill up our application form

5

Get selected

Based on your interest
and an interview

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Start learning

About a career in Psychology & Mental Health Studies

ABOUT YOUR MENTORS:

Saantvan Mental Health Services is a team of qualified Psychologists who have experience in conducting psychological assessments, working with individuals, couples and families. Their focus is to de-stigmatize mental illness and provide therapy designed as per individual needs. They have engaged in corporate space and created awareness regarding mental health through workshops, interventions, and personal sessions. They are also associated with schools and Non Government Organizations with a view to promote psychological well–being with a belief that help should be accessible to everyone in need, because healing matters!

Minal Mohite

Minal Mohite is a certified Counseling Psychologist who has completed her M.A. in counseling psychology. After working in Corporate HR for 11 years, her passion led her to the field of psychology. Minal has been associated with NGOs & schools where she has worked with children and adolescents from marginalized backgrounds. She has also worked with various stakeholders to create awareness and sensitize them about mental health. Apart from running her private practice, she works actively works in the field of trauma and child sexual abuse. Minal has varied experience in individual as well as group therapy.

Surbhi Joshi

Surbhi is a certified Psychologist and Psychotherapist who holds an M.A. in Clinical Psychology. She has previously worked at the D.Y Patil Hospital and KLS Memorial Hospital in Mumbai. Currently, Surbhi runs her private practice and has experience in administering psychological tests and providing individual therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. She has played an instrumental role in creating awareness regarding mental health through workshops for corporates, designing interventions, and providing therapeutic services. Also, Surbhi is a trained trauma therapist in EMDR.

Dr. Akshay Chordia

Dr. Akshay Chordia is a Psychiatrist and Sexologist. He has completed his MD in Psychiatry from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Hospital, Sion, Mumbai. Dr. Chordia has been on the post of Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Sion Hopsital. He has been working extensively with various social organizations to create mental health awareness and provide treatment for marginalized population in the community. He has received Lundbeck Academic Excellence Award ( Gold medal ) for his work in 2019. He is currently practicing as a Consultant at Anandvan wellness centre and Cure Health Center, Vasai.

Note: This is a Mentorship for students (13-18-year-olds) in India to get introduced to a career in Psychology. The certificate will only be provided to students who successfully complete their project and have at least 80% class attendance. Our students use the certificate for college applications, résumé or portfolio. The certificate strictly cannot be used to practice therapy or counseling on persons dead or alive.

Got a question?

How much does the course cost?

The fee for the certified Mentorship in Psychology is Rs. 4550/- (all-inclusive). This is to be paid only after the student is shortlisted for the program.

Why is there a fee?

This mentorship is an exclusive mentorship with a maximum of 20 students per class, made better through online delivery and an intensive curriculum. A minimal fee is charged to sustain ourselves, pay our staff for the maintenance of our organization, and to the mentors who invest significant effort and time in conducting personalized training with you.

When is the program?

Mentorship is planned to be conducted on Zoom from April 20th to June 4th, Tuesdays and Fridays, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM IST. The total duration of the mentorship program in class will be 14 to 16 hours spread across 5 to 6 weeks.

Who is eligible?

The program is for students (13-18-year-olds) based in India who are curious to explore a career in Psychology or have a keen interest in mental health studies.

Confused about a career?

Unherd offers mentorship classes on diverse potential careers, for 13 to 18 year-olds, based on their current interest, potential and skillsets.